Joaquín Espín y Guillén Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    3rd May 1812
  • Died
    24th June 1881
  • Birthplace
    Velilla de Medinaceli, Soria, Spain

Joaquín Espín y Guillén was a Spanish musician, father of opera singer Julia Espín, girlfriend of Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, and one of the pioneers of modern zarzuela. Strong advocate for the creation of a Spanish national opera, partially got premiered in Madrid in 1845 Padilla, or The siege of Medina, sung by the famous tenor Enrico Tamberlick.

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Instruments Piano 4 hands
Forms Waltz