Manuel Ponce

Manuel Ponce

1882 | Aguascalientes, Mexico.  / +1948

Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar was a Mexican composter active in the 20th century.

His work as a composer, music educator and scholar of Mexican music connected the concert scene with a usually forgotten tradition of popular song and Mexican folklore.

Many of his compositions are strongly influenced by the harmonies and form of traditional songs.

PyR 2016