Guastavino, Carlos

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Friday, April 5, 1912 in Santa Fe province, Argentina

Died: Saturday, October 28, 2000 in Santa Fe province, Argentina

Nation of Origin: Argentina

Major Works:

Piano Music
Romance del Plata (Sonatina)
Tres Romances
La Siesta Las Presencias

Other Information:

Guastavino was a pianist and composer. He studied with Athos Palma at the National Conservatory in Buenos Aires. He also studied in London. He is known for his piano music, songs, and song cycles.

General Bibliography:

Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

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