- Valentina Sandu-Dediu
(b Bucharest, Romania, June 10, 1931; d Bucharest, Feb 6, 1993). Romanian composer. Born to an old aristocratic Romanian family, he developed an interest in music after receiving private lessons, and then studied composition with Jora at the Bucharest Conservatory (1950–55). After graduation, he stayed on with the institution as a junior lecturer, then as a full professor, teaching harmony and composition until his death....