José Marín (composer)
José Marín (ca. 1619–1699) was a Spanish Baroque harpist, guitarist and composer noted for his secular songs, tonos humanos.
In 1644 he entered the Royal Convent of La Encarnación in Madrid as a tenor. He was a priest and cantor of the capilla real under Felipe IV and Carlos II. His career was marked by scandals and murder. He was sentenced to prison but escaped to regain respectability.
Website: http://www.JoseMarin.com Songs
- Corazon que en prision possibly refers to his own imprisonment.
- John H. Baron, Daniel L. Heiple Spanish art song in the seventeenth century 1985 - Page x
- Kurt Reichenberger, Ignacio Arellano Calderón 2000: homenaje a Kurt Reichenberger en su 80 cumpleaños 2002 Page 248
- Javier Huerta Calvo, Harm den Boer, El Teatro español a fines del siglo XVII 1989 Page 413
- Chase G. The Music of Spain 1959 Page 103