Paul Laurence Dunbar, Dawn
(1864-1949) Franco Leoni composed operas, cantatas, and oratorios. He studied music at the Milan Conservatory under Ponchielli and Dominiceti. He moved to England, where he worked as a conductor in London. His work has been performed at the Metropolitan Opera. After Leoni returned to Italy in 1917, he composed several other operas about which little is known.
Leoni, Franco, "The Birth of Morn" (1902). Dunbar Music Archive. 93.