José Antonio Abreu
José Antonio Abreu Anselmi
May 7, 1939
|Died||March 24, 2018 (aged 78)|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan|
|Occupation||orchestra conductor, pianist, economist, educator, activist, and politician.|
|Known for||founder of El Sistema|
José Antonio Abreu Anselmi (May 7, 1939 – March 24, 2018) was a Venezuelan orchestra conductor, pianist, economist, educator, activist, and politician. He was best known for his association with El Sistema. He was Catholic. He was honored with the 2009 Latin Grammy Trustees Award, an honor given to personalities that have contributed to music by the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
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- Vulliamy, Ed (29 July 2007). "Gustavo Dudamel" – via www.theguardian.com.
- Moleiro, Alonso (25 March 2018). "Muere José Antonio Abreu, maestro de Gustavo Dudamel" – via elpais.com.
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