skip navigation | text only | accessibility | site map

Manuel De Falla

Manuel de Falla was born in Cádiz Spain in 1876. Although not much is known of his early life, he was a child prodigy who, at the age of 9, began his musical journey.  He was privileged to have been a student of some of the best teachers whereever he lived.  His first teacher was his mother she taught piano and some local musicians gave him instruction in harmony and counterpoint.  He later studied with the distinguished teacher José Tragó.