Asenjo Barbieri, Francisco
|born on||3 August 1823 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )|
|Place||Madrid, Spain, 40n24, 3w41|
|Timezone||LMT m3w41 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||10°17' 27°14 Asc. 02°41'|
A well-known composer of the popular Spanish opera form, zarzuela. His works include: El barberillo de Lavapiés, Jugar con fuego, Pan y toros, Don Quijote, Los diamantes de la corona, and El Diablo en el poder.
In addition to his compositions, Barbieri was also an accomplished musician. He was the founder of La España Musical (a society for the promotion of Spanish operetta) and the Society for Orchestral Music.
He died 19 February 1894.
Castellanos quotes birth certificate in the biography:
Francisco Asenjo Barbieri: The man and the creator
by Emilio Casares
Editorial Complutense, 1994
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger