Charles Camilleri

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Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Malta
Death Date
Jan 3, 2009 (77)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Malta
Death Date
Jan 3, 2009 (77)

About

Renowned Maltese composer of folk-inspired works such as Malta Suite and Maltese Dances.

Before Fame

He began composing music when he was a teenager.

Trivia

He studied European, Asian, and African music and incorporated elements from all of these traditions into his orchestral, chamber music, and vocal works.

Family Life

His family lived in the Maltese village of Hamrun at the time of his birth.

Associated With

His organ work Missa Mundi was once compared to Igor Stravinsky's masterpiece The Rite of Spring.