Leonello Capodaglio is Italian born in Lendinara, the 6th October 1945. He studied in Venice with Gian Francesco Malipero and Ugo Amendola (composition), Gino Gorini (piano), Egida Giordani Sartori (harpischord), Franco Ferrara (conducting).
His catalogue contains more then 240 works including three oratorios and two operas. There were more than two hundred performances in Italy and other foreign countries, included those of monographic character (complete works for piano, harps, etc..)
He has won ten national and international prizes for composition, including the "Atoll" prize for choral composition of the Haute Académie Internationale de Lutèce (Paris), the "Valentino bucchi" prize for piano composition (Rome), the international competition for a mass for a capella choir for the "Seventh Centennial of the translation of Holy House" (Loreto), the Virgilian Second Millenary international prize for symphonic band (Gonzaga).
Some of his work has been on the list of obligatory pieces for national and international violin and piano competitions. He has a fed number of record incisions.
He has taught piano, composition and theory, he has directed the state conservatory of Adria and has been principal conductor of several Italian chamber and symphony orchestras.
A man of letters, essayist and lecturer, he has also written works of prose and poetry. He received the "G. Spagnol national prize" for a historical novel.