Henrique Oswald's Sonata fro Flute (Violin) and Piano

Henrique Oswald's Sonata fro Flute (Violin) and Piano

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HENRIQUE OSWALD (1852-1931) WAS BORN IN RIO DE JANEIRO HIS FATHER WAS A SWISS-GERMAN IMMIGRANT AND HIS MOTHER FROM ITALY.IN 1854 THE OSWALD FAMILY MOVED TO SÃO PAULO. HIS MOTHER TAUGHT MUSIC PRIVATELY TO ARISTOCRATS AND BY AGE TWELVE HE HAD HIS FIRST RECITAL. IN SÃO PAULO, HE ALSO STUDIED WITH GABRIEL GUIRAUDON. HIS "FAREWELL RECITAL" OCCURRED AT AGE 16, AFTER THIS HE WENT TO STUDY IN EUROPE.

HE STUDIED IN EUROPE AND THEN SPENT SEVERAL YEARS LIVING IN FLORENCE. IN 1902 HE WON A PIANO COMPOSITION COMPETITION SPONSORED BY LE FIGARO WITH A PIECE IL NEIGE!.. ('IT SNOWS'). HE THEN LEFT HIS FAMILY IN EUROPE (THEY MOVED TO BRAZIL MUCH LATER) AND FROM 1903 TO 1906 HE DIRECTED THE INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE MUSICA.

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