Composers in History (Part 61)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6001 - 6,100 of 7,000

  • 1931-01-14 Juraj Pospisil, composer
  • 1931-01-15 Murad Kazhlayev, composer
  • 1931-01-17 Frederick Alfred Fox, composer
  • 1931-01-24 Ib Norholm, Danish composer and organist, born in Søborg, Gladsaxe
  • 1931-01-29 Leslie Bricuse, English/US composer (Stop the world I want to get off)
  • 1931-02-09 Xavier Benguerel, composer
  • 1931-02-10 Gerhard Rosenfeld, composer
  • 1931-02-10 Makoto Shinohara, composer
  • 1931-02-18 Dieter Schonbach, composer
  • 1931-02-26 Francisco Kroepfl, composer
  • 1931-03-05 Anthony Headges, composer
  • 1931-03-20 Antonio Tauriello, composer
  • 1931-03-25 Paul Motian, American jazz drummer and composer
  • 1931-03-27 Yoriaki Matsudaira, composer
  • 1931-03-30 Sandor Szokolay, composer
  • 1931-04-02 Imre Olsvik, Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Budapest (d. 2014)
  • 1931-04-11 Koichi Sugiyama, Japanese composer
  • 1931-04-12 Martin Boykan, composer
  • 1931-04-27 Krzystzof Komeda, composer
  • 1931-05-08 Charles M Wilson, composer
  • 1931-05-14 Alvin Augustus Lucier Jr, composer
  • 1931-05-16 Donald James Martino, composer (Noturnno-Pulitzer 1974), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 1931-05-19 Ruben Radica, composer
  • 1931-05-27 Veroslav Neumann, composer
  • 1931-05-28 Ervin Junger, composer
  • 1931-05-28 Peter Talbot Westergaard, composer
  • 1931-06-03 Francoise Arnoul, actress/composer (French Cancan, Jacko & Lise)
  • 1931-06-04 Cesar Bolanos, composer
  • 1931-06-07 Henry Weinberg, American composer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1931-06-16 Ivo Petric, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana
  • 1931-06-20 Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
  • 1931-06-26 Lucien Goethals, composer
  • 1931-06-27 Alojz Srebotnjak, composer
  • 1931-06-27 Ryszard Kwiatkowski, composer
  • 1931-07-08 Louis Ballard, composer
  • 1931-07-12 Andre Laporte, Flemish composer
  • 1931-07-21 Leon Schidlowsky, composer
  • 1931-08-01 Sean O Riada, composer
  • 1931-08-02 Henryck Schiller, composer
  • 1931-08-02 Philippa Duke Schuyler, composer
  • 1931-08-08 Jonathan Elkus, composer
  • 1931-08-15 Mario Kuri-Aldana, composer
  • 1931-08-21 Gregg Smith, choral conductor and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1931-08-26 Dane Skerl, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana
  • 1931-09-03 Rudolf Kelterborn, composer
  • 1931-09-07 Charles Camilleri, composer
  • 1931-09-16 Jan Johansson, composer
  • 1931-10-01 Sylvano Bussotti, Italian composer
  • 1931-10-12 Raoul Pleskow, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1931-10-19 Laszlo Kalmar, composer
  • 1931-10-22 Hikaru Hayashi, composer
  • 1931-10-24 Sofia Gubaidulina, Russian composer (Stimmen Verstummen)
  • 1931-10-31 David Lumsdaine, composer
  • 1931-11-02 Phil Woods, Jazz saxophonist and composer, born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2015)
  • 1931-11-06 Tsvetan Tsvetanov, composer
  • 1931-11-07 Gerald Humel, composer
  • 1931-11-10 Toma Prosev, Macedonian composer, born in Skopje
  • 1931-11-21 Malcolm Williamson, composer
  • 1931-11-27 Juan Guinjoan, composer
  • 1931-12-06 Zeki Müren, Turkish actor, singer, and composer (d. 1996)
  • 1931-12-08 Rudolf Komorous, composer
  • 1931-12-21 David Baker, composer (Reflections) and educator, born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2016)
  • 1931-12-24 Mauricio Kagel, Argentina/German composer
  • 1931-12-28 John de Mol, Dutch vocalist/composer/producer
  • 1932-01-15 Enrique Raxach, composer
  • 1932-01-24 Werner Steger, composer
  • 1932-02-08 John Towner Williams, composer/conductor (Boston Pops), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1932-02-16 Otis Blackwell, composer/singer
  • 1932-02-24 Michel Legrand, composer (Summer of '42, Windmills of Your Mind)
  • 1932-02-25 Martin William Karlins, composer
  • 1932-03-01 Jacques Leduc, Belgian composer, born in Jette (d. 2016)
  • 1932-03-04 Guido Baggiani, composer
  • 1932-03-11 Leroy Jenkins, American composer and violinist (d. 2007)
  • 1932-03-20 Tod Dockstader, composer
  • 1932-04-01 Jiri Smutny, Czech composer, born in Prague
  • 1932-04-11 Max Schubel, American composer (Opus One Records), born in New York (d. 2010)
  • 1932-04-12 Henri Lazarof, composer
  • 1932-04-13 Karl Kroeger, composer
  • 1932-04-22 Michael Colgrass, composer (Best Wishes), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1932-04-26 Francis Lai, French film music composer
  • 1932-04-27 Francois Bayle, composer
  • 1932-04-27 Petar Ozgijan, composer
  • 1932-04-28 Marek Kopelent, composer
  • 1932-04-30 Anton Larrauri, composer
  • 1932-05-02 Malcolm Leyland Lipkin, composer
  • 1932-05-04 Fausto Razzi, composer
  • 1932-05-05 Aurel Stroe, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest (d. 2008)
  • 1932-05-06 Gunther Hauk, composer
  • 1932-05-21 Robert Sherlaw Johnson, composer
  • 1932-05-28 Henning Christiansen, composer
  • 1932-05-30 Pauline Oliveros, composer (Sound Patterns), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1932-05-30 Seppo Antero Yrjonpoika Nummi, composer
  • 1932-06-04 Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (d. 1975)
  • 1932-06-08 Hans Gunter Helms, composer
  • 1932-06-14 Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, composer
  • 1932-06-21 Lalo [Boris] Schifrin, Buenos Aires Argentina, composer
  • 1932-06-22 Michael Horvit, composer
  • 1932-06-27 Hugh Wood, British composer, born in Parbold, Lancashire
  • 1932-06-30 Martin Mailman, composer
  • 1932-07-07 Josef Zawinul, Austrian-American jazz keyboardist, composer and musician (d. 2007)

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music