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28 October, 2012
(1879 - 1936)
||Born in Bologna, Italy, 9 July; the son of a teacher at the local Liceo Musicale|
||Enters his father's Liceo, studying the violin and composition|
||Visits Russia, plays in the St. Petersburg Opera orchestra, and is taught orchestration by Rimsky-Korsakov|
||Studies under composer Max Bruch, in Berlin|
||Appointed professor of composition at the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome|
||His symphonic poem The Fountains of Rome is admired by Toscanini and makes him famous|
||Marries a pupil, the singer Elsa Oliveri-Sangiacomo|
||Embarks on the first of several successful concert tours of the U.S.|
||Nominated to the Italian Royal Academy|
||Dies in Rome 18 April|