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date: 22 August 2019

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  • Susana Friedmann


(b Ghent, Jan 6, 1935; d Bogotá, June 13, 1975). Colombian composer of Belgian origin. She studied with Fabio González-Zuleta, Olav Roots and Blas Emilio Atehortúa at the Bogotá Conservatory, graduating in composition. She is considered one of the finest Colombian composers of the 20th century and a progressive exponent of trends that dominated contemporary music in the 1960s, including aleatory and electronic techniques. One of the first Latin American women to obtain international acclaim for her compositions, she won a first prize in Caracas in 1966 for the chamber work Doce móviles (subsequently published by Pan American Union). Her Metamorfosis III (1966) was given its première by the Colombia SO, conducted by Roots. In 1967 she was awarded a scholarship for two years’ study at the Di Tella Institute, Buenos Aires, where she studied with Ginastera and Nono. Several works were first performed in Buenos Aires, including ...

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