- Viorel Cosma
- and Ruxandra Arzoiu
(b Bucharest, Romania, 4/Feb 17, 1910; d Bucharest, May 9, 1966). Romanian composer, teacher, and conductor. He made his mark both as an exceptional teacher and as a prolific composer of wide culture, working in a great diversity of styles, forms, and genres. He comes from a family of musicians—his father was a violinist with the Bucharest Philharmonic orchestra and his mother was a pianist. He studied composition with F. Schmidt and Marx at the Vienna Music Academy (...