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Famous Composers from Brazil

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
    Dec. at 56 (1864-1920)
    • Birthplace: Fortaleza, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Curitiba, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Juiz de Fora, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Recife, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Brasília, Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
  • Antônio Carlos Gomes
    Dec. at 60 (1836-1896)
    • Birthplace: Campinas, Brazil
  • Dec. at 76 (1868-1945)
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Salvador, Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Campina Grande, Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Porto Alegre, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Campina Grande, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Grande Otelo
    Dec. at 78 (1915-1993)
    • Birthplace: Brazil, Uberlândia
    • Birthplace: Rio Grande, Brazil
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos
    Dec. at 72 (1887-1959)
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Olinda, Brazil
  • Laurindo Almeida
    Dec. at 77 (1917-1995)
    • Birthplace: Miracatu, Brazil
  • Lobão
    Age: 64
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Marcelo Fromer
    Dec. at 39 (1961-2001)
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil