Born in the 18th century as a citizen of the Portuguese Empire, Jose Mauricio de Nunez Garcia was a progressive priest with advanced democratic ideas and was a fantastic composer. He is considered a hero among the artists and intellectuals involved in the South American independence. We will discuss his life and music on this episode of Fiesta!
A 19th Century Genius: Jose Mauricio de Nunes Garcia
Missa de Santa Cecilia, by José Maurício de Nunes Garcia
Associacao de Canto Coral, Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira, Zilda Lourenco (soprano), Lucille Boy Sandra (mezzo-soprano), Isauro Camino (tenor), Juan Carlos Ortiz (bass), Edoardo de Guarnieri (conductor)