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José Padilla (Composer)

Born: 28th May 1889, Almeria, Spain

Died: 25th October 1960, Madrid, Spain

Nationality: Spanish

José Padilla Sánchez popularly known as Maestro Padilla was a famous Spanish composer and pianist. He was best known for the songs La Violetera and El Relicario, popularized by cuplé singer Raquel Meller, and the pasodoble Valencia

He became famous in France as he composed songs for the Moulin Rouge, like Ça c'est Paris.