Composers in History (Part 58)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 5701 - 5,800 of 7,003

  • 1927-09-07 Graham Dudley Whettam, British composer, born in Swinden, Wiltshire (d. 2007)
  • 1927-09-20 John Dankworth, English jazz musician and composer, born in Woodford, Essex, England (d. 2010)
  • 1927-09-27 Boris Porena, composer
  • 1927-10-05 John W. Downey, American composer, born in Chicago (d. 2004)
  • 1927-10-10 Thomas Wilson, Scottish composer, born in Trinidad, Colorado (d. 2001)
  • 1927-10-13 Lee Konitz, American jazz saxophonist (Birth of the Cool), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2020)
  • 1927-10-24 Renato de Grandis, Italian composer, born in Venice, Italy (d. 2008)
  • 1927-10-24 Gilbert Bécaud [François Gilbert Léopold Silly], French singer, pianist, composer and actor (Nathalie) known as "Monsieur 100,000 Volts" for his energetic performances, born in Toulon, France (d. 2001)
  • 1927-10-27 Dominick Argento, American composer (Colonel Jonathan the Saint), born in York, Pennsylvania (d. 2019)
  • 1927-10-31 Anita Kerr, American singer composer and producer (The Anita Kerr Singers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1927-11-04 Vittorio Fellegara, Italian composer, born in Milan (d. 2011)
  • 1927-11-18 Lawrence Moss, American composer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1927-11-24 Emma Lou Diemer, composer
  • 1927-12-01 Grant Beglarian, composer
  • 1927-12-06 Jacques Bondon, French composer, born in Boulbon, Bouches-du-Rhône, France (d. 2008)
  • 1927-12-07 Vlastimir Peričić, Serbian composer, born in Vršac, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2000)
  • 1927-12-09 Pierre Henry, French composer (considered pioneer of musique concrète), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • 1927-12-23 Joseph Castaldo, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1928-01-02 Tiberiu Olah, composer
  • 1928-01-10 Wallace Berry, Canadian-American composer (d. 1991)
  • 1928-01-16 Ezra Sims, American composer of microtonal music, born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2015)
  • 1928-01-17 Jean Barraqué, French composer, born in Hauts-de-Seine, France (d. 1973)
  • 1928-01-19 Edward Gerard Schurmann, composer
  • 1928-01-20 Robert Satanowski, Polish opera conductor and general, born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1997)
  • 1928-01-27 Jean-Michel Damase, composer
  • 1928-01-29 Bengt Hambraeus, Swedish Canadian composer and organist, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2000)
  • 1928-01-30 Mitch Leigh, American musical composer (Man of La Mancha), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1928-02-01 Ursula Mamlok, German American avant-garde composer, born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • 1928-02-26 Aldonis Kalnins, composer
  • 1928-03-04 Samuel Adler, composer
  • 1928-03-06 Ronald Stevenson, composer
  • 1928-03-08 Frank Michael Beyer, composer
  • 1928-03-13 Ronnie Hazlehurst, English television composer (Are You Being Served?, The Rise and Fall of Reginald Perrin), born in Dukinfield, England (d. 2007)
  • 1928-03-15 Nicolas Flagello, composer
  • 1928-03-16 Ramon Barce, Spanish composer, born in Madrid (d. 2008)
  • 1928-03-17 Edino Krieger, composer
  • 1928-03-21 Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
  • 1928-03-28 Jose Luis de Delas, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona
  • 1928-03-29 Vaclav Felix, composer, born in Prague (d. 2008)
  • 1928-03-30 Diether de la Motte, composer
  • 1928-04-04 Monty Norman, English singer and film composer (James Bond Theme), born in London
  • 1928-04-05 David Farquhar Andress, New Zealand composer (Ring Around the Moon, A Unicorn for Christmas), born in Cambridge, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • 1928-04-08 Fred Ebb, American composer, born in Manhattan, NYC (d. 2004)
  • 1928-04-24 Gustav Krivinka, Czech composer, born in Doubravice nad Svitavou, Czech Republic (d. 1990)
  • 1928-05-08 William Jay Sydeman, American avant-garde composer, born in New York City
  • 1928-05-09 Páll Pampichier Pálsson, Austrian-Icelandic composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1966)
  • 1928-05-12 Burt Bacharach, composer (I'll Never Fall in Love Again), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1928-05-25 Frigyes Hidas, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2007)
  • 1928-05-27 Thea Musgrave, Scottish composer (Mary Queen of Scots, Pontalba), born in Barnton, Edinburgh
  • 1928-06-07 Charles Strouse, American composer (Bye Bye Birdie, Annie), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928-06-12 Richard Sherman, American composer and lyricist (The Sherman Brothers - Mary Poppins), born in NYC, New York
  • 1928-06-25 William Joseph Russo, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1928-06-25 Jacob Druckman, American composer (Animus I Auerole), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1928-07-01 Volker Wangenheim, German conductor and composer (Sinfonia Notturna), born in Berlin (d. 2014)
  • 1928-07-04 Cathy Berberian, American mezzo-soprano and composer (Stripsody), born in Attleboro, Massachusetts (d. 1983)
  • 1928-07-11 Robert Washburn, American composer and teacher, born in Bouckville, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1928-07-13 Donal Michalsky, composer
  • 1928-07-14 Ole Schmidt, Danish composer and conductor, born in Copenhagen (d. 2010)
  • 1928-07-17 Vince Guaraldi, American jazz pianist and composer (Peanuts TV specials), born in San Francisco (d. 1976)
  • 1928-07-22 Georg Dreyfus, German-born Australian composer, born in Elberfeld
  • 1928-07-26 Hans Haselböck, Austrian organist and composer, born in Nesselstauden, Lower Austria
  • 1928-07-26 Tadeusz Baird, Polish composer (Giocosa), born in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland (d. 1981)
  • 1928-07-27 Sakari Mononen, Finnish composer, born in Korpiselkä, Finland (d. 1997)
  • 1928-07-28 Adrian Ratiu, composer
  • 1928-07-29 Bidzina Alexandrovich Kvernadze, Georgian composer, born in Sighnaghi, Georgia (d. 2010)
  • 1928-08-17 T.J. [Thomas Jefferson] Anderson, American composer, born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania
  • 1928-08-21 Zdeněk Lukáš, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 2007)
  • 1928-08-22 Karlheinz Stockhausen, German composer, born in Mödrath, Kerpen, Germany (d. 2007)
  • 1928-08-23 Gerd Natschinski, German composer, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 2015)
  • 1928-08-25 Karl Korte, American composer, born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1928-08-27 Peter Richard Tahourdin, English-Australian composer, born in Bramdean, Hampshire (d. 2009)
  • 1928-09-02 Miloslav Istvan, composer
  • 1928-09-18 Adam Walacinski, Polish composer, born in Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland (d. 2015)
  • 1928-09-23 Robert Helps, composer
  • 1928-10-09 Einojuhani Rautavaara, Finnish composer (Kaivos), born in Helsinki, Finland (d. 2016)
  • 1928-10-17 Ivan Marinov, composer
  • 1928-10-22 Clare Fischer, American musician, composer and arranger, born in Durand, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • 1928-10-23 Alexander Tanev, Bulgarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1996)
  • 1928-10-23 Patrick Peter Sacco, American composer, born in Albion, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1928-11-10 Ennio Morricone, Italian composer and musician (film soundtracks for The Mission and The Hateful Eight), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2020)
  • 1928-11-11 Arthur Cunningham, American composer, born in Piermont, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1928-11-18 Otar Gordeli, Georgian composer, born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 1994)
  • 1928-11-23 Jakob Jez, Slovenian composer, born in Boštanj
  • 1928-11-23 Jerry Bock, Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1928-12-07 Raymond Warren, British composer
  • 1928-12-19 Galt MacDermot, Canadian composer (Hair), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2018)
  • 1928-12-19 Michael Hurd, British composer and musicologist known for his choral music (Jonah-Man Jazz), born in Gloucester, England (d. 2006)
  • 1928-12-21 Thomas Rajna, Hungarian-born composer, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1928-12-28 Kamillo Lendvay, composer
  • 1929-01-03 Ernst Mahle, Brazilian composer
  • 1929-01-13 Joe Pass [Joseph Passalaqua], American virtuoso jazz guitarist (The Trio) and composer, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey (d. 1994)
  • 1929-01-15 Eva Badura-Skoda, German-Austrian composer, born in Munich, Germany
  • 1929-01-16 Tage Nielsen, Danish composer, born in Frederiksberg, Denmark (d. 2003)
  • 1929-02-02 Reiner Bredemeyer, German composer, born in Vélez, Colombia (d. 1995)
  • 1929-02-09 James Mulcro Drew, composer
  • 1929-02-09 Willem Kersters, Flemish composer (Parwati, Gospel Song)
  • 1929-02-10 Jerry Goldsmith, American pianist and composer (Twilight Zone, Planet Of The Apes), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • 1929-02-11 Leonard Gregory Kastle, composer
  • 1929-02-18 Agustín González García, Spanish composer (Prince of Viana Prize), born in Alsasua, Navarra
  • 1929-02-18 André Mathieu, Canadian pianist & composer (Concerto de Québec), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1968)

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