Barbosa, Cacilda Campos Borges
- Irati Antonio
(b Rio de Janeiro, May 18, 1914). Brazilian composer, pianist and conductor. At the age of 14 she entered the Instituto Nacional de Música, Rio de Janeiro, where her teachers included Francisco Braga (composition) and Ernst Widmer. For many years she worked with Heitor Villa-Lobos at the Superintendência de Educação Musical e Artística (SEMA), where she founded and directed a youth orchestra. She was director of the Villa-Lobos Institute, taught at the Escola Popular de Educação Musical and directed several choral and orchestral ensembles; she also published some piano-teaching materials. Barbosa was one of the pioneers of electronic music in Brazil....