Carlos Gomes

Gomes Carlos

Carlos Gomes was the first New World composer whose work was accepted by Europe. The only non-European who was successful as an opera composer in Italy, during the 'golden age of opera', contemporary to Verdi and Puccini and the first composer of non-European lineage to be accepted into the Classic tradition of music.

Name Antônio Carlos Gomes
Country Brazil
Birth date
Birth place Campinas
Death date
Death place Belém
Music time period Romantic
Instruments orchestra

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