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Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Line breaks: Hei¦tor Villa-Lobos
Pronunciation: /ˌvɪləˈləʊbɒs
 
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Definition of Villa-Lobos, Heitor in English:

( 1887–1959), Brazilian composer. He used folk music in many of his instrumental compositions, notably the nine Bachianas brasileiras (1930–45).

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