Buenos Aires, Argentina (1862 – 1952)
Alberto Williams (November 23, 1862 - June 17, 1952) was an Argentine symphonic composer and conductor.
Alberto Williams was born to in Buenos Aires, in 1862. A maternal grandfather, Amancio Jacinto Alcorta, had been a respected government and banking policy-maker, as well as a well-known composer of sacred music. Williams began attending a local music school in early childhood and, at age 7, he performed in his first public concert. He received a scholarship from the Argentine government in 1882 to… read more
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