Gian Paolo Chiti

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Birthday
21, 1939
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1939 (age 79)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Child prodigy whose talents blossomed in adulthood and whose educational career influenced numerous young Italian musicians.

Before Fame

He was studying piano, violin, and composition by the time he was four. He entered Rome's Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia when he was 10.

Trivia

He became Head of the Composition department at the Conservatorio at the Santa Cecilia in Rome in 1984.

Family Life

He often toured with his wife, the well-known mezzo soprano Patricia Adkins Chiti.

Associated With

He and legendary film composer Ennio Morricone were contemporaries.