Friday, May 1, 2015

Vianna da Motta, Jose

Jose Vianna da Motta(1868-1948), Portuguese pianist and composer. After early musical instruction in Lisbon he went to Berlin, where he studied piano and composition, he also studied with Liszt in Weimar. He appeared widely in Europe and South America as a concert pianist and later returned to Lisbon to assume directorship of the Lisbon Conservatory. He composed one symphony, songs, and piano pieces.

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