Revueltas, Silvestre

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Revueltas, Silvestre Gender: M
José Silvestre Revueltas
born on 31 December 1899 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Santiago Papasquiaro, Mexico, 25n03, 105w25
Timezone LMT m105w25 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 10°09' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 02°26 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 06°15'

Silvestre Revueltas (in 1930)


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 was part of a family of artists, a number of whom were also famous and recognized in Mexico: his brother Fermín (1901–1935) and sister Consuelo (born before 1908, died before 1999) were painters, sister Rosaura (ca. 1909–1996) was an actress and dancer, and younger brother José Revueltas (1914–1976) was a noted writer. His daughter from his first marriage to Jules Klarecy (née Hlavacek), Romano Carmen (later Montoya and Peers), enjoyed a successful career as a dancer, taught ballet and flamenco in New York, and died on 13 November 1995, at age 73, in Athens, Greece. His daughter from his second marriage, Eugenia (born 15 November 1934), is an essayist.

He died in Mexico City of pneumonia (complicated by alcoholism), at the age of 40 on 5 October 1940.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death by Disease 5 October 1940 (Pneumonia complicated by alcoholism)
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Source Notes

Birth certificate n° 6 submitted by Sy Scholfield on 9 Feb 2016: "a las cinco de la tarde."

Previously Scholfield quoted from "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 ..."


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger (Classical music)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Violinist)