Francesc Montserrat Ayarbe
Francesc Montserrat Ayerbe
Vilanova i la Geltrú , 13 March 1879
Barcelona , 27 February 1950
Composer and Performer


Composer and Conductor

He graduated from the Liceu Conservatory and the Escola Municipal de Música of Barcelona. He composed and conducted zarzuelas and revistas in Barcelona, Valencia and Zaragoza, as well as some songs and chamber music pieces. From 1947 onwards, he was professor of harmony and composition at Liceu Conservatory. Among his output, the zarzuela El miracle de Santa Agnès (1908) and Suite for string orchestra (1902-1908) are widely renowned. He wrote the orchestration treatise Curso práctico de orquestación (1946).

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