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Juan Bros y Bertomeu
1776 - 1852
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J. Bros y Bertomeu
Juan Bros y Bertomeu (12/05/1776 - 12/03/1852), a Spanish composer, born at Tortosa, died at Oviedo, Church composer, pupil of Queralt at Barcelona, where he soon became assistant maestro de capilla at Santa Maria del Mar, and organist at San Severo. In 1807 he obtained the position of maestro de capilla of the cathedral at Malaga, was in the same capacity at Leon in 1815-23, then from 1834 at Oviedo, whither he had retired after 1823. He composed numerous masses, psalms, and other church music, among which are quoted as the best : 3 Misereres with lamentations, a Te Deum, and a Requiem.
Source:Grove's dictionary of music and musicians
Oficio de difuntos
Period:Early Romanticism
Composed in:1834c
Musical form:officium
Text/libretto:daily prayers, psalms, hymns, lectures, etc.
The Spanish composer Juan Bros y Bertomeu wrote one Oficio de difuntos, around 1834.
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis