A service of Cincinnati Public Radio  

Ottorino Resphigi

July 9, 1879 - April 18, 1936
Born in Italy

Ottorino Respighi is a Italian composer born in 1879. In 1913 he moved to Rome to teach at the Conservatorio de Santa Cecilia. His claim to fame came with the publication of The Fountains of Rome in 1917. He went on to write several Rome-inspired orchestral pieces, and a 3-part series called Brazilian Impressions after a trip to Brazil. He died in 1936.
Talk to us
We love to hear your comments on Classics for Kids.

Get the Classics for Kids Volume 1 & 2 CD set for your family

Home | This Week's Show | Past Shows | Composers | Games | Music | More | For Grownups
On the Radio | Events | Links | Contact Us
Teachers | Parents | About Classics for Kids | Privacy Policy
©2017, Cincinnati Public Radio, Inc.