Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Alonso, Francisco

Francisco Alonso(Lopez)(1887-1948), Spanish composer, studied music in his home town(Granada), became choir director of the orchestra of Philharmonic Society. He joined the Corps of military bands, but left to theater activities which grew with success in zarzuela as a successful zarzuela composer. His music is funny, cheerful, easy melody and popular accent. He composed 14 zarzuelas(Spanish opera), and 18 musicals.

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