Renowned Maltese author of folk-inspired works such as for example Malta Suite and Maltese Dances. He started composing music when he was an adolescent. He studied Western european, Asian, and African music and included elements from many of these customs into his orchestral, chamber music, and vocal functions. His family resided in the Maltese community of Hamrun during his delivery. His organ function Missa Mundi was once in comparison to Igor Stravinsky’s masterpiece The Rite of Planting season.