César Pérez Sentenat

César Pérez Sentenat (* 18. November 1896 in Havanna, † 4. May 1973 ebd.) was a Cuban pianist and composer.

After training in music theory and as a pianist in its homeland studied Sentenat from 1913 to 1922 to the Schola Cantorum in Paris. After its return after Havanna he became a professor for piano and harmony teachings at the national music conservatory. Together with Gonzalo Roig and Ernesto Lecuona he created the Sinfonieorchester of Havanna. Since 1925 it informed at the urban conservatoire of Havanna, which it led starting from 1931. From 1949 to 1952 he was inspector general for music of the ministry of education. 1961 he became a director of the Conservatorio Guillermo Tomás in Guanabacoa.

Admits became from Sentenat piano compositions (Suite cubana EN sol menor, Preludios EN todos loosely tonos, Cuatro estampas para un pionero) as well as songs (Martianas, Tres of canciones campesinas, Triptico de villancicos cubanos).


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