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Edino Krieger
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Antonio Carlos Gomes
Antônio Carlos Gomes (Brazil, July 11, 1836 – Brazil, September 16, 1896) was the first New World composer whose work was accepted by Europe. The only non-European who was successful as an opera composer in Italy, during the "g...
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Pixinguinha
Alfredo da Rocha Viana, Jr., better known as Pixinguinha (Portuguese: [piʃĩˈɡiɲə]; April 23, 1897 – February 7, 1973) was a composer, arranger, flautist and saxophonist born in Rio de Janeiro. Pixinguinha is considered one of t...
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João de Souza Lima
João de Souza Lima (São Paulo, 21 March 1898 — São Paulo, 28 November 1982) was a Brazilian pianist, composer, conductor, and teacher.
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Francisca Gonzaga
Francisca Edwiges Neves Gonzaga, known as Chiquinha Gonzaga (October 17, 1847, Rio de Janeiro – February 28, 1935, Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian composer, pianist and the first woman conductor in Brazil.
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André Avorio
Head of the Open Music Library, pairing open access and for-fee scholarly resources with cutting-edge digital technologies to transform the way people research, learn and teach. André is a graduate of the University of Oxford’s...
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Heitor Villa-Lobos
Heitor Villa-Lobos (Portuguese: [ejˌtoʁ ˌvilɐ ˈlobus]; March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has...
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Luciano Gallet
Luciano Gallet (June 28, 1893 in Rio de Janeiro – October 29, 1931 in Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian composer, conductor and pianist. He began piano playing as a school boy, and first studied and graduated in architecture, bef...
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... and Olinda, Brazil. He asserts that the celebrations there are the most musical and least touristy of any in Brazil. ...
... Discusses the popularity of recorder music in Brazil and comments on the numerous musical events ...
... Examines the Pernambuco Carnival of Brazil held primarily in the northeastern cities of Recife and ...
... by the Brazilian government to put the real on par with the dollar. According to IFPI Brazil has grown to be the sixth-largest market in the world. ...
... found. Soares describes many historical organs that remain in Brazil, with creation dates originating ...