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Busoni, Ferruccio Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto, 1866 - 1924 (composer, conductor and pianist)


Dates and places

b Empoli, 1 April 1866; d Berlin, 27 July 1924.

Sphere of activity

German-Italian composer, conductor and patron of new music.


Father: Ferdinando Busoni, clarinettist; Mother: Anna Weiss, pianist; married Gerda Sjöstrand in c. 1888-9.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Research on Busoni, 1901 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EJD/2/1
Scope and Contents

This section comprises material gathered by Dent for his biography 'Ferruccio Busoni 1866-1924', begun in 1926, and includes a small collection of manuscripts written by Busoni.

Dates: 1901 - 1955