Asenjo Barbieri, Francisco

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Asenjo Barbieri, Francisco Gender: M
born on 3 August 1823 at 12:00 (= 12:00 noon )
Place Madrid, Spain, 40n24, 3w41
Timezone LMT m3w41 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°17' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 27°14 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 02°41'

Francisco Asenjo Barbieri


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.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

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