Dominiceti, Cesare, Italian composer; b. Desenzano, July 12, 1821; d. Sesto di Monza, June 20, 1888. He studied in Milan, where all his operas were brought out. He lived for a long time in Bolivia, where he made a fortune. In 1881 he was appointed prof. of composition at the Milan Cons. He wrote the operas Due mogli in una (June 30, 1853), La maschera (March 2, 1854), Morovico (Dec. 4, 1873), II lago delle fate (May 18, 1878), and L’Ereditiera (Feb. 14, 1881).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire