Francisco Grau

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Francisco Grau Vegara (22 January 1947 – 21 July 2019)[1] was a Spanish musician, composer and General in the Spanish Armed Forces.[2] He was born in Bigastro, Alicante. In January 2008, Grau became the first General of Music in the Spanish Armed Forces, having been made a colonel some years previously.[3] From 1988 – 2008, he was also director of the Musical Unit of the Spanish Royal Guard.

Grau died on 21 July 2019, aged 72.[4]

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  1. Sentir cofrade en Sevilla - Details of involved composers, date of birth recorded
  2. La Verdad de Orihuela (local press article) - 2006
  3. Press review - El País (Spanish national newspaper) 2007-10-22
  4. "Muere el compositor Francisco Grau". Pasión en Sevilla (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-07-24.