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José María Bustamante
1777 - 1861
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J.M. Bustamante
José María Bustamante (19/03/1777 - 04/12/1861) a Mexican composer; born in Toluca, died in Mexico City. Bustamante worked at various churches in Mexico City as a chapel master, his last posting being at the Metropolitan Cathedral. Active in the Mexican independence movement, he taught at the first conservatory in Latin America, which was founded in Mexico in 1824. He was best known for his heroic melodrama Méjico libre (Free Mexico), besides which he also wrote an opera and church music.
Missa de Defuntos
Musical form:mass
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Source:Robert Chase, Dies Irae: A Guide to Requiem Music, Scarecrow Press, Inc. 2003