Heitor Villa-Lobos

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Noun1.Heitor Villa-Lobos - Brazilian composer (1887-1959)
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2) and much of the work of Brazilian composer Hector Villa-Lobos.
Reilly's book consists of 39 brief reviews of 20th century composers, arranged alphabetically from John Adams, to Francis Poulenc, to Hector Villa-Lobos.
A culturally important Brazilian film designed for impressive sweep if not emotional power, "Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion" encompasses the life of Hector Villa-Lobos, the country's most revered and controversial 20th century composer, with modern filmic devices intended to match the artist's modern musical ones.