Antonio Literes Carrión

(1673? - 1747)

Spanish composer. He was listed as a bass viol player at the royal choir school, Madrid, in 1688; he moved to the Capilla real in 1693. His contemporaries praised his talents in both sacred and secular composition. Three of his dramatic works written for the Spanish court are extant; he also provided the Lisbon cathedral with an oratorio based on St. Vicente's life (1720, lost), composed three Masses along with vespers music for the Portuguese court to replace the repertory lost in the 1734 fire, and produced sacred and secular cantatas.

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