Music by Leopoldo Miguez

Born: 9th September 1850

Died: 6th July 1902

Birthplace: Niterói, Brazilian

Leopoldo Miguez was a Brazilian composer. Born in Niterói, Miguez studied at conservatories in Paris. He was known as a champion of the music of Richard Wagner. He also directed the "Instituto Nacional de Musica." He also wrote the music for Brazil's Hymn for the Proclamation of the Republic. He died in Rio de Janeiro.