Almeida Prado

Born: Brazil, Santos, SP, 2/8/1943 Died: Brazil, São Paulo, SP, 11/21/2010

He valued two qualities: originality and esthetic freedom. It was said he was completely free to used in his music elements of nationalism, atonalism, tonalism and references to ecology, religion and mysticism. He was professor of music at Instituto de Artes da Unicamp (Unicamp Art Institute) where he taught for 25 years.