Monday, October 26, 2009

Esperanza Pulido (1900-1991)

Mexican composer, pianist, music critic and scholar. She studied the piano with Antonio Gomezanda in Mexico City, and later went to Paris and was a student of Andre Schaeffer, Lazare Levy, and Alfred Cortot. She resettled in Mexico City in 1949, after making debut piano recitals in New York City, and Paris. She became a writer assisting Adolfo Salazar at the newspaper Novedades, and wrote for many foreign magazines. In 1963 she established Mexico’s longest running musical journal called Heterofonia, and remained its editor until her death.

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