Composers in History (Part 46)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4501 - 4,600 of 7,000

  • 1905-08-08 Andre Jolivet, composer (L'Eunuque), born in Paris, France
  • 1905-08-18 Peter Paul Kreuder, composer
  • 1905-08-19 Jacques de Menasce, composer
  • 1905-08-23 Leonard Constant Lambert, composer (King Pest), born in London, England
  • 1905-08-25 Undine Smith Moore, African-American composer, born in Jarratt, Virginia (d. 1989)
  • 1905-08-29 Lan Adomian, Russian-born American composer, born in Moghiler-Podolsk (d. 1979)
  • 1905-09-01 Gervase Hughes, composer
  • 1905-09-03 Robert Ruthenfranz, composer
  • 1905-09-12 Boris Arapov, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1992)
  • 1905-09-17 Jorge Urrutia Blondel, composer
  • 1905-09-23 Jeno Kenessey, composer
  • 1905-10-04 Leon Orthel, Dutch composer, born in Roosendaal (d. 1985)
  • 1905-10-04 Rene Defossez, composer
  • 1905-10-15 Alexey Kozlovsky, composer
  • 1905-10-15 Dag Ivar Wiren, composer
  • 1905-10-22 Joseph Kosma, composer
  • 1905-10-23 Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, composer
  • 1905-10-24 Elizabeth Poston, composer
  • 1905-10-30 Christian Darnton, composer
  • 1905-11-07 William Alwyn, composer
  • 1905-11-12 Evgeny Grigor'yevich Bruslovsky, composer
  • 1905-11-12 Solon Michaelides, composer
  • 1905-11-21 David Moule-Evans, composer
  • 1905-11-27 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Mater Dolorosa)
  • 1905-12-02 Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer
  • 1905-12-08 Charles Cushing, composer
  • 1905-12-08 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer
  • 1905-12-11 Koos van de Griend, composer
  • 1905-12-15 Ferenc Farkas, composer
  • 1905-12-18 Richard Sturzenegger, composer
  • 1905-12-23 Arn Bjornsson, composer
  • 1905-12-31 Jule Styne, England, songwriter/composer (1954 Acad Award, 1968 Tony)
  • 1906-01-11 Johannes Paul Thilman, composer
  • 1906-01-13 Maxime Jacob, composer
  • 1906-01-14 Walter Knape, composer
  • 1906-01-15 Rezso Kokai, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1962)
  • 1906-01-27 Radames Gnattali, composer
  • 1906-01-31 Benjamin Frankel, composer
  • 1906-02-01 Pierre Cardevielle, French composer/conductor (Amants Captifs)
  • 1906-02-03 Ludvig Nielsen, composer
  • 1906-02-17 Ramon Tapales, composer
  • 1906-02-19 Grace Mary Williams, composer
  • 1906-02-22 Edmund von Borck, composer
  • 1906-02-25 Boris Papandopulo, composer
  • 1906-03-07 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
  • 1906-03-07 Hans Lachman, composer
  • 1906-03-11 Aasan Ferit Alnar, composer
  • 1906-03-14 Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer
  • 1906-03-19 Normand Lockwood, composer
  • 1906-03-23 George Posford, composer
  • 1906-03-29 E Power Biggs, Westcliff-on-Sea England, organist/composer (CBS)
  • 1906-03-31 Lauri Saikkola, composer
  • 1906-04-10 Fud Livingston, composer
  • 1906-04-14 Hunter Johnson, American composer, born near Benson, North Carolina (d. 1998)
  • 1906-04-22 Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)
  • 1906-04-25 Zoltan Gardonyi, composer
  • 1906-04-26 Leopold Spinner, composer
  • 1906-05-02 Maurice Thiriet, composer
  • 1906-05-08 David Van Vactor, Plymouth Indiana, composer (Chaconne)
  • 1906-05-23 Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer
  • 1906-05-29 Hans Joachim Schaeuble, composer
  • 1906-06-10 Janos Viski, Hungarian composer, born in Kolozsvár (d. 1961)
  • 1906-06-21 Luis Maria Millet, composer
  • 1906-06-21 Harold Spina, American composer (d. 1997)
  • 1906-06-28 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/music historian
  • 1906-07-02 Robert Levine Sanders, composer
  • 1906-07-06 Agnes Elisabeth Lutyens, composer
  • 1906-07-14 Arthur James Bramwell Hutchings, composer
  • 1906-07-19 Klaus Egge, Gransherad, Telemark Norway, composer (Noregsonger)
  • 1906-07-21 Daniel Ayala Perez, composer
  • 1906-07-26 Armando Jose Fernandes, composer
  • 1906-07-30 L'udovit Rajter, composer
  • 1906-07-30 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, born in La Habana (d. 1977)
  • 1906-08-07 Gerhard Frommel, composer
  • 1906-08-15 Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, born in Fuglebjerg, Næstved (d. 1987)
  • 1906-08-21 Joachim Homs, composer
  • 1906-09-01 Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)
  • 1906-09-04 Alexander Moyzes, composer
  • 1906-09-04 Antanas Raciunas, composer
  • 1906-09-05 Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, born in Lenzburg (d. 1990)
  • 1906-09-07 Filip Gershkovich, composer
  • 1906-09-10 Lambertus "Bertus" van Lyre, composer/conductor (Hooglied)
  • 1906-09-12 Ruvim Pergament, composer, born in Petrozavodsk, Russia (d. 1965)
  • 1906-09-19 Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer
  • 1906-09-19 Massimo Freccia, composer
  • 1906-09-20 David Sheinfeld, composer
  • 1906-09-25 Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich, composer [NS], born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1906-09-25 Jaroslav Jezek, composer
  • 1906-09-30 Eamonn O Gallagher, composer
  • 1906-10-09 Janis Ivanovs, Latvian composer, born in Babri, Preiļi, Latvia (d. 1983)
  • 1906-10-10 Paul Creston, [Giuseppe Guttoveggio], NY, composer (Creative Harmony)
  • 1906-10-12 Willy Hess, Swiss musicologist, composer and famous Beethoven scholar, born in Winterthur, Switzerland (d. 1997)
  • 1906-10-22 Cornelis L "Kees" van Baaren, Dutch composer (Willem Pijper)
  • 1906-10-23 Miriam Gideon, composer
  • 1906-10-31 Louise Talma, Arcachon France, composer (Summer Sounds)
  • 1906-11-04 Arnold Atkinson Cooke, composer
  • 1906-11-04 Siegfried Borris, composer
  • 1906-11-19 Henri Temianka, composer
  • 1906-11-19 Jacques Leguerney, composer
  • 1906-11-23 Mervyn Roberts, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4501 - 4,600 of 5,144

  • 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, British 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, dies at 80
  • 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, Latvian 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
  • 1983-05-16 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, American 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, British 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, American composer (Gerald McBoing Boing), dies at 69
  • 1984-07-31 Paul Le Flem, composer, dies at 103
  • 1984-08-14 Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer, dies at 63
  • 1984-08-16 Gyorgy Kosa, Hungarian composer, dies at 87
  • 1984-08-22 Charles Whittenberg, composer, dies at 57
  • 1984-09-08 Rene Bernier, Belgian composer, dies at 79
  • 1984-09-09 Walter Kaufmann, composer, dies at 77
  • 1984-09-11 Hilding Hallnas, composer, dies at 81
  • 1984-09-23 Anatoly Grigor'yevich Novikov, composer, dies at 87
  • 1984-10-17 Alberta Hunter, US blues singer/composer, dies at 89
  • 1984-10-21 Dalibor Cyril Vackar, composer, dies at 78