Composers in History (Part 46)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4501 - 4,600 of 7,002

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4501 - 4,600 of 5,148

  • 1981-07-26 Donald Lybbert, composer, dies at 58
  • 1981-08-01 Seppo Antero Yrjonpoika Nummi, composer, dies at 49
  • 1981-08-17 Robert Russell Bennett, US composer/arranger (Oklahoma!), dies at 87
  • 1981-09-06 Joseph Yasser, composer, dies at 88
  • 1981-09-14 Yasuji Kiyose, composer, dies at 81
  • 1981-09-21 Tony Aubin, French composer, dies at 73
  • 1981-09-22 Harry Warren, American composer and lyricist (b. 1893)
  • 1981-10-07 Wouter Paap, Dutch composer, dies at 73
  • 1981-10-14 Ingemar Liljefors, composer, dies at 74
  • 1981-10-17 David Guion, composer, dies at 88
  • 1981-10-21 Karel Srom, Czech composer, dies at 77
  • 1981-12-02 Hershy Kay, composer, dies at 62
  • 1981-12-13 Cornelius Cardew, English composer (Scratch Orchestra), dies in a hit and run accident at 45
  • 1981-12-31 Frantisek Chaun, composer, dies at 60
  • 1982-01-10 Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer, dies at 84
  • 1982-01-18 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93
  • 1982-01-30 Riccardo Nielsen, composer, dies at 73
  • 1982-02-17 Thelonious Monk, American jazz pianist and composer, dies at 64
  • 1982-03-07 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer, dies at 68
  • 1982-03-13 Albert Weisser, composer, dies at 64
  • 1982-03-14 Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov, composer, dies at 59
  • 1982-03-29 Carl Orff, German composer (Mouth, Antigonae), dies at 86
  • 1982-04-04 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, composer, dies at 50
  • 1982-05-13 Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer, dies at 64
  • 1982-05-13 Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer, dies at 74
  • 1982-06-26 Andre Tchaikowsy, pianist/composer, dies
  • 1982-07-01 John Everett Watts, composer, dies at 51
  • 1982-07-02 Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer, dies at 59
  • 1982-07-14 George Amadee Tremblay, composer, dies at 71
  • 1982-07-18 Lionel Daunais, French-Canadian singer and composer (b. 1902)
  • 1982-07-28 George Kleinsinger, US composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68
  • 1982-08-02 Rudolf Maros, composer, dies at 65
  • 1982-08-12 Helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer, dies at 80
  • 1982-08-29 Lehman Engel, US composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71
  • 1982-09-17 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (b. 1937)
  • 1982-09-19 Samuel L M Barlow, composer, dies at 90
  • 1982-10-16 Jacov Gotovac, composer, dies at 86
  • 1982-11-01 Leighton Lucas, composer, dies at 79
  • 1982-11-07 Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer (Grupo de los cuatro), dies at 71
  • 1982-11-14 Joachim Stutschewsky, composer, dies at 91
  • 1982-11-17 Eduard Tubin, composer, dies at 77
  • 1982-11-22 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
  • 1982-11-26 Juhan Aavic, Estonian composer, dies at 98
  • 1982-11-27 Philipp Kutev, composer, dies at 79
  • 1982-12-01 Dorothy James, composer, dies on 81st birthday
  • 1982-12-10 Roy Webb, American film composer, dies at 94
  • 1982-12-17 Philipp Jarnach, composer, dies at 90
  • 1982-12-19 Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer, dies at 71
  • 1982-12-19 Lawrence Collingwood, composer, dies at 95
  • 1982-12-23 Norman Dinnerstein, composer, dies at 45
  • 1982-12-28 Frederick Douglass Hall, American composer, dies at 84
  • 1983-01-02 Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66
  • 1983-02-12 Eubie Blake, US ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 96
  • 1983-02-24 Herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90
  • 1983-03-07 Igor Markevich, composer, dies at 70
  • 1983-03-08 William T Walton, English composer (Belhazzar's feast), dies at 80
  • 1983-03-23 David Wynne, Welsh composer (Owain ab Urien), dies at 82
  • 1983-03-27 Janis Ivanovs, composer, dies at 76
  • 1983-04-14 Willem F Bon, Dutch composer, dies at 42
  • 1983-04-26 Bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81

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1983-04-30 George Balanchine, Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet, dies from Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease at 79

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  • 1983-05-04 Nino Sanzogno, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1983-05-06 Kai Winding, Danish-American Jazz musician and trombonist (Georgia On My Mind), dies of a brain tumor at 60
  • 1983-05-16 Carel Brons, Dutch composer, dies at 52
  • 1983-05-21 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61
  • 1983-05-27 Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer, dies at 67
  • 1983-06-07 Daniele Amfiteatrov, composer, dies at 81
  • 1983-06-17 Peter Mennin(i), US composer (Moby Dick), dies at 60
  • 1983-06-25 Alberto Evaristo Ginastera, Argentine composer (Panambi), dies at 67
  • 1983-07-04 Claus Adam, American composer and cellist (Juilliard Quartet), dies at 65
  • 1983-07-05 Vaclav Trojan, composer, dies at 76
  • 1983-07-10 Werner Egk, German composer (Die Zaubergeige), dies at 82
  • 1983-07-23 Georges Auric, French composer (It Always Rains on Sunday), dies at 84
  • 1983-07-25 Jerome Moross, US composer (Frankie & Johnny), dies at 69
  • 1983-09-07 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • 1983-10-02 Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75
  • 1983-10-25 Hermann Ambrosius, composer, dies at 86
  • 1983-10-29 Sten Broman, Swedish composer, dies at 81
  • 1983-11-06 Robert Gross, composer, dies at 69
  • 1983-11-07 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer, dies at 61
  • 1983-11-07 Germaine Tailleferre, Fren composer (Le Marin du Bolivar), dies at 91
  • 1983-12-11 Szymon Laks, Polish composer (head of prisoners orchestra at Auschwitz), dies at 82
  • 1984-01-11 Fritz Geissler, German composer, dies at 62
  • 1984-01-14 Paul Ben Haim, composer, dies at 86
  • 1984-01-23 Samuel Gardner, composer, dies at 92
  • 1984-02-20 Fikret Dzhamil Amirov, composer, dies at 61
  • 1984-03-04 Shalva Mikhaylovich Mshvelidze, composer, dies at 79
  • 1984-03-06 Pierre Cochereau, composer, dies at 59
  • 1984-03-28 Carmen Dragon, American conductor, composer and arranger (b. 1914)
  • 1984-05-25 Piet Ketting, Dutch pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 79
  • 1984-06-08 Gordon Jacob, composer, dies at 88
  • 1984-06-13 Marinus de Jong, Dutch composer, dies at 92
  • 1984-06-15 Meredith Willson, composer (Meredith Willson Show), dies at 82
  • 1984-06-19 Wladimir Rudolfovich Vogel, composer, dies at 88
  • 1984-06-20 Hans Studer, Swiss composer, dies at 73
  • 1984-07-02 Ramiro Cortes, composer, dies at 50
  • 1984-07-09 Randall Thompson, US composer (Trip to Nahant), dies at 85
  • 1984-07-11 Karel Mengelberg, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • 1984-07-20 Gail Kubik, US composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), dies at 69
  • 1984-07-31 Paul Le Flem, composer, dies at 103