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Alcides Lanza, an exponent of contemporary classical and avant-garde music using traditional, unusual and electronic instruments, was born on 2 June 1929 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina. His initial composition studies in Buenos Aires were with Julián Bautista and Alberto Ginastera. A series of scholarships and grants enabled him to study in the USA with Aaron Copland, Yvonne Loriod, Bruno Maderna, Riccardo Malipiero and Olivier Messiaen.
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