Composers in History (Part 62)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6101 - 6,200 of 7,546

  • 1930-06-26 Peter Feuchtwanger, German piano teacher, musicologist, and composer (Studies in Eastern Idiom; Introduction and Ragas for 8 Violas and cello), born in Munich, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1930-06-28 Nikolai Nikolayevich Karetnikov, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1994)
  • 1930-07-05 Yutaka Makino, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2005)
  • 1930-07-10 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist and composer, born in Aracati, Ceará, Brazil (d. 1982)
  • 1930-07-14 Eric Norman Stokes, composer
  • 1930-07-16 John Everett Watts, American composer, born in Maryville, Tennessee (d. 1982)
  • 1930-07-17 Ryohei Hirose, composer
  • 1930-07-18 Siegfried Kurz, German conductor and composer, born in Dresden
  • 1930-07-22 Leoncjusz Ciuciura, Polish classical composer (Spirals), born in Grodzisk Mazowieck, Poland (d. 2017) [1] [2]
  • 1930-08-01 Lionel Bart [Begleiter], British pop music composer and writer (Oliver!), born in London, England
  • 1930-08-07 Veljo Tormis, Estonian composer, specializing in choral music (Curse Upon Iron (Raua needmine)), born in Kuusalu, Estonia (d. 2017)
  • 1930-08-11 Heinz Werner Zimmermann, composer
  • 1930-08-13 Heino Jurisalu, Estonian composer (Kvintett puhkpillidele), born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 1991)
  • 1930-09-02 Andrey Pavlovich Petrov, composer
  • 1930-09-09 Paolo Castaldi, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1930-09-12 Larry Austin, American classical and electronic composer and educator, born in Duncan, Oklahoma (d. 2018)
  • 1930-09-17 Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian Carnatic violinist and composer, born in Chennai, India (d. 2013)
  • 1930-09-19 Muhal Richard Abrams, American educator and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)
  • 1930-09-22 Roger Durham Hannay, composer
  • 1930-10-02 Günter Kochan, German composer, born in Luckau, Germany (d. 2009)
  • 1930-10-04 József Soproni, Hungarian composer and educator, born in Sopron
  • 1930-10-08 Tōru Takemitsu, Japanese classical music and film score composer (November Steps; Ran), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1996)
  • 1930-10-09 Fjölnir Stefánsson, Icelandic composer, born in Reykjavíc, Iceland (d. 2011)
  • 1930-10-12 Jack Gottlieb, American composer, writer and editor, born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1930-10-17 Angelo Paccignini, composer
  • 1930-10-28 Harry Gilbert Trythall, American composer and pianist, born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1930-10-28 John Mayer, Indian composer (Indo-Jazz Fusion), born in Calcutta, Bengal, British India (d. 2004)
  • 1930-10-29 Natalie Sleeth, American composer, born in Evanston, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • 1930-10-30 Clifford Brown, American jazz trumpeter and composer (Joyspring, Jordu), born in Wilmington, Delaware (d. 1956)
  • 1930-11-01 John Scott, British musician, film, television, and classical composer, born in Bishopston, Bristol, England
  • 1930-11-06 Raymond Baervoets, Belgian composer (Metamorphoses), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1989)
  • 1930-11-17 David Werner Amram, composer (Splendor in the Grass), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1930-11-22 Peter Hurford, British organist, composer and choral conductor (St. Albans Cathedral), born in Minehead, England (d. 2019)
  • 1930-12-04 Paul-Heinz Dittrich, German composer, born in Gornsdorf, Germany
  • 1930-12-04 Jim Hall, American jazz guitarist and composer, born in Buffalo, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1930-12-07 Richard Felciano, American composer, born in Santa Rosa, California
  • 1930-12-08 Alain Weber, French composer, born in Château-Thierry (d. 2019)
  • 1930-12-12 Friedrich Voss, German composer and pianist, born in Halberstadt, Germany
  • 1930-12-17 Makoto Moroi, composer
  • 1930-12-27 Jacqueline Fontijn, Flemish composer
  • 1930-12-29 Willy Giefer, German composer, born in Koblenz, Germany
  • 1931-01-01 Carel Brons, Dutch composer, born in Groningen (d. 1983)
  • 1931-01-02 Frank Marocco, American jazz and classical accordionist, arranger and composer, born in Joliet, Illinois (d. 2012)
  • 1931-01-14 Juraj Pospisil, Czech composer, born in Olomouc, Czech Republic (d. 2007)
  • 1931-01-15 Murad Kazhlayev, Soviet and Dagestani composer, born in Baku, Azerbaijan
  • 1931-01-17 Frederick A. Fox, American classical composer (Nightscenes; Shaking The Pumpkin),and educator (Indiana University, 1974-94), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2011)
  • 1931-01-24 Ib Norholm, Danish composer & organist, born in Søborg, Gladsaxe (d. 2019)
  • 1931-01-29 Leslie Bricuse, British theater and film composer and lyricist ("Stop the World - I Want to Get Off; Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), born in Pinner, Middlesex
  • 1931-02-09 Xavier Benguerel, Catalan composer (Llibre Vermell; Jo, Dalí), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2017)
  • 1931-02-10 Gerhard Rosenfeld, German opera and film score composer, born in Königsberg (d. 2003)
  • 1931-02-10 Makoto Shinohara, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1931-02-11 Bobby Lamb, Irish jazz trombonist, composer, and conductor, born in Cork, Irish Free State
  • 1931-02-18 Dieter Schonbach, composer
  • 1931-02-26 Francisco Kroepfl, Argentinian composer, born in Timișoara, Romania
  • 1931-03-05 Anthony Headges, composer
  • 1931-03-20 Antonio Tauriello, composer
  • 1931-03-25 Paul Motian, American jazz drummer and composer
  • 1931-03-27 Yoriaki Matsudaira, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo
  • 1931-03-30 Sándor Szokolay, Hungarian composer and pedagogue, born in Kunágota, Hungary (d. 2013)
  • 1931-04-02 Imre Olsvik, Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Budapest (d. 2014)
  • 1931-04-11 Koichi Sugiyama, Japanese video game composer (Dragon Quest), born in Tokyo
  • 1931-04-12 Martin Boykan, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1931-04-17 Roberta Stephen, Canadian classical composer (The Eye Of The Seasons), born in Alberta
  • 1931-04-27 Krzysztof Komeda, Polish jazz and film composer and pianist (Rosemary's Baby), born in Poznań, Poland (d. 1969)
  • 1931-05-06 Hasaan Ibn Ali [William Henry Langford, Jr], American jazz pianist and composer (Max Roach Trio), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1980)
  • 1931-05-08 Charles M.Wilson, Canadian organist and composer (The Angels Of The Earth), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2019)
  • 1931-05-10 Yūzō Toyama, Japanese composer and conductor, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1931-05-14 Alvin Lucier, American composer of experimental music (I Am Sitting In A Room; Music On A Long Thin Wire), born in Nashua, New Hampshire
  • 1931-05-16 Donald James Martino, composer (Noturnno-Pulitzer 1974), born in Plainfield, New Jersey
  • 1931-05-19 Ruben Radica, composer
  • 1931-05-27 Veroslav Neumann, composer
  • 1931-05-28 Peter Talbot Westergaard, American composer and educator, born in Champaign, Illinois (d. 2019)
  • 1931-06-03 Françoise Arnoul, French actress and composer (French Cancan; Jacko & Lise), born in Constantine, France
  • 1931-06-04 César Bolaños, Peruvian electro-acoustic and experimental musician and composer, born in Lima, Peru (d. 2012)
  • 1931-06-16 Ivo Petric, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana
  • 1931-06-20 Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
  • 1931-06-26 Lucien Goethals, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 2006)
  • 1931-06-27 Alojz Srebotnjak, Slovenian composer, born in Postojna, Slovenia (d. 2010)
  • 1931-06-27 Ryszard Kwiatkowski, Polish composer (Polyphonic Music), born in Jaranów, Włocławek, Poland (d. 1993)
  • 1931-07-08 Louis Ballard [Honganózhe], Native American composer and educator (The Four Moons), born near Quapaw, Oklahoma (d. 2007) [1]
  • 1931-07-12 André Laporte, Flemish composer, born in Oplinter, Tienen, Belgium
  • 1931-07-21 Leon Schidlowsky, Chilean Israeli composer, born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1931-08-01 Seán Ó Riada [John Reidy], Irish composer (Mise Éire), born in Cork City (d. 1971)
  • 1931-08-02 Henryk Schiller, Polish composer, born in Poznań, Poland (d. 2006)
  • 1931-08-02 Philippa Schuyler, African-American child prodigy and composer, born in Harlem, New York (d. 1967)
  • 1931-08-08 Jonathan Elkus, composer
  • 1931-08-11 Manabendra Mukhopadhyay, Bengali singer and composer (Ei Ganga ei Padda), born in Kolkata (d. 1992)
  • 1931-08-15 Mario Kuri-Aldana, Mexican composer, born in Tampico, Mexico (d. 2013)
  • 1931-08-21 Gregg Smith, choral conductor and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • 1931-08-26 Dane Skerl, Slovenian composer, born in Ljubljana
  • 1931-09-03 Rudolf Kelterborn, Swiss musician and composer, born in Basel, Switzerland
  • 1931-09-07 Charles Camilleri, Maltese composer (Missa Mundi), born in Ħamrun, Malta (d. 2009)
  • 1931-09-16 Jan Johansson, Swedish jazz pianist, born in Söderhamn, Hälsingland, Sweden (d. 1968)
  • 1931-10-01 Sylvano Bussotti, Italian composer, film maker and novelist, born in Florence, Italy
  • 1931-10-12 Raoul Pleskow, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1931-10-19 László Kalmár, Hungarian composer (Triangles), born in Budapest (d. 1995)
  • 1931-10-22 Hikaru Hayashi, Japanese pianist, conductor and composer (Onibaba), born in Tokyo (d. 2012)
  • 1931-10-24 Sofia Gubaidulina, Tatar-Russian composer (Stimmen Verstummen), born in Chistopol, Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
  • 1931-10-31 David Lumsdaine, Australian composer ( Annotations of Auschwitz), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1931-11-02 Phil Woods, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Steely Dan's "Doctor Wu"; Billy Joel's "Just The Way You Are"), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

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