1939

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1939

Life

  • On Independence Day (September 7), Villa-Lobos conducts 30,000 school children singing patriotic and folk songs arranged by the composer.
  • Premiere of the piano version of Bachianas Brasileiras #4, on 27 November, 1939, in Rio de Janeiro, with José Vieira Brandão. At the same concert, Brandão also played the premieres of other piano works including Valsa da dor and pieces from the Guia pratico.

Works

The World

  • Birth of composer & guitarist Leo Brouwer

 

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