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Antonio José (12 December 1902 – 11 October 1936) was a Spanish composer.
He was born Antonio José Martínez Palacios in Burgos, but later dropped his surnames. He became a music teacher at a Jesuit school, and conducted the city choir in Burgos. His friends included Federico García Lorca and Salvador Dalí. Maurice Ravel apparently said of Antonio José: "He will become the Spanish composer of our century." Nevertheless, Antonio José's music lay forgotten until the 1980s. His most famous… read more
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