The Life of Heitor Villa-Lobos

"When I do interviews, they say music, music, music, music, music... and I say no, no, no, no.  Music is second, the human being is first.  What is music for?  What is anything for?"

- Wayne Shorter, quoted in Michelle Mercer's Footprints

Can we get a feel for what Villa-Lobos the man was like, fifty years after his death?  Let's give it a try....