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date: 16 October 2019

Garūta, Lūcijalocked

  • Arnolds Klotiņš


(b Rīga, May 14, 1902; d Riga, Feb 15, 1977). Latvian composer and pianist. She attended the Latvian Conservatory, where she graduated from Vītols’s composition class in 1924 and Ludmila Gomane-Dombrovska’s piano class in 1925. In Paris she continued her piano studies with Cortot (1926) and her composition studies with Dukas (1928). Both as a soloist and an accompanist, she played in numerous concerts in Latvia and abroad. From 1940 she taught music theory and composition at Latvian State Conservatory, eventually becoming professor (1973). As a composer Garūta concentrated on programme music conceived in the manner of post-Romanticism and of Skryabin.

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