Composers in History (Part 47)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4601 - 4,700 of 7,000

  • 1906-11-26 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer and painist, born in Mogliano, Veneto (d. 1994)
  • 1906-12-01 Jean Cartan, French composer, born in Nancy (d. 1932)
  • 1906-12-13 Ingemar Liljefors, composer
  • 1906-12-14 Helmut Bornefeld, composer
  • 1906-12-17 Fernando Lopez-Garcia, composer
  • 1906-12-23 Ross Lee Finney, Wells Minnesota, composer (Landscapes Remembered)
  • 1906-12-24 Franz Waxman, German film composer (d. 1967)
  • 1906-12-27 Ivan Brkanovic, composer
  • 1907-01-01 Erich Schmid, composer
  • 1907-01-02 Salvador Ley, composer
  • 1907-01-17 Henk H Badings, Bandung Indonesia, Dutch opera composer (Orestes)
  • 1907-01-28 Constantin Regamey, composer
  • 1907-02-01 Mozart Camargo Guarnieri, São Paulo Brazil, composer/conductor
  • 1907-02-15 Jean Langlais, composer
  • 1907-02-16 Fernando Previtali, composer
  • 1907-02-17 Alec Wilder, composer (1973 ASCAP award), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1907-03-07 Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
  • 1907-03-09 Henry Leland Clarke, composer
  • 1907-03-10 Robert de Roos, composer
  • 1907-03-19 Elizabeh LeFanu Maconochy, composer
  • 1907-03-19 Marc Vaubourgoin, composer
  • 1907-03-26 Leigh Harline, composer
  • 1907-03-26 Louis Saguer, composer
  • 1907-04-01 Walter Kaufmann, composer
  • 1907-04-18 Miklos Rozsa, movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1907-04-19 Gino Contilli, composer
  • 1907-04-21 Antoni Szalowski, composer
  • 1907-04-24 Vaclav Trojan, composer
  • 1907-04-25 Vasily Pavlovich Solov'yov-Sedoy, composer
  • 1907-05-05 Yoritsune Matsudaira, composer
  • 1907-05-07 Jef van Durme, composer
  • 1907-05-10 Harilaos Perpessas, composer
  • 1907-05-15 Josef Alexander, composer
  • 1907-06-03 Antonio Emmanvilovich Spadavecchia, composer
  • 1907-06-04 Marjan Kozina, composer
  • 1907-06-12 Giorgio Nataletti, composer
  • 1907-06-24 Jose de Lima Siquiera, composer
  • 1907-07-03 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • 1907-07-08 Kishio Hirao, composer
  • 1907-07-18 Yvonne Desportes, composer
  • 1907-07-19 Gunter Bialas, composer
  • 1907-07-22 Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (d. 1987)
  • 1907-08-08 Benny Carter, American musician and composer (Easy Money, King Carter), born in NYC, New York
  • 1907-08-16 Alexander Uriah Boskovich, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Israeli composer
  • 1907-08-17 Marian Viktorovich Koval, composer
  • 1907-08-18 Howard Swanson, composer
  • 1907-08-18 Otto Mortensen, composer
  • 1907-08-19 Zygmunt Mycielsky, composer
  • 1907-09-07 Ahmet Adnan Saygun, composer
  • 1907-09-24 Pierre Moulaert, composer
  • 1907-09-25 Jan Felderhof, composer
  • 1907-09-30 Arnold Elston, composer
  • 1907-10-01 Oedoen Partos, composer
  • 1907-10-12 Wolfgang Fortner, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1987)
  • 1907-10-26 Giovanni Salviucci, composer
  • 1907-11-01 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • 1907-11-09 Burrill Phillips, composer (Play Ball), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1907-11-19 Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Curacaos painter/composer
  • 1907-11-22 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1986)
  • 1907-11-30 Gyorgy Ranki, composer
  • 1907-12-08 Tony Aubin, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1981)
  • 1907-12-11 Norbert Rosseau, composer
  • 1907-12-12 Fred Elizalde, composer
  • 1907-12-12 Roy Douglas, English composer and arranger (Tomorrow We Live-At Dawn We Die)
  • 1907-12-22 Yoshio Hasegawa, composer
  • 1907-12-27 Jan Willem van Otterloo, Dutch composer
  • 1907-12-27 Nils-Eric Ringbom, composer
  • 1907-12-28 Roman Palester, Polish composer: The Weichsel
  • 1908-01-02 Janis Kepitis, composer
  • 1908-01-06 Menachem Avidom, Israeli composer, born in Stanislaviv, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
  • 1908-01-15 Roberta Bitgood, composer
  • 1908-01-20 Wilfred Conwell Bain, composer
  • 1908-01-28 Paul Misraki, French composer and songwriter (d. 1998)
  • 1908-02-01 Edward Staempfli, composer
  • 1908-02-02 Pavel Sivic, Slovenian composer, born in Radovljica (d. 1995)
  • 1908-02-02 Renzo Rossellini, Italian composer
  • 1908-02-08 Grigor Eghiazaryan, composer
  • 1908-02-10 Jean Coulthard, composer
  • 1908-02-13 Gerald Strang, Claresholm Canada, composer
  • 1908-03-03 Riccardo Nielsen, composer
  • 1908-03-07 Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
  • 1908-03-09 Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, born in Porte Alegre (d. 1965)
  • 1908-03-14 Nikolay Petrovich Rakov, composer
  • 1908-03-17 Radie Britain, composer
  • 1908-03-30 Camille Schmit, composer
  • 1908-03-30 Kurt Bruggemann, composer
  • 1908-04-06 Vano Il'ich Muradeli, composer
  • 1908-04-09 Fred Lohse, German composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1987)
  • 1908-04-18 Eric Spear, British film and TV composer (Coronation Street theme)
  • 1908-05-06 Necil Kazim Akses, composer
  • 1908-05-07 Wouter Paap, Dutch composer (d. 1981)
  • 1908-05-15 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, Akarp Sweden, composer (Linden)
  • 1908-05-17 Sigismund Toduta, composer
  • 1908-05-24 Kresimir Fribec, composer
  • 1908-05-27 Harold Rome, composer (Fanny, Pins & Needles)
  • 1908-06-17 John Verrall, composer
  • 1908-06-24 Hugo Distler, composer
  • 1908-06-29 Rene Gerber, Swiss composer, born in Travers (d. 2006)
  • 1908-06-29 Leroy Anderson, US composer (Syncopated Clock), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts (d. 1975)
  • 1908-06-30 Lucino Tinio Sacramento, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4601 - 4,700 of 5,144

  • 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
  • 1985-01-04 Lovro von Matačić, Croatian conductor and composer (Bruckner Medal), dies at 86
  • 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)
  • 1985-06-01 Richard Greene, English composer and actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 67
  • 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, American 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], American composer (Over the Rainbow), 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
  • 1987-03-27 Bruno Kiefer, German-born Brazilian composer, dies at 63
  • 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 [Friedrich Löwe], Austrian-born American composer (My Fair Lady, Camelot), dies at 86
  • 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
  • 1988-04-07 Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74
  • 1988-04-14 Herbert Reynolds Inch, composer, dies at 83
  • 1988-04-14 Johan Franco, composer, dies at 79
  • 1988-04-25 Boris Kremenliev, composer, dies at 76
  • 1988-04-29 Jan Kapr, Czech composer, dies at 74
  • 1988-05-27 Melvin J "Cy" Oliver, US jazz composer/orchestra leader, dies at 77
  • 1988-06-12 Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer, dies at 87