Ernani Braga

Ernani Braga (born Hernani da Costa Braga; January 10, 1888 – September 17, 1948) was a Brazilian composer, pianist and conductor, concerned to belong to the second generation of the nationalists in music. He composed works for voice, choir, orchestra and piano. He is little known outside the South America. Antônio Francisco Braga (1868–1945), with whom he is sometimes confused, was his teacher and friend. Among Ernani Braga's pupils was Camargo Guarnieri.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 10th, 1888 (Rio de Janeiro), Died September 17th, 1948 (São Paulo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-43496 10-in. 5/1/1928 A casinha pequenina Maria Lavina Piccioli Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BBVE-65868 10-in. 10/20/1933 A casinha pequéninha Orchestra Victor Brasileira ; Bidu Sayão Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Braga, Ernani," accessed August 2, 2021,

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"Braga, Ernani." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

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