|Birthname||Silvestre Revueltas Sánchez|
|born on||31 December 1899 at 23:59 (= 11:59 PM )|
|Place||Santiago Papasquiaro, Mexico, 25n03, 105w25|
|Timezone||LMT m105w25 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||10°27' 06°37 Asc. 09°16'|
Mexican composer of classical music, a violinist and a conductor. He was assistant conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, 1929-1935. He wrote film music, chamber music, songs, and a number of other works. His best-known work is the film score for La Noche de los Mayas. He died in Mexico City of pneumonia (complicated by alcoholism), at the age of 40 on October 5, 1940.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Brassy, brash and very populist," by Rupert Christiansen, Daily Telegraph, 9 August 2002, p. 21: "THE Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas's Wild Revolution lived up to its name. Symbolically born at midnight on Dec 31, 1899, Revueltas was an impassioned Communist ..."
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Classical music)
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Violinist)