José Ángel Montero

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José Ángel Montero
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Background information
Born (1832-10-02)October 2, 1832
Venezuela Caracas, Venezuela
Died August 24, 1881(1881-08-24) (aged 48)
Caracas, Venezuela
Genres Opera, zarzuela, waltzes, polkas, contradanzas
Occupation(s) musician, opera composer

José Ángel Montero (born Caracas October 2, 1832 - died Caracas August 24, 1881) was a Venezuelan opera composer, a contemporary of the Brazilian Carlos Gomes. As maestro di capilla at the cathedral of Caracas he wrote religious music; he also composed a number of zarzuelas and, in 1873, the opera Virginia, to an Italian-language libretto.

Works[edit]

  • Doña Inés or la Política en el Hogar, 1862.
  • La modista (zarzuela in two acts, 1864).
  • Fabio o Estela or el casamiento por Dote, 1865.
  • La curiosidad de las Mujeres or El Huésped enamorado, 1865.
  • Los Alemanes en Italia, 1866.
  • Colegialas con colegialas (zarzuela in two acts), 1868.
  • La Castañera, 1868.
  • El Charlatán Mudo, 1873.
  • Diamira, 1873.
  • Virginia, 1873.
  • Tragedia Lírica, 1873.
  • Atrás or el Centinela.
  • Un baile en Caracas or el Cumpleaños de Leonor (zarzuela in one act), 1865.
  • La ardilla (zarzuela in one act).
  • La inocente Serranilla (zarzuela in one act).
  • La gallina Ciega (Overture zarzuela)

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