ALAN MALLACH is a pianist, composer, and independent scholar living in New Jersey. He is the author of Pietro Mascagni and His Operas (Northeastern, 2002).
"The most valuable aspect of this book is the way Mallach brings to life a group of once-popular composers who--Puccini excepted--have been consigned to the fringes of today's repertory."-- "Opera News"
"Superior scholarship."-- "Opera Journal"