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Antonio de Cabezón

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Born: 1510?

Died: 26 March 1566


Antonio de Cabezón was a Spanish composer and organist of the Renaissance; the decade of his birth can be guessed at. He was blind from early childhood. He traveled widely in Europe (including England) with the king in the years 1548-56 but settled in Madrid when it became the home of the Spanish royal court, remaining there until his death.

View the Wikipedia article on Antonio de Cabezón.

List of choral works

  • De la Virgen
  • Canticum Simeonis, a short faburden on two phrases from the Canticle of Simon (ed. Pedrell 1898)
  • Jesu Christo hombre y Dios (also in Pedrell)
  • Invocación a la letanía ("letanias"), in Cancionero de la Casa de Medinaceli (Monumentos de la música española, viii, 1949)
  • "una misa de Cabeçon" is known only from a 1611 inventory

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External links

  • IMSLP (only keyboard works to date)