Alexandre Levy

Born: Brazil, São Paulo, SP, 11/10/1864 Died: Brazil, São Paulo, SP, 11/17/1892

Son of the owner of Casa Levy, which sold sheet music and pianos in São Paulo, Alexandre Levy was naturally inclined toward music. From an early age he showed a remarkable talent for the piano. He often used folk themes in his compositions, which is why he is considered a nationalist composer.