Spanish musicians who died due to Emphysema

Here are 1 famous musicians from Spain died in Emphysema:

Xavier Montsalvatge

Xavier Montsalvatge (March 11, 1912 Girona-May 7, 2002 Barcelona) also known as Montsalvatge, Xavier, Xavier Montsalvatge Bassols or Xavier Montsalvatge i Bassols was a Spanish composer, critic and film score composer. He had two children, Yvette Montsalvatge and Xavier Montsalvatge.

His most important albums: Piano Trios, Concertos from Spain, , , , , and . Genres he performed include 20th-century classical music and Opera.

Xavier Montsalvatge was born in Catalonia, Spain and began his musical studies at a young age. He studied at the Barcelona Conservatory of Music and later attended the Schola Cantorum in Paris. He was greatly influenced by the works of Stravinsky, Ravel, and Bartok, among others. In addition to composing music, Montsalvatge was also a music critic for various Spanish publications.

Throughout his career, Montsalvatge composed works for various ensembles and solo instruments, including piano, orchestra, and chamber music. One of his most famous works is his 1948 composition "Cinco canciones negras," a song cycle for mezzo-soprano and piano that explores themes of racism and oppression in the Caribbean.

Montsalvatge also composed scores for several films and television programs, including "La ciudad no es para mí" and "Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios." He received numerous awards for his contributions to music, including the Spanish National Music Prize in 1998.

Montsalvatge continued to compose music and write criticism until his death in 2002 at the age of 90. He is remembered as one of Spain's most significant composers of the 20th century.

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