Ferrata, Giuseppe, 1865-1928

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Giuseppe Ferrata (1865-1928), Italian-born composer and pianist, taught in New Orleans at Newcomb College, Tulane University, from 1909 until 1928. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in Rome, and later studied with Sgambati and Liszt. Upon his arrival to the United States in 1892, he taught at several conservatories, including Beaver College of Music in Pittsburgh. He composed songs, compositions for piano, organ, and violin, as well as choral and orchestral works. He married Alice LaGarde in 1893.

From the description of Giuseppe Ferrata papers, 1884-1934. (Tulane University). WorldCat record id: 435496421

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creatorOf Ferrata, Giuseppe, 1865-1928. Gavotte / by Ferrata ; orchestrated by M. Feldman. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Ferrata, Giuseppe, 1865-1928. Giuseppe Ferrata papers, 1884-1934. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
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Gavottes--Scores and parts
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Chamber orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts


Birth 1865-01-01

Death 1928-03-28



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