Skip to main content

Ajmone-Marsan, Guido

Ajmone-Marsan, Guido

Ajmone-Marsan, Guido, Italian-born American conductor; b. Turin, March 24, 1947. He was taken to the U.S. as a child and became a naturalized American citizen in 1962. He studied clarinet and conducting at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. (B.A., 1968); continued his studies in Salzburg, Venice, and Siena. He took a course in conducting with Ferrara at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome (1968–71). His conducting career received its decisive impetus in 1973, when he won 1st prize in the Solti Competition in Chicago; subsequently he appeared as a guest conductor with the Chicago, Philadelphia, and Cleveland orchs., and with various orchs. abroad. He was music director of Arnhem’s Het Gelders Orch. (1982–86), music advisor and principal conductor of the Orch. of III. in Chicago (1982–87), and Generalmusikdirektor of the Essen City Theater (1986–90).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Ajmone-Marsan, Guido." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Oct. 2018 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Ajmone-Marsan, Guido." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 18, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ajmone-marsan-guido-0

"Ajmone-Marsan, Guido." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved October 18, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ajmone-marsan-guido-0

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.