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Gerardo Iasilli

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGerardo•Iasilli
Used nameGerardo•Iasilli
Born10 November 1880 in Muro Lucano, Potenza (ITA)
Died10 May 1969 in New York, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Gerardo Iasilli was an American composer of Italian descent. He lived in New York and composed mostly brass music including a number of marches. He was a virtuoso saxophonist and conducted the Orchestrina Italiana, an Italian orchestra, as well as orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestras. Iasilli also worked as a musical teacher and arranger and transposed many works for wind instruments, particularly saxophone. His marches are still played by military bands with some being available as historical records as well as recently released on CD.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions USA Gerardo Iasilli
Music, Open (Olympic) AC