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conductor

Giuseppe Sturani, Italian conductor. awarded degree of Music Master, Conservatory of Bologna, 1899.

Background

Sturani, Giuseppe was born on November 15, 1877 in Ancoma, Italy. Son of Count Carlo and Countess Margherita (Bianchetti) Sturani.

Education

Educated Conservatory of Music, Bologna. Pupil of Professor Martucci. Awarded degree of Music Master, Conservatory of Bologna, 1899.

Career

Began as violinist, 1897. Conductor of opera, since 1904. Appeared in leading opera houses of Italy, including those of Naples, Palermo and Bologna, also in Barcelona and Lisbon, Buenos Aires, and Rio de Janeiro.

Came to the United States, 1907. With Hammerstein Opera Company, New York and Philadelphia, until 1910. With Metropolitan Opera Company, 1913, and since 1927.

With Chicago Opera Company, 1913-1920. Later general musical secretary and conductor, Metropolitan Opera Company Home: New York, New York.

Connections

Married Ada Parenzo, September 15, 1921.

father:
Count Carlo Sturani

mother:
Countess Margherita (Bianchetti) Sturani

spouse:
Ada Parenzo