Umberto Giordano

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Birthday
28, 1867
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Nov 12, 1948 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1867
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
Nov 12, 1948 (81)

About

Italian composer whose work revolved around creating compositions for operas specifically, such as Marina and Siberia.

Before Fame

He pursued his studies at the Conservatoire of Naples where he took direction under Paolo Serrao. He entered a contest with his Marina and placed 6th out of 73 candidates.

Trivia

His hometown of Foggia in Southern Italy dedicated its most treasured theater to him.

Family Life

He died unmarried when he was 81 years old.

Associated With

He worked to compose operas, even as Joseph Calleja became a successful tenor who performed in some of the most memorable operas of the 20th century.