Rota, Nino

born Dec. 31, 1911, Milan, Italy
died April 10, 1979, Rome

Italian composer of film scores.

Rota had composed an oratorio and an opera by age 13. After studies at Philadelphia's Curtis Institute he began writing film scores. From 1950 to 1978 he served as director of the Liceo Musicale, a conservatory in Bari. In 1950 he also began his long association with Federico Fellini, for whom he would score films such as La strada (1955), La dolce vita (1960), 812 (1963), and Amarcord (1973). He provided scores for many other films including Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974).

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  • Rota, Nino — • РО ТА (Rota) Нино (3.12.1911 10.4. 1979)    итал. композитор. Учился в консерваториях Рима, Милана и Ин те Кёртис в Филадельфии. В кино с 1938 (ф. Рабочий поезд ). Писал музыку к итал. и иностр. ф., в т. ч. к ф.реж.: Ф. Феллини Белый шейх ,… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

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  • Nino Rota — Born December 3, 1911(1911 12 03) Milan, Italy Died April 10, 1979(1979 04 10) (aged 67) Rome, Italy …   Wikipedia

  • Nino Rota — Datos generales Nombre real Giovanni Rota Rinaldi Nacimiento 3 de diciembre de 1911 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nino Rota — (* 3. Dezember 1911 in Mailand; † 10. April 1979 in Rom) war ein italienischer Komponist. Seine bekannteste Filmmusik schrieb er für Der Pate von Francis Ford Coppola. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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