Composers in History (Part 54)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 5301 - 5,400 of 6,999

  • 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
  • 1920-04-29 Harold Samuel Shapero, Lynn Mass, composer (9 Minute Opera)
  • 1920-04-30 Leen 't Hart, Dutch organist/composer
  • 1920-05-02 Jacob Gilboa, composer
  • 1920-06-10 Zbynek Vostrak, composer
  • 1920-06-14 Helmer-Rayner Sinisalo, composer
  • 1920-06-23 Paul Des Marais, composer
  • 1920-06-24 Bernhard Krol, composer
  • 1920-07-03 John Ayers Lessard, composer
  • 1920-07-05 Issachar Miron, composer
  • 1920-07-19 Robert Mann, composer/violinist (String Quartet 1952), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1920-07-21 Manuel Valls Gorina, composer
  • 1920-07-31 Rudolf Halaczinsky, composer
  • 1920-08-13 George Shearing, blind pianist/composer (Lullabye of Byrdland), born in London, England
  • 1920-08-19 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1920-09-05 Peter Racine Fricker, British composer
  • 1920-09-19 Karen Khachiturian, composer
  • 1920-09-23 Alexander Arutiunian, composer, (d. 2012)
  • 1920-09-23 Jiri Jaroch, Czech composer, born in Smilkov (d. 1986)
  • 1920-09-30 Ghazar Saryan, composer
  • 1920-10-31 Joseph Gelineau French composer (d. 2008)
  • 1920-11-02 Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, Colombian composer, born in Bogota (d. 2011)
  • 1920-11-18 Louis Alfred Mennini, composer
  • 1920-11-20 Armin Schibler, composer
  • 1920-11-23 Herman Nieland, Dutch organist/pianist/composer (Te Deum Laudamus)
  • 1920-11-26 Istvan Sarkozy, composer
  • 1920-12-02 Robert Moevs, composer
  • 1920-12-06 Dave Brubeck, jazz pianist/composer (Gates of Justice), born in Concord, California (d. 2012)
  • 1920-12-26 Gote Carlid, Swedish composer, born in Hogbo near Sandviken (d. 1953)
  • 1921-01-09 Seymour Barab, composer
  • 1921-01-12 Leo Smit, pianist/composer, born in Philadelphi, Pennsylvania
  • 1921-01-21 Todor Popov, Bulgarian composer, born in Dryanovo (d. 2000)
  • 1921-01-22 Andre Hodeir, composer
  • 1921-01-25 Alfred Reed, American composer, born in New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1921-01-26 Frantisek Chaun, composer
  • 1921-01-26 Johannes Driessler, composer
  • 1921-02-10 Adrian Cruft, composer
  • 1921-02-14 Jeanne Demessieux, composer
  • 1921-02-19 Claude Rene Georges Pascal, composer
  • 1921-02-20 Ruth Gipps, British(?) conductor/composer
  • 1921-02-24 Ingvar Lidholm, composer
  • 1921-02-27 Andras Szollosy, composer
  • 1921-02-28 Vladimir Sommer, composer
  • 1921-03-02 Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson, composer
  • 1921-03-04 Halim El-Dabh, composer
  • 1921-03-11 Astor Piazzolla, Argentina composer (Tango Nuevo)
  • 1921-03-12 Ralph Shapey, composer (Fantasy, Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1921-03-20 Primoz Ramovs, composer
  • 1921-03-21 Antony Hopkins, composer
  • 1921-03-30 Kan Ishii, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 2009)
  • 1921-03-30 Oto Ferenczy, composer
  • 1921-04-01 Douglas Allenbrook, composer
  • 1921-04-01 William L Bergsma, composer (Fortunate Island), born in Oakland, California
  • 1921-04-06 Andrew Welsh Imbrie, composer
  • 1921-04-08 Jan Novák, Czech classical composer, born in Nová Říše, Morovia (d. 1984)
  • 1921-04-13 Carlo Prosperi, composer
  • 1921-04-19 Will Ogdon, American composer, born in Redlands, California (d. 2013)
  • 1921-04-24 Laci Boldemann, composer
  • 1921-05-12 Edvard Mikcaeli Mirzoyan, composer
  • 1921-05-17 Bob Merrill, American composer and lyricist (d. 1998)
  • 1921-06-25 Peter Charles Arthur Wishart, composer
  • 1921-07-07 Stanislaw Wislocki, Polish conductor of classical music, born in Rzeszów, Poland (d. 1998)
  • 1921-07-10 Revaz Il'yich Lagidze, composer
  • 1921-07-13 Ernest Gold [Goldner], Austrian-born American film composer (Exodus), born in Vienna (d. 1999)
  • 1921-07-15 Jack Hamilton Beeson, composer
  • 1921-07-23 Jerome Rosen, composer
  • 1921-08-03 Alec Wyton, English-born American composer, born in London (d. 2007)
  • 1921-08-03 Richard Adler, NYC composer (Pajama Game, Damn Yankees)
  • 1921-08-07 Karel Husa, composer (Trojan Women), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1921-08-08 Roger Nixon, American composer, born in Tulare, California (d. 2009)
  • 1921-09-01 Matt Higgins Doran, composer
  • 1921-09-07 Arthur Ferrante, American pianist/composer (Ferrante & Teicher - Exodus)
  • 1921-09-08 Hans Ulrich Engelmann, German composer (Ophelia)
  • 1921-09-09 Andrzej Dobrowolski, composer
  • 1921-09-15 Jan Frank Fischer, composer
  • 1921-09-16 Fritz Geissler, composer
  • 1921-09-24 Leonard Lopes-Salzedo, British composer, born in London, England
  • 1921-09-28 Ilhan Usmanbas, composer
  • 1921-10-21 Jarmil Burghauser, composer
  • 1921-10-21 Malcolm Arnold, Northampton England, composer (Bridge over River Kwai)
  • 1921-10-27 Anestis Logothetis, composer
  • 1921-11-01 Jan Tausinger, composer
  • 1921-11-01 John Willard Peterson, composer
  • 1921-11-02 Fernando Correia de Oliveira, composer
  • 1921-11-08 Douglas Townsend, composer
  • 1921-11-12 Robert Fleming, composer
  • 1921-11-13 Joonas Kokkonen, composer
  • 1921-11-13 Yoshiro Irino, composer
  • 1921-12-06 Piero Piccioni, Italian musician and composer (d. 2004)
  • 1921-12-07 Arne Dorumsgaard, composer
  • 1921-12-19 Ludvik Podest, composer
  • 1921-12-22 Robert Frank Kurka, composer
  • 1921-12-24 Gerard Thomas Victory, composer
  • 1922-01-02 Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, born in Alkmaar (d. 1992)
  • 1922-01-03 Jacques Wildberger, Swiss composer (In My End is My Beginning)
  • 1922-01-04 Frank Wess, flutist/saxophonist/composer, (d. 2013)
  • 1922-01-06 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer
  • 1922-01-18 Yehezkiel Braun, composer

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