Guido Cantelli

Guido Cantelli

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Guido Cantelli was an Italian orchestral conductor. Born in Novara, Italy, Cantelli was named Musical Director of La Scala, Milan on 16 November 1956 but his promising career was cut short only one week later by his death at the age of 36 in an aircraft crash in Paris, France. Cantelli studied at the Milan Conservatory in Italy and began a promising conducting career, which was interrupted by World War II, during which he was forced to serve in the Italian army, then placed in a German labor camp because of his outspoken opposition to the Nazis. He became ill and managed to successfully escape the camp. He resumed his musical career after the Allies liberated Italy. Toscanini saw Cantelli conduct at La Scala and was so impressed that he invited him to guest conduct the NBC Symphony Orchestra in 1949. In the course of his brief career, he had conducted not only in many of the most famous concert halls of Europe but also in the United States and South Africashow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135771043
  • 9786135771046