Famous Composers from Spain

List of notable or famous composers from Spain, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Spain and even some popular composers who immigrated to Spain. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Spanish 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 Spain is included when available.

People here include everything from Alejandro Amenábar to Fernando Sor.

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

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    • Birthplace: Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain
    Alberto Iglesias Fernández-Berridi (born 21 October 1955, in San Sebastián) is a Spanish composer. He was first noticed as a score composer for Spanish films, mostly from Pedro Almodóvar and Julio ...more
    • Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
    Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos (born March 31, 1972) is a Spanish-Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer. Among other honors, he has won nine Goyas and two European Film Awards. He has ...more
  • Alonso Mudarra
    Dec. at 70 (1510-1580)
    • Birthplace: Palencia, Spain
    Alonso Mudarra (c. 1510 – April 1, 1580) was a Spanish composer of the Renaissance, and also played the vihuela, a guitar-shaped string instrument. He was an innovative composer of instrumental ...more
  • Amadeo Vives
    Dec. at 61 (1871-1932)
    • Birthplace: Collbató, Spain
    Amadeu Vives i Roig (Catalan pronunciation: [əməˈðew ˈβiβəz i ˈrɔtʃ]; 18 November 1871 – 2 December 1932) was a Spanish musical composer, creator of over a hundred stage works. He is best known for ...more