José Cubiles’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 15, 1894

Death Date

Apr 5, 1971

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Madrid, Spain



The pianist José Cubiles died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Versatile musician known as the soloist for the 1916 world premiere performance of Nights in the Gardens of Spain by Manuel de Falla.

He began studies at the Madrid Royal Conservatory when he was 11. His patron was Princess Isabella of Bourbon who was Queen Isabella II of Spain’s daughter.

He was honored with the Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Alfonso X, the Wise, as well as the French Legion of Honor.

His family noticed his musical gifts while he was still young, and he began piano lessons when he was five.

He played the piano part in Petrushka when Igor Stravinsky visited Spain on June 6, 1916, to premiere The Firebird and this ballet.