Composers in History (Part 64)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6301 - 6,400 of 7,543

  • 1933-05-13 Alden Ashforth, composer
  • 1933-05-13 Stig Gustav Schonberg, composer
  • 1933-06-18 Colin Brumby, Australian composer (Fibonacci Variations), conductor (Queensland Opera, 1968-71), and educator, 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
  • 1934-02-04 Jouko Sakari Linjama, Finnish organist and composer, born in Kirvu, Finland
  • 1934-02-11 Francesco Pennisi, Italian contemporary classical composer, born in Acireale, Sicily (d. 2000)
  • 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, Argentine-American electro-acoustic composer (Synchronisms), born in Médanos, Argentina (d. 2019)
  • 1934-03-07 Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer, born in Corfu
  • 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 Danny Apolinar, cabaret performer and theatrical composer-songwriter (Do Your Own Thing), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1995)
  • 1934-03-15 Wolfgang Hufschmidt, composer
  • 1934-03-17 Erhard Grosskopf, German avant-garde composer, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1934-03-18 Pavle Despalj, Croatian composer & conductor (Zagreb; Miami; Tokyo), born in Blato, Korčula
  • 1934-03-23 Teresa Proccacini, Italian organist and composer (Clown Music), born in Cerignola, Italy
  • 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
  • 1934-04-06 Horace Tapscott, American jazz pianist and composer (Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra, 1961-98), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1999)
  • 1934-04-10 Zsolt Durko, Hungarian composer, born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 1997)
  • 1934-04-13 Siegfried Matthus, German composer, born in Zadorozhye, Ozyorsky District, Kaliningrad Oblast
  • 1934-04-18 Jan Klusák [Porges], Czech contemporary classical and film score composer, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 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
  • 1934-06-20 Alain Bancquart, French contemporary classical composer, born in Dieppe, France
  • 1934-06-26 Luís Filipe Pires, Portuguese composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2015)
  • 1934-06-26 Dave Grusin, American jazz pianist and composer specializing in film scores (The Milagro Beanfield War), 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, French classical composer, born in Bordeaux, France
  • 1934-07-26 Anthony Gilbert, British composer, born in London
  • 1934-07-30 André Prévost, Canadian composer, born in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada (d. 2001)
  • 1934-08-01 Hermann Baumann, German classical horn player, composer and teacher, born in Hamburg
  • 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 (Turenas), born in Salem, New Jersey
  • 1934-08-23 Lojze Lebic, Slovenian composer, born in Prevalje, Slovenia
  • 1934-08-24 Roger Donald Dickerson, American composer (New Orleans Concerto), 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, Australian composer, born in Tianjin. China
  • 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
  • 1934-10-26 Jacques Loussier, French pianist and composer who created jazz arrangements of Bach and other classical music, born in Angers, France (d. 2019)
  • 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

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