António Fragoso


António de Lima Fragoso (1897-1918) was a Portuguese composer and pianist. He was given his earliest music lessons by his uncle, António dos Santos Tovin, and continued after his move to Oporto under the supervision of another uncle, who was also Fragoso's godfather, José d'Oliveira Lima. He studied piano with Ernesto Maia. At Lisbon Conservatoire of music, which he entered aged 17, he studied harmony and score-reading, and piano with Marcos Garin, Tomás Borba and Luiz de Freitas Branco. On 13 October 1918 influenza claimed his life. He died in his house in Pocariça, aged 21. His musical style is often described as having notable influences of Chopin, Fauré and Debussy.

Books from António Fragoso

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