Carlos Rausch was born in 1924 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He studied harmony and counterpoint with Cayetano Marcolli and composition with Juan Carlos Paz, the leading avantgarde composer in Latin America. Mr. Rausch joined the Agrupacion Nueva Musica as a composer. In 1958 he moved to the United States doing studies in orchestra conducting with Mtro. Pierre Monteux and electronic music with Bulent Arel and Mario Davidovsky. Carlos Rausch had a previous introduction of electronic music with composer Francisco Kropfl in Buenos Aires. Rausch holds a Masters of Arts degree from State University of New York at Stonybrook and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Columbia University, N.Y.C. Dr. Rausch wrote more than 40 compositions but made most of his career in the world of ballet and modern dance. Dr. Rausch retired in 1998 and lives in Arizona.