Composers in History (Part 65)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6401 - 6,500 of 6,999

  • 1937-11-06 Edwin Roxburgh, composer
  • 1937-12-01 Gordon Crosse, Bury Lancashire England, composer (Grace of Todd)
  • 1938-01-13 Paavo Johannes Heininen, composer
  • 1938-01-19 Eskil Hemberg, composer
  • 1938-02-06 Ellsworth Milburn, composer
  • 1938-02-07 Robert Frank Baksa, composer
  • 1938-02-11 Willy Correa de Oliveira, composer
  • 1938-02-16 John Corigliano, American composer (Fern Hill, Ghosts of Versailles), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-03-03 Douglas Leedy, composer
  • 1938-03-12 Lew De Witt, American country singer and composer (Statler Brothers-Flowers on the Wall)
  • 1938-03-12 Dimitri Terzakis, composer
  • 1938-03-12 Tona Scherchen-Hsiao, composer
  • 1938-03-13 Hans-Joachim Hespos, composer
  • 1938-03-13 Jean-Claude Risset, composer
  • 1938-03-15 Dick Higgins, composer
  • 1938-03-31 Arthur B. Rubinstein, American composer
  • 1938-04-08 Barton Keith McLean, composer
  • 1938-04-13 Frederic Rzewski, Westfield Mass, composer (Spacecraft)
  • 1938-04-19 Jonathan Tunick, composer
  • 1938-05-10 Philip Gordon Winsor, American composer, Born in Morris, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1938-05-11 Harvey Sollberger, flutist/composer (2 Oboes Troping), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1938-05-26 William Elden Bolcom, composer (Oracles), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1938-06-09 Charles Wuorinen, American composer (Pulitzer 1980), born in NYC, New York
  • 1938-06-20 Nikolay Avksentevich Martinov, composer
  • 1938-06-24 Lowell Cross, composer
  • 1938-07-05 Stanley Joel Silverman, composer
  • 1938-07-06 Franco, Zaire, composer/guitarist/leader (Masumbuku)
  • 1938-07-09 Paul Seiko Chihara, US/Japanese composer, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1938-07-16 Thorkell Sigurbjornsson, composer
  • 1938-07-18 Dudu Pukwana, [Mtutuzel], South African/British saxophonist/composer
  • 1938-07-21 Anton Emil Kuerti, composer
  • 1938-08-08 Jacques Hetu, composer
  • 1938-08-11 Rainer Boesch, composer
  • 1938-08-23 Roger Greenaway, composer
  • 1938-09-06 Joan Tower, composer (Breakfast Rhythms), born in New Rochelle, New York
  • 1938-09-19 Zygmunt Krauze, composer
  • 1938-09-21 Atli Heimir Sveinsson, composer
  • 1938-09-21 Yuji Takahashi, composer
  • 1938-10-15 Rafael Aponte-Ledee, composer
  • 1938-11-08 Richard Stoker, composer
  • 1938-11-16 Richard Landry, composer
  • 1938-11-17 Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer
  • 1938-12-03 Jose Serebrier, Montevideo Uruguay, conductor/composer (Star Wagon)
  • 1938-12-09 William Thomas McKinley, composer
  • 1938-12-12 Joel Chadabe, composer
  • 1938-12-13 Alvin Curran, composer
  • 1938-12-20 John Harris Harbison, composer, born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1938-12-25 David Borden, composer
  • 1939-01-04 Jon Appleton, composer
  • 1939-01-15 Charles Christopher Steel, composer
  • 1939-01-27 Tigran Yegiayi Mansuryan, composer
  • 1939-02-05 Derek Wadsworth, British jazz composer and arranger, born in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire (d. 2008)
  • 1939-02-10 Barbara Kolb, composer (Trobar Jus), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1939-02-18 Marlos Nobre, composer
  • 1939-03-01 Leo Brouwer, Cuban composer, conductor and musician, born in Havana
  • 1939-03-08 Yannis Vlachopoulos, composer
  • 1939-03-14 Stavros Xarhakos, Greek composer
  • 1939-03-18 Giannis Markopoulos, Greek composer
  • 1939-03-23 Boris Ivanovich Tischenko, composer
  • 1939-04-03 François de Roubaix, French film score composer (d. 1975)
  • 1939-04-14 Jennifer Fowler, composer
  • 1939-04-21 John McCabe, British composer and pianist, born in Liverpool, Merseyside
  • 1939-04-30 Ellen Taafe Zwilich, (1st woman composer Pulitzer 1982), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1939-05-03 Jonathan David Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen)
  • 1939-05-09 Bruce Mather, composer
  • 1939-05-19 Richard Lowe Teitelbaum, composer
  • 1939-05-19 Tomasz Sikorski, composer
  • 1939-05-21 Heinz Holliger, composer, oboist, & conductor
  • 1939-05-23 Michel Colombier, French composer and songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1939-06-03 David Frederick Stock, composer
  • 1939-06-06 Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction)
  • 1939-06-21 Charles Boone, composer
  • 1939-06-27 Rahul Dev Burman, Indian composer and actor (d. 1994)
  • 1939-06-30 Lindembergue Cardoso, composer
  • 1939-07-15 William David Hellerman, composer
  • 1939-07-25 Richard Akre Trythall, composer
  • 1939-07-29 Annea Lockwood, composer
  • 1939-08-08 William Alden Hibbard, composer
  • 1939-08-09 Max Neuhaus, American percussionist and composer (sound sculptures), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 2009)
  • 1939-08-11 Attila Bozay, composer
  • 1939-08-22 Candido Lima, composer
  • 1939-09-12 Phillip Ramey, composer
  • 1939-09-18 Naresh Kumar Sohal, composer
  • 1939-10-08 Armando Gentilucci, composer
  • 1939-10-24 Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem
  • 1939-11-07 Daniel Manneke, composer
  • 1939-11-14 Wendy (Walter) Carlos, Pawtucket RI, composer (Switched on Bach)
  • 1939-11-18 Tom Johnson, American composer (Nine Bells), born in Greeley, Colorado
  • 1939-12-05 Frederik van Rossum, composer
  • 1939-12-06 Tomés Svoboda, Czech composer (Etude), born in Paris, France
  • 1939-12-15 Nicolaus A Huber, composer
  • 1939-12-20 Klaus Schweizer, composer
  • 1940-01-01 Laszlo Sary, Hungarian composer, born in Győrasszonyfa
  • 1940-01-01 Richard Henry Orton, composer
  • 1940-01-09 Barbara Buczek, composer
  • 1940-01-11 Mark DeVoto, America Musicologist and composer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1940-01-20 Jorge Peixinho, composer
  • 1940-01-22 Tilo Medek, German composer
  • 1940-01-30 David Johnson, composer
  • 1940-02-08 Talib Rasul Hakim, composer

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