Gustavo Pittaluga

Gustavo Pittaluga Fattorini (1876 in Florence, Italy – 1956 in Havana, Cuba) was an Italian doctor and biologist.Nationalized Spanish in 1904 Pittaluga made contributions to the development of haematology and the parasitology, as well as by his contributions to national and international fight against malaria and other protozoans causing diseases. Pittaluga studied medicine in the University of Rome, where he became a doctor in 1900 with a thesis on acromegaly. Although he had become interested in psychiatry a subject in which he never lost the interest he became the assistant of the doctor and naturalist Giovanni Battista Grassi, a specialist in the zoology of invertebrates and protozooans. Grassi was the one of the team (including Pittaluga) who demonstrated that malaria is transmitted by mosquitos of the genus Anopheles.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1876 (Florence), Died 1956 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-75158 12-in. 3/3/1933 Scène et chanson du feu follet George Copeland Piano solo composer  


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