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orchestra conductor.

Vincenzo Bellezza, Italian orchestra conductor. Decorated Commander Order of Crown of Italy; Cavalier Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazzaro (Italy); Cavalier Order of Alfonso XII (Spain).

Background

Bellezza, Vincenzo was born on February 17, 1888 in Bitonto, Italy. Son of Nicola and Anna (Magrone) Bellezza.

Education

Studied composition, violin, piano and organ, Royal Conservatory, Naples, 1899-1907.

Career

Began as violinist, 1906. Debut as orchestra conductor Royal Theatre San Carlo, Naples, 1907. Conductor at opera houses in Italy, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Montevideo, Uruguay, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paula, Brazil, Barcelona, Spain, Lisbon, Portugal, London, England, and Metropolitan Opera House, New York City.

Connections

Married Clary Zannoni-Chauvet, April. Children: Clara, Lucia (deceased), Massimo Valerio.

father:
Nicola Bellezza

mother:
Anna (Magrone) Bellezza

spouse:
Clary Zannoni-Chauvet

children:
Clara Bellezza

Lucia Bellezza (deceased)

Massimo Valerio Bellezza