Guadalupe Olmedo de la Lama Mexique Guadalupe Olmedo ( Toluca , Mexico , 1853-1889) was a composer and pianist of Mexican classical music .
Guadalupe Olmedo, as many of the daughters of the distinguished families of those times, began studying piano. He excelled as a performer and decided to study composition, for which entered the Conservatory . especially treaties He studied harmony , counterpoint and instrumentation of Mattei, Fenaroli, Esteva, Berlioz, Fetis, Reicha and Pameron authors, both by review of the sheet music composers honored classics . It is believed that the composer and pianist wife Melesio Morales , who was his teacher. This is because Mary Morales, granddaughter Melesio Morales, said that Guadalupe Olmedo was the second wife of his grandfather.
In 1875, for final consideration at the Conservatory, the composer presented several works, among which were an overture for large orchestra and the quartet of older Mexican string has been located so far, the Quartetto Studio Classico , Op. 14 . By the composition of these works, the Board of Directors of the Mexican Philharmonic Society awarded him a silver medal that read 'Miss Guadalupe Olmedo, first Mexican composer who has written in the classical genre.' (Hide extended text) ... (Read all) Source : Wikipedia