Manno Wolf-Ferrari

Manno Wolf-Ferrari (1911–1994) was an Italian conductor, nephew of composer Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari.

He studied in Venice and Siena, and quickly established himself as a leading conductor of the Italian opera repertory, which he performed widely in Italy but also abroad, notably in Monte-Carlo, London, Madrid, etc. He can be heard on disc in Il matrimonio segreto, with Alda Noni, Giulietta Simionato, Cesare Valletti, and Sesto Bruscantini and in I Lombardi alla prima crociata with Maria Vitale and Gustavo Gallo.


  • Le guide de l'opéra, Roland Mancini & Jean-Jacques Rouveroux, (Fayard, 1996), ISBN 2-213-59567-4