Falla de (y Matheu), Manuel (María) de (opera) (los Dolores )
- Ronald Crichton
(b Cádiz, Nov 23, 1876; d Alta Gracia, Argentina, Nov 14, 1946). Spanish composer . He spent his youth in Cádiz, where his father was a prosperous businessman. Falla was a shy, withdrawn child, privately educated in a provincial society, where music-lovers relied largely on amateur activity. In the background was the wealth of Andalusian folk music. When his parents moved to Madrid in ...