- Susana Salgado
(b Montevideo, Jan 17, 1944). Uruguayan composer. She started her studies at the age of five with Emilia Conti de Alvarez (piano), and at 15 entered the Conservatorio Nacional de Música, being instructed by Carlos Estrada and Héctor Tosar. From 1969 to 1970 she attended the Di Tella Institut in Buenos Aires to study composition and electronic music with Ginastera, Gandini and Kroepfl. During that time she wrote orchestral, chamber and piano works, and electronic music. From 1974 to 1988 she was in Venezuela, teaching in Caracas at the Conservatorio Juan José Landaeta and the Escuela de Música José Lorenzo Llamozas. She has won composition awards from the Instituto Panamericano de Cultura, Montevideo (1972), the Símon Bolívar University, Caracas (1977), and the municipality of Caracas (1978, 1983, 1984, 1987). She has attended symposia in Venezuela, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Chile and Uruguay, where she has presented her works. Her ...