Sucre Cathedral

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The Metropolitan Cathedral

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Sucre, formerly La Plata, Bolivia is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church in Bolivia. It was built between 1559 and 1712.[1]

Music[edit]

Juan de Araujo, was maestro de capilla of the Cathedral of La Plata 1680-1712, training up four important criollo composers: Andrés Flores, Sebastián de los Ríos, Roque Jacinto de Chavarría, and Blas Tardío y Guzmán who himself was maestro from 1745.

References[edit]

  1. ^ World heritage sites Unesco 2009 "The first capital of Bolivia, its early wealth came from mining activities, but it soon also became a major cultural centre, ... The impressive Metropolitan Cathedral was begun in 1559 but not completely finished until 250 years later."

Coordinates: 19°02′55″S 65°15′37″W / 19.04861°S 65.26028°W / -19.04861; -65.26028