Composer Andrés Gaos

January 11, 2020, 7:00 pm

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Caminito Farolito, Buenos Aires (Photo: Luis Argerich, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Composer Andrés Gaos was born in Galicia, Spain, in 1874, where he studied and reached an early notoriety. At the age of 20 his family migrated to South America. The Gaos lived in Montevideo, Uruguay and finally moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. There the he created the very prestigious Gaos Quartet, taught music and worked for the Argentine government in the cultural area. Gaos composed romantic chamber and symphonic music that was performed all over the world.