- Jorge Luis Acevedo Vargas
(b San José, Jan 28, 1933; d Mexico City, April 14, 1993). Costa Rican composer. She began her studies at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música and continued, working on piano and composition studies, in Los Angeles and at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música, Mexico City, and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. From 1953 she was based in Mexico City, where almost all her works were written; there she studied with the composers Jiménez Mabarak, Rodolfo Halffter and Blas Galindo Dimas. She taught at the Academia de Danza Mexicana, the Escuela de Arte Dramático of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and the Centro Universitario de Teatro and coordinated the Ballet Folklórico de México. Her output includes stories and songs for children, chamber music, orchestral works, music for numerous short documentaries and theatrical productions and for the film La Sunamita, the ballet El forastero and for the Griselda Alvarez success, ...