Severino Gazzelloni

Severino Gazzelloni

born on 5/1/1919 in Roccasecca, Lazio, Italy

died on 21/11/1992 in Cassino, Lazio, Italy

Severino Gazzelloni

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Severino Gazzelloni

Severino Gazzelloni (January 5, 1919 - November 21, 1992), was an Italian flute player.


He was born in Roccasecca and died in Cassino. Gazzelloni was the principal flute in the RAI orchestra for 30 years and dedicatee of many works.[1] Composers including Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Bruno Maderna and Igor Stravinsky wrote pieces for him.[2]

Gazzelloni was also a flute teacher. Some of his notable pupils include jazz player Eric Dolphy, classical flautist Abbie de Quant, flautist Ann Cherry, and composer Norma Beecroft. Dolphy honored Gazzelloni by naming a composition for him which he included in his 1964 Out to Lunch! album.[3][4][5]


  • 1980: "FF.SS." - Cioè: "...che mi hai portato a fare sopra a Posillipo se non mi vuoi più bene?"


  1. severino gazzelloni in Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani. (1909-04-04). Retrieved on 2012-03-09.
  2. Severino Gazzelloni in Dizionario Biografico Treccani. Retrieved on 2012-03-09.
  3. Eric Dolphy: Gazzelloni | Jazz Music Jazz Artists Jazz News. (1964-02-25). Retrieved on 2012-03-09.
  4. Abbie de Quant, flute. Retrieved on 2012-03-09.
  5. Album Canadian Composers Portraits: Norma Beecroft Disk 2. (1934-04-11). Retrieved on 2012-03-09.


  • Alessandra Vaccarone, Riflessi d'un flauto d'oro. Severino Gazzelloni e la letteratura flautistica contemporanea (1952-1980), Rome, Riverberi Sonori, 2002.
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