RECENT: Defining Our Field - what is 'classical music' to us, why are we involved and what can we learn from our differences? Read John Dante Prevedini's essay, watch the panel discussion and make your own comments.
Italian choral director, composer and ethnomusicologist Gian Paolo Mele was born in Nuoro on 10 June 1944. He studied engineering, but from his early youth devoted his time to popular music.
He was also a scholar of Sardinian music and popular traditions.
Gian Paolo Mele died in Nuoro on 15 February 2018, aged seventy-three.