Composers in History (Part 49)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 4801 - 4,900 of 7,000

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1910-03-09 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
  • 1910-03-24 Jacques Chailley, composer
  • 1910-03-25 Mario Peragallo, Italian composer
  • 1910-04-10 Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer
  • 1910-04-14 Werner Wolf Glaser, composer
  • 1910-04-26 Erland von Koch, composer
  • 1910-04-26 Ernst Tittel, composer
  • 1910-05-03 Alceo Galliera, composer
  • 1910-05-08 Mary Lou Williams, US jazz pianist/composer (Zodiac Suite)
  • 1910-05-11 Jorge Croner de Vasconcelos, Portuguese composer (d. 1974)
  • 1910-05-24 Margers Zarins, composer
  • 1910-05-24 Nils-Eric Fougstedt, composer
  • 1910-06-06 Toshitsugu Ogiwara, composer
  • 1910-06-09 Vbilmos Demian, composer
  • 1910-06-10 Robert Still, English composer (d. 1971)
  • 1910-06-11 Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in New York City
  • 1910-06-15 Berend Giltay, composer
  • 1910-06-17 Herbert Owen Reed, composer
  • 1910-06-21 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1966)
  • 1910-06-21 Charles Jones, composer
  • 1910-06-27 Karel Reiner, composer
  • 1910-06-29 Franc Henry Loesser, US songwriter/composer (Most Happy Fella)
  • 1910-07-02 Earl Hawley Robinson, composer
  • 1910-07-02 William Douglas Denny, composer
  • 1910-07-15 Ronald Binge, British composer (Elizabethan Serenade, Sailing By), born in Derby, England (d. 1979)
  • 1910-07-20 Vilém Tauský, Czech conductor and composer (d. 2004)
  • 1910-08-01 Walter Scharf, American composer (d. 2003)
  • 1910-08-04 William Schuman, American composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1910-08-06 Friedrich Schroder, composer
  • 1910-08-12 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Romeo & Juliet)
  • 1910-08-14 Pierre Schaeffer, French engineer/composer
  • 1910-08-15 Hugo Winterhalter, composer
  • 1910-08-17 Eric Aaltonen, composer
  • 1910-08-18 Herman Berlinski, composer
  • 1910-08-24 Bernhard Heiden, German-American composer, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1910-08-29 Robert Pineda-Duque, composer, born in El Santuario, Colombia (d. 1977)
  • 1910-09-18 Josef Tal, Israeli composer (Israeli art music), born in Pinne, German Poland (d. 2008)
  • 1910-09-18 Leon Stein, American composer, born in Chicago (d. 2002)
  • 1910-09-22 Klement Slavicky, composer
  • 1910-09-24 Frank Pelleg, composer
  • 1910-10-11 Eugene John Weigel, composer
  • 1910-10-13 Art[hur] Tatum, US jazz pianist/composer
  • 1910-10-13 Otto Joachim, composer
  • 1910-10-16 William Leonard Reed, composer
  • 1910-10-18 Vojislav Vuckovic, composer
  • 1910-11-06 Arthur Cohn, American composer and writer on music, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1998)
  • 1910-11-27 Rudolf Holzmann, composer
  • 1910-12-04 Alex North, Chester Penn, composer (Spartacus, Viva Zapata)
  • 1910-12-07 Richard Franko Goldman, composer
  • 1910-12-16 Robert Noehren, composer
  • 1910-12-16 Stanojlo Rajicic, composer
  • 1910-12-18 Abe Burrows, American Broadway composer (Guys & Dolls 1951 TONY), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1911-01-01 Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Dec 27]
  • 1911-01-06 Yannis Andreou Papaioannou, composer
  • 1911-01-08 Andrej Ocenas, composer
  • 1911-01-14 George Amadee Tremblay, composer
  • 1911-01-14 Helmut Degen, composer
  • 1911-01-18 Gabor Darvas, composer
  • 1911-01-22 Roberto Garcia Morillo, composer
  • 1911-01-25 Julia Frances Smith, composer
  • 1911-01-26 Norbert Schultze, composer
  • 1911-02-02 Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer
  • 1911-02-03 Jehan [Ariste] Alain, French organist/composer
  • 1911-02-19 Nikola Hercigonja, composer
  • 1911-02-20 Robert Guyn McBride, composer (Mexican Rhapsody), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1911-02-24 Konrad Lechner, composer
  • 1911-03-03 Francesco Siciliani, opera composer
  • 1911-03-06 Roland Jacobi Leich, composer
  • 1911-03-07 Stefan Kisielewski, composer
  • 1911-03-08 Alan Hovhaness, Somerville Mass, composer (Lousadzak, Ukiyo)
  • 1911-03-09 Ramon Campbell Batista, composer
  • 1911-03-13 Jose Ardevol, composer
  • 1911-03-17 Raffaele d' Alessandro, composer
  • 1911-03-30 Dennis Gomm, British composer and musician (d. 1995)
  • 1911-04-06 Phyllis Margaret Duncan Tate, composer
  • 1911-04-13 Nino Sanzogno, Italian composer, born in Venice (d. 1983)
  • 1911-04-19 Francesco Maria Saraceni, composer
  • 1911-04-24 Sigursveinn David Kristinsson, composer
  • 1911-04-30 Hans Studer, Swiss composer, born in Murii (d. 1984)
  • 1911-05-14 Hans Vogt, German composer, born in Danzig (d. 1992)
  • 1911-05-23 Boris Kremenliev, composer
  • 1911-06-07 Franz Reizenstein, composer
  • 1911-06-27 V K Narayana Menon, composer
  • 1911-06-29 Bernard Herrmann, American composer (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Taxi Driver), born in NYC, New York
  • 1911-07-07 Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italian composer (Amahl & Night Visitors)
  • 1911-07-29 Jan Cikker, Slovak composer, born in Banská Bystrica, Austria-Hungary
  • 1911-08-14 Jan Koetsier, composer
  • 1911-08-25 Jacopo Napoli, Italian composer, born in Naples, Italy (d. 1994)
  • 1911-09-01 Komei Abe, Japanese composer, born in Hiroshima (d. 2006)
  • 1911-09-02 Rene Amengual, composer
  • 1911-09-19 Gustaf Allan Pettersson, composer
  • 1911-09-19 Weldon Hart, American composer (d. 1957)
  • 1911-09-20 Jan Mul, Dutch composer, born in Haarlem (d. 1971)
  • 1911-09-25 Lionel Henry Nowak, composer
  • 1911-10-21 Vladimir Ussachevsky, Manchurian/US composer (Creation) [NS=Nov 3]
  • 1911-11-03 Vladimir Ussachevsky, Hailar Manchuria, composer (Creation)
  • 1911-11-04 Ssamu Shimizu, composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music

Deaths 4801 - 4,900 of 5,144

  • 1993-01-21 Jan Zimmer, Slovak composer, dies at 66
  • 1993-02-03 Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (8 Horse Bet), dies at 69
  • 1993-02-14 Buddy Pepper, composer, dies of heart failure at 70
  • 1993-03-03 Cyril Collard, French composer/dir/actor (A Nos Amours), dies at 35
  • 1993-03-07 Arnold Franchetti, Ital/US composer, dies
  • 1993-05-26 Cor de Great, pianist/conductor/composer (Vernissage), dies at 78
  • 1993-08-07 Roy Budd, English jazz pianist/composer (Paper Tiger), dies at 46
  • 1993-09-12 Herman Nieland, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 82
  • 1993-11-09 Stanley Myers, English movie composer (The Deer Hunter), dies at 63
  • 1993-11-11 Erskine Hawkins, US trumpeter/composer (After Hours), dies at 79
  • 1993-11-27 Jerry Hunt, American composer, commits suicide at 49
  • 1993-12-04 Frank V Zappa, US music/composer (Mothers of Invention), dies at 52
  • 1994-01-11 Roger "Ram" Ramirez, jazz piano player/composer, dies at 80
  • 1994-02-06 Ignace Strasfogel, Polish/US pianist/conductor/composer, dies at 84
  • 1994-02-07 Witold Lutosławski, Polish composer (b. 1913)
  • 1994-02-08 Raymond Scott, composer (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 85
  • 1994-02-24 Donald Phillips, pianist/composer, dies at 80
  • 1994-03-01 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer Musician, dies at 51
  • 1994-03-01 Walter Kent, US composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at 82
  • 1994-03-01 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer and pianist, dies at 87

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1994-06-14 Henry Mancini, composer (Pink Panther, Moon River), dies at 70

Composer and Conductor Henry Mancini
Composer and Conductor
Henry Mancini
  • 1994-06-15 Manos Hadjidakis, Greek composer (Never on Sunday), dies at 68
  • 1994-07-23 Hans J Salter, Aust/US composer (Deanna-Durbin musicals), dies at 98
  • 1994-09-20 Jule Styne, Broadway composer (Gypsy, Funny Girl), dies at 88
  • 1994-10-10 Nikolai Karetnikov, composer, dies at 64
  • 1994-11-11 Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, Engl composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
  • 1994-11-27 Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • 1994-11-29 Sviatoslav S Stravinsky, French/US composer/son of Igor S, dies at 84
  • 1994-12-08 Antonio Carlos Jobim, Brazil composer (Girl From Ipanema), dies at 67
  • 1994-12-10 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, dies at 94
  • 1995-01-05 Francis Lopez, Fren dentist/operetta composer (Andalousie), dies at 78
  • 1995-01-19 Gene MacLellan, Canadian composer and singer (b. 1938)
  • 1995-01-29 Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, dies at 52
  • 1995-03-02 Hugo Cole, British composer and critic, dies at 77
  • 1995-03-07 John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer teacher organist, dies at 69
  • 1995-03-14 Gerard Thomas Victory, composer, dies at 73
  • 1995-03-18 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Raskolnikov), dies at 84
  • 1995-03-23 Daniel George "Danny" Apolinar, composer/songwriter, dies at 61
  • 1995-03-27 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer, dies at 75
  • 1995-04-22 Don Pullen, pianist/composer, dies at 53
  • 1995-05-11 Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, dies at 76
  • 1995-05-27 Ulyses Simpson Kay, composer, dies at 78
  • 1995-05-31 Pavel Sivic, Slovenian composer, dies at 87
  • 1995-06-05 Jan Decadt Flemish composer, dies at 81
  • 1995-06-07 Sheikh Imam, Egyptian singer and composer, dies at 76
  • 1995-06-14 Els Aarne, Estonian composer, dies at 78
  • 1995-06-20 Dennis Gomm, British composer and musician, dies at 84
  • 1995-07-12 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer, dies at 49
  • 1995-07-25 Osvaldo Pugliese, musician/composer, dies at 89
  • 1995-07-26 Laurindo Almeida, composer/guitarist, dies at 76
  • 1995-07-27 Miklos Rozsa, Hung movie composer (Atomic Cafe, Fedora), dies at 88
  • 1995-08-11 Herbert Whitton John Sumsion, organist/composer, dies at 96
  • 1995-08-19 Pierre Schaeffer, composer/radio innovator, dies at 85
  • 1995-09-22 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, folk musician/composer, dies at 62
  • 1995-09-27 Christopher Shaw, composer pianist/critic, dies at 71
  • 1995-10-30 Brian Easdale, composer, dies at 86
  • 1995-10-31 Alan Bush, English composer pianist and teacher, dies at 94
  • 1995-11-03 Isang Yun, Korean-born German composer, dies at 78
  • 1995-11-17 Alan Hull, singer/composer, dies at 50
  • 1995-12-06 [Schaff] Claire Polin, composer, dies at 69
  • 1996-01-15 Les Baxter, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73
  • 1996-01-18 Jos Kunst, Dutch composer, dies at 60
  • 1996-01-20 Gerald Joseph Mulligan, baritone saxophonist/composer, dies at 68
  • 1996-01-25 Jonathan Larson, American composer (Rent), dies of an aortic aneurysm at 35
  • 1996-02-08 Mercer Kennedy Ellington, trumpeter bandleader/composer, dies at 76
  • 1996-02-20 Toru Takemitsu, composer, dies at 65
  • 1996-02-21 Morton Gould, composer, dies at 82
  • 1996-03-19 Christopher Headington, English composer, musicologist and pianist, dies at 65
  • 1996-03-20 Alan Ridout, English composer, dies at 61
  • 1996-04-04 Paul Cooper, American composer, dies at 69
  • 1996-05-17 Kevin Gilbert, American singer, composer and instrumentalist (b. 1966)
  • 1996-05-24 Jacob Druckman, American composer, dies at 67
  • 1996-06-19 Vivian Ellis, composer, dies at 91
  • 1996-06-30 Jef Maes, Belgian composer and violinist, dies at 91
  • 1996-07-12 Gottfried von Einem, composer, dies at 78
  • 1996-07-26 Evelyn Levine, composer, dies at 94
  • 1996-08-13 David Tudor, composer, dies at 70
  • 1996-09-01 Vagn Holmboe, composer, dies at 86
  • 1996-09-02 Otto Luening, composer, dies at 96
  • 1996-09-07 Niccolo Castiglioni, composer, dies at 64
  • 1996-10-01 Joonas Kokkonen, composer, dies at 74
  • 1996-10-12 Vernon Elliott, British composer and bassoonist, dies at 84
  • 1996-10-17 Berthold Goldschmidt, composer/conductor, dies at 93
  • 1996-11-05 Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer, dies at 62
  • 1996-11-16 Jack Popplewell, composer/playwright, dies at 87
  • 1996-11-24 Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer, dies at 67
  • 1997-01-01 Hagood Hardy, Canadian composer and musician (b. 1937)
  • 1997-01-03 Burton Lane, composer, dies at 84
  • 1997-01-03 Roger Goeb, American composer, dies at 82
  • 1997-01-22 Irwin Levine, composer (Tie a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 58
  • 1997-04-02 Zsolt Durko, Hungarian composer, dies at 62
  • 1997-08-10 Conlon Nancarrow, American composer (b. 1912)
  • 1997-08-12 Jack Delano [Jacob Ovcharov], Russian-born American composer and photographer, dies at 83
  • 1997-09-25 Jean Françaix, French composer (b. 1912)
  • 1997-11-12 Carlos Surinach, Spanish composer (b. 1915)
  • 1997-11-13 André Boucourechliev, French composer (b. 1925)
  • 1997-12-06 Eliot Daniel, composer (I Love Lucy theme), dies at 89
  • 1998-01-05 Georgi Sviridov, Soviet neoromantic composer, dies of a heart attack at 82
  • 1998-01-08 Michael Tippett, English composer/conductor (Child of our Time) dies at 93
  • 1998-02-14 Claude Prey, French composer, dies at 72