Saturday, May 7, 2011

Ortiz, Carlos Amable

Carlos Amable Ortiz (1859-1937), Ecuadorian composer, violinist and pianist, studied at the National Conservatory in Quito, the president of Ecuador gave him scholarship to continue to study at the Milan Conservatory. Returning to Ecuador he founded the Ecuadorian Estudaintin and served as the director of army band. He composed over 200 works including dances, marzurkas, tangoes and songs.
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