Timeline

   1991-1993

1991

He teaches a music workshop at the Escola de Música Villa-Lobos, Rio de Janeiro.

He participates in the IX Bienal da Música Brasileira Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro.

1992

He makes his last television appearance on the TV Cultura de São Paulo program Os Arranjadores, conducting an orchestra for the last time in a moving performance of his symphonic arrangement of Afro-Brazilian songs by Baden Powell and Vinícius de Moraes.

He receives the Bolsa Vitae for promotion of Cultura, Educação e Promoção Social, São Paulo, to compose the symphonic work Tributo a Portinari.

1993

He receives the Prêmio Nacional de Música from the Ministry of Culture at the Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro at the premiere of his composition Tributo a Portinari, during the X Bienal de Música Brasileira Contemporânea, played by the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira, directed by maestro Mario Tavares.

1993/11/26

César Guerra-Peixe dies in Rio de Janeiro, leaving us one of the most important musical legacies ever. He was a prolific composer, but also an instrumentalist, essay writer and cultural advocate. As teacher he shared his knowledge with important names like: Jorge Antunes, José Maria Neves, Guilherme Bauer, Maria Aparecida Antonello Ferreira, Clóvis Pereira, Murilo Tertuliano dos Santos, Ernâni Aguiar, Antônio Guerrero, Paulo Moura, Airton Barbosa, Antônio Jardim, Carlos Cruz, Chiquinho Morais, Capiba, Sivuca, Rildo Hora, Baden Powell, Formiga, Juca Chaves and Roberto Menescal, among many others who keep his works alive even today.

 

 

Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro at the premiere of his composition “Tributo a Portinari,” during the X Bienal de Música Brasileira Contemporânea. Rio de Janeiro, 1993.


   1991-1993