MANUEL INFANTE (1883 - 1958)
Manuel Infante was born near Saville in 1883. He was to become a pianist and composer. After his period of study he moved to the more musically inclined city of Paris where he took up residency. He wrote a quite substantial catalogue of piano works, his music made popular be the famous Spanish pianist José Iturbi. His music was melodic, attractive and aimed at a populist market. It was equally graceful, and made much use of the folk colours of his native Spain.