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Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (Composer)

Born: 12th January 1876, Venice, Italy

Died: 21st January 1948, Venice, Italy

Nationality: Italian

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (born Ermanno Wolf) was an Italian composer and teacher. He is best known for his comic operas such as Il segreto di Susanna (1909). A number of his works were based on plays by Carlo Goldoni, including Le donne curiose (1903), I quatro rusteghi (1906) and Il campiello (1936).

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