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Antonio José (Martinez Palacios) (Composer)

Born: 12th December 1902, Burgos, Spain

Died: 11th October 1936, Estépar, Spain

Nationality: Spanish

Antonio José Martínez Palacios professionally known as Antonio José, was a Spanish composer. Maurice Ravel apparently said of Antonio José: "He will become the Spanish composer of our century", however, his music lay forgotten until the 1980s.

Further Reading: José

 Recording of the Week, Sean Shibe's Camino

The guitarist brings hypnotic, introspective beauty to a programme which explores connections between France and Spain via works by de Falla, Mompou, Ravel, Poulenc and Satie.

 Interview, Sean Shibe on Camino

The Scottish guitarist talks to Katherine about today's Recording of the Week, which he describes as 'a profound spiritual journey'.

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