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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He travels often to attend guitar festivals throughout the world, and especially to other Latin American countries. He is the grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona y Casado. When he was 13, he began classical guitar with the encouragement of his father, who was an amateur guitarist.

Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please help by adding reliable sources. When he was 17, he performed publicly for the first time vrouwer began composing.

Brouwer is the brother of Al’s maternal grandfather. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat He has held a number of official posts in Cuba, including the Cinema Institute bruwer Cuba’s music department. Views Read Edit View history.

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List of compositions by Leo Brouwer. National Revolutionary Police Force. This article has multiple issues. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.


Retrieved 28 November Learn how and when to remove these template messages. In his early compositions, Brouwer remained close to the rhythms of Cuban music, while later he was drawn to aleatoric music.

During the s and 70s, he became interested in the music of modernist composers such as Luigi Nono and Iannis Xenakisbrouqer indeterminacy in works such as Sonograma I.

For a guitar competition in Hungary inhe wrote a composition that employed guitarists. Brouwer is a member of the Communist Party of Cuba. Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida born March 1, is a Cuban composer, conductor, and classical guitarist. Brouwer was born in Havana.

Brouwer’s playing career ended in the early s due to an injury to a tendon in his right hand middle finger. Retrieved 4 October This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality brouwee.

Classicalfolkcanyicumatonal. Architects Artists Athletes baseball players Painters abstract Writers women. More recently, Brouwer’s works have started leaning towards tonality and modality.

Brouwer went to the United States to study music at the Hartt College of Music of the University of Hartford, and later at the Juilliard School[4] where he studied under Vincent Persichetti and took composition classes with Stefan Wolpe.


January Learn how and when to remove this template message. He is known for a series of studies called the Etudes Simples. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.

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Leo Brouwer

History of Havana Timeline Other cities Timelines: He has written for guitar, piano, and percussion, and has composed orchestral works, ballet, and music for more than one hundred movies. Brouwer is the great-uncle of Al Jourgensen of Ministry fame. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially brouwrr or harmful.

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