Biography of Guido Agosti (1901-1989)

Composer and Italian pianist, born in Forlì on August 11, 1901 and died in Milan in 1989. He/She studied at Bologna, where he/she combined studies of music and literature. He/She has been Professor at the conservatories of Venice, Milan, Rome (Accademia of Santa Cecilia) and Siena (Accademia Chigiana), where he/she has taught since 1947.

As a composer, highlighted by his dedication to the voice and different key instruments. The piano, a tour that took him to visit Italy and the United States started his career as early as 1908, although until 1921 not away. It encompassed a wide repertoire, although two preferences have been Beethoven and Debussy. In his early years as a performer, he/she also highlighted by the uncommon music of Scriabin, work that has made him deserving honors such as being the dedicatee of Ernst Bloch piano Sonata. His interpretive technique was characterized by a thorough and analytical approach to the score; as a result of this interpretive work and his teaching are his Osservazioni intorno alla technical pianistic (1964).