Marguoste, Anti, Estonian composer and teacher; b. Are, Aug. 5, 1931. He studied with M. Saar and A. Garshnek at the Tallinn Cons. (graduated, 1960), then taught at the Tallinn Music School from 1962. His output is marked by the use of folk elements.
orch.: 6 syms. (I960, 1963, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1981); Pieces for Reed-pipe, Flutes, and Strings (1967); Symphonic Runes (1974); Organ Tunes for Organ and Orch. (1974). chamber:Concertino piccolo No. 1 for Woodwind Quintet (1967) and No. 2 for 12 Flutes and Percussion (1979); piano pieces. vocal:Old Proverb—Old Silver, cycle for Children’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, and Mixed Chorus (1974); Red Data Book for Soprano, Mezzo- soprano, Tenor, Bass, Chorus, Trumpet, Trombone, Horn, Tuba, and Piano (1980); songs.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire