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Anselmo Carreño

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Date of birth

Apr 21, 1890

Date of death

May 16, 1952

" Dramatist and librettist of zarzuela. He worked with Pablo Sorozábal in the composition of the popular Spanish operettas known as zarzuela."

He was born in Segovia in 1890, and known for his work with other authors in creating operas and librettos for a large number of zarzuelas. Of particular note is his work in partnership with the dramatist Luis Fernández Sevilla, in writing his most important plays for the theatre. Together with Maestro Sorozábal he composed the popular zarzuela entitled 'La del manojo de rosas'. He died in Madrid on May 16, 1952.

Essential works

  • «La del manojo de rosas». Teatro de la Zarzuela © Ministerio de Cultura

    La del manojo de rosas

    Zarzuela but also an operatic sketch. In this play the maestro and composer Pablo Sorozábal impressively deals with the classic Madrid comedy sketch and updates it to his time.

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Other highlighted works

  • La del Soto del Parral
  • Don Manolito
  • Los claveles
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