Antonini, Alfredo, Italian-American conductor and composer; b. Milan, May 31, 1901; d. Clearwater, Fla., Nov. 3, 1983. After studying at the Milan Cons., he emigrated to the U.S. in 1929. From 1941 he was active as a conductor and composer with CBS in N.Y. He also was conductor of the Tampa Phil. (1957–68).
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