Franco Bruni, born in Rome, Italy, 1963, completed his Bachelors as Dottore in Lettere at "La Sapienza", 1989, Rome; in 1994 he went on to obtain his diploma in Librarianship from the same university. Finally in 1998, he received a Doctorate in Musicology from Sorbonne University, Paris, France. From 1986 to 1990 he worked as librarian for the St. Cecilia Conservatory Library in Rome. Then in 1994 at the Discoteca di Stato (National Sound Archives) in Rome.
Awarded a three-year scholarship by the Maltese Government that would last from 1991 to 1993, he carried out research in the archives of the Cathedral Museum in Mdina, studying the activities of the music chapel and its repertoire. From October 1994 to September 1999, Dr. Bruni was appointed as a Lecturer in Musicology, and part-time Librarian at the University of Malta with a five years contract. In May 2000 he has been appointed publication officer at the École française de Rome d’histoire et archéologie.
Dr. Bruni has published essays and books, read papers in several conferences and is a regular contributor of articles and reviews for several magazines. In May 2005 has been awarded the Third Price in the 26th Italian National Photographic Competition "Vittorio Bachelet" (Rome). In 2011 won the Malta Tourism Press Award in the Magazine Category, competition organised by the Malta Tourism Authority.
Other photo galleries also available here: www.fotopitturando.it.
More info about my musicological activity: www.musicaedintorni-it.webnode.it/.
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