Fiorenzo Carpi

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Fiorenzo Carpi (19 October 1918 - 21 May 1997) was an Italian composer and pianist, probably best known for the "Pinocchio" theme.

Born in Milan as Fiorenzo Carpi De Resmini, in 1945 he graduated at the Milan Conservatory, pupil of Arrigo Pedrollo and Giorgio Federico Ghedini; then he was a stable member of Piccolo Teatro di Milano since its founding (1947).

Carpi was a profilic film score composer, well known for his long collaboration with the director Luigi Comencini. In 1981 he won the David di Donatello for Best Score for Comencini's Voltati Eugenio.[5] He also composed numerous pop songs, television scores, commercial jingles, symphonic and chamber opera works. .