Mainardi, Enrico

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Mainardi, Enrico Gender: M
born on 19 May 1897 at 15:20 (= 3:20 PM )
Place Mailand, Italy, 45n28, 9e12
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 28°49' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 11°05 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 08°51'


Italian cellist, composer, and conductor.

At the age of thirteen, in 1910, Mainardi had already begun his career as a cello virtuoso who toured the concert halls of Europe. He later taught at the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, and also held summer classes in Salzburg and Lucerne. Pupils of his who later became distinguished included Siegfried Palm, Miklós Perényi, Michael Steinkühler, Heidi Litschauer, Erkki Rautio and Joan Dickson.

Together with the pianist Edwin Fischer and the violinist Georg Kulenkampff (whose place was later taken by Wolfgang Schneiderhan), Mainardi formed a famous piano trio. In 1967, he also founded a trio with the pianist Guido Agosti and the flutist Severino Gazzelloni.

As a composer, Mainardi wrote orchestral works, a cello concerto per due violoncelli, and chamber music. He wrote solo sonatas also theSonata breve (published by Schott) in 1942.

He 10 April 1976, Munich.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Arno Müller, vol 2


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (cellist)