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Mario Panunzi

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMario•Panunzi
Used nameMario•Panunzi
NOC Italy


Italian composer Mario Panunzi received Honorable Mention for his work Quartetti in Re at the 1948 London Olympics in the Art Competitions in the category Music, Instrumental and Chamber Music. He adapted numerous works by other composers, one of the most well-known being the ballet Ungheria romantica (Romantic Hungary) based on music by Franz Liszt. He wrote chamber music, orchestral works, ballets and operas. In the 1930s he was one of the conductors at the Teatro Reale in Roma.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Art Competitions ITA Mario Panunzi
Music, Instrumental And Chamber, Open (Olympic) HM