Composers in History (Part 54)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 5301 - 5,400 of 7,009

  • 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
  • 1920-08-19 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 2000)
  • 1920-09-05 Peter Racine Fricker, British composer, born in London (d. 1990)
  • 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 Catholic Jesuit priest and composer, born in Maine-et-Loire, France (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 NYC, New York (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, Egyptian-American composer (Martha Graham Ballets), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2017)
  • 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, American 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
  • 1921-07-10 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, Austrian composer, born in Burgas, Bulgaria (d. 1994)
  • 1921-11-01 Jan Tausinger, composer
  • 1921-11-01 John Willard Peterson, composer
  • 1921-11-02 Fernando Correia de Oliveira, Portuguese composer, born in Porto, Portugal (d. 2004)
  • 1921-11-08 Douglas Townsend, composer
  • 1921-11-12 Robert Fleming, composer
  • 1921-11-13 Joonas Kokkonen, Finnish composer, born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1996)
  • 1921-11-13 Yoshiro Irino, Japanese composer, born in Vladivostok, Russia (d. 1980)
  • 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

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1921-12-26 Steve Allen, American comedian, composer, actor and TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
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  • 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 Yehezkel Braun, Israeli composer (Shir ha-shirim), born in Breslau, Germany (d. 2014)
  • 1922-01-30 Pal Jardanyi, composer
  • 1922-02-11 Tudor Jarda, Romanian composer, born in Cluj (d. 2007)
  • 1922-02-19 Josef Matej, Czech composer, born in Brusperk (d. 1992)
  • 1922-02-21 Uroš Krek, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana (d. 2008)
  • 1922-02-22 Andre Asriel, composer
  • 1922-02-22 Felix Werder, composer
  • 1922-02-25 Matti Rautio, composer
  • 1922-03-02 Eric Feldbush, composer
  • 1922-03-02 Mario Zafred, composer

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