- Raquel C. de Arias
(b Córdoba, Argentina, April 13, 1925). Argentine composer. She studied with Honorio Siccardi, Gian Francesco Malipiero and Hermann Scherchen. In 1958 she travelled to France on a French government scholarship and made contact with Pierre Schaeffer’s Groupe de Recherches Musicales at the RTF in Paris. The following year she was one of a group of five composers (the others were Cage, Pousseur, Boucourechliev and Schönbach) to whom the RAI in Milan first opened the doors of its Studio di Fonologia Musicale, enabling her to gain experience of electronic music. The ...