Known for his chamber music (“Ex voto” from 1995), orchestral music (“Las Orillas” from 1990), operas (“La señorita Cristina” from 2000), and film music (“La caza” for Carlos Saura in 1965). He founded Nueva Música, Tiempo y Música, and Alea. He gained a qualification in law through the Universidad Complutense in 1952 before segueing into music totally. However, he 1st worked like a legal consultant to Iberia Airlines. He was honored with many honours during his profession, but none even more important compared to the Premio Nacional de Musica Honor in 1991. He was six yrs . old when his father passed away within the Spanish Civil Battle and his mother shifted him and his siblings to Madrid. He and Thomas Newman had been contemporaries.