- Carmen Helena Téllez
(b Juangriego, 1926; d Mérida, April 7, 1998). Venezuelan composer. She studied composition in Caracas with Vicente Emilio Sojo, graduating from the Conservatorio José Angel Lamas in Caracas (1959). She studied with Khachaturian at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow (1960–62). On her return she began a career in composing and teaching. She was musicologist for the Servicio de Investigaciones Folklóricas Nacionales (...