Italian musicianDied when: 79 years 34 days (949 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Pina Carmirelli (23 January 1914 in Varzi – 26 February 1993 in Capena) was an Italian violinist.She started studying music and playing in public when she was very young.
She was a pupil of , and graduated from the Milan Conservatory in violin (1930) and composition (1935).She won the in 1937 and the Premio Paganini in 1940.
She married the cellist .She starred in a long concert career, both as soloist and in chamber groups, some of which she co-founded herself: * The Boccherini Quintet (1950) with and (violins), Luigi Sagrati and (viola) and her husband (first cello) and (second cello). * The (1954) with Arturo Bonucci (cello), (second violin) and Luigi Sagrati (viola). (1954) * The (1979) with Maureen Jones (piano), Federico Agostini (second violin), (viola) and (cello).
She was a tenured professor of advanced studies at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia from 1941.She performed in recitals with Rudolf Serkin and and as a soloist under the direction of Carlo Maria Giulini.
She was also first violin of I Musici.As musicologist she edited the critical edition of the work of Boccherini.