Chapi (y Lorente), Ruperto
Chapi (y Lorente), Ruperto
Chapi (y Lorente), Ruperto, Spanish composer; b. Villena, near Alicante, March 27, 1851; d. Madrid, March 25, 1909. He studied at the Cons, of Madrid, and received a stipend from the Spanish Academy for further study in Rome (1874). He wrote some operas (La hija de Jefte, La hija de Garcilaso, etc.), but discovered that his talent found more suitable expression in the lighter zarzuela, in which form his first success was won with La Tempestad (Tivoli, March 11, 1882). His work is noted for elegance, grace, and exquisite orchestration. Of one of his zarzuelas (La revoltosa, Apolo, Nov. 25, 1897), Saint-Saëns remarked that Bizet would have been proud to sign his name to the score. His last zarzuela, Margarita la Tornera (Madrid, Feb. 24, 1909), was produced shortly before his death. Chapi wrote 155 zarzuelas and 6 operas. In 1893 he founded the Sociedad de Autores, Compositores y Editores de Musica.
A. Salcedo, R. G, Su vida y sus obras (Madrid, 1929); J. Aguilar Gomez, R. C. y su obra lirica (Alicante, 1973).
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire
"Chapi (y Lorente), Ruperto." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 21, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/chapi-y-lorente-ruperto
"Chapi (y Lorente), Ruperto." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved November 21, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/chapi-y-lorente-ruperto
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.