Henrique Oswald

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Birthday
14, 1852
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Jun 9, 1931 (79)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
14, 1852
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Jun 9, 1931 (79)

About

Respected Brazilian musician whose more traditional style was shunned after the Brazilian Modernist movement took hold.

Before Fame

He was a student in Florence, Italy, for many years.

Trivia

He directed Rio de Janeiro's Instituto Nacional de Música from 1903 until 1906.

Family Life

His mother was from Italy and was a piano teacher, while his father was a Swiss-German immigrant. The family name was changed from Oschwald to Oswald for fear of discrimination.

Associated With

He and fellow Brazilian pianist Guiomar Novaes were contemporaries.