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Federico Moreno Torroba

1891 - 1982

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Federico Moreno Torroba (3 March 1891 – 12 September 1982) was a Spanish composer, conductor, and theatrical impresario. He is especially remembered for his important contributions to the classical guitar repertoire, becoming one of the leading twentieth-century composers for the instrument. He was also one of the foremost composers of zarzuelas, a form of Spanish light opera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Federico Moreno Torroba has received more than 116,865 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Federico Moreno Torroba is the 964th most popular composer (down from 929th in 2019), the 1,128th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,085th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Spanish Composer.

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Among composers, Federico Moreno Torroba ranks 964 out of 1,216Before him are Friedrich Silcher, Peter Benoit, Harry Gregson-Williams, Alexander Goldenweiser, Jāzeps Vītols, and Ruperto Chapí. After him are Leevi Madetoja, Kārlis Baumanis, Balys Dvarionas, August Wilhelm Ambros, Lorenzo Perosi, and Carlos Guastavino.

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Among people born in 1891, Federico Moreno Torroba ranks 157Before him are W. Averell Harriman, Galaktion Tabidze, Harald Öhquist, Ágnes Esterházy, Carl Spaatz, and José Enrique Varela. After him are Fred Kelly, Edmund Goulding, Sam Jaffe, George Marshall, Dmitry Furmanov, and Charles Journet. Among people deceased in 1982, Federico Moreno Torroba ranks 144Before him are Douglas Bader, René Dubos, Giorgio Abetti, Alfredo Ovando Candía, Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes, and Konrad Wolf. After him are Vladimir Smirnov, Johan Wilhelm Rangell, Juan O'Gorman, Cathleen Nesbitt, Karol Borsuk, and Maria Jeritza.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Federico Moreno Torroba ranks 1,128 out of 2,932Before him are Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo (1856), Valeriano Weyler (1838), Francisco Fernández Ochoa (1950), José Enrique Varela (1891), Ruperto Chapí (1851), and Gonzalo Torrente Ballester (1910). After him are Elena Anaya (1975), Dani Carvajal (1992), Enrique Irazoqui (1944), Gloria Fuertes (1917), Campanal I (1912), and Francisco Pradilla Ortiz (1848).

Among COMPOSERS In Spain

Among composers born in Spain, Federico Moreno Torroba ranks 28Before him are Gaspar Cassadó (1897), Juan Bautista Cabanilles (1644), Luis de Narváez (1500), Alberto Iglesias (1955), Xavier Montsalvatge (1912), and Ruperto Chapí (1851). After him are Robert Gerhard (1896), Cristóbal Halffter (1930), Antón García Abril (1933), Emilio Arrieta (1823), Francisco Asenjo Barbieri (1823), and Vicente Amigo (1967).