Sunday, August 19, 2018

Who Are Those Composers? ~ Segura Garcia

Gregorio Garcia Segura was born in Cartagena, Murcia, Spain on February 13, 1929. He was a Spanish composer, arranger and orchestra leader. Known by Segura Garcia he trained musically, first at the Conservatory of Cartagena, then continued on in Madrid. Considered to be a pianist he ended up a songwriter and composer for films and musical revues. With his brother Alfredo Garcia Segura they created many pieces and signed them as Brothers García Segura. Since the late 1950s, he composed music for nearly two hundred Spanish films including six Euro-western starting with “The Sign of Zorro” (1962) to “Al este del oeste” in 1984.

Segura died in Madrid, Spain on December 5, 2003.

GARCIA, Segura (aka G. Garcia Segura, G. García Segura, Gregorio G. Segura, Gregorio G.ª Segura, Gregorio Garcia Segura, Gregorio Gª Segura, Gregory G. Segura, Maestro García Segura) (Gregorio Garcia Segura) [2/13/1929, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain – 12/5/2003, Madrid, Madrid, Spain] – composer, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, songwriter, brother of composer, songwriter,  Alfredo Garcia Segura [1928- 2008].
Torrejón City – 1962
Duel at the Rio Grande - 1963
The Tall Women – 1966 (co)
Vengeance Ranch - 1966
Al este del Oeste – 1983
     Song: “Al este del Oeste” sung by Fernando Esteso

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