• Short Summary

    Brazil's most modern composer, HEITOR VILLA LOBOS, famous all over the world for his many symphonic works, died at Rio, after uremic illness.

  • Description

    Brazil's most modern composer, HEITOR VILLA LOBOS, famous all over the world for his many symphonic works, died at Rio, after uremic illness.

    Maestro' Villa Lobos composed over 2000 pices, including 8 operas. He was Brazil's most famous living composer.

    The morgue was erected at Rio's Ministry of Education building, where public visitation took place.

    Later, the coffin was transported to the cemetery, on a fire-squad, blank veiled truck, which passed Rio's famous opera house, where the Rio symphonic orchestra played a funeral march in honour of the great deceased.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACGOU09F8ULV4HZXZICW4XAPMM
    Media URN:
    VLVACGOU09F8ULV4HZXZICW4XAPMM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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