Varèse, Edgard (1883-1965)

Edgard Varèse was a close friend of Villa-Lobos.  The two spent quite a bit of time together in Paris in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

This famous 1928 photo shows up on the web quite a lot; this is the hi-res version from the Gallica website. The original is in the Bibliothèque National de France.


The piano piece As Tres Marias was written "at the request of Edgard Varèse."

See these posts about Varese from The Villa-Lobos Magazine:

And from Tumbling Villa-Lobos: