Maltese composer and professor of music known for his internationally-acclaimed symphonic poem “Jubilamus.” He performed live accompaniment for silent movies before their studies at London’s Royal College of Music. He offered being a Royal Air Power clerk and refugee shelter supervisor during Globe Battle II. He was the kid of Anthony Speed and Maria Carmela Ciappara. His initial music instructor was his uncle Vincenzo Ciappara. He was a modern of Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich.