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Bomtempo, Joao Domingos

Born: 1775 AD
Died: 1842 AD
Nationality: Portuguese
Categories: Composers, Pianists

1775 – He was born on the 28th of December in Lisbon. He is the son of an Italian musician of the Portuguese court orchestra.

         – He studied at the Music Seminary of the Patriarchal See in Lisbon.

1789 – He was accepted as a member of the Brotherhood of Santa Cecilia.

1801 – He traveled to Paris, starting a virtuoso pianist career.

1810 – He moved to London and got acquainted with the liberal circles.

1822 – He founded the ‘Sociedade Filarmonica’ in Lisbon, first concert society established in Portugal.

         – He became a music teacher of Queen Maria II of Portugal.

1835 – He served as first Director of the National Conservatory.

1842 – He died on the 18th of August in Lisbon.