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Alberto Evaristo Ginastera (April 11, 1916 – June 25, 1983) was an Argentinian composer of music. He is considered one of the most important Latin American classical composers.

Ginastera was born in Buenos Aires to a Catalan father and an Italian mother. He preferred to pronounce his surname in its Catalan pronunciation, with a soft "G" (i.e., JEE'-nah-STEH-rah rather than the Castilian Spanish KHEE'-nah-STEH-rah).

He studied at the conservatory in Buenos Aires, graduating in 1938. After a… read more

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  • Avatar for Ntagfoo
    best picture
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    Dios mío!
  • Avatar for elnimio
    br00tal classical
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    & http://www.last.fm/music/Jose+Serebrier/Pipe+Dreams
  • Avatar for headey
    & see http://www.last.fm/music/Lucas+Imbiriba/Contra+Las+Cuerdas track 12-15
  • Avatar for reagan0
    Some great modern classical. His piano concertos are brilliant! I admit I was introduced to his work through Emerson, Lake & Palmer back in the 70s.
  • Avatar for emaskye
    don't forget his violin concerto!
  • Avatar for leo00o83
    so's cello concerto no.2, out of this world.
  • Avatar for KingCrimson776
    Criolla is a sweet little piece which I don't ever see mentioned.
  • Avatar for emaskye
    holy shit best pic ever haha

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