Alessandro Cicognini
Date of Birth
Jan 25, 1906
Birth Place:
Pescara, Italy

Biography

Italian film composer Alessandro Cicognini scored numerous neorealist films of the late '40s and the '50s, but he is especially known for providing music for some of Vittorio DeSica's most famous films. Before Cicognini and DeSica first worked together in 1946 on Shoeshine, the composer had scored films for Alessandro Blasetti and Mario Camerini in the late 1930s and early '40s. Cicognetti's...