Aldo Ciccolini

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Birthday
15, 1925
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Feb 1, 2015 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1925
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Feb 1, 2015 (89)

About

Made 100-plus recordings that included the complete sonata cycles of Beethoven and Mozart and the works of Erik Satie.

Before Fame

He studied with Maria Vigliarolo d'Ovidio, and by the age of nine, he was a pupil at the Naples Conservatory.

Trivia

His professional performing career began at 16 with the prestigious Teatro San Carlo. He often had to find work in bars to support his family.

Family Life

His father was a typographer who also had the title Marquis of Macerara.

Associated With

He was known for interpreting the works of such French composers as Claude Debussy.