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Chiquinha Gonzaga

1847 - 1935

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Francisca Edwiges Neves Gonzaga, better known as Chiquinha Gonzaga (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʃiˈkiɲɐ ɡõˈzaɡɐ]; October 17, 1847 – February 28, 1935) was a Brazilian composer, pianist and the first woman conductor in Brazil.Chiquinha Gonzaga was the first pianist of "choro" and author of the first carnival march, "Ó Abre Alas" (1899). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiquinha Gonzaga has received more than 76,752 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Chiquinha Gonzaga is the 883rd most popular composer, the 305th most popular biography from Brazil and the 4th most popular Brazilian Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Chiquinha Gonzaga ranks 883 out of 1,228Before her are Harald Sæverud, Frederick Loewe, Hubert Parry, Johann Adolf Scheibe, Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, and Nicolas Isouard. After her are Ahmet Adnan Saygun, Friedrich Silcher, Egon Wellesz, Dora Pejačević, Geirr Tveitt, and Vítězslava Kaprálová.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1847, Chiquinha Gonzaga ranks 54Before her are Alexander Lodygin, Émile Faguet, Frederick Arthur Bridgman, Hiệp Hòa, Charles Renard, and Koos de la Rey. After her are William Edward Ayrton, Ellen Terry, Remus von Woyrsch, Bertha Wegmann, Ida Saxton McKinley, and Castro Alves. Among people deceased in 1935, Chiquinha Gonzaga ranks 84Before her are Yusuf Akçura, Pyotr Kozlov, Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, Sun Chuanfang, Eemil Nestor Setälä, and Richard Sheldon. After her are Erich von Hornbostel, Jules Cambon, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Tsubouchi Shōyō, Childe Hassam, and Jackson Showalter.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Chiquinha Gonzaga ranks 305 out of 1,947Before her are Zé Maria (1949), Júlio César (1963), Romualdo Arppi Filho (1939), Tony Ramos (1948), Gustavo Kuerten (1976), and Jaime Lerner (1937). After her are Gilberto Freyre (1900), Max Cavalera (1969), Ana Maria Machado (1941), José Wilker (1944), Gilmar Rinaldi (1959), and Paulo Cézar Caju (1949).

Among COMPOSERS In Brazil

Among composers born in Brazil, Chiquinha Gonzaga ranks 4Before her are Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), Antônio Carlos Gomes (1836), and Ary Barroso (1903). After her are Egberto Gismonti (1947), Camargo Guarnieri (1907), and Alexandre Levy (1864).