Considered one of the great South American classical composers of the twentieth century, Ginastera wrote opera, ballet, choral, and chamber music, as well as film music and works for piano and organ. His works include Cantata para America Magica (1960), Beatrix Cenci (1971), and Danzas Argentinas (1937).
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|FULL NAME:||Alberto Ginastera|
|BIRTH DATE:||April 11, 1916|
|AGE:||104 years old|
Alberto Ginastera is a Composer. A member of a family of Catalan and Italian heritage, he grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He later lived and worked in both the United States and Europe; he died in Switzerland in his late sixties. In his early twenties, he trained at a music conservatory in his native Argentina and went on to teach music at the Liceo Militar General San Martin.
DID YOU KNOW Members of the English rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer adapted a portion of one of Ginastera’s piano concertos into a track on their 1973 album Brain Salad Surgery.
FACT During the mid-1940s, he studied with the renowned American composer Aaron Copland .
Currently, Alberto Ginastera is 104 years old. He will celebrate his 105th birthday on a Tuesday, April 11th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alberto Ginastera’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Alberto Ginastera was born in the Year of the Dragon. The dragon is a powerful sign. People born under this year are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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