Moisés Moleiro

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Moisés Moleiro
Moisés Moleiro photo.jpg
Born 1904
Zaraza, Guárico, Venezuela
Died 1979

Moisés Moleiro (1904–1979) was a Venezuelan pianist and composer. He was born in 1904 and studied under Salvador Llamozas. Moleiro founded the Orfeón Lamas and taught piano at the Caracas Musical Declamation Academy (today the Escuela de Música José Ángel Lamas). His works have been performed in the United States, Europe, and across Latin America. One of his most popular compositions is the Joropo, a piano take on Venezuela's folkloric music. He died in 1979.

Selected works[edit]

  • Danza Salvaje
  • Endecha
  • Estampas del Llano
  • La Fuente
  • Sonatina en La menor
  • Tocata en Do # menor
  • Tocata en Do mayor
  • Joropo
  • Canción De Cuna
  • Rondó, de la Sonata al estilo clásico

References[edit]

  • Venezuela Symphony orchestra Magazine, 25th anniversary, 1955.
  • Information from the album Aguas de Tebanarempa (2001).

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