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Xavier Montsalvatge

Publisher: UME

Key Works:
Career Highlights:
  • 1985 Sinfonia de rĂ©quiem commissioned by Ministry of Culture for the European Year of Music
  • 1969 introduced serial techniques into his language with Cinco invocaciones al Crucificado
  • 1942 began to work as a critic for Barcelona's weekly Destino
  • 1940-9 travelled around the Costa Brava collecting Hispano-African-American songs from returning Catalan emigrants
  • 1936 received Rebell Prize for Suite burlesca
  • 1923-6 studied at Barcelona Conservatory