Rodolfo Arizaga was an Argentine composer.
Arizaga was born in Buenos Aires, where he studied composition at the National Conservatory under Alberto Williams, Jose Gil, Luis Gianneo, and Teodoro Fuchs; he also studied philosophy at the National Universeity. After touring Spain in 1950, he went to Paris in 1954 and studied under Nadia Boulanger and Olivier Messiaen. Here he also began experimenting with the Ondes Martenot, and composed several works for the instrument. Returning to Argentina in 1960, he taught at Buenos Aires University and wrote music criticism for journals and newspapers. He died in Buenos Aires.
R. Arizaga, Pompeyo Camps, Historia de la Musica en la Argentina, 1990, ISBN 950-22-0304-6
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