Pietro Romano

Pietro Romano. French hornist, b Naples 30 May 1907, naturalized Canadian 1932, d Montreal 13 Nov 1966. He started to play the french horn at five. Arriving in Canada at 13, he began playing at the Imperial Theatre in an orchestra led by his half-brother, Giulio.

Romano, Pietro

Pietro Romano. French hornist, b Naples 30 May 1907, naturalized Canadian 1932, d Montreal 13 Nov 1966. He started to play the french horn at five. Arriving in Canada at 13, he began playing at the Imperial Theatre in an orchestra led by his half-brother, Giulio. He played french horn 1931-41 in the Montreal Orchestra and later until ca 1963 in the MSO. He also belonged 1941-52 to the Little Symphony of Montreal and played in the Henri Miro Orchestra and the Capitol and Palace theatre orchestras.

See also Arthur Romano (his nephew).