Amaducci, Bruno, Swiss conductor; b. Lugano, Jan. 5, 1925. He studied at the École Normale de Musique in Paris and at the Milan Cons.; then toured widely as an opera and sym. conductor in Europe, and also appeared in North America. On Oct. 5, 1967, he made his Metropolitan Opera debut in N.Y. conducting Falstaff. He became closely associated with the Orch. della Radiotelevisione della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, where he was active as a conductor and later as chief of music programming.
Music of the Five Composers of the Puccini Dynasty (1973).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire