Manuel Cardoso

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        Portuguese composer Manuel Cardoso was born in the town of Fronteira, near Portalegre. At age eight or nine, he entered the choir school of Evora Cathedral, where he studied music and grammar. One of his teachers there was the respected composer Manuel Mendes. How long Cardoso stayed in school is unknown, but he entered the Carmelite Convent in Lisbon on July 1, 1688, taking his vow a year later. Cardoso remained a monk for the rest of his life, which is why his name often has F... Read more

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