1946

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1946

Life

  • Meets Canadian composer Claude Champagne in Rio, where the two present a joint concert in 1946.
  • Death of Villa's mother Noemia Umbelina Villa-Lobos.
  • Premiere of the First Piano Concerto, performed in Rio de Janeiro by the Canadian pianist Ellen Ballon, who commissioned the work. Villa-Lobos conducted.

Works

The World

  • Death of Manual da Falla

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