The Life of Heitor Villa-Lobos
"When I do interviews, they say music, music, music, music, music... and I say no, no, no, no. Music is second, the human being is first. What is music for? What is anything for?"
- Wayne Shorter, quoted in Michelle Mercer's Footprints
Can we get a feel for what Villa-Lobos the man was like, fifty years after his death? Let's give it a try....