Alonso Xuárez (1640–1696), renowned musician of the Spanish Baroque, and a disciple of Tomás Miciezes el mayor in the Convent of Las Descalzas Reales of Madrid. He worked as chapel master in the cathedrals of Cuenca and Seville.
He left a vast catalog of religious music, preserved mainly in the two cathedrals where he worked, but also it is possible to find his works in numerous cathedrals of Spain and in places as scattered as Munich and Mexico City.
He had prestigious disciples, such as the brothers Diego and Sebastián Durón, who acceded to outstanding posts due to his recommendations: the first one chapel master in the Cathedral of Las Palmas and the second as organist in Seville Cathedral. Text source : Wikipedia (Hide extended text) ... (Read all)