Enric Granados (Enrique Costanzo Granados y Campiña)

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Lleida, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
Enrique Costanzo Granados y Campiña was born on July 27, 1867, in Lèrida, Catalonia, Spain. His father was born in Cuba, and served in the Spanish Military. From the age of 8, young Granados studied piano in Barcelona under the tutelage of Joan Baptista Pujol. From 1883-1887 he studied composition with Pedrell, who was also the teacher of 'Isaac Albeniz' and Manuel de Falla. In 1887 Granados went to Paris for two years. There he studied at Paris Conservatory and established direct connections with such composers as 'Gabriel Faure', Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Paul Dukas, and Camille Saint-Saëns. Read more...