Marcial del Adalid Gurrea

Category: Musician
Birth Date: 24th August 1826 (†16th October 1882)
Birth Place: A Coruña

He started to study Music when he was very young and travelled to several European capitals to study. In 1844, he went to Paris to study Chopin (who lived there) and then to London, where he studied with Moscheles (Beethoven's pupil). By 1846, he established himself in Madrid, where he presented some of his works, returning later to A Coruña.

 Work & Activities

These are some of his most outstanding works: Inese e Bianca; Sonatina en sol; Cantos Populares Gallegos; Cantares Viejos y Nuevos de Galicia; Sonata en bemol; ...

 Other Interesting Aspects

He married the writer Fanny Garrido.