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Óscar Esplá

5 aug 1886 (Alicante) - 6 jan 1976 (Madrid)
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Óscar Esplá y Triay
Óscar Esplá (Vicente Bañuls) MRABASF 01.jpg
Bust of Óscar Esplá by Vicente Bañuls, 1923
Born (1886-08-05)5 August 1886
Alicante, Spain
Died 6 January 1976(1976-01-06) (aged 89)
Madrid, Spain
Residence
Nationality Spanish
Other names Óscar Esplá
Occupation
  • Composer
Known for

Óscar Esplá y Triay (Alicante, 5 August 1886 – Madrid, 6 January 1976) was a Spanish composer.[1] The Conservatorio Superior de Música (conservatory) of the city of Alicante is dedicated to him. The Premio internacional de composición Óscar Esplá (Óscar Esplá international prize for composition) was created in 1955 and is awarded by the city of Alicante.[2]

Honours

Esplá was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts de Paris on 9 May 1956.[3] In 1959 he received the Gran Cruz de Alfonso X el Sabio (B.O.E. 02.041959).

Works

  • El sueño de Eros (1910), symphonic poem
  • Suite levantina (1911)
  • La nochebuena del diablo (1923), cantata
  • Don Quijote velando las armas (1924), symphonic poem
  • Himno republicano (1931), which contributed to the official version of the Himno de Riego under the Second Spanish Republic (1931–1939)
  • Tres Canciones (1952)[4]
  • Sinfonía Aitana (1964)

References

  1. ^ Emiliano García Alcázar, "Esplá (y Triay), Óscar", Grove Music Online. Accessed February 2013
  2. ^ Pere Miguel Campos (13 November 1982) "Josep Solé Sardá ganó el premio de composición Oscar Esplá" El País. Accessed February 2013
  3. ^ "Associés étrangers" (Fauteuil VI), Académie des Beaux-Arts de l"Institut de France. Accessed February 2013
  4. ^ Suzanne Rhodes Draayer Art Song Composers of Spain: An Encyclopedia 0810863626 - 2009 Page 401 "Tres Canciones, Trois Chansons. Madrid: Union Musical Espafiola, 1952"

Further reading

  • Luis Español Bouché (2005) "Oscar Esplá: la música en el exilio", Ateneístas Ilustres, Madrid: Ateneo de Madrid, pp. 261–270
  • Jan de Kloe (2001) Oscar Esplá in Belgium (1936-1949), Columbus: Editions Orphée
  • Jeannine Bouché (1998) Cancionero de Joaquín Turina y Óscar Esplá, Madrid: J. Bouché
  • [various] (1996) Sociedad Arte y Cultura en la obra de Óscar Esplá, Madrid: Instituto Nacional de Arts Escénicas y de la Música
  • Emiliano García Alcázar (1993) Óscar Esplá y Triay: (Alicante, 5-8-1886, Madrid, 6-1-1976): estudio monográfico y documental, Alicante: Instituto de Cultura Juan Gil-Albert; CAM, Fundación Cultural
  • Antonio Iglesias (1973) Óscar Esplá, Madrid: Servicio de Publicaciones de Educación y Ciencia

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