Composers Famous Composers from Portugal

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List of notable or famous composers from Portugal, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Portugal and even some popular composers who immigrated to Portugal. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Portuguese 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 Portugal is included when available.

This list includes Joe Raposo, Pedro Camacho and more.

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

Use this list of renowned Portuguese composers to discover some new composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (10 items)

António de Lima Fragoso was a Portuguese composer and pianist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 21 (1897-1918)

Birthplace: Cantanhede Municipality, Portugal

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Barbara of Portugal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Composers from Portugal
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Barbara of Portugal

Barbara of Portugal was an Infanta of Portugal and later Queen of Spain as wife of Ferdinand VI of Spain. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 47 (1711-1758)

Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal

Carlos Paredes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Composers from Portugal
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Carlos Paredes, ComSE, was a virtuoso Portuguese guitar player and composer, born in Coimbra, son of the equally famous Artur Paredes. He is credited with being responsible for popularising the Portuguese Guitar. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1925-2004)

Birthplace: Coimbra, Portugal

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Daniel Cardoso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Composers from Portugal
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Daniel Cardoso is a multi-instrumentalist, song writer and producer. He was born in the south of Portugal, and is currently a member of British band Anathema. Daniel was also in Head Control System with Kristoffer Rygg and Leafblade with Danny Cavanagh. First known as the drummer in the band SiriuS, and with whom he released two records through the Norwegian label Nocturnal Art Productions. In addition to his drumming, Daniel was responsible for all the orchestral compositions, synth performance, most of the bass guitar recordings as well as co-producing both albums. His experiences in SiriuS has helped Daniel develop a multi-angled perception of music creation. When SiriuS later nailed down ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Beja, Portugal, Portugal

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