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About Nino Rota
Nino Rota was an Italian composer who wrote over 140 scores for both international and local productions. He became a global figure in 1949 when he wrote the original song for the film entitled “The Glass Mountain”.
Rota’s numerous collaborations with celebrated filmmakers, Luchino Visconti and Federico Fellini, also played a major part in his rise to stardom. His most popular work was on the “Godfather” trilogy.
Aside from movies, the Italian also produced many operas and choral music. In 1955, he premiered arguably his most popular opera which was titled “The Florentine Straw Hat (Il cappello di paglia di Firenze)”. His other work “Aladino e la lampada magica” was performed at the famous Vienna State Opera in 2005.
His birth name was Giovanni Rota Rinaldi and he had a daughter named Nina Rota.
In 1930, he graduated from Rome’s Conservatorio Santa Cecilia. He also studied at Curtis Institute in Philadelphia.
The composer was diagnosed with coronary thrombosis, which played a role in his death.
His contribution to 1974’s “The Godfather Part II” earned him an Academy Award.
He studied under Alfredo Casella and Ildebrando Pizzetti.
At the age of 11 years, he penned his maiden oratorio.
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F.A.Q. about Nino Rota
When is his birthday?
Nino Rota's birthday is on December 3, 1911.
In how many days is his birthday?
Nino's birthday is in 303 days
How old was Nino when he died?
He was 67 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 10, 1979.
How old would he be today?
Nino Rota would be 111 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Nino from?
He was born in Milan, Italy.