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Rodolfo Halffter

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(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...

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Rodolfo Halffter

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(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...

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Halffter, Rodolfo (1900)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 50 words.

(Mexican cit. 1939), brother of Ernesto Halffter. Influenced by Schoenberg. Settled in Mexico 1939. Founded Mexican

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Halffter (Escriche), Rodolfo (1900)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 50 words.

Spanish‐born composer (Mexican cit. 1939), brother of Ernesto *Halffter. Influenced by Schoenberg. Settled in Mexico 1939. Founded Mexican contemp. ballet co. ...

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Mata, (Jaime) Eduardo (5 Sept 1942)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 496 words.

He studied under carlos Chávez, Rodolfo Halffter, julián Orbón, and José Pablo Moncayo. After some youthful

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Martínez, Ernesto (21 July 1953)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 416 words.

He studied composition at the National School of Music (UNAM) in Mexico City with Rodolfo Halffter and Federico Ibarra.

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Halffter, Cristóbal (1930)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 295 words.

Nephew of Ernesto and Rodolfo Halffter. Worked for Sp. radio. Teacher of comp. and theory, Madrid Cons. 1961–6 (dir.

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Halffter, Cristóbal (1930)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 378 words.

Spanish composer and conductor. Nephew of Ernesto and Rodolfo *Halffter. Worked for Sp. radio. Teacher of comp. and theory, Madrid Cons. ...

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Halffter family

Antonio Iglesias, Juan Orrego-Salas, Enrique Franco, Antoni Pizà and Gonzalo Alonso.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 4626 words.

Spanish family of musicians of German origin. The father of (1) Rodolfo Halffter and (2) Ernesto Halffter came from a Königsberg family.

Antonio Iglesias and Juan...

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Kuri-Aldana, Mario

Gerald R. Benjamin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 979 words.

(b Tampico, Tamaulipas, Aug 15, 1931). Mexican composer. He studied the piano with del Castillo at the Academia Juan Sebastian Bach (1948–51) and composition with Vázquez, Tercero and...

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Salas Viú, Vicente

Gerard Béhague.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 440 words.

(b Madrid, Jan 29, 1911; d Santiago, Chile, Sept 2, 1967). Chilean musicologist and music critic of Spanish birth. He studied the piano and theory at the Madrid Conservatory (1928–30),...

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Quintanar, Héctor

Gerald R. Benjamin.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 502 words.

(b Mexico City, April 15, 1936). Mexican composer and conductor. He studied at the Escuela Superior Nocturna de Música (1950–56) and played the horn in the Banda de Música del Estado...

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Sanz, Rocio

Jorge Luis Acevedo Vargas.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 334 words.

(b San José, Jan 28, 1933; d Mexico City, April 14, 1993). Costa Rican composer. She began her studies at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música and continued, working on piano and...

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Turina, José Luis

Marta Cureses.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 685 words.

(b Oct 12, 1952, Madrid). Spanish composer. He began his musical studies at the Barcelona Conservatory, also studying philosophy and literature at the University of Barcelona. From...

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Urreta [Urrueta] (Arroyo), Alicia

Robert Stevenson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 477 words.

(b Veracruz, Oct 12, 1933; d Mexico City, Dec 20, 1987). Mexican composer and pianist. She began six years of piano study with Joaquín Amparán in Mexico City in 1948. In 1952 she...

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Mata, (Jaime) Eduardo

Leonora Saavedra.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 472 words.

(Vladimiro)

(b Mexico City, Sept 5, 1942; d Xochitepec, Morelos, Jan 4, 1995). Mexican conductor and composer. He studied with Carlos Chávez, Rodolfo Halffter, Orbón and...

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Smith, Federico

Liliana González Moreno.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 318 words.

[Frederick] (Anthony)

(b New York, NY, March 16, 1929; d Matanzas, Cuba, July 21, 1977). composer, music critic, and pedagogue, active in Mexico and Cuba. He started his...

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Schonthal, Ruth

Catherine Parsons Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 837 words.

(b Hamburg, June 27, 1924; d Scarsdale, NY, July 11, 2006). American composer and pianist of German origin. She studied at the Sternsches Konservatorium, Berlin, from the age of five...

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Gutiérrez Heras, Joaquín

Ricardo Miranda Pérez.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 531 words.

(b Tehuacán, Puebla, Sept 28, 1927; d Mexico City, March 3, 2012). Mexican composer. He studied architecture and at the same time taught himself music. Between 1950 and 1952 he studied...

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Cuarteto Latinoamericano

Leonora Saavedra.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 232 words.

String quartet based in Mexico and the United States. It was founded in 1981 by Jorge Risi and Arón Bitrán (first and second violins), Javier Montiel (viola), and Álvaro Bitrán...

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Alvarez del Toro, Federico

Ricardo Miranda Pérez.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 344 words.

(b Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Nov 16, 1953). Mexican composer. He began his guitar studies in 1971 with Guillermo Flores and in 1977 had classes with Brouwer. He also took various composition...

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