Mexican composer. He was self taught in music, but also studied architecture. From 1950-1952 he studied cello with Hartmann, analysis with Halffter, and composition with Galindo. His works fall into two categories, one for stage and film, and pieces which were written and revised many times. His work for films won him a number of prizes. His works include: Sonata simple, Divertimento, Trio de alientos, & Ludus autumni.