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USAD: Music (people)

People listed in the lists of the DemiDec Music Cram Kit

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Alejandro García Caturla
Cuban avant-garde composer; composed Bembe
Alberto Ginastera
Argentine avant-garde composer; wrote "Scherzo" from Sonato Op. 47
Simón Bolívar
Leader of South American independence movements; former Columbian president
Pedro Bermúdez
Guatemalan maestro de capilla; composed Missa de Bomba
Caetana de Mello Jesus
Brazilian composer; wrote Recitativo e Aria
Manuel de Zumaya
Baroque Mexican maestro de capilla; composed "Sol-fa de Pedro"
Amadeo Roldan
Cuban composer; wrote Ritmicas V and Ritmicas VI for percussion ensembles
Camilo Zapata
creator of son nica
Carmen Miranda
performer of sambas; improved ties b/w U.S. and Latin America
Ignacio Jerusalem
First Italian maestro de capilla; composed "Kyrie" from Mass in D minor
Arsenio Rodriguez
bandleader who added a conga and two trumpets to son cubano
Leonor Marzano
creator of cuarteto
Carlos Vasquez
Puerto Rican avant-garde composer
Francisco López Capillas
Renaissance Mexican maestro de capilla; composed many masses
Nicolás Guillén
Afro-Cuban poet; wrote "Sensemaya"
Silvestre Revueltas
Mexican nationalist; composed Sensemaya
João Gilberto
co-creator of bossa nova
Amaury Varay
Puerto Rican nationalist composer
Antonio Carlos "Tom" Jobim
co-creator of bossa nova
Hernando Franco
first quality maestro de capilla of Mexico City; composed 16 magnificats
Pedro de Gante
Founder of the first music school in Mexico
Tomás de Torrejon y Velasco
Maestro de capilla in Peru; composed La púrpura de la rosa
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Mexican female poet; works were used as text in villancicos
Heitor Villa-Lobos
Brazilian nationalist composer; composed nine Bachianas brasileiras
Xavier Cugat
performer of rumba; popularized Latin American music in the U.S.
Manuel Ponce
Mexican nationalist; revived the classical guitar; composed Sonatina meridional
Enrique Jorrin
creator of cha-cha-cha
Carlos Chávez
Mexican nationalist composer; used Aztec instruments in Sinfonia India
Jesús Castillo
Guatemalan nationalist; composed Obertura indigena no. 1
Alexander von Humboldt
European naturalist and explorer; coined the word "Aztec"
Pope Gregory I
instigator of plainchant
Astor Piazzola
leader of tango innovation in la guardia tercera; compsed "Verano Porteño"
Victor Jara
Chilean nueva cancion composer
Xavier Quijas Yxayotl
arranged "Copall offering to the Four Directions"

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