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Julián Bautista [1901–1961]

Date of Birth: 21 Apr 1901 Madrid/Spain
Died: 8 Jul 1961 Buenos Aires/Argentina (age 60)

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1912 Madrid
Began studying piano under Pilar Fernández de la Mora
1915 Madrid
Entered the composition course of Conrado del Campo at the Conservatory of Music in Madrid
1922 Spain
Awarded the Premio Nacional de Música for his String Quartet no. 1, Op. 6
1926 Spain
Again awarded the Premio Nacional de Música for his String Quartet no. 2, Op. 8
1930 Madrid
Participated in the inauguration of the Grupo de los Ocho (also, Generación de la Republica) and presented at the Residencia de Estudiantes. Most of its members took exile during of after the Civil War
1932 Madrid
Awarded First Prize by the Unión Radio International Competition for his Obertura para una ópera grotesca, Op. 12
24 Jun 1937 Spain
The Ministerio de Instrucción Pública y Sanidad created the Consejo Central de la Música, appointing Bautista as one of its members
1940 Brussels
Reported to be in Brussels for an uncertain period
1940 Buenos Aires
Arrived in Buenos Aires
1943 Argentina
His score for the film Cuando florezca el naranjo is awarded a prize by the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina
1944 Argentina
Appointed numerary member of the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina
1944 Argentina
Again awarded a prize by the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina for his score in the film Cuando la primavera se equivoca
22 Oct 1944 Buenos Aires
Interviewed by the Buenos Aires-based radio station La voz del aire on national Music Day
1945 Argentina
The Asociación de Cronistas de la Argentina awarded him the prize for the best Film Background Music, for his score in the film La dama duende
1947 Argentina
Again awarded the prize of the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina for his score in the film Mirad los lirios del campo
1950 Argentina
Again awarded a prize by the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina for his score in the film La barca sin pescador
21 Oct 1953 Buenos Aires
Interviewed by the Buenos Aires-based station "Radio Belgrano" on national Music Day
1954 Argentina
Again awarded a prize by the Academia de las Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas de la Argentina for his score in the film El cura Lorenzo
28 Mar 1956 Argentina
Appointed a member of the deciding commission on the access to professorships at the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina)
1957 Caracas
Member of the Argentine delegation for the Second Festival of Latin American Music celebrated in Caracas
3 Feb 1958 Argentina
Creation of the Fondo Nacional de las Artes many of whose commissions Bautista came to integrate
2 Jun 1958 Argentina
Awarded the Concurso Latino Americano de Composición prize, celebrating the 150th anniversary of music editor Ricordi
17 Oct 1958 Argentina
Awarded a prize at the Festival de Música Contemporánea Americana organised by the Asociación de Concierto de Cámara de Argentina, where his String Quartet no. 3, Op. 22 receives its first performance
26 Nov 1958 Buenos Aires
Interviewed by LR1 Radio El Mundo de Buenos Aires
1959 Argentina
Made a judge in the Concurso de Composiciones para Orquestra de Cámara, organised by the Asociación Amigos de la Música
Apr 1959 Buenos Aires
Invited by the Wagnerian Association of Buenos Aires to become a judge for the Carlos López Buchardo composition prize
5 Dec 1959 Puerto Rico
Appointed Head of the Theory and Composition Department of the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory, yet to be inaugurated
10 Mar 1960 Puerto Rico
Appointed Interim Dean of Studies at the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory opened in January 1960 and directed by Pau Casals
1961 Buenos Aires
Dies at the age of 60
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Julián Bautista. Su vida, obra y personalidad
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