Joaquin Valverde (Composer)
Born: 27th February 1846, Badajoz, Spain
Died: 17th March 1910, Madrid, Spain
Joaquín Valverde Durán was a Spanish composer, conductor and flautist. As a composer he is known for his collaborations on zarzuelas (he has been described as "the collaborative musician par excellence"). He was also the father of Joaquín "Quinito" Valverde Sanjuán, who achieved a greater level of fame.