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

Italian composer and conductor Ottorino Respighi was born on this day in 1879

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Ottorino Respighi Birthday

Italian composer and conductor Ottorino Respighi was born on this day in 1879.

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.

 

LEONIDAS KAVAKOS & YUJA WANG | RESPIGHI VIOLIN SONATA IN B MINOR | 2014