Grassi Italo, set designer
Was born in Italy. He was the technical director for the Teatro Comunale of Bologna and for the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. He collaborated with directors and set designers like Bob Wilson, Graham Vick, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Ezio Frigerio, Yannis Kokkos, Emanuele Luzzati, Werner Herzog, Luca Ronconi, Robert Carsen and Marco Gandini. His recent opera credits include Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni), La traviata (Verdi), Pagliacci (Leoncavall), Don Pasquale, Lucia di lammermoor (Donizetti), Nozze di Figaro (Mozart), Carmen (Bizet), and others.