|Birth name||Manuel Guix Tornos|
|Born||December 8, 1979|
|Occupation(s)||musical director, arranger, coach|
Manu Guix (Manuel Guix Tornos) (8 December 1979, Barcelona, Spain) is a composer, musical director and Spanish performer. He has been linked to Operación Triunfo since its inception in 2001, and has acted as a coach in every edition of the program. His career began in 1987, at the Municipal Conservatory of Music in Barcelona and he also studied at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
Throughout he has won various awards including the Award Chair, received in 1997 for "You, Jo, Ell, Ella ... i ... i Schönberg Webber ..." at the revelation of the season show, and the same award granted in 1998 by "The Somni Mozart" as best musical director.
Awards and recognition
- 1990: V Piano Competition Berga City (second prize)
- 1992: 25 º Concours of Young Pianist of Catalonia, in Vilafranca Penedès (second prize)
- 1997: Chair Award for the show "Yo, ho, ell, ella ... i ... i Schönberg Webber ..." the revelation of the season show
- 1998: Chair Award for the show "El somni de Mozart" as best musical director
- 1999: Scholarship from the Generalitat of Catalonia to study music abroad
- 2008: Nominated for the Max Awards (twelfth edition) by the musical direction of Grease, the musical of your life
- 2009: Nominated for Gran Via Musical Theater for the musical direction of Grease, the musical of your life
- 2009: Chair Award for the show What! The Nou Musical as best musical composition
- Axesor[permanent dead link]
- Staff (4 June 2009). "Risto, al profesor de 'OT' Manu Guix: "Enano, ewok, habitante de la Tierra Media y Sancho Panza"". Qué.es (in Spanish). Madrid: Factoría de Información. Retrieved 4 August 2010.
- Rodriguez, Roberto (25 July 2010). "La gira de Grease entra en su recta final". Broadway world (Spain) (in Spanish). Retrieved 4 August 2010.