Angelo Persichilli (15 February 1939, 15 January 2017).
He studied at the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome where he graduated with honors and honors. Since 1958 he has been the first soloist flute of the Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia for forty years. He has recorded for RCA, Fonit Cetra, Frequenz and Edi-Pan. He also dedicated himself to the rediscovery of music of the past, finding, in 1978, a concert of Mercadante at the Library of the Conservatory of San Pietro a Maiella in Naples, which he then performed in the first modern shooting with the Orchestra of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia under the guidance of Riccardo Chailly. Together with Carmelo Bene he obtained a great success with Bruno Maderna's Hyperion in Milan (RAI) and in Rome (Santa Cecilia). Francesco Pennisi dedicated a concert to him that he performed with K. Martin in Turin and with Gabriele Ferro in Palermo. Since 1970 he has carried out an intense concert activity, playing with the most important Italian and international symphonic orchestras under the guidance of Maag, Gavazzeni, Gatti, Spivakov, Abbado, Renzetti.
He was artistic director of the Roman Polyphonic Choir Association at the Oratorio del Gonfalone in Rome.
Giuseppe Francesco Gabriele Patrizio Gaspare Gariboldi (Macerata, 17 March 1833 - Castelraimondo, 12 April 1905) was an Italian flutist, composer and conductor, but also an excellent teacher. In 1856, after studying with Giuseppe D'Aloe, he moved to Paris where he worked as a virtuoso composer and musician. From 1859 to 1861 he held concerts in Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Austria.
During the Franco-Prussian War, in 1870, he worked within the Red Cross. From 1871 to 1895, he taught flute and composition at the Rollen College (now Lycée Jacques-Decour) in Paris. In 1905, he returned to Italy with his family. Among his works numerous pieces for flute and for flute and piano. Several of his studies are still used today for the study of the flute and in particular, Etudes mignonnes op. 131, 20 Petites Etudes op. 132, Exercices journaliers op. 89 and 15 Etudes modernes et progressives. Gariboldi also composed many songs and three operettas.