Lorenzo Ferrero – Composer, Chair of the International Council of Music Authors
Lorenzo Ferrero was born in Torino, Italy, in 1951. He studied music and philosophy and is a writer of operas, symphonic and chamber music.
Featured in the “New Grove Dictionary of Opera” as the “the most successful opera composer of his generation in Italy”, his most performed titles are “Marilyn”, “Salvatore Giuliano”, “Charlotte Corday” and the opera for children “The sorcerer’s daughter”.
He has been active as manager of art events, such as the Puccini Festival and the Arena di Verona Festival.
Since the early nineties he has been active in the Italian collective management society (SIAE), first in the music grand right section, and later as board member and vice-president. Executive committee member of CIAM since 2009, he has been elected Chair in 2011 and confirmed in 2013.