Armando Pierucci (Composer)
Born: 3rd September 1935, Moie, Italy
Fra Armando Pierucci is an Italian Franciscan musician who lives in Jerusalem. He graduated from the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome, from the Music Conservatories of Naples, and from the Rossini Music Conservatory in Pesaro. Amongst his composition professors he proudly mentions Maestro Vincenzo Donato (who studied with Ottorino Respighi) and Maestro Argenzio Jorio.
He was an Organ professor at the Rossini Music Conservatory of Pesaro. Today many of his past students teach music in various Italian Music Conservatories.