He was born in Seville in 1500 and died in Malaga or 1553.
Spanish composer. Undisputed master of polyphonic sacred music, his works are considered one of the peaks of Spanish Renaissance polyphony.
In 1526 he was appointed chapel master in the oldest cathedral in Spain, that of Ávila. The documents of the Vatican archives preserve his memory, from 1535, as a singer in Rome, in the papal choir. His works were immediately and widely disseminated