María Luisa Ozaita, Spanish composer, Died at 77


Maria Luisa Ozaita Marqués was born on May 20, 1939, in Barakaldo, Vizcaya Spain and died on April 2017, in Madrid.

She was a Spanish pianist, harpsichordist, musicologist, conductor and composer.

Maria was Fernando Remacha student, and continued her studies in Copenhagen with Leif Thybo and K.J. Isaksen through a MFA exchange scholarship.

Maria Luisa Ozaita Marquis also studied harpsichord in France with Kenneth Gilbert and at Darmstadt in Germany.

Her has performed internationally in Europe, North America and Eastern Europe, and her compositions have also been performed internationally.

Marquis lectures on music history, and has published professional articles in magazines including Confutatis and OpusMusica and in the book Women in Music by Patricia Adkins Chiti.

She also collaborated on the Spanish edition of Women in Music.

Marquis was a member of the La Real Sociedad Bascongada de Amigos del País and was the founding president of the Spanish Association of Women in Music.

Maria Luisa Ozaita Marquis passed away at 77 years old.