Basque composer Juan Crisóstomo Jacobo Antonio Arriaga y Balzola (1806-1826), was called the "Spanish Mozart" because of his early-appearing talent. Born 50 years after Amadeus, he died even younger, reaching only 20 years of age.
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Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga
CD review from Classics Today praising his work while lamenting his early death and the loss of most of his compositions from the current repertoire.
Juan Crisóstomo Jacobo Antonio Arriaga y Balzola
Summary list of works, brief biographical sketch, and portrait from Musicalics.
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