Joaquin Turina


A native of Seville, Joaquin Turina won local success before travelling to Madrid, where he met Manuel de Falla and was further influenced by the prevailing currents of musical nationalism.

Study in Paris at the Schola cantorum, was followed, in 1914, by a return to Madrid, where he made his subsequent career, in spite of the difficulties he and many others of his background encountered during the days of the republic.

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