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Juan Antonio Mercadal was born on 12 February, 1925 in United States. Discover Juan Antonio Mercadal’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 73 years old?
|Age||73 years old|
|Born||12 February 1925|
|Date of death||January 21, 1998, in Miami, United States|
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Juan Antonio Mercadal Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Juan Antonio Mercadal worth at the age of 73 years old? Juan Antonio Mercadal’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from United States. We have estimated
Juan Antonio Mercadal’s net worth
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|Net Worth in 2023||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2023||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2022||Pending|
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During the last years of his life, Mercadal offered approximately ten concerts per year and recorded an album of pieces for the guitar that was released after his death in 1998. After his passing, he left his wife, three kids, and nine grandchildren who are still living healthy lives.
In 1960, Juan Antonio Mercadal established his residence, together with his family, in Miami, Florida, United States, and in 1962 he founded one of the first classical guitar programs in an important university within the US, the University of Miami.
After returning to Cuba in 1954, he performed the music of the Cuban film “Casta de Robles”, from composer and conductor Félix Guerrero and participated in several TV shows.
During his first trip outside Cuba in 1951, Juan Mercadal paid a visit to composer Heitor Villa-Lobos in Brazil, which gave him the scores of his Twelve Studies for Guitar and his Concert for Guitar and Orchestra to play. At that time he also had the opportunity to visit composer and pianist Radamés Gnatalli, who dedicated his “Concert for Guitar and Orchestra” to him.
In 1944, Mercadal offered a weekly program at Radio Station CMBZ which belonged to the Education Ministry, where he shared time with Cuban pianist Alberto Bolet. At the same time, he worked as a professor of guitar in the Alfredo Levy Conservatory and the Methodist School of Havana.
Juan Antonio Mercadal began to play the guitar at a very young age and received his first formal training from his own father, guitarist Juan Ramón Mercadal. At a later time, he continued studying with Maestro Severino López, professor of his father, and after graduating from High School at 16 in 1940, he became a professional concert performer and worked at the same time for Braniff Airways with the purpose of supplementing his income. Mercadal also studied clarinet and french horn at Conservatorio Mateu in Guanabacoa, and participated as a French horn player in the concerts of the Havana Symphony Orchestra.
On April 27, 1940, Juan Antonio Mercadal participated in the inauguration concert of the Guitar Society of Cuba, founded by professor Clara Romero de Nicola where he played the “Fandanguillo” from Joaquín Turina and the “Variations on a Theme” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from Fernando Sor. On July 31 he performed a program at the same institution that included the “Courante and Gavota” by Johann Sebastian Bach and the Fernando Sor Variations. Between years 1942 and 1943, Juan Antonio Mercadal offered concerts in the Hispanic-Cuban Cultural Institution (Institución Hispano-Cubana de Cultura) where he performed programs including pieces that comprised the most important styles from the 18th to the 20th Centuries. In 1944 he presented at Club Atenas a program that included pieces by Haendel, Bach, Beethoven, Tárrrega, Albéniz, Moreno Torroba, Turina, Sor, Mozart and Chopin.
Juan Antonio Mercadal (February 12, 1925, in Guanabacoa, Havana, Cuba – January 21, 1998, in Miami, United States) was a Cuban guitarist.