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Luis Gianneo (Composer)

Born: 9th January 1897, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Died: 15th August 1968, Buenos Aires

Nationality: Argentine

Luis Gianneo was an Argentine composer, pianist and conductor. As music educator, he was the teacher of composers Ariel Ramirez, Juan Carlos Zorzi, Marta Lambertini, Virtú Maragno, Pedro Ignacio Calderón and Rodolfo Arizaga, among others. Founder of Orquesta Juvenil de Radio Nacional and co-founder of Symphonic Orchestra of Tucumán.

Gianneo is acknowledged as a leading Argentine composer and one of the most influential members of the Grupo renovación, which he joined in 1931. He composed nearly 100 works including every genre except opera.

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