Bomtempo, Joao Domingos
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.
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