Alberto Guerrero

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Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
La Serena, Chile
Death Date
Nov 7, 1959 (73)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
La Serena, Chile
Death Date
Nov 7, 1959 (73)

About

Chilean-Canadian composer, pianist, and teacher whose tenure at the Toronto Conservatory of Music influenced hundreds of future musicians.

Before Fame

His knowledge base was wide and far-reaching. His interests included painting, poetry, and philosophy.

Trivia

He became known for introducing audiences to then-modern composers like Debussy, Ravel, Cyril Scott, Scriabin, and Schoenberg.

Family Life

His mother and older brother Daniel were his only teachers. He was largely self-taught.

Associated With

He mentored pianist Glenn Gould for 10 years.