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Ernesto Halffter (1905–1989)

Ernesto Halffter was born on January 16, 1905 in Madrid, Spain as Ernesto Halffter Escriche. He was a composer and director, known for Costas del sur (1956), Bambú (1945) and Estrella mora (1955). He died on July 5, 1989 in Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain. See full bio »

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Costas del sur Composer
Bambú Composer
Estrella mora Director


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 1956 Costas del sur (Documentary short)
 1955 Estrella mora (Documentary short)
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 1955 Estrella mora (Documentary short)
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 1955 Estrella mora (Documentary short)
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 1967 Bewitched Love (music adaptor)
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 1967 La mujer de otro ("El recuerdo perdido")
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 1965 Música de América y España (Documentary short)

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A noted and much-recorded composer of 20th-century Spanish classical music, he completed Manuel de Falla's unfinished cantata, "Atlantida", which had its world premiere in 1962.

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Brother of Rodolfo Halffter. Uncle of Cristóbal Halffter.

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