CAMPIANI Lucio (C-8)

16/09/1822, Mantua, Italy - 04/11/1914, same place

Italian composer and musical pedagogue, a pupil of Gioachino Rossini. From the very first compositions he showed a marked tendency for sacred music. In Mantua, in addition to giving lessons in counterpoint, piano and singing, he held the post of Maestro di Cappella in the Cathedral, the post of conductor and director at the Teatro Sociale (in the years from 1854 to 1872) and from 1864 he obtained the post of teacher at the newly founded Music School of Mantua. He composed several operas but his whole creative life was dedicated to the composition of sacred music, leaving a large collection of works, about thirty orchestral and singing masses, including the famous mass composed for the Martyrs of Belfiore and that for the Sacred Vases, numerous Vespers for song and orchestra and for song and organ, as well as Litany, Tantum Ergo, motets, psalms, hymns and prayers.

Search for items in person