Doyen critic and musicologist has died, aged 101

The veteran Italian music scholar Rubens Tedeschi has died at the age of 101.  

He was the author of influential books on verismo opera, Wagner and Soviet-era composers. For most of his life he was music critic of L’Unità, organ of the Italian Communist Party.

Among many foreign assigments, he covered the 1961 Eichmann trial in Jerusalem for L’Unità. 

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