São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (1864 – 1892)
Alexandre Levy (November 10, 1864 — January 17, 1892) was a Brazilian composer, pianist and conductor. Born in São Paulo, he pioneered a fusion of classical composition with brazilian folklore and regional rhythms.
He was son of french merchant Henrique Luis Levy, founder of Casa Levy, a music store that was part of São Paulo's cultural life in the second half of the XIX century. Alexandre first learned the piano with his brother Luis, that was also a composer and pianist… read more
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