Jose Serebrier

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Birthday
3, 1938
Birthplace
Uruguay
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Uruguay

About

Grammy Award-winning composer best known for being one of the most recorded conductors of his generation. He wrote his first symphony when he was 17, and it was premiered by Leopold Stokowski.

Before Fame

He first conducted his school's orchestra when he was only 11 years old. Because the orchestra toured, he conducted 100 performances within four years.

Trivia

He won eight Grammys and was nominated 40 times.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Montevideo, Uruguay. His parents were of Russian and Polish descent.

Associated With

He and Carlos Vives both won several Latin Grammy Awards.