Carlos Lopez Buchardo
Carlos Felix Lopez Buchardo was an Argentine composer whose work was inspired by native music.
He first studied composition in Buenos Aires, and later pursued his training in Paris with Albert Roussel. Upon his return to Argentina, Lopez Buchardo widely contributed to establish the institutions that shaped musical life in his country; he founded the Conservatorio Nacional in Buenos Aires, and the School of Fine Arts of the La Plata University, in addition to holding various administrative positions, including that of Director of the famous Teatro Colon. His vocal output consists of operas, masses, musical comedies, and some fifty canciones.
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