José Avelino Canongia

Born: 10th November 1784

Died: 10th July 1842

Birthplace: Oeiras, near Lisbon

Jose Avelino Canongia was a Portuguese Clarinetist. Kanonzhiya, along with pianist João Domingos Bomtempu considered one of the most important Portuguese virtuoso musicians beginning of the XIX century. He had a brilliant technique, during a tour of Germany, his skill is compared to Berman and Hermshtedta. At the same time, some critics noted in his game lack expressiveness and flexibility of sound.

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