Tirindelli, Pietro Adolfo



Italian violinist and composer; born at Conegliano. After studying at the Milan Conservatory from 1869 to 1876 he was for two years the pupil of Boniforti. After conducting a band at Gorizia for three years he went to Grün in Vienna and in 1883 to Massart in Paris. In 1887 he became professor of violin in the Liceo Benedetto Marcello in Venice and in 1893 he was made director. He conducted the Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra at Venice, and in 1895 he played with the Symphony Orchestra at Boston. He was made cavaliere in 1894. He has composed a one-act opera, L'Atenaide, produced at Venice in 1892, and some excellent songs; piano, and piano and violin-music.