Pinto, Alfredo, Italian-Argentine pianist, conductor, and composer; b. Mantua, Oct. 22, 1891; d. Buenos Aires, May 26, 1968. He studied piano with Longo and composition with De Nardis in Naples. He then went to Buenos Aires, where he became active as a pianist and conductor. He wrote the operas La última esposa, o Sheherazade and Gualicho (Buenos Aires, 1940), 3 symphonie poems: Nostalgias (1929), Eros (1930), and Rebelión (1939), numerous piano pieces, choruses, and songs.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire