Bossi, Marco Enrico. Studied at the Licero Musicale, Bologna, 1871-73; the Milan Conservatory, 1874-81, under Polibio Fumagalli (organ) and Amilcare Ponchielli (composition); in Milan with Sangalli (piano), Campanari (violin), Boniforti and Dominiceti (theory). Organist of Como Cathedral, 1881-89. Professor of organ and theory at the Naples Conservatory, 1890-96; director of the Liceo Denedetto Marcello, Venice, 1896-1902; the Liceo Musicale, Bologna, 1902-1912; the St. Cecilia Academy, Rome, 1916-23. Visited the U.S.A. 1925, died whilst returning to Italy. Composed operas, cantatas, masses, organ pieces, instrumental music, piano pieces, songs, &c. Son of Pietro Bossi; brother of Adolfo Bossi; father of Renzo Bossi. b. Salò, near Brescia, Italy, Apr. 25th, 1861; d. at sea, Feb. 20th, 1925.