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Gomezanda, Antonio, 1894-1961

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1894-1961

Mexican composer Antonio Gomezanda was born on September 3, 1894 in Lagos (Jalisco). He studied piano and composition with Manuel M. Ponce and Julian Carrillo at the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico City and later went to Berlin to study composition and conducting. He held teaching positions at the National Conservatory and the University of Mexico. He wrote over 300 compositions, many with strong nationalist themes. He died in Mexico City on March 24, 1961.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Antonio Gomezanda papers

 Collection
Identifier: Gomezanda
Scope and Contents Manuscript and published scores, concert programs and playbills, clippings, photographs, correspondence, and diaries.
Dates: 1894 - 1998; Other: Majority of material found within 1914 - 1960; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1989