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Brouwer is the brother of Al’s maternal grandfather. Architects Artists Athletes baseball players Painters abstract Writers women. Brouwer’s playing career ended in the early s due to brouder injury to a tendon in his right hand middle finger.

Retrieved 28 November Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Brouwer was born in Havana. Brouwer is the great-uncle of Al Jourgensen of Ministry fame.

Juan Leovigildo Brouwer Mezquida born March 1, is a Cuban composer, conductor, and classical guitarist. Musique Contemporaine pour guitare Archived at the Wayback Machine.

Leo Brouwer

He is canricum grandson of Cuban composer Ernestina Lecuona y Casado. He has written for guitar, piano, and percussion, and has composed orchestral works, ballet, and music for more than one hundred movies. When he was 17, he performed publicly for the first time and began composing.

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Retrieved 4 October When he was 13, he began classical guitar with the encouragement of his father, who was an amateur guitarist. Please help improve this article if you can. More recently, Brouwer’s works have started leaning towards tonality and modality. This article has multiple issues.


List of compositions bfouwer Leo Brouwer. He travels often to attend guitar festivals throughout the world, and especially to other Latin American countries. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Rbouwer of Havana Timeline Other cities Timelines: In his early compositions, Brouwer remained close to the rhythms of Cuban music, while later he was drawn to aleatoric music. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

Brouwer went to the United States to study music at the Hartt College of Music of the University of Hartford, and later at the Juilliard School[4] where he studied under Vincent Persichetti and took composition classes with Stefan Wolpe.

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He has held a number of official posts in Cuba, including the Cinema Institute of Cuba’s music department. This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat During the s and 70s, he became interested in the music of modernist composers such as Luigi Nono and Iannis Xenakisusing indeterminacy in works such as Sonograma I.

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This brouwee may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. For a guitar competition in Hungary inhe wrote a composition that employed guitarists. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Classicalfolkaleatoricatonal. Views Read Edit View history. He is known for a series of studies called the Etudes Simples. Brouwer is a member of the Communist Party of Cuba.