Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Carpentier, Alejo

Alejo Carpentier(1904-1980), Cuban novelist, essayist and musicologist; born in Lausanne, Switzerland, grew up in Havana, Cuba. With a developed knowledge of music, he explored musicology, publishing an in-depth study of the music of Cuba and integrated musical themes and literary techniques throuhout his works. He composed orchestral music and ballet music.

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