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Famous Composers from Mexico

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List of notable or famous composers from Mexico, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Mexico and even some popular composers who immigrated to Mexico. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Mexican composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Mexico is included when available.

List people range from Alejandro González Iñárritu to Charles Seeger.

This historic composers from Mexico list can help answer the questions "Who are some Mexican composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Mexico?" These prominent composers of Mexico may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Mexican composers.

Use this list of renowned Mexican composers to discover some new composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Alejandro Giacoman

    Alejandro Giacoman is a film score composer....  more
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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    Alejandro González Iñárritu (; American Spanish: [aleˈxandɾo ɣonˈsales iˈɲaritu]; born 15 August 1963) is a Mexican film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is known for telling international stories about the human condition, and his projects have garnered critical acclaim and numerous accolades. His debut film, Amores Perros, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2000, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and won the Critics' Week Grand Prize. In 2006, he earned Best Director at Cannes for Babel and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director and the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing. In 2014, he won three Academy...  more
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

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    Blas Galindo Dimas (February 3, 1910 – April 19, 1993) was a Mexican composer....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 83 (1910-1993)
    • Birthplace: San Gabriel, Jalisco, Mexico
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