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Italian conservatory diploma 70 years of graduate

October 11 2007
06:00

Italian businessman has successfully passed the exams and became a graduate. According to RIA Novosti, has decided to change occupations 70-year-old president of the largest private television network of Italy Mediaset "(Mediaset), which owns three national TV channels, Fedele Confalonieri (Fedele Confalonieri).

Closest associate and friend of many years of Silvio Berlusconi, Confalonieri passed the exams on general grounds, without shame, that others were good to him in a examination qualify grandchildren.

A rigorous examination board has not given top manager there are no exceptions. He performed a full two-hour program, which included the "Appassionata" by Beethoven, as well as several other works of piano classics, including two Russian opus - "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Mussorgsky and the Third Piano Concerto Kabalevsky. The verdict of the examiners was unanimous: the pianist worthy of the title "maestro."

Love for classical music came to Confalonieri since childhood. For eight years he learned to play the piano, but in his youth and has not received higher musical education. However, this did not prevent him quite professional to play the piano. Moreover, Confalonieri, and Berlusconi in his youth earned their concerts on cruise ships: Fedele played the piano and sang Silvio and accompanied himself on guitar.

In recent years, the desire to complete his musical education was the idea of a big fix. If earlier he spent at the piano for about an hour a day, this summer resumed serious training, playing three to four hours daily.

The fact that he was "maestro," Confalonieri told only close friends and, in principle, did not intend to disclose this fact. No interviews and no hype.

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