Gabriella Cecchi

Female, Person

1944 –


Who is Gabriella Cecchi?

Gabriella Cecchi is an Italian pianist, music educator and composer. She was born in Ricco del Golfo, La Spezia, and began her study of music at the age of 16. She studied in Lucca, Genoa and composition with Franco Donatoni at the Chigiana Music Academy in Siena.

After completing her studies, Cecchi, worked as a music teacher and composer. She taught music at the Italian State School, and performed in a duo for several years. She also worked as a music critic for the daily newspaper La Nazione and for monthly magazines. Her music has been performed internationally and has been broadcast on Radio RaiTre. She was recipient of the Athena prize in 1988, and is a co-founder of the Italian Composers Foundation.

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Nov 3, 1944

on July 23, 2013


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