Tito Gotti

Italian conductor, musicologist and writer Tito Gotti was born on 6 June 1927 in Bologna, where he studied with Adone Zecchi at the Conservatorio Giovanni Battista Martini. He studied piano in Milan with Giuseppe Piccioli and conducting in Vienna with Hans Swarowsky.

He researched seventeenth century and eighteenth century Bolognese and Emilian music and founded and directed the Feste Musicali a Bologna - a festival concerned with musical experimentation and research. He conducted and recorded many less-performed works, and he taught choral music and choral conducting at Bologna Conservatory for thirty-six years, retiring in 1998.

Tito Gotti died in Bologna on 11 May 2024, aged ninety-six.


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