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His music is represented in most generes: symphonic, song, solo, chamber
concertos for soloist and orchestra, operas, ballets, music for cinema.
His style has evolved greatly over the years starting under a heavy influence
of the ‘six’ from Paris and Ravel passing through a great interest in the music
brought back to Spain by people who immigrated and traveled to the Carribiean
and to South America, through serial and atonal. Internationally known for the
Cinco Canciones Negras (Five Black Songs) and the Sonatina pour Yvette. He
has composed over 150 works.
He has lived most of his life (81 years) in Barcelona. He has traveled
extensively and has had many works commissioned and performed by the greatest
artist of the 20th Century: Alicia de Larrocha, Victoria de Los Angeles,
Teresa Berganza, Marlyn Horne, Federica von Stade, Rostropovich, Jean Pierre
Rampal, Charles Dutoit...
He has composed for most genres and was still working at a surprising speed as
a man of high age!