Born in 1911 in Cadegliano, Italy, Menotti came to the United States in 1928 to study at the Curtis Institute. In 1950 he won the Pulitzer Prize for the opera The Consul and in 1955 won it again for another opera The Saint of Bleeker Street. The only other composers to win the prize twice were Walter Piston and Samuel Barber.
Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers: Gian Carlo Menotti
(1911-Living), Italy. Includes biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays.
Gian Carlo Menotti
Filmography at IMDb lists motion pictures and television productions featuring his music.
Masterworks Concert: Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors
Information about the opera and words about the music by the composer.
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