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  • Writer's pictureFr. Scott Haynes

Ave Maria, Javier Busto

Rev. Scott A. Haynes

Javier Busto Sagrado (born 1949 in Hondarribia, Basque Country, Spain)[1] is a Spanish choral music composer and conductor. Originally trained as a medical doctor, Busto taught himself music, but was initiated to choir direction by Erwin List. In 1995, he founded Kanta Cantemus Korua, a choir composed of women in their middle to late teens.[2][3] In 1978 he founded the Eskifaia Choir in Hondarribia.

Busto has presented his compositions at the Fourth World Symposium on Choral Music in Sydney, Australia in 1996, and was guest conductor of the Tokyo Cantat in 2000. His choirs have won first place awards in France, Italy, Austria, and Germany. Busto has served on the jury of composition and choral competitions in Spain, France, Italy and Japan.[1]

Ave Maria - Javier Busto

Dale Warland Singers

Album: December Stillness

American Choral Catalog, Ltd. ℗ 1995



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