- Category : Entertain-Music-Composer/Arranger
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (1,10,34,59)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 4
Spanish composer of classical music.
Turina studied in Seville as well as in Madrid. He lived in Paris from 1905 to 1914 where he took composition lessons from Vincent d'Indy at his Schola Cantorum de Paris, and studied the piano under Moritz Moszkowski. Like his countryman and friend, Manuel de Falla, while there he got to know the impressionist composers Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy.
In 1908 he married Obdulia Garzón, who was to bear him five children. She was the dedicatee of the Danzas fantásticas, which he completed in 1919.
Along with de Falla, he returned to Madrid in 1914, working as a composer, teacher and critic. In 1931 he was made professor of composition at the Madrid Royal Conservatory.
He died on 14 January 1949 in Madrid.