Wiel, Taddeo, Italian musicologist and composer; b. Oderzo, Treviso, Sept. 24, 1849; d. Venice, Feb. 17, 1920. He studied in Venice, and was asst. librarian of the Venice Biblioteca Marciana. He composed some vocal music and piano pieces, and prepared librettos, but his importance rests upon his work as a musicologist.
(all publ. in Venice): Í codici musicali contariniani del secolo SVII nella R. Biblioteca di San Marco in Venezia (1888); Benedetto Marcello: Un prologo e un sonetto satirico (1894); I teatri musicali veneziani del settecento: Catalogo delle opere in musica rappresentate nel secolo XVIII in Venezia (1897).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire