Manuel de Falla (Falla Manuel de)( Spanish composer.)
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Biography Manuel de Falla (Falla Manuel de)
Born November 23, 1876 in Cadiz. Its main teacher was the FA Pedrell, one of the principal figures Renasimento - Spain's cultural revival. Music Fali deeply rooted in national tradition. In the early works of the composer - for example, in the suite Nights in the gardens of Spain (Noces en los jardines de Espaa) for piano and orchestra - there is also influenced by French Impressionism. Among the compositions Fali: two operas - Life is short (La Vida breve, . 1905) and Puppet maestro Pedro (El Retablo de Maese Pedro, . 1919), . two ballets - Love is a fairy (El Amor brujo, . 1915) and Tricorne (El Sombrero de tres picos, . 1919), . Concerto for harpsichord and instrumental ensemble (1923-1926),
. In the last years of his life the composer worked on the oratorio Atlantida (La Atlantida) for soloists, chorus and orchestra (left unfinished). In 1939 Falla lived in Argentina. Falla died in Alta Gracia (Argentina) 14 November 1946.