Jose Vianna da Motta

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Birthday
22, 1868
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jun 1, 1948 (80)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1868
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Jun 1, 1948 (80)

About

Concert pianist and composer who toured Portugal and Europe in the first half of the 20th century and was one of the last pupils of Franz Liszt.

Before Fame

He studied in Berlin and Weimar, taking lessons from Xaver Scharwenka and Philipp Scharwenka.

Trivia

He served as director of the Lisbon Conservatory from 1919 to 1938.

Family Life

His father was an amateur musician who owned a pharmacy.

Associated With

He played pieces by lesser-known composers as well as famous ones like Johann Sebastian Bach.

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