CARLOS SALZÉDO (1885 - 1961)
Carlos Salzédo studied the harp with Hasselmans and the piano with Charles de Bériot at the Paris Conservatoire. He settled in America, serving first as principal harpist for Toscanini at the New York Metropolitan Opera. He was associated with Varèse in the promotion of new music, and taught the harp at the Curtis Institute and at the Juilliard School.
Salzedo published works of instruction for the harp and composed two concertos, among other works.