Tomar, Santarém, Portugal (1906 – 1994)
Fernando Lopes-Graça, (Tomar, 17 December 1906 - Parede de Cascais, November 27, 1994) was a Portuguese composer of the 20th century. He worked both as a contemporary music composer and as a musicologist. His major influences came from Portuguese popular music, that he studied, continuing the work of other musicologists, like Francisco de Lacerda. He completed the "Dicionário de Música" (Dictionary of Music), started by his teacher, Tomás Borba, himself a composer.
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