Albéniz, Isaac (1860-1910)

Isaac Albéniz. Public Domain (1901).

Alternative last name spellings: Albéniz y Pascual
Alternative first name spellings: Isaac Manuel Francisco. 
Alias: –

“I want the Arabic Granada, that which is art, which is all that seems to me beauty and emotion.”


Description: Albéniz was a great Spanish composer, virtuoso pianist and child prodigy. His music was especially influenced by Andalusian popular music, whose motives can be found in his works.
Sex: Male Occupation: Composer, Pianist.
Place of Birth / Death: Girona, Catalonia, Spain / Cambo-les-Bains, France Country Tags: Spain.
Periods: 19th Century (final). 20th Century (first half) Genres: Symphonic music, Orchestral music, Instrumental music, Music for theatre, Chamber music, Vocal music, Incidental music, Concert, Opera, Spanish Operetta (Zarzuela).
Styles: Spanish Romanticism, Nationalism, Modernism. School / Group: –
Instruments: Piano. Relatives: –
Patrons: Henry Lowenfeld, Francis Burdett Money-Coutts. Master: Narcís Oliveras, Anton-François Marmonte, Françoise Auguste Gevaert, Felipe Pedrell.



Fictional stories (MC Universe):
Music Composers vs. Chess Players:


External links



  • Albéniz, Isaac. Impresiones y diarios de viaje. Madrid: Fundación Isaac Albéniz, DL 1990.
  • Burkholder, J. Peter. Jay Grout, Donald. Palisca, Claude V. (2015). Historia de la música occidental. Madrid: Alianza música.
  • Michels, Ulrich. (1992) Atlas de música, vol. 2. Madrid: Alianza Editorial.
  • Morgan, Robert P. (1999). La música del siglo XX. Madrid: Akal.
  • Onnen, Frank. (1967). Enciclopedia de la música. Madrid: Afrodisio Aguado.
  • Pajares Alonso, Roberto L. (2010). Historia de la Música en 6 bloques. Madrid: Visión libros.
  • Ross, Alex. (Julio 2013). El ruido eterno. Escuchar al siglo XX a través de su música. Barcelona: Seix Barral.
  • Rubio, Samuel. (2006). Historia de la música española. Madrid: Alianza editorial.
  • Turina, Joaquín. (2000). Enciclopedia abreviada de la música. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva.