Hilda Fanny Dianda (born 13 April 1925) is an Argentine composer, musicologist, music educator, conductor and music writer.
Hilda Dianda was born in Córdoba, Argentina. She began her musical studies in Buenos Aires from 1942-1950 under Honorio Saccardi. She was awarded a fellowship, and began studying conducting underHermann Scherchen in Venice from 1949-1950. She later moved to France where she was influenced by the "Musical Research Group" (GRMC) of French radio, directed by Pierre Schaeffer. She was invited into a phonology research position with Radio Audizioni Italiane (RAI) where she also began to study electronic music in the Studio di Fonologia, Milan. These studies earned her a fellowship and a Medal of Cultural Merit from the Kranichstein Music Institute. From 1960 to 1962 she participated in the International Courses of New Music in Darmstadt, Germany.
In 1966 she worked in the Electronic Music Lab at the San Fernando Valley California State College, Northridge, in the United States. From 1967 to 1971 she returned to Argentina as a professor of composition, orchestration, technical, and orchestral conducting at the School of Arts of the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina. She toured Latin America and Europe as a conductor. As a musicologist, Dianda published professional articles on contemporary music in a number of journals and magazines.
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