Thursday, May 5, 2011

Eslava, Miguel Hilarion

Miguel Hilarion Eslava(1807-1878), Spanish composer, studied composition at Calahorra, made director of the Royal Chapel in Madrid, appointed as professor at Madrid Conservatory, later director there. He composed 3 operas and sacred music. He is best known for sacred music and his 10-volume anthology of Spanish sacred music. His Spanish textbooks in harmony and counterpoint were long used.

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