Saenz, Pedro , Argentine composer; b. Buenos Aires, May 4, 1915; d. 1995. He studied piano with Alberto Williams and theory with Arturo Palma. In 1948 he went to Paris, where he took lessons with Honegger, Milhaud, and Rivier. Returning to Buenos Aires, he occupied numerous teaching and administrative posts in educational institutions. Among his compositions were Movimientos sinfónicos for Orch. (1963); Piano Quintet (1942); String Trio (1955); Divertimento for Oboe and Clarinet (1959); Capriccio for Harpsichord and String Quartet (1966); numerous piano pieces and songs.
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