Wednesday, January 30, 2013

White, Jose

Jose Silvestre White Lafitte(1836-1918), Cuban violinist and composer(his father was Spanish and mother was Afro-Cuban), studied at the Paris Conservatory, from 1877 to 1889 he was director of the Imperial Conservatory in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After which he returned to Paris. he wrote ballet music and a violin concerto.

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