Manuel Ponce

About Manuel Ponce

Birth Day: December 8, 1882
Birth Place: Mexico

Manuel Ponce

Manuel Ponce was born on December 8, 1882 in Mexico. Remembered for his works for piano, guitar, and orchestra and for his popular arrangements of Mexican folk songs, this early 20th-century composer is perhaps best known for his 1912 song "Estrellita." He was the 1947 recipient of Mexico's National Science and Arts Prize.
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🎂 Manuel Ponce - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Manuel Ponce die, Manuel Ponce was 65 years old.

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Occupation Composer
Age 65 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 8, 1882 (Mexico)
Birthday December 8
Town/City Mexico
Nationality Mexico

🌙 Zodiac

Manuel Ponce’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Manuel Ponce was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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About

Remembered for his works for piano, guitar, and orchestra and for his popular arrangements of Mexican folk songs, this early 20th-century Composer is perhaps best known for his 1912 song "Estrellita." He was the 1947 recipient of Mexico's National Science and Arts Prize.

Before Fame

In his late teens, he began his training at the Mexican Conservatorio Nacional de Musica. He later studied at Italy's School of Bologna and at Germany's Stern Conservatory.

Trivia

During his lifetime, he was recognized as the "Creator of the Modern Mexican Song."

Family Life

He spent his earliest days in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico, and the bulk of his childhood in Aguascalientes. He married Clementina Maurel.

Associated With

Brazilian Composer Heitor Villa-Lobos was highly complimentary of Ponce's Latin American folk music-influenced work.

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