His compositions include a ‘Concerto Gregoriano’ for organ and orchestra, masses, choral music, many organ pieces, piano pieces and songs.
Italian organist and composer. He studied at the Conservatories of Milan and Turin. In 1904 he entered the Academy of Saint Cecilia in Rome to study organ with Renzi, piano with Sgambati and composition with de Sanctis. For two years he served as deputy organist at the Vatican and the royal church in Rome. From 1907 he was organist and choirmaster of the church of St. Francis Xavier in New York. He won a wide reputation as a concert organist. In 1921 he was made honarary organist of the Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican.
Source, Groves Dictionary (1955 version), this composer is not listed in the New Groves.
Pietro Yon was also the organist at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan, New York City (1926-43).