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Manuel de Falla
(1876 - 1946)

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1876 Born 23 November in Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain
1888 After learning the piano and music theory, makes his public piano debut
1896 Enrols at the Madrid Conservatory of Music and begins to study composition
1905 Wins a competition at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes for his opera, La Vida Breve
1907 Moves to Paris
1913 The first production of La Vida Breve, in Nice, brings him fame
1915 Premiere of his ballet El Amor Brujo in Madrid confirms his status as the new star of Spanish music
1922 Settles into a hermit's existence in Granada
1939 Appointed to the Institución Cultura Española in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Begins his last composition, Atlántida
1946 Dies 14 November, in Alta Gracia, Argentina
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