Caroline Lloyd

Caroline Parkhurst Lloyd (1924–1980) was an American composer and pianist. Her best-known composition was the Spanish-language opera Doña Bárbara performed in the Teatro Municipal of Caracas, July 1967. The opera's libretto was provided by Isaac Chocrón based on the novel Doña Bárbara by Rómulo Gallegos.

Lloyd grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico and graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1945.[1] She later studied with Bernard Rogers at the Eastman School of Music.[2]


  1. ^ "Opera By Former Santa Fean Planned for Caracas Production". Santa Fe New Mexican. June 5, 1967. Retrieved October 5, 2019 – via
  2. ^ The Music journal: Volume 23 1965 CAROLINE LLOYD received her early training in piano and composition in New Mexico, subsequently studying with Bernard Rogers at Eastman School of Music. In addition to composing, she has maintained intense activity as a concert director