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Ferruccio Busoni

Ferruccio BusoniAKA Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni

Born: 1-Apr-1866
Birthplace: Empoli, Tuscany, Italy
Died: 27-Jul-1924
Location of death: Berlin, Germany
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Städtischen Friedhof III, Berlin, Germany

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

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Fantasia Contrappuntistica

Prescient in his considerations of the limitations of music caused by both physical construction of instruments and the unnecessary rules of music learned by humans. "I almost think that in the new great music, machines will also be necessary and will be assigned a share in it."

Wife: Gerda Sjöstrand

Is the subject of books:
Busoni and the Piano, 1986, BY: Larry Sitsky

Author of books:
Sketch of a New Aesthetic of Music (1907)

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