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Federico Mompou

(1893—1987)


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(b Barcelona, 1893; d Barcelona, 1987).

Sp. (Catalan) pianist and composer. Wrote most of his works in Barcelona 1914–21, mainly pf. pieces in what he called primitivista style (no bar‐divisions, key‐signatures, or cadences). Lived in Paris 1921–41, when he again returned to Barcelona and composed further pf. works and songs, religious settings for ch. and orch., and mus. for guitar.

Subjects: Music.


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