Composers in History (Part 68)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6701 - 6,800 of 7,002

  • 1946-03-28 Richard Sussman, American jazz musician and composer
  • 1946-04-05 Larry Frederick Wendt, composer
  • 1946-04-07 Barbara Benary, composer
  • 1946-04-10 Anne Boyd, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • 1946-04-24 Bruce Stuart Saylor, composer
  • 1946-05-14 Alan David Marks, pianist/composer
  • 1946-06-27 Daria Semegen, composer
  • 1946-06-27 Janice Giteck, composer
  • 1946-06-28 Robert Xavier Rodriguez, composer
  • 1946-07-03 John Klemmer, American composer and saxophonist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1946-08-26 Mark Snow, American composer
  • 1946-09-24 Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
  • 1946-10-03 Tristan Keuris, composer
  • 1946-10-18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
  • 1946-10-25 Peter Lieberson, composer
  • 1946-11-02 Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor/composer (Sunnyata), born in Venice, Italy
  • 1946-11-13 Martin Bresnick, composer
  • 1946-11-21 Jonas Tomasson, composer
  • 1946-12-08 John Rubinstein, actor/composer (Family, Boys from Brazil), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1946-12-24 Jan Akkerman, Dutch guitarist and composer (Focus-Can't Stand Noise), born in Amsterdam
  • 1947-01-04 Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)
  • 1947-01-07 David Porcelijn, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1947-01-21 Michel Jonasz, French singer and composer
  • 1947-01-30 Martin Christoph Redel, composer
  • 1947-01-31 Jim Nollman, American theatre composer, born in Boston
  • 1947-02-10 Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
  • 1947-02-15 John Adams, composer (Nixon in China), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1947-03-15 Stomu Yamash'ta, composer
  • 1947-03-17 Yury Chernavsky, Russian-born Composer and Producer
  • 1947-04-04 Salvatore Sciarrino, composer
  • 1947-04-13 Thanos Mikroutsikos, Greek composer & former minister
  • 1947-04-22 Barry Guy, English composer and double bass player, born in London
  • 1947-04-25 Bill Fontana, composer
  • 1947-04-27 Peter Gena, American composer
  • 1947-05-27 Liana Alexandra, composer
  • 1947-06-08 Joan La Barbara, composer
  • 1947-06-15 Paul Patterson, composer
  • 1947-06-17 George S. Clinton, American composer and musician
  • 1947-06-18 Douglas Young, composer
  • 1947-08-04 Klaus Schulze, German composer
  • 1947-08-23 Terje Rypdal, composer
  • 1947-09-09 David Rosenboom, composer
  • 1947-10-22 Neil Burton Rolnick, composer
  • 1947-11-02 David Anthony Ahern, composer
  • 1948-02-10 Conrad Cummings, composer
  • 1948-03-02 Larry Carlton, rock composer (Against All Odds, Who's the Boss)

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1948-03-22 Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer (Phantom of the Opera, Cats), born in London, England

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1949-07-22 Alan Menken, American Disney composer (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast - 8 Oscars), born in New Rochelle, New York

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  • 1949-08-01 Primous, III Fountain, composer
  • 1949-08-20 Nikolas Asimos, Greek composer and singer (d. 1988)
  • 1949-08-24 Stephen Harrison Paulus, composer
  • 1949-08-25 Fariborz Lachini, Canadian-Iranian composer
  • 1949-08-29 Peter John Wiegold, composer
  • 1949-10-17 Maurice Willis Wright, composer
  • 1949-10-21 Shulamit Ran, composer
  • 1949-10-31 Odaline de la Martinez, composer
  • 1949-11-07 Steven Stucky, American composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)
  • 1949-11-16 William Ackerman, composer
  • 1949-11-28 Alexander Godunov, Russia, composer/dancer (Bolshoi) defected 1979
  • 1950-01-03 Beth Anderson, American composer, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1950-02-06 Mike Batt, composer/arranger
  • 1950-02-28 Stephen Chatman, composer
  • 1950-03-26 Alan Silvestri, American film score composer
  • 1950-03-30 Eugene Bowen, composer (Wonder's Edge)
  • 1950-07-30 Wime de Craene, Flemish chansonnier/composer
  • 1950-09-08 Daniel Victor Starr, composer
  • 1950-10-24 Steven Greenberg, American composer
  • 1950-12-05 Osvaldo Golijov, Argentine-born composer
  • 1950-12-06 Joe Hisaishi, Japanese composer
  • 1950-12-24 Libbi Larsen, composer
  • 1951-01-08 Paul Dresher, composer
  • 1951-02-05 Elizabeth Swados, composer/playwright (1972 TONY), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2016)
  • 1951-03-03 Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
  • 1951-06-09 James Newton Howard, American film composer
  • 1951-06-13 Liz Phillips, composer
  • 1951-06-20 Peter Gordon, composer
  • 1951-07-08 Pleas Ned Sublette, composer
  • 1951-08-01 Robin Heifetz, composer
  • 1951-08-19 Gustavo Santaolalla, Argentine film composer
  • 1951-08-28 Keiichi Suzuki, Japanese composer

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