Composer and Conductor Ottorino Respighi Born On This Day in 1879 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian composer and conductor Ottorino Respighi was born on this day in 1879 – 139 years ago

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Ottorino Respighi Birthday

Italian composer and conductor Ottorino Respighi was born on this day in 1879 – 139 years ago.

Respighi’s signature works include his orchestral trilogy, Fountains of Rome, Pines of Rome and Roman Festivals.

His major contributions to the violin repertoire include a violin concerto, sonata – and a number of solo works.

 

RESPIGHI | THE PINES OF ROME | ARTURO TOSCANINI & NBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | CARNEGIE HALL | 1953

 

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