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Carlos Farinas (Composer)

Born: 28th November 1934, Cienfuegos, Cuba

Died: 14th July 2002, Havana, Cuba

Nationality: Cuban

Carlos Fariñas was a Cuban composer. He was one of the most important masters of the Cuban avant-garde in the 1960s along with Leo Brouwer and Juan Blanco.

He received his firsts musical orientations in the family. After that he moved to La Habana, Cuba, and was a disciple of the masters Jose Ardevol, Harold Gramatges and Enrique Gonzales Mántici. In 1956 he attended to the courses taught by Aaron Copland on the Tanglewood Music Center in the United States.

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