Composers in History (Part 62)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6101 - 6,200 of 7,000

  • 1933-10-02 Dimiter Khristov, Bulgarian composer, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 2017)
  • 1933-10-02 Phill Niblock, American composer, born in Anderson, Indiana
  • 1933-10-13 Adam Kaczyński, Polish pianist and composer, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2010)
  • 1933-11-03 John Barry [Prendergast], English film score composer (James Bond films; Born Free), born in York, England (d. 2011)
  • 1933-11-07 George Tibbits, Australian composer, born in Boulder, Western Australia (d. 2008)
  • 1933-11-18 Jacques Charpentier, French composer, born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • 1933-11-23 Krzysztof Penderecki, Polish composer ("Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima"), born in Dębica, Poland (d. 2020)
  • 1933-11-25 Ramiro Cortes, composer
  • 1933-12-05 Bernard van Beurden, Dutch composer and music educator, born in Amsterdam (d. 2016)
  • 1933-12-06 Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (Symphony No. 3 - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), born in Czernica, Poland (d. 2010)
  • 1933-12-20 Gordon Getty, American composer, businessman and heir of J. Paul Getty, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1933-12-21 Miklos Kocsar, Hungarian composer, born in Debrecen, Hungary
  • 1934-01-03 Bryan George Kelly, composer
  • 1934-01-16 Richard Wernick, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1934-01-17 Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer
  • 1934-01-29 Paul Gutama Soegijo, composer
  • 1934-02-04 Jouko Sakari Linjama, composer
  • 1934-02-11 Francesco Pennisi, composer
  • 1934-02-24 Shuko Mizuno, Japanese composer (Symphonic Metamorphoses), born in Tokushima, Japan
  • 1934-03-02 Bernard Rands, composer (Wildtrack), born in Sheffield, England
  • 1934-03-04 Mario Davidovsky, composer (Synchronisms), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1934-03-07 Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer
  • 1934-03-08 Christian Wolff, composer
  • 1934-03-11 Joep Straesser, Dutch composer (Blossom songs, Ramasasiri), born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1934-03-15 Daniel George "Danny" Apolinar, composer/songwriter
  • 1934-03-15 Wolfgang Hufschmidt, composer
  • 1934-03-17 Erhard Grosskopf, composer
  • 1934-03-18 Pavle Despalj, Croatian composer & conductor (Zagreb; Miami; Tokyo), born in Blato, Korčula
  • 1934-03-28 Siegfried Thiele, German composer, born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1934-03-29 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, German composer, born in Berlin
  • 1934-04-06 Reijo Jyrkiainen, Finnish composer, born in Suistamo, Finland
  • 1934-04-10 Zsolt Durko, Hungarian composer, born in Szeged (d. 1997)
  • 1934-04-13 Siegfried Matthus, German composer, born in Zadorozhye, Ozyorsky District, Kaliningrad Oblast
  • 1934-04-18 Jan Klusak [Jan Porges], Czech composer, born in Prague
  • 1934-04-19 Jan Helge Guttorm Bark, Swedish trombonist and composer, born in Härnösand, Sweden
  • 1934-04-30 Jerry Lordan, English singer and composer (Wonderful Land), born in Paddington, London (d. 1995)
  • 1934-05-03 Georg Kröll, German composer, born in Linz
  • 1934-05-07 Heinz Marti, Swiss composer, born in Bern
  • 1934-05-28 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 2013)
  • 1934-05-31 Karl-Erik Welin, composer
  • 1934-06-09 Paul Karolyi, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • 1934-06-10 Nicolas Roussakis, American composer, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1994)
  • 1934-06-16 Lucia Dlugoszewski, Polish-American composer (Fire Fragile Flight), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2000)
  • 1934-06-20 Cornel Țăranu, Romanian composer (Garlands), born in Cluj. Romania
  • 1934-06-26 Luís Filipe Pires, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2015)
  • 1934-06-26 Dave Grusin, American composer and pianist, born in Littleton, Colorado
  • 1934-07-07 Vinko Globokar, composer
  • 1934-07-13 Roger Reynolds, composer
  • 1934-07-15 Harrison Birtwistle, English composer. born in Accrington, Lancashire
  • 1934-07-17 Philippe Capdenat, composer
  • 1934-07-26 Anthony Gilbert, British composer, born in London
  • 1934-07-30 André Prévost, Canadian composer, born in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada (d. 2001)
  • 1934-08-10 James Carl Tenney, American composer, born in Silver City, New Mexico (d. 2006)
  • 1934-08-13 Leifur Thórarinsson, Icelandic composer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland (d. 1998)
  • 1934-08-15 Nino Ferrer, French-Italian singer and composer (Mirza, Cornichons), born in Genoa, Italy (d. 1998)
  • 1934-08-21 Paul Panhuysen, Dutch composer, visual and sound artist, born in Maastricht, Netherlands
  • 1934-08-22 John Chowning, American composer, born in Salem, New Jersey
  • 1934-08-23 Lojze Lebic, Slovenian composer, born in Prevalje, Slovenia
  • 1934-08-24 Roger Donald Dickerson, American composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1934-08-29 Jean-Pierre Guézec, French composer (Colorful Architectures), born in Dijon (d. 1971)
  • 1934-09-02 Michael Sahl, composer
  • 1934-09-03 Xavier Darasse, French organist and composer, born in Toulouse, France (d. 1992)
  • 1934-09-08 Peter Maxwell Davies, British composer (Prolation, Taverner), born in Manchester, England (d. 2016)
  • 1934-09-10 Larry Sitsky, composer
  • 1934-09-10 Vassil Kazandjiev, Bulgarian composer, born in Rousse
  • 1934-09-11 Oliver Jones, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Little Burgundy, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1934-10-03 Benjamin Boretz, American composer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934-10-20 Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer
  • 1934-10-26 Hans-Joachim Rödelius, German composer and musician (Cluster, Harmonia), born in Berlin
  • 1934-10-29 Ramon Sender, Spanish composer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1934-10-31 Walter Steffens, German composer, born in Burtscheid, Aachen, Germany
  • 1934-11-01 William Mathias, Welsh composer, born in Whitland (d. 1992)
  • 1934-11-15 Peter Dickinson, English composer, born in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire
  • 1934-11-24 Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer (St Florian)
  • 1934-11-24 Claudio Prieto, composer
  • 1934-11-28 Carlos Farinas, composer
  • 1934-12-09 Alan Ridout, English composer, born in West Wickham, (d. 1996)
  • 1934-12-12 Habib Hassan Touma, Palestinian composer, born in Nazareth, Israel (d. 1998)
  • 1935-01-07 Noam Sheriff, Israeli composer, born in Ramat Gan, Israel (d. 2018)
  • 1935-01-08 Ian Bargh, Scottish-born Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Prestwick, Scotland (d. 2012)
  • 1935-01-10 Georg Katzer, German composer (electroacoustic music), born in Habelschwerdt, Silesia (d. 2019)
  • 1935-01-26 Peter Ronnefeld, German composer and conductor (Die Nachtausgabe), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1965)
  • 1935-01-26 Zbigniew Penherski, composer
  • 1935-01-28 Leonid Grabovsky, composer
  • 1935-01-31 Bojidar Dimov, composer
  • 1935-02-10 Salvator Pueyo, composer
  • 1935-02-10 Theodore Antoniou, Greek conductor and composer (Paean, Celebration), born in Athens (d. 2018)
  • 1935-02-11 Bent Lorentzen, composer
  • 1935-03-14 Jo van den Booren, composer
  • 1935-03-30 Gordon Mumma, American composer, born in Framingham, Massachussetts
  • 1935-03-30 John Charles Eaton, composer
  • 1935-04-04 François-Bernard Mâche, French composer, born in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 1935-04-09 Aulis Sallinen, Finnish composer, born in Salmi, Russia
  • 1935-04-29 Otto Zykan, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2006)
  • 1935-05-13 Nigel Butterley, Australian pianist and composer (The True Samaritan), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1935-05-13 Yizhak Sadai, composer
  • 1935-05-27 Elias Gistelinck, Flemish composer
  • 1935-06-05 Peter Schat, Dutch opera composer (Labyrint, Houdine, Symposion)
  • 1935-06-06 Misha Mengelberg, Dutch jazz pianist and composer (Reconstruction), born in Kiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (d. 2017)
  • 1935-06-24 Terry Riley, American minimalist composer (In C, A Rainbow In Curved Air), born in Colfax, California

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