Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Seixas, Carlos

Carlos Seixas(1704-1742), Portuguese composer. When he was fourteen, he succeeded his father as organist and two years later he moved to Lisbon. He became the organist in the court chapel and Lisbon cathedral as well as court composer. He was knighted in 1738 by John V of Portugal. He composed orchestral works and keyboard music.

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