1949

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1949

Life

  • Villa-Lobos is busy touring North America, Europe, and Japan
  • In Washington DC for a January 30th concert with the National Symphony. Villa conducts Uirapuru & Choros #06. See this article at The Villa-Lobos Magazine.
  • Villa's friend Florent Schmitt arrives in Rio de Janeiro in September.

Works

  • Hommage a Chopin: Villa-Lobos was one of twelve composers commissioned to write works for a gala concert commemorating the centenary of Chopin's death).

The World

  • Death of Richard Strauss

 

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