Ludovico Einaudi-Come un Fiore
Ludovico Einaudi-L'origine Nascosta
Ludovico Einaudi (born 23 November 1955 in Turin) is a modern-day Italian composer and pianist particularly noted for the use of developing melodious phrases in his piano compositions.
He began his musical training at the Conservatorio Verdi in Milan, gaining a diploma in composition. Later, he studied with [artist]Luciano Berio[/artist]. In 1982, he gained a scholarship to the Tanglewood Music Festival. He currently resides on a vineyard in the Italian region of Piemonte.
Although Einaudi would prefer not to be labeled as any particular type of composer, he is generally considered a Minimalist.
"In general I don't like definitions, but 'Minimalist' is a term that means elegance and openness, so I would prefer to be called a Minimalist than something else.", Einaudi