A 19th Century Genius: Jose Mauricio de Nunes Garcia

March 11, 2017, 7:00 pm

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José Maurício Nunes Garcia [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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!


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)