Ramon Andres (Pamplona, 1955) has written numerous articles on music and literature, and published books such as the Dictionary of musical instruments. From Antiquity to J. S. Bach (1995-2001), W. A. Mozart (2003-2006), The Infinite listener. Reflections and judgments about music (from Nietzsche to today) (2007) and in Cliff, Johann Sebastian Bach. Day, ideas and books (2005), The World ear. The birth of music in culture (2008), not suffer company. mystical writings on silence (2010), Dictionary of music, mythology, magic and religion (2012), The luthier of Delft. Music, painting and science in times of Vermeer and Spinoza (2013), besides the issue of Occult philosophy. Reasons music man and nature (2004), by Juan Eusebio Nieremberg. This year 2015 has been awarded the Prince of Viana Prize for Culture 2015.