Sr. David Sequeira y. Bermudez, of Madrid, the famous composer and pianist, will give a recital and lecture in English on Spanish music Monday evening at 8 o'clock in Phillips Brooks House. The recital is under the auspices of the Circulo Espanol and will be open to all members of the University. The program will be the same that has been given at Fontaineblean and before the royal family at Madrid.
Sr. Sequeira is well known as a pianist and composer, having been recently awarded the Cross of Charles III by King Alfonso of Spain for his original compositions. Born at Bluefields, Nicaragua, Sr. Sequeira became Nicaraguan consul in Boston, which position be still holds. He graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music and was a member of the faculty of this institution until a few years ago. He resigned in order to go to Spain with the special purpose of acquainting the Spanish public with Latin American musical motives in which he has been specializing and at the same time of continuing his research in old Iberian music. He has been universally praised by both Spanish and American critics as an original and admirable composer. His work with Central American Indian motives has been especially noteworthy.