Timeline

A timeline of Villa-Lobos's life.

1935

1935

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Life

  •  The first staging of the ballet Uirapuru, in the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires

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1936

1936

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1937

1937

Life

  • Villa is invited, along with George Gershwin, to become an honourary member of the Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome.  See this post at The Villa-Lobos Magazine.

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1941

1941

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1942

1942

Life

  • Villa-Lobos establishes both the the National Conservatory and the Brazilian Academy of Music in Rio de Janeiro
  • Orson Welles visits Brazil

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1943

1943

Life

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The World
  • Death of Sergei Rachmaninoff
 

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1933

1933

Works

World

  • Birth of Jazz great Wayne Shorter
  • Getulio Vargas names himself Dictator of Brazil

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1932

1932

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1931

1931

Life

  • Villa continues his work in music education in Sao Paulo.
  • The Excursão Artistica Villa-Lobos begins.  The composer and a group of musician friends (including Souza Lima, Nair Duarte and Antonieta Rudge) perform 54 concerts in the back woods of São Paulo, Minas e Paraná provinces.  The first concert is in Campinas on Jan. 20. [to the right, a poster of a concert in Sao Paulo at the end of the tour, in October]
  • Villa-Lobos returns to live in Rio de Janeiro in December. He is named as Superintendent of Musical and Artistic Education in the capital.

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