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Falla de (y Matheu), Manuel (María) de (opera) (los Dolores )locked

  • Ronald Crichton

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(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 Falla was a shy, withdrawn child, privately educated in a provincial society, where music-lovers relied largely on amateur activity.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 ...

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