MILAN - Claudio Abbado, an important figure in the Italian music scene who was also well known in Italy for his appointment as Senator for life in the Italian Senate, has died.Born in Milan in 1933, Abbado passed away in Bologna, a sporting city which has always shown respect towards the achievements of the rossoneri.Claudio Abbado deserves the thoughts of the nation but also from all Milan fans as Abbado was a huge fan of the rossoneri. He always tried to follow the team when possible and he will be remembered fondly by the club and its fans.