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Heitor Villa-Lobos : a life (1887-1959)

Author: David P Appleby
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) is the most famous and charismatic Brazilian composer of the twentieth century. This book, based on the composer's private papers and correspondence, describes the gradual development of his career from his first struggles to worldwide recognition of the individuality of his compositions and his influence on the generation of musicians and composers of the late twentieth and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Appleby, David P.
Heitor Villa-Lobos.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002
(OCoLC)639542401
Named Person: Heitor Villa-Lobos; Heitor Villa-Lobos; Heitor Villa-Lobos
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Appleby
ISBN: 0810841495 9780810841499
OCLC Number: 48045814
Description: xx, 203 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Childhood and Youth --
Launching a Career --
The City of Light --
The Educator --
The United States --
The Struggle against Time --
A Legacy.
Responsibility: David P. Appleby.

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