Luis de Narváez

Composer

1490 – 1547

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Who was Luis de Narváez?

Luis de Narváez was a Spanish composer and vihuelist. Highly regarded during his lifetime, Narváez is known today for Los seys libros del delphín, a collection of polyphonic music for the vihuela which includes the earliest known variation sets. He is also notable for being the earliest composer for vihuela to adapt the contemporary Italian style of lute music.

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Born
1490
Granada
Also known as
  • Luis de Narvaez
  • Luys de Narváez
  • Narváez, Luis de
  • Luys de Narvaez
Nationality
  • Spain
Died
1547

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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