Leopoldo Miguez

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Leopoldo Miguez.

Leopoldo Miguez (9 September 1850 – 6 July 1902) was a Brazilian composer.

Born in Niterói, Miguez studied at conservatories in Paris. He was known as a champion of the music of Richard Wagner. He also directed the "Instituto Nacional de Musica."[1] He also wrote the music for Brazil's Hymn for the Proclamation of the Republic.[2] He died in Rio de Janeiro.


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