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harpist

Nicanor Zabaleta, Spanish harpist.

Background

Zabaleta, Nicanor was born on January 7, 1907 in San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa, Spain. Son of Pedro Zabaleta and Isabel Zala S.

Education

Madrid Conservatory of Music, studied in Paris.

Career

Harp soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, NHK Symphony, Tokyo, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, BBC Symphony, Philharmonia Orchestra, L.A. and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras. Has played at numerous music festivals. Many solo pieces and concertos have been composed for him.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Nature, arts.

Connections

Married Graciela Torres, February 22, 1952. Children: Pedro, Estella.

father:
Pedro Zabaleta

mother:
Isabel Zala S.

spouse:
Graciela Torres

child:
Pedro Zabaleta

child:
Estella Zabaleta