Biography: Carlos Gomes

The history of Carlos Gomes

The first Brazilian composer to achieve international renown, Antonio Carlos Gomes (1836-1896), was born in Campinas, São Paulo, on July 11, 1836. After graduating with distinction, Carlos produced his first opera, “A Noite do Castelo” (September 1861), which was a great success.

Biography: Carlos Gomes
Décio Villares – Portrait of Maestro Antônio Carlos Gomes.
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Why is the 1824 Constitution considered liberal?

Why is the 1824 Constitution considered liberal?

Following Brazil’s declaration of independence, the country was focused on creating its first constitution. In 1823, one year after the separation from the Kingdom of Portugal, a constituent assembly was formed, but it had a highly interventionist nature and envisaged significant state involvement, contrary to the ideals of Dom Pedro I. For this reason, the emperor dissolved the constituent assembly and personally issued a new constitution, promulgated on March 25, 1824.

Why is the 1824 Constitution considered liberal?

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