Person Famous Composers from Brazil

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List of notable or famous composers from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Brazil and even some popular composers who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Brazil is included when available.

Examples include Rita Lee and Ana Carolina.

This historic composers from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Brazil?" These prominent composers of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian composers.

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Alberto Nepomuceno is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Composers from Brazil
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Alberto Nepomuceno was a Brazilian composer and conductor. Alberto Nepomuceno was born in city of Fortaleza, capital of the state of Ceará in northeastern Brazil. He was the son of Vitor Augusto Nepomuceno and Maria Virginia de Oliveira Paiva. He started studying music with his father, who was a ...more

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Age: Died at 56 (1864-1920)

Birthplace: Fortaleza, Brazil

Profession: Conductor, Composer

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#126 on The Best Opera Composers

#74 on Famous People Named Alberto

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Alexandre Nero Vieira is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, musician, arranger, sound designer, musical director and actor. ...more

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Age: 45

Birthplace: Brazil, Curitiba

Profession: Arranger, Songwriter, Musician, Actor Composer, + more

Credits: Prime Time Soap, Trap.com, Muita Calma Nessa Hora 2, Salve Jorge Escrito nas Estrelas

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Ana Carolina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from Brazil
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Ana Carolina Sousa is a Brazilian singer, composer, and musician. ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer Singer

Credits: Celebridade

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#429 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#82 on The Best Samba Bands/Artists

#19 on Famous People Named Ana

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André Jung is a Brazilian drummer and journalist, best known for his performances in the band Ira!. He has also been a member of Titãs, although he has released only one album with them. Curiously, the drummer that he replaced in Ira! went to play with Titãs, with whom he played with until 2010. ...more

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Age: 54

Birthplace: Recife, Brazil

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Journalist, Drummer Composer

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André Moraes is a composer, film score composer, film director, film producer and screenwriter. ...more

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Age: 38

Birthplace: Brasília, Brazil

Profession: Film Score Composer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Composer Film Director

Credits: Out of Tune, O Homem Que Desafiou o Diabo, Viva Zapato!, Meu Tio Matou um Cara

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Andreas Kisser is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Composers from Brazil
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Andreas Rudolf Kisser is a Brazilian guitar player, songwriter and producer. He is most known for being the guitar player for the metal band Sepultura. He has been featured on every Sepultura release from Schizophrenia to The Mediator [...]. Additionally, Kisser has also been involved in other bands ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil

Profession: Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician Composer

Credits: Bellini and the Sphynx, Bellini and the Devil

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#27 on Famous Lead Guitarists

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Antônio Carlos Gomes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Composers from Brazil
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Antônio Carlos Gomes was the first New World composer whose work was accepted by Europe. The only non-European who was successful as an opera composer in Italy, during the "golden age of opera", contemporary to Verdi and Puccini and the first composer of non-European lineage to be accepted into the ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1836-1896)

Birthplace: Campinas, Brazil

Profession: Composer

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Antônio Francisco Braga was a Brazilian music composer. Antônio Francisco Braga was born in Rio de Janeiro, and studied with Luiz António de Moura and Carlos de Mesquita. In 1886 he founded the Sociedade de Concertos Populares. As the Brazilian Republic was declared in 1889, his composition Hino à ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1868-1945)

Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Profession: Composer

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