Beatriz Lockhart, pianist and composer, Died at 71


Beatriz Lockhart was born on January 17, 1944, and died on November 23, 2015.

She was an Uruguayan pianist, music educator and composer.

Beatriz was born in Montevideo and studied composition at the Montevideo Conservatory and the Latin-American Center for Musical Studies of the Instituto Torcuato di Tella in Buenos Aires from 1969 to 1970 with Carlos Estrada and Héctor Tosar.

She took a teaching position in 1974 at the National Conservatory in Caracas, Venezuela, then returned to Uruguay in 1998 to teach at the Escuela Universitaria de Música and at the Escuela Municipal de Música.

Beatriz is noted as a specialist in contemporary tango.

Beatriz Lockhart passed away at age 71 in November 2015.