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Raffaele Terziani
1860 - 1928
Italy
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R. Terziani
Raffaele Terziani (23/04/1860 - 05/01/1928), an Italian composer. He was artistic director of the Reale Filarmonica Romana (1890-1895), a singing teacher at the Accademia di S Cecilia, and later its acting director (1915-1916) and vice-director (1917-1923). He composed sacred music, instrumental pieces and an opera, Aman; although never performed, it won a prize in the first Sonzogno competition (1889). He was the son of Eugenio Terziani.
Requiem
Period:Expressionism
Composed in:1900c
Musical form:mass
Text/libretto:Latin mass
In memory of:king Umberto I
Requiem in memory of king Umberto I or Humbert I (Italian: Umberto Ranieri Carlo Emanuele Giovanni Maria Ferdinando Eugenio di Savoia, English: Humbert Ranier Charles Emmanuel John Mary Ferdinand Eugene of Savoy (14/03/1844 29/07/1900), nicknamed the Good (in Italian il Buono), was the King of Italy from 9 January 1878 until his death. He was deeply loathed in far-left circles, especially among anarchists, because of his conservatism and support of the Bava-Beccaris massacre in Milan. He was killed by anarchist Gaetano Bresci two years after the incident.
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King Umberto I
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