Aldo Ciccolini

Born: 09/15/1925 in Naples, , IT


Music (5)

Hugo 2011 (Movie)

("Six Gnossiennes: No. 1 Lent") (Song Performer)

About Schmidt 2002 (Movie)

("Quatrieme Gnossiennes") (Song Performer)

The Royal Tenenbaums 2001 (Movie)

("Gymnopiedi No 1") (Song Performer)

William McGlaughlin and the Kansas City Symphony 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)


Une Histoire Immortelle 1967 (Movie)

Actor (1)
Other (1)

Anatomy of a Marriage: My Days With Jean-Marc 1964 (Movie)

pianist (Other)


Known for such albums as "Satie: Works For Piano"

Bonus Trivia


Ciccolini is widely considered to be one of the foremost interpreters of revered French composer, Erik Satie.


Ciccolini became a French citizen in 1969, and lived in Paris until his death at 89 in February of 2015.


Ciccolini's signature piece, Satie's "Gnossienne no. 1," appeared in films including "The Royal Tenenbaums" (2001), "About Schmidt" (2002), and "Hugo" (2011)