Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
Famous Works Involving Orchestra
Floresta do Amazonas, Suite for Piano and Orchestra
- Villa-Lobos was born in Rio de Janeiro and learned to play the cello, clarinet, and classical guitar.
- He composed music for the film, Green Mansions, which stars Audrey Hepburn.
- Villa-Lobos’ wife, Lucilia Guimaraes, taught him how to play the piano.
Get to know Villa-Lobos in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Tatiana Hanna!
Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Vila-Lobos’ Music
- None at this time