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Giuseppe Aldo Randegger Edit Profile

pianist , composer , teacher

Giuseppe Aldo Randegger, Italian pianist, composer, teacher.

Background

Randegger, Giuseppe Aldo was born on February 17, 1874 in Naples, Italy. Son of Edoardo and Emmelina (Orefici) Randegger.

Education

Educated schools in Naples. Entered Royal Conservatory of Music at 14, and 2 years later won scholarship, and continued until received degree of Maestro di Musica, Pianoforte and Organ, with highest honors.

Career

Taught piano 4 years and concertized through the South. Dean School of Music, Hamilton College, Lexington, Kentucky, 1906-1907. Taught music at Bellmont College, Nashville, Tennessee, The Castle,” and the Irving School, Tarrytown, New York.

Was director mus. faculty Belmont College, Nashville, Tennessee. Toured principal cities of the United States and Canada, Italy and England. Concert Chorale Ensemble, Randegger Societa per la Musica Italiana.

Founded Randegger Conservatory of Music, New York City, and director and teacher same. Also founded the Randegger Trio, conducts summer session at Luzerne, in Adirondacks. Recognized as a leading exponent of Italian music in America.

Has served as judge New York Music Week Association contests for piano and other branches. Soloist lecturer over radio. Naturalized American citizen.

Composer: (operas) The Promise of Medea (libretto by Henriette Brinker Randegger). Via Pacis, art message for world peace, with vocal solos, ensembles (libretto by same), etc. For orchestra, Death and the Soul, Valse and Sacrificial Dances of the Virgins.

Also many piano pieces, songs, etc. Address: 13 W. 88th St., New York New York‡.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: (operas) The Promise of Medea (libretto by Henriette Brinker Randegger). Via Pacis, art message for world peace, with vocal solos, ensembles (libretto by same), etc. For orchestra, Death and the Soul, Valse and Sacrificial Dances of the Virgins.

      Also many piano pieces, songs, etc.

Connections

Married Henriette Brinker, of Cleveland, O., June 20, 1907.

father:
Edoardo Randegger

mother:
Emmelina (Orefici) Randegger

spouse:
Henriette Brinker