Egberto Gismonti The Brazilian guitarist, pianist, and composer studied piano and composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Gismonti lived with Amazon Indians in Brazil's rainforest to learn their music. He combines both -- and all of the other influences he has absorbed -- in his own music. Michelle Mercer visited him at home in Rio de Janeiro.
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The Brazilian guitarist, pianist, and composer studied piano and composition with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Gismonti lived with Amazon Indians in Brazil's rainforest to learn their music. He combines both — and all of the other influences he has absorbed — in his own music. Michelle Mercer visited him at home in Rio de Janeiro.