Hidalgo, Manuel

Spain
1956

Spanish composer Manuel Hidalgo was born in the Andalusian town of Antequera in 1956. He initially studied theory and composition with Juan-Alfonso García, the organist at the Cathedral of Grenada; from 1976 to 1979 he studied composition with Hans Ulrich Lehmann at the Zurich Conservatory, after which he went on to study with Helmut Lachenmann from 1979 to 1984—first in Hannover and then in Stuttgart.

Since 1981, Manuel Hidalgo has lived in Stuttgart as a freelance composer.