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Rodolfo Halffter

(1900—1987)


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(b Madrid, 1900; d Mexico City, 1987).

Sp.‐born composer (Mexican cit. 1939), brother of Ernesto Halffter. Influenced by Schoenberg. Settled in Mexico 1939. Founded Mexican contemp. ballet co. 1940 and publishing house 1946. Ed., New Music, 1946–52. Composed orch. works and chamber mus.

Subjects: Music.


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