Guiomar Novaes

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Guiomar Novaes at the piano with her daughter Anna Maria Pinto, ca.1924

Guiomar Novaes (born February 28, 1896 in São João da Boa Vista , Brazil , † March 7, 1979 in São Paulo ) was a Brazilian pianist .


She played the piano at the age of eight. With a scholarship, she was able to complete her studies at the Paris Conservatory with Isidore Philipp , where she received first prize in 1911. She made her debut in the United States in 1916 . Since 1922 she was married to the composer Octavio Pinto .


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