Eduard Toldrá

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Eduard Toldrá


Eduard Toldrà Soler (7 April 1895 - Barcelona, 31 May 1962, Barcelona) was a Spanish Catalan conductor and composer.

Toldrà played an important role in the culture of Barcelona. In 1944 he founded the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra at the Palau de la Música Catalana, where his deputy in 1957 was his friend Joan Lamote de Grignon. Toldrà was a regular juror on the Maria Canals International Music Competition. His students included Antoni Ros-Marbà and Xavier Montsalvatge.

Toldrà was a composer of threater, chamber and symponic music, as well as songs and sardanas.

The personal papers of Eduard Toldrà are preserved in the Biblioteca de Catalunya.

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