Giovanna Bruna Baldacci

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Giovanna Bruna Baldacci (19 November 1886 - ? after 1910) was an Italian composer, pianist and poet. She was born in Pistoia, Italy, and studied piano and composition at the Istituto Musicale in Florence with Francesco Cilea and Moretti.[1]

After completing her studies, Baldacci worked as a concert pianist in Italy and Switzerland. She also taught choral singing and contributed articles to professional journals. In 1910 she won first prize for composition in an Italian Lyceum competition.[2][3]

Works[edit]

Baldacci composed mostly songs and piano pieces. Selected works include:

  • I mesi dell’anno, children's chorale
  • Madrigale for three voices and piano

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zanetti, Roberto (1985). La musica italiana nel Novecento: Volume 1. 
  2. ^ Sadie, Julie Anne; Samuel, Rhian (1994). The Norton/Grove dictionary of women composers (Digitized online by GoogleBooks). Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Sica, Francesca Perruccio. "Baldacci, Giovanna Bruna". Retrieved 22 January 2011.