Alberto Castilla

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Alberto Castilla (1883-1938),[1] was a famous Colombian composer. He was born in Bogotá. He was also an engineer, journalist, poet, writer, mathematician and musician. He founded the Conservatory of Tolima in 1906.

He composed the famous Bunde of Tolima instrumental music to which Nicanor Velázquez added verses to create what is now is the Hymn of the Tolima Department.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miller, Terry, and Sean Williams. Southeast Asia (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 4). 4. Routledge; Har/Com edition (April 1998), 1998. Print.
  • Miller, Terry, and Sean Williams. Southeast Asia (Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Volume 4). 4. Routledge; Har/Com edition (April 1998), 1998. Print.