Pietro Spada

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Birthday
29, 1935
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1935 (age 83)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Musician and musicologist known for his technical mastery and saucy renditions of obscure composers.

Before Fame

He finished his piano studies at Rome's Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in 1956 with highest honors.

Trivia

He was close friends with the famed Italian pianist and conductor Carlo Zecchi.

Family Life

His parents often hosted well-known musicians in their home such as violinist Gioconda de Vito and tenors Giacomo Lauri-Volpi and Tito Schipa.

Associated With

He produced the definitive edition of Muzio Clementi's symphonies as part of a research grant while he was living in the United States.