Composers in History (Part 53)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 5201 - 5,300 of 7,000

  • 1917-11-11 Julien-Francois Zbinden, composer
  • 1917-11-20 Max Georg Baumann, composer
  • 1917-11-22 Jean-Etienne Marie, composer
  • 1917-11-24 Richard Bilderback Hervig, composer
  • 1917-12-08 Rufo I Wever, Aruban pianist/composer (Ca'i Organ)
  • 1917-12-17 Louis Salvador Palange, composer
  • 1918-01-11 Albert Weisser, composer
  • 1918-01-24 Gottfried von Einem, Bern Switzerland, Austrian composer (Dantons Tod)
  • 1918-02-05 Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer
  • 1918-03-03 Frank Wigglesworth, composer
  • 1918-03-16 Howard Boatwright, composer
  • 1918-03-17 D Arendo, [Arend Honhoff], Dutch pianist/composer (Eleonora)
  • 1918-03-20 Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Soldiers)
  • 1918-03-22 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer
  • 1918-04-03 Enrique Iturriaga, composer
  • 1918-04-03 Louis Applebaum, composer
  • 1918-05-06 Godfrey Ridout, composer
  • 1918-05-07 Argeliers Leon, composer
  • 1918-06-05 Branimir Sakac, composer
  • 1918-06-14 Carter Harman, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1918-07-02 Sheikh Imam, Egyptian singer and composer, born in Giza (d. 1995)
  • 1918-07-05 George Rochberg, composer (Concord Quartet), born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1918-07-09 Herbert Brun, composer
  • 1918-07-24 Ruggiero Ricci, composer/violinist (Paganini), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2012)
  • 1918-07-27 Eero Aukusti Sipila, composer
  • 1918-07-31 Hank Jones, American jazz pianist and composer, born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2010)
  • 1918-08-15 Raymond Gallois-Montbrun, composer
  • 1918-08-25 Leonard Bernstein, American conductor and composer (West Side Story), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1990)
  • 1918-08-25 Richard Greene, English composer and actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), born in Plymouth, Devon, England (d. 1985)
  • 1918-08-31 Alan Jay Lerner, American lyricist (Lerner & Loewe-My Fair Lady), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1918-08-31 Lucrecia Roces Kasilag, composer
  • 1918-09-22 Archibald James Potter, composer
  • 1918-09-29 Harold Laurence Walters, composer
  • 1918-10-01 Antonio Iglesias Alvares, composer
  • 1918-10-12 Emil Cossetto, Croatian composer, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 2006)
  • 1918-11-11 Jürg Baur, German composer, born in Düsseldorf (2010)
  • 1918-11-27 Zeev Wolfgang Steinberg, composer
  • 1918-12-07 Jorunn Vidar, composer
  • 1919-01-18 Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Santiago Chile, composer
  • 1919-01-20 Stepan Lucky, composer
  • 1919-01-24 Leon Kirchner, contemporary classical composer (Pulitzer Prize for Music 1967), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2009)
  • 1919-01-30 Robert Suter, composer
  • 1919-02-22 Jiří Pauer, Czech composer, born in Libušín (d. 2007)
  • 1919-02-26 Luc-Andre Marcel, composer
  • 1919-02-27 Roman Haubenstock-Ramati, composer
  • 1919-03-16 Erno Kiraly, Yugoslavian composer, born in Subotica
  • 1919-03-28 Jacob Avshalomov, Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)
  • 1919-04-12 Istvan Anhalt, composer, (d. 2012)
  • 1919-04-23 Talivaldis Kenins, composer
  • 1919-04-23 Bulent Arel, Turkish-born electronic composer, born in Istanbul (d. 1990)
  • 1919-04-25 Heinz Wunderlich, composer
  • 1919-05-04 Dimiter Petkov, composer
  • 1919-05-08 Sultan Ismail Hajibeyov, composer
  • 1919-05-10 Tibor Sarai, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1995)
  • 1919-05-25 Gino Negri, Italian composer, born in Perledo (d. 1991)
  • 1919-05-31 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer
  • 1919-06-01 Boris Lazarevich Klyuzner, composer
  • 1919-06-13 Leif Kayser, Danish composer and organist, born in Copenhagen (d. 2001)
  • 1919-06-17 Galina Ivanova Ustvol'skaya, composer
  • 1919-07-31 Norman Del Mar, British conductor and writer (Conducting Brahms), born in London (d. 1994)
  • 1919-08-13 George Shearing, British-American blind jazz pianist (Lullaby of Birdland), born in London, England (d. 2011)
  • 1919-08-24 Nils Viggo Bentzon, composer
  • 1919-09-02 Gideon William Waldrop, composer
  • 1919-09-08 David Johan Kvandal, composer
  • 1919-09-10 Lex van Delden, Dutch composer/writer
  • 1919-09-14 Deryck Cooke, British composer and musicologist, born in Leicester (d. 1976)
  • 1919-09-16 Milan Harasta, composer
  • 1919-09-24 Vaclav Nelhybel, Polanka Czechoslovakia, composer (Everyman)
  • 1919-10-03 Walter Gieseler, composer
  • 1919-10-09 Rezso Sugar, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1988)
  • 1919-10-12 Andre Casanova, composer, born in Paris (d. 2009)
  • 1919-11-16 Udo Kasemets, composer
  • 1919-11-17 Hershy Kay, composer/arranger (Olympic Hymn), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1919-11-20 John McCarthy, composer
  • 1919-11-23 Claudio Santoro, composer
  • 1919-11-27 Siegfried Naumann, composer
  • 1919-12-08 Hans-Dieter Hosalla, composer
  • 1919-12-08 Moyssey Samuilovich Vaynberg, composer
  • 1919-12-10 Sven-Eric Emanuel Johanson, composer
  • 1919-12-10 Alexander Courage, American composer (d. 2008)
  • 1919-12-28 Inocenti Carreno, composer
  • 1919-12-29 Roman Vlad, Romanian-born Italian composer, born in Cernauti, Romania (d. 2013)
  • 1919-12-30 David Willcocks, conductor and composer (Kings College choir), born in Newquay, Cornwall, (d. 2015)
  • 1920-01-06 Earl Kim, Korean-American composer, born in Dinuba, California (d. 1998)
  • 1920-01-21 Torsten Nilsson, composer
  • 1920-02-15 Ingmar Milveden, Swedish composer (d. 2007)
  • 1920-02-17 Paul Fetler, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1920-02-20 Armin Schibler, Dutch Swiss composer (Devil in the Winter Palace)
  • 1920-02-23 Hall Overton, Bangor Michigan, composer (Enchanted Pear Tree)
  • 1920-03-01 Alfred Grant Goodman, composer
  • 1920-03-02 Enrique Franco, composer
  • 1920-03-16 John Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award)
  • 1920-03-17 John La Montaine, composer (Pulitzer 1959), born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2013)
  • 1920-03-21 Bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21]
  • 1920-03-23 Alexander Grigori Harut'unyan, composer
  • 1920-03-23 Geoffrey Bush, composer
  • 1920-04-14 Eduardo Maturana, composer
  • 1920-04-21 Bruno Maderna, conductor/composer, Hyperion) [or Mar 21], born in Venice, Italy
  • 1920-04-23 Louis Barron, composer
  • 1920-04-26 Juan C Lampe, Aruba, pianist/composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


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