Ciro Pinsuti (Composer)
Born: 9th May 1829, Sinalunga, Italy
Died: 10th March 1888, Florence, Italy
Ciro Pinsuti was an Anglo-Italian composer. Educated in music for a career as a pianist, he studied composition under Rossini. From 1848 he made his home in England, where he became a teacher of singing, and in 1856 he was made a professor at the Academy of Music in London.
Pinsuti composed numerous songs and part-songs which achieved popularity in the Victorian era. He also composed three operas, which were produced in Italy, but which are rarely performed today.