Buonamici, Giuseppe, Italian pianist; b. Florence, Feb. 12, 1846; d. there, March 17, 1914. He first studied with his uncle, Giuseppe Ceccherini, then at the Munich Cons. with Hans von Bülow and Rheinberger (1868–70). In 1873 returned to Florence, where he was active as a teacher and choral conductor. He publ, a compilation of the technical figures found in Beethoven’s piano music, in the form of daily studies; ed. the Biblioteca del Pianista and the complete Beethoven sonatas. He also publ, piano pieces of his own.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire