José Pablo Moncayo (1912-1958)

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Famous Works Involving Orchestra

Huapango, Tres piezas

Fun Facts

  • Moncayo joined three other composers to create a group referred to as the “Group of Four.” Together, the four musicians wrote music influenced by their pride for their country, Mexico.
  • Along with being a composer, Moncayo was also a percussionist.
  • Later in his life, he took composition lessons with Aaron Copland.

Get to know Moncayo in this video by Columbus Symphony Principal Cellist Luis Biava!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Moncayo’s Music

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