- Alceo Galliera
Galliera was born in Milan in 1910 and studied piano, organ, and composition at the
Among the orchestras he conducted were the orchestra of
La Scalaand the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome. He performed with Maria Callasin operas, as well as concerts with such greats as Arturo Benedetti Michelangeliand Dinu Lipatti. He also appeared at the Lucerne Festivalwhere he conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra, and the Salzburg Festivalwith the Vienna Philharmonic. He was also an early conductor of the Victorian Symphony Orchestra.
His compositions include 'Scherzo-Tarantella' and 'The Wise Virgins and the Foolish Virgins'.
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