Cassuto, Alvaro (Leon)
- Sérgio Azevedo
(b Oporto, Nov 17, 1938). Portuguese composer and conductor. He began his musical studies with Artur Santos and Lopes-Graça in Lisbon and continued them with Klussmann in Hamburg. He also studied conducting with Pedro de Freitas Branco. Between 1959 and 1965, when he had already had some pieces performed in Portugal, he studied conducting with Karajan and Herbert Ahlendorf in Berlin and with Ferrara in Hilversum, having obtained a grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. In ...