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Luigi Nono

Luigi NonoBorn: 29-Jan-1924
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
Died: 8-May-1990
Location of death: Venice, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Il Canto Sospeso

Composer of serialist, electronic, and aleatoric music. Studied under Gian Francesco Malipiero, Bruno Maderna and conductor Hermann Scherchen at Venice. Began experimenting with electronic music in the mid-1950s. A fervent socialist, Nono relied on political inspirations for much of his music.

Father: Mario Nono (civil engineer)
Mother: Maria Manetti
Wife: Nuria Schoenberg (daughter of Arnold Schoenberg, m. 1955)
Daughter: Silvia Nono (b. 1959, m. Nanni Moretti)
Daughter: Serena Bastiana (b. 1964)

    University: Venice Conservatoire (1941)
    University: JD, University of Padua (1946)

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