Garcia, José Mauricio Nunes

(22 September 1767, Rio de Janiero – 18 April 1830, Rio de Janeiro)
   Ordained a Roman Catholic priest on 3 March 1792, he was appointed mestre de capela of Rio de Janeiro Cathedral, the highest post in the city, and then to the same title for the royal chapel of Prince Dom Joa˜o VI in 1808. He conducted the Brazilian premiere of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem. He composed more than 400 works, mostly sacred music for four-voiced chorus with accompaniment, including 32 masses (19 surviving, seven of which set the complete ordinary) and four Requiems, music for Holy Week, five polyphonic sequences, and many polyphonies for the divine office.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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