Graciela Paraskevaidis, Argentine writer and composer, Died at 76

  Music, Writer

Graciela Paraskevaidis was born on April 1, 1940, in Buenos Aires and died on February 21, 2017.

She was an Argentine writer and composer of Greek ancestry.

She lived and worked in Uruguay.

Paraskevaidis studied composition at the National Conservatory in Buenos Aires with Roberto García Morillo and at the Instituto Torcuato Di Tella with Gerardo Gandini and Iannis Xenakis from 1965-66 with a scholarship from the Centro Latinoamericano de Altos Estudios Musicales (CLAEM).

Paraskevaidis continued her studies at the Musikhochschule Freiburg/Breisgau with Wolfgang Fortner from 1968-71 with a grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.

In 1972, Graciela studied at Darmstadt.

She served as co-editor of World New Music Magazine and the yearbook of ISCM.

Her husband was musicologist Coriún Aharonián.

Graciela Paraskevaidis passed away at 76 years old.