• In 1936, Villa-Lobos represented Brazil at the Music Education Congress in Prague, and was a member of the panel of judges in an international competition for pianists and singers in Vienna. - Mariz, p. 23-24
  • In 1936, Villa-Lobos divorced his wife Lucilia.
  • Villa-Lobos was an enthusiastic proponent of the celebrations on the Centennial of the birth of the great Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Gomes.


The World

  • Founding of Rádio MEC
  • Murder of Federico Garcia Lorca, author of the original play Yerma, upon which Villa's opera Yerma was based.

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