• Villa-Lobos meets Darius Milhaud, who was living in Rio de Janeiro as secretary to Paul Claudel at the French Legation


"The year 1916 was significant. It saw the completion of the "String Quartet no. 2, Op. 56" and the "String Quartet no. 3", the "Sonata no. 2 for cello and piano" and the "Symphony no. 1", given the opus number of 112 in one catalogue, and subtitled "O Imprevisto"." - from Heitor Villa-Lobos by Dr David C F Wright

The World

  • Tristan Tzara "founds" the art movement Dadaism 
  • Birth of Henri Dutilleux, Alberto Ginastera, conductor Robert Shaw, Milton Babbitt
  • Death of Max Reger, Enrique Granados, Max Reger

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