Composers in History (Part 48)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4701 - 4,800 of 7,005

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4701 - 4,800 of 5,147

  • 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
  • 1988-06-19 Zdenek Blazek, composer, dies at 83
  • 1988-07-01 Hellmuth Christian Wolff, composer, dies at 82
  • 1988-07-01 Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer, dies at 68
  • 1988-08-02 Roger Vuataz, composer, dies at 90
  • 1988-08-09 Giacinto Scelsi, Italian composer (b. 1905)
  • 1988-08-16 Milton Adolphus, composer, dies at 75
  • 1988-09-22 Rezso Sugar, Hungarian composer, dies at 68
  • 1988-09-23 Arwel Hughes, composer, dies at 79
  • 1988-10-08 Ernst Hermann Meyer, composer, dies at 82
  • 1988-11-13 Antal Dorati, Hungarian/US conductor/composer, dies at 82
  • 1988-11-13 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (b. 1902)
  • 1988-11-27 Karel Horky, Czech composer, dies at 79
  • 1989-01-31 Yasushi Akutagawa, composer, dies at 63
  • 1989-02-05 Joe Raposa, composer/songwriter (Sesame Street), dies at 51
  • 1989-05-12 Marcelle de Manziarly, composer, dies at 89
  • 1989-05-15 John Waldo Green, composer, dies at 80
  • 1989-06-04 Vaclav Kaslik, Czech opera composer/conductor, dies at 71
  • 1989-06-12 Peter Conrad Baden, composer, dies at 80
  • 1989-06-22 Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer, dies at 74
  • 1989-07-05 Ernesto Halffter, composer, dies at 84
  • 1989-08-01 John Ogdon, English pianist/composer, dies at 52
  • 1989-08-25 Gunnar Johnsen Berg, composer, dies at 80

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1989-09-22 Irving Berlin [Israel Isidore Baline], American composer and lyricist considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history (God Bless America, White Xmas), dies at 101

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin
  • 1989-09-26 Arnold Shaw, American writer on popular music and composer, dies at 80
  • 1989-09-30 Virgil Thomson, US composer/critic (4 saints in 3 acts), dies at 92
  • 1989-10-12 Franco, [Francis Luambo/"Makiadi"], Zaire composer/music, dies at 51
  • 1989-10-31 Conrad Beck, Swiss composer, dies at 88
  • 1989-11-17 Emerson Buckley, composer, dies at 73
  • 1989-12-06 Sammy Fain, composer, dies at 87
  • 1989-12-06 Gabor Jodal, Romanian composer, dies at 76
  • 1989-12-21 Jan Cikker, Slovak composer, dies at 78
  • 1989-12-23 Josef Alexander, composer, dies at 82
  • 1989-12-26 Lennox Berkeley, composer, dies at 86
  • 1990-01-02 Vladimir Alexis Ussachevsky, Manchuria composer (Creation), dies at 78
  • 1990-01-12 Paul Amadeus Pisk, composer, dies at 96
  • 1990-01-20 Miloslav Istvan, composer, dies at 61
  • 1990-02-07 Jimmy Van Heusen, composer (Call Me Irresponsible), dies at 77
  • 1990-03-07 Max Neuhaus, American percussionalist and composer (sound sculptures), dies of cancer at 50
  • 1990-03-16 Ernst Bacon, American composer, dies at 91
  • 1990-05-02 William Levi Dawson, composer, dies at 90
  • 1990-05-09 Luigi Nono, Italian composer (Intolleranza), dies at 66
  • 1990-05-14 Andre Ameller, composer, dies at 78
  • 1990-06-25 Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Australian composer (Triad), dies at 77
  • 1990-07-07 Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (b. 1958)
  • 1990-07-16 Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908)
  • 1990-08-23 David Rose, composer (Holiday for Strings, Stripper), dies at 80
  • 1990-09-14 Wime de Craene, Flemish chansonnier/composer, dies
  • 1990-09-19 Werner Janssen, US composer (New Years Eve in NY), dies at 91
  • 1990-10-14 Leonard Bernstein, composer, dies of heart attack at 72
  • 1990-11-24 Bulent Arel, Turkish-born electronic composer, dies at 72

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1990-12-02 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Fanfare for Common Man), dies at 90

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • 1990-12-07 Peter Mieg, Swiss composer, dies at 84
  • 1990-12-18 Paul Tortelier, composer, dies at 76
  • 1990-12-22 Cecil Effinger, composer, dies at 76
  • 1991-03-01 Scott Huston, composer, dies at 74
  • 1991-03-02 Serge Gainsbourg, composer/actor (Fury of Hercules), dies at 62
  • 1991-03-27 Elinor Remick Warren, composer, dies at 91
  • 1991-04-26 Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (The Godfather Part II), and father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies at 80
  • 1991-04-26 Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (b. 1904)
  • 1991-04-26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, dies at 85
  • 1991-05-03 Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer and composer (b. 1907)
  • 1991-05-08 Jean Langlais, composer, dies at 84
  • 1991-05-20 Julian Orbon De Soto, composer, dies at 65
  • 1991-05-23 Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (b. 1895)
  • 1991-06-09 Claudio Arrau, Chilian/US pianist/composer, dies at 88
  • 1991-07-19 Gino Negri, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • 1991-08-28 Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
  • 1991-09-07 Archie N Menzies, playwright/composer (Under Your Hat), dies at 87
  • 1991-09-08 Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer
  • 1991-09-13 Ferry Barendse, trumpeter/composer/arranger (Ramblers), dies
  • 1991-10-27 Andrzei Panufkin, Pol/British conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
  • 1991-10-28 Sylvia Fine Kaye, US lyricist/composer, dies at 78
  • 1991-11-22 Jac de Jong, Dutch MP/composer/businessman (Nedac-Sorbo), dies
  • 1991-12-20 Thomas Newman, actor/composer (Cape Fear), dies of heart attack at 60
  • 1991-12-22 Ernst Krenek, Austrian/US composer (Orpheus & Eurydike), dies at 91
  • 1992-01-12 Sadao Bekku, Japanese classical and film composer (Matango), dies at 89
  • 1992-01-25 Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, dies at 70
  • 1992-02-15 William Schuman, American composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard), dies at 81
  • 1992-03-10 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • 1992-03-20 Georges Delerue, French composer (Hiroshima, My Love), dies at 67
  • 1992-03-21 Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
  • 1992-03-28 Josef Matej, Czech composer, dies at 70
  • 1992-04-27 Olivier Messiaen, French composer, dies at 83
  • 1992-04-28 Olivier Messiaen, French composer (St Francois d'Assise), dies at 83
  • 1992-05-19 Hans Vogt, German composer, dies at 81
  • 1992-05-23 Atahualpa Yupanqui, Argentine singer/composer/poet/guitarist, dies
  • 1992-05-30 Leen 't Hart, organist/composer, dies at 72
  • 1992-06-08 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, dies at 83
  • 1992-06-10 Hachidal Nakamura, composer (Sukiyaki), dies at 61 of heart failure
  • 1992-07-04 Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
  • 1992-07-15 Henk van der Molen, guitarist/composer/writer (Martine Bijl), dies
  • 1992-07-29 William Mathias, Welsh composer (wrote for 1981 royal wedding), dies at 57
  • 1992-08-02 Michel Berges, French composer, dies of a heart attack at 44