Composers in History (Part 63)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6201 - 6,300 of 7,422

  • 1932-05-28 Henning Christiansen, composer
  • 1932-05-30 Pauline Oliveros, composer (Sound Patterns), born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • 1932-05-30 Seppo Nummi, Finnish composer and music critic, born in Oulu, Finland (d. 1981)
  • 1932-06-04 Oliver Nelson, American jazz composer and arranger (The Blues and the Abstract Truth), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1975)
  • 1932-06-08 Hans G. Helms, German writer and composer, born in Teterow, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1932-06-14 Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, American composer, born in Manhattan, New York
  • 1932-06-21 (Boris) "Lalo" Schifrin, Argentine-American jazz pianist and composer (Mission Impossible), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1932-06-22 Michael Horvit, American composer, born in New York City
  • 1932-06-27 Hugh Wood, British composer, born in Parbold, Lancashire
  • 1932-06-30 Martin Mailman, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1932-07-07 [Josef] Joe Zawinul, Austrian-American jazz keyboardist, composer and musician (Weather Report - "Birdland") (d. 2007)
  • 1932-07-13 Per Nørgård, Danish composer (Papalagi; Babette's Feast), born in Gentofte, Denmark
  • 1932-07-17 Niccolo Castiglioni, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy (1996)
  • 1932-07-17 Wojciech Kilar, Polish classical and film score composer (Bram Stoker's Dracula; The Pianist), born in Lwów, Second Polish Republic (now Ukraine) (d. 2013)
  • 1932-07-25 Gibson Kente, South African playwright and composer, born in Duncan Village, Eastern Cape (d. 2014)
  • 1932-08-02 Marvin David Levy, American composer (Mourning Becomes Electra), born in Passaic, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1932-08-05 Tera de Marez Oyens, Dutch composer, born in Velsen, Netherlands (d.1996)
  • 1932-08-10 Alexander Goehr, composer
  • 1932-08-12 Sergey Mikhaylovich Slonimsky, composer
  • 1932-08-24 Richard Graham Meale, Australian composer (Three Miró Pieces; Voss), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2009)
  • 1932-08-27 François Glorieux, Flemish pianist and composer, born in Courtrai, Belgium
  • 1932-09-06 Gilles Tremblay, Canadian composer, born in Saguenay, Canada (d. 2017)
  • 1932-09-13 Bengt Hallberg, Swedish jazz pianist and composer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2013)
  • 1932-09-26 Giacomo Manzoni, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1932-09-27 Mario Bertoncini, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 2019)
  • 1932-10-12 Joel Mandelbaum, American composer, born in New York
  • 1932-10-15 Jaan Rääts, Estonian pianist, orchestral and film score composer, born in Tartu, Estonia (d. 2020)
  • 1932-10-17 Gundaris Poné, Latvian-American violinist, composer, and educator (NYU-New Paltz, 1964-94), born in Riga, Latvia (d. 1994)
  • 1932-11-14 Ramon Zupko, American composer, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1932-11-20 John Barnes Chance, American composer, born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 1972)
  • 1932-11-21 Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Danish composer (Symphony and Antiphony), born in Copenhagen; (d. 2016)
  • 1932-11-26 Alan Stout, American composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2018)
  • 1932-11-29 Antoine Tisne, composer
  • 1932-12-04 Édgar Valcárcel, Peruvian pianist and composer, born in Puno, Peru (d. 2010)
  • 1932-12-15 Elaine Barkin, American composer, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1932-12-15 Igor Stuhec, Slovenian composer, born in Kremberk
  • 1932-12-16 Rodion Konstantinovich Schedrin, Soviet-Russian pianist, organist, and composer (The Little Hump-backed Horse), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1932-12-21 Ilja Zeljenka, Slovak composer, born in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1933-01-01 Anders Bo Leif Linde, Swedish composer
  • 1933-01-01 Bo Linde, Swedish neo-classical composer, born in Gävle, Sweden (d. 1970)
  • 1933-01-10 Akira Miyoshi, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2013)
  • 1933-01-23 Joel Spiegelman, American composer, born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1933-02-14 Andrey Mikhaylovich Volkonsky, Russian composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 2008)
  • 1933-02-14 Bertram Turetzky, American classical, jazz, klezmer double bassist, composer, pedagogue, and author (The Contemporary Contrabass) born in Norwich, Connecticut
  • 1933-03-01 Istvan Lang, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest
  • 1933-03-05 Norbert Linke, German composer
  • 1933-03-06 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, English folk musician and composer
  • 1933-03-09 W. Francis McBeth, American composer (Of Sailors and Whales), conductor, and pedagogue (Ouachita Baptist University, 1957-96), born in Ropesville, Texas (d. 2012)
  • 1933-03-09 Anatoly Kremer, Russian composer and conductor (Eksperiment), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2015)
  • 1933-03-10 Bernadetta Matuszczak, Polish composer
  • 1933-03-13 Mike Stoller, American composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown), born in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York

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1933-03-14 Quincy Jones (Jr.), American jazz trumpeter. composer, arranger, record producer (Michael Jackson; Frank Sinatra; "We Are The World"), and film producer (The Color Purple), born in Chicago, Illinois

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  • 1933-03-15 Ronald Roseman, American composer
  • 1933-03-20 Jacquez Guyonnet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1933-03-23 Dave Frishberg, American jazz pianist, vocalist, composer, and lyricist ("I'm Just A Bill"), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1933-03-24 David Harries, Welsh composer (Epithalamium), born in Portsmouth, England (d. 2003)
  • 1933-04-04 Seoirse Bodley, Irish composer and professor of music (University College Dublin), born in Dublin
  • 1933-04-08 Jaroslav Smolka, Czech composer
  • 1933-04-10 Philip Corner, American composer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1933-04-14 Morton Subotnick, American composer (Wild Bull), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1933-04-28 Karl Heinz Wahren, German pianist and composer, born in Bonn, Germany
  • 1933-04-29 Darijan Božič, Slovenian composer and conductor, born in Slavonski Brod, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (d. 2018)
  • 1933-05-13 Alden Ashforth, composer
  • 1933-05-13 Stig Gustav Schonberg, composer
  • 1933-06-18 Colin Brumby, Australian composer, conductor, and educator (Fibonacci Variations), born in Melbourne (d. 2018)
  • 1933-06-26 Claudio Abbado, Italian conductor (La Scala, 1969-86; London Symphony, 1979-87; Berlin Philharmonic, 1989-2002), born in Milan, Italy (d. 2014)
  • 1933-06-28 Gunnar Reynir Sveinsson, composer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • 1933-07-02 David Lewin, American composer, born in New York City (d. 2003)
  • 1933-07-09 Nodar Gabunia, Georgian composer, born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 2000)
  • 1933-07-10 Jerry Herman, American composer (Hello Dolly), born in NYC, New York (d. 2019)
  • 1933-07-18 R. Murray Schafer, Canadian composer (Patria), music educator, and environmentalist, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1933-07-20 José Vicente Asuar, Chilean electronic music composer, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2017)
  • 1933-08-11 Justin Connolly, composer
  • 1933-08-25 Wayne Shorter, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Weather Report), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1933-08-30 Arne Mellnäs, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm (d. 2002)
  • 1933-09-03 Roland Kayn, German electronic music composer, born in Reutlingen (d. 2011)
  • 1933-09-05 Vincent McDermott, American composer, born in Atlantic City, New Jersey (d. 2016)
  • 1933-09-08 Eric Salzman, American composer (New Musical Theater), born in New York City (d. 2017)
  • 1933-09-18 Manfred Niehaus, German composer, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2013)
  • 1933-09-22 Leonardo Balada, composer
  • 1933-10-01 Olga Pozzi Escot, Peruvian-American composer and musicologist, born in Lima, Peru
  • 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)
  • 1933-10-18 Jacques Charpentier, French organist and composer (72 études karnatiques), born in Paris (d. 2017)
  • 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)
  • 1933-11-10 Bobby Rush, American Blues musician, composer and singer (Rawer than Raw), born in Homer, Louisiana
  • 1933-11-23 Krzysztof Penderecki, Polish composer ("Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima"), born in Dębica, Poland (d. 2020)
  • 1933-11-25 Ramiro Cortés Jr., American composer, born in Dallas, Texas (c. 1984)
  • 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
  • 1933-12-31 Fred F. Carter Jr., American country session guitarist, singer, producer and composer (Nashville's "A-Team"), born in Winnsboro, Louisiana (d. 2010)
  • 1934-01-03 Bryan George Kelly, composer
  • 1934-01-16 Richard Wernick, American composer (1977 Pulitzer Prize: Visions of Terror and Wonder), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1934-01-17 Sydney Phillip Hodkinson, composer
  • 1934-01-17 Cedar Walton, American hard bop jazz pianist (Jazztet; Art Blakey), and composer ("Mosaic"), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2013)
  • 1934-01-29 Paul Gutama Soegijo, composer

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