Barilli, Bruno, Italian writer on music and composer; b. Fano, Dec. 14, 1880; d. Rome, April 15, 1952. He studied in Parma and later in Munich. His collections of essays were publ. under the titles II sorcio nel violino (Milan, 1926) and II paese del melodramma (Lanciano, 1929). He wrote two operas, Medusa (1910; Bergamo, Sept. 11, 1938) and Emiral (Rome, March 11, 1924).
E. Falqui, ed., Opere di B. B. (Florence, 1963).
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