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Museu Villa-Lobos is dedicated to the great Brazilian composer and founder of the Brazilian Academy of Music, Heitor Villa-Lobos, who wrote about 1000 pieces.
Museu Villa-Lobos is dedicated to the great Brazilian composer and founder of the Brazilian Academy of Music, Heitor Villa-Lobos, who wrote about 1000 pieces. This small collection includes a number of personal items, musical instruments, pictures and hand-written notes by Villa-Lobos.
Rua Sorocaba, 200 - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 21 2226-9818
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