Born in Turin on 25 July 1883, Alfredo Casella studied composition with Gabriel Fauré in Paris, and was also a pianist, conductor and author. He promoted modern music, although he favoured neo-classicism as a composer. He died in Rome on 5 March 1947.
A selection of M&V articles about Alfredo Casella
Successful and Fulfilling - On the rediscovery of the Italian symphonic tradition, by Giuseppe Pennisi