Saturday, June 8, 2013

Fonseca, Julio

Julio Fonseca(1885-1950), Costa Rican composer, studied at the Lyceum of the Arts and the Royal Conservatory in Milan; also studied in Brussels. Returning to Costa Rica in 1906, he pursed conducting and teaching, taught at the National Conservatory; founded the Academia Euterpe in 1914. He composed orchestral and piano music, he also active in collecting and studying folk music.

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