- Carlos Gómez Amat
(b Barcelona, Jan 27, 1876; d Barcelona, Feb 19, 1947). Catalan composer and teacher. In 1887 he entered the Barcelona Conservatory, to study the piano, harmony and composition, and later he was a pupil of Pedrell. He gave much of his time to teaching, collaborating in 1919 with María Montessori in studying music educational methods for primary schoolchildren. In his position at the Conservatory, he taught harmony, counterpoint, composition and orchestration, and was director until March 1938. He instructed many notable musicians, and was one of the driving forces behind Catalan musical life.
Principal publisher: BoileauT. Marco: Historia de la música española: siglo XX (Madrid, 1983; Eng. trans., 1993)...