Silvestre Revueltas (December 21, 1899 - October 5, 1940) was a Mexican composer of classical music, violinist and conductor. His rhythmic and sometimes dissonant style draws from Mexican folk music, considered by some to be a 'Mexican Béla Bartók'.
He was born in Santiago Papasquiaro in Durango, and studied at the National Conservatory in Mexico City, St Edward College in Austin, Texas and the Chicago College of Music. He gave violin recitals and in 1929 was invited by Carlos Chávez…
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