Carlo Yvon (Composer)
Born: 29th April 1798, Milan, Italy
Died: 23rd December 1854, Milan, Italy
Carlo Yvon was an Italian composer, virtuoso oboist and English horn player, and music educator. He studied at the Milan Conservatory in his native city and later was a teacher at that school. For many years he served as principal oboist at La Scala. Several of his symphonic and chamber works feature the oboe, many of which are still performed today.