Urrutia Blondel, Jorge
- Gerard Béhague
(b La Serena, Sept 17, 1905; d Santiago, July 5, 1981). Chilean composer and musicologist. He studied at the Instituto Nacional de Santiago and at the Law School of the University of Chile, while studying music privately under Pedro Humberto Allende and Domingo Santa Cruz. As an active participant in the music organization movement associated with the Sociedad Bach, under the leadership of Santa Cruz, he joined the society’s board of directors. After being nominated secretary of the National Conservatory of Music, he was awarded a scholarship for further studies in Europe: he studied in Paris under Koechlin, Dukas and Boulanger, and in Berlin under Hindemith and Mersmann (...