Salzédo, Carlos

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Salzédo, Carlos (b Arcachon, Fr., 1885; d Waterville, Maine, 1961). Fr.-born harpist and composer (Amer. cit. 1923). Solo harpist Monte Carlo 1905–9, NY Met 1909–13. Founded Salzédo Harp Ens. 1917. Taught at Curtis Inst. and Juilliard Sch. Est. harpists’ colony at Camden, Maine, 1931. Wrote hp. sonata, hp. concs., and other works for hp. Devised new effects on instr.