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Jose Zapiola

Jose Zapiola Cortes (1802-1885) was a Chilean musician, composer and orchestra conductor.

Zapiola was born in Santiago, the ilegitimate son of the Argentinian lawyer Bonifacio Zapiola y Lezica and of the Chilean Carmen Cortes. He early showed great talent for music, and studied with Fray Antonio Briseno, between 1812 and 1815. He learned by himself to play the clarinet in 1819, with the support and help of Danish businessman and music lover Carlos Drewetcke. He then trained as a silversmith with Elias Espejo. His parents sent him to Buenos Aires in 1824 to study harmony and composition.

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