Composers in History (Part 47)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4601 - 4,700 of 7,005

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4601 - 4,700 of 5,147

  • 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
  • 1984-10-22 Harold Laurence Walters, composer, dies at 66
  • 1984-10-26 John Woods Duke, composer, dies at 85
  • 1984-11-08 Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen, composer, dies at 81
  • 1984-11-11 Jan Novák, Czech classical composer, dies at 63
  • 1984-11-20 Alexander Moyzes, composer, dies at 78
  • 1984-12-19 Michel Magne, composer, dies at 54
  • 1985-01-03 Lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93
  • 1985-01-10 Anton Karas, Austrian zither player and composer (b. 1906)
  • 1985-02-11 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83
  • 1985-02-11 Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer, dies at 68
  • 1985-02-22 Efrem A Zimbalist, Russian/US composer/violinist, dies at 95
  • 1985-03-16 Roger Huntington Sessions, US composer (Black Masks), dies at 88
  • 1985-03-21 Salvador Ley, composer, dies at 78
  • 1985-04-06 Mark Lothar, German composer (The Story of the Lazy Bear), dies at 82
  • 1985-05-08 Karl Marx, German composer/conductor, dies at 87
  • 1985-05-17 Abe Burrows, songwriter, composer, and writer (b. 1910)
  • 1985-07-17 Czeslaw Josef Marek, composer, dies at 93
  • 1985-08-04 Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65
  • 1985-08-12 Marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86
  • 1985-08-15 Richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68
  • 1985-08-24 Paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78
  • 1985-08-29 Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87
  • 1985-09-03 John Herbert McDowell, American composer for ballet, TV and the stage, dies at 58
  • 1985-09-06 Leon Orthel, Dutch composer, dies at 79
  • 1985-09-08 Manuel Ivo Cruz, Portuguese composer and founder of Philharmonic Orchestra of Lisbon, dies at 84
  • 1985-09-11 William Alwyn, composer, dies at 79
  • 1985-09-13 Dane Rudhyar, composer, dies at 90
  • 1985-09-25 Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88
  • 1986-01-03 Jens Bjerre, Danish composer, dies at 82
  • 1986-02-12 Guy Douglas Hamilton Warrack, composer, dies at 86
  • 1986-02-20 Francisco Paolo Mignone, composer, dies at 88
  • 1986-03-14 Benno Ammann, composer, dies at 81
  • 1986-03-14 Jozef Kresanek, composer, dies at 73
  • 1986-04-19 Dag Ivar Wiren, composer, dies at 80
  • 1986-04-23 Harold Arlen, [Hyman Arluck], US composer, murdered at 81
  • 1986-05-05 Jon William Haussermann Jr, composer, dies at 76
  • 1986-05-05 Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, dies at 94
  • 1986-05-20 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, dies at 78
  • 1986-06-02 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor/composer (Elegie), dies at 80
  • 1986-06-03 Arthur Charles Ernest Hoeree, composer, dies at 89
  • 1986-06-16 Maurice Duruflé, French composer and organist (b. 1902)
  • 1986-06-21 Assi Rahbani, Lebanese composer and author (b. 1923)
  • 1986-07-04 Flor Peeters, Flemish baron/organist/composer, dies at 83
  • 1986-07-23 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer, dies at 73
  • 1986-08-30 Otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79
  • 1986-09-07 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer, dies at 83
  • 1986-10-30 Andrzej Markowski, composer, dies at 62
  • 1986-11-15 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
  • 1986-11-22 Robert Sutton Whitney, composer, dies at 82
  • 1986-12-22 Celius Dougherty, composer, dies at 84
  • 1986-12-27 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78
  • 1986-12-29 John Antill, Australian composer (Corroboree), dies at 82
  • 1986-12-30 Jiri Jaroch, Czech composer, dies at 66
  • 1986-12-31 Lester Albert Trimble, composer, dies at 63
  • 1987-01-19 Fred Lohse, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1987-01-25 Emil Hlobil, Czech composer, dies at 85
  • 1987-01-29 Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, composer, dies at 73
  • 1987-02-15 Osmo Uolevi Lindeman, composer, dies at 57
  • 1987-02-18 Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky, composer, dies at 82
  • 1987-02-20 Ivan Brkanovic, composer, dies at 80
  • 1987-03-13 Finn Videro, Danish organist and composer, dies at 80
  • 1987-04-03 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer, dies at 97
  • 1987-04-14 Karl Holler, composer, dies at 79
  • 1987-05-22 Mario Zafred, composer, dies at 65
  • 1987-05-23 Karel Albert, Flemish composer (Marieken van Nymeghen), dies at 86
  • 1987-06-02 Andres Segovia, Spanish composer/guitarist, dies at 94
  • 1987-06-30 Federico Mompou, composer, dies at 94
  • 1987-07-15 Jack O'Hagan, cricketer/composer (Our Don Bradman), dies
  • 1987-07-26 Joe Liggins, US composer (I've a Right to Cry), dies at 71
  • 1987-08-05 Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer, dies at 79
  • 1987-08-13 Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
  • 1987-08-23 Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80
  • 1987-09-03 Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
  • 1987-09-22 Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
  • 1987-10-14 Rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
  • 1987-10-29 Woody Herman, American bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds), dies at 74
  • 1987-11-16 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (b. 1907)
  • 1987-11-26 Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89
  • 1987-11-28 Paul Arma, Hungarian-French composer, dies at 83
  • 1987-12-12 Louis de Meester, composer, dies at 83
  • 1987-12-12 Enrique Jorrín, Cuban musician and composer (b. 1926)
  • 1987-12-22 Leonidas Zoras, composer, dies at 82
  • 1988-01-29 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer/conductor, dies at 46
  • 1988-02-14 Frederick Loewe, US composer (My Fair Lady), dies at 84
  • 1988-02-15 Frederick [Fritz] Loewe, composer, dies
  • 1988-03-06 Konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63
  • 1988-03-10 William Brocklesby Wordsworth, composer, dies at 79
  • 1988-03-17 Nikolas Asimos, Greek counter-culture composer and singer (b. 1949)
  • 1988-03-20 Gil Evans, Canadian/US jazz composer (Out of the Cool), dies at 75
  • 1988-03-31 Talib Rasul Hakim, composer, dies at 48