Soler, Antonio

Period: Baroque

Born: Saturday, December 3, 1729 in Olot, Spain

Died: Saturday, December 20, 1783 in El Escorial, Spain

Nation of Origin: Spain

Major Works:

church music
incidental music for theater
organ and harpsichord works

Other Information:

Soler's keyboard works were influenced Spanish popular music and by the works of Domenico Scarlatti with whom he studied while Scarlatti was a composer at the Spanish court.

General Bibliography:

Bukofzer, Manfred F., Music in the Baroque Era, from Monteverdi to Bach, W.W. Norton & Company, November 1947, ISBN: 0393097455

Palisca, Claude V. Baroque Music, Prentice Hall, December 1990, ISBN: 0130584967

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

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