Iges (Lebrancon), José
- Marta Cureses
(b Madrid, May 31, 1951). Spanish composer . He graduated as an industrial engineer (1982) and obtained a PhD for his thesis Arte radiofonico at the Universidad Complutense, Madrid (1997). Musically he is in part self-taught, but also studied at the Laboratorio Alea in Madrid with Jesús Ocaña, at the University of Pau (France) with David Johnson (1977) and at the Madrid Conservatory with Pablo (1977–8). He has belonged to various groups and collectives, including the Seminario de Arte e Informática and Elenfante, and he has worked with the Laboratorio de Interpretación Musical. Since 1985 he has directed the programme ‘Ars Sonora’ on the music programme of Spanish National Radio.
As a composer Iges has focussed primarily on electronic and electro-acoustic music and on multimedia, and he has written 40 pieces for radio. Since 1984 he has also collaborated with the singer Esperanza Abad, for whom he wrote works such as ...