Gomes, (Antônio) Carlos (opera)
- Gerard Béhague
(b Campinas, July 11, 1836; d Belém, Sept 16, 1896). Brazilian composer . The son of a provincial bandmaster, he learnt from his father the rudiments of music and also to play several instruments, and began composing at an early age. In 1859 he went on a concert tour with his brother Sant’Ana Gomes and had considerable success in São Paulo with his verse setting ...