Alfredo Antonini

Alfredo Antonini

Milan, Città Metropolitana di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Death 3 Nov 1983 (aged 82)
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 45078083 · View Source
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Conductor, Composer. He was an organist-pianist with the La Scala Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini before coming to the US. Antonini was a conductor of the CBS (radio and television) Symphony Orchestra for 30 years and music director at CBS-TV; his television broadcasts for CBS included "Cinderella" (1957), which starred Julie Andrews. He received the National Association for American Composers and Conductors Award for distinguished service to music, and received an Emmy Award for best musical performance for the premiere of Ezra Lederman's "And David Wept." Antonini was also active on the international concert stage and was founding conductor of the Tampa Philharmonic Orchestra. His compositions include "The Great City," "Sarabande," and "Suite for Cello and Orchestra."

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