Composers in History (Part 65)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6401 - 6,500 of 7,003

  • 1939-05-19 Tomasz Sikorski, Polish minimalist composer (Solitude of Sounds), born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1988)
  • 1939-05-21 Heinz Holliger, Swiss composer, oboist and conductor, born in Langenthal, Switzerland
  • 1939-05-23 Michel Colombier, French composer and songwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1939-06-03 David Frederick Stock, composer
  • 1939-06-06 Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1939-06-21 Charles Boone, American composer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1939-06-27 R. D. Burman, Indian film score composer (1942: A Love Story), born in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (d. 1994)
  • 1939-06-30 Lindembergue Cardoso, Brazilian composer, born in Livramento de Nossa Senhora, State of Bahia, Brazil (d. 1989)
  • 1939-07-15 William David Hellerman, composer
  • 1939-07-25 Richard Akre Trythall, American composer, born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1939-07-29 Annea Lockwood, composer
  • 1939-08-08 William Alden Hibbard, composer
  • 1939-08-09 Max Neuhaus, American classical musician and experimental percussionist (sound sculptures), born in Beaumont, Texas (d. 2009)
  • 1939-08-11 Attila Bozay, composer
  • 1939-08-22 Candido Lima, Portuguese composer, born in Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  • 1939-09-12 Phillip Ramey, American composer, born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • 1939-09-18 Naresh Sohal, Indian composer, born in Punjab, India
  • 1939-10-08 Armando Gentilucci, Italian composer, born in Lecce, Italy (d. 1989)
  • 1939-10-24 Uri Sharvit, Israeli composer, born in Jerusalem
  • 1939-11-07 Daniel Manneke, Dutch composer and organist, born in Kruiningen, Netherlands
  • 1939-11-14 [Walter] Wendy Carlos, American musician and composer (Switched-On Bach), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • 1939-11-18 Tom Johnson, American composer (Nine Bells), born in Greeley, Colorado
  • 1939-12-05 Frédéric van Rossum, Belgian composer, born in Ixelles, Belgium
  • 1939-12-06 Tomés Svoboda, Czech composer (Etude), born in Paris, France
  • 1939-12-15 Nicolaus A. Huber, German composer, born in Passau, Germany
  • 1939-12-20 Klaus Schweizer, composer
  • 1940-01-01 Laszlo Sary, Hungarian composer, born in Győrasszonyfa
  • 1940-01-01 Richard Henry Orton, composer
  • 1940-01-09 Barbara Buczek, Polish composer, born in Kraków, Poland (d. 1993)
  • 1940-01-11 Mark DeVoto, America Musicologist and composer, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • 1940-01-20 Jorge Peixinho, Portuguese composer & conductor, born in Montijo, Portugal
  • 1940-01-22 Tilo Medek, German composer
  • 1940-01-30 David Johnson, American composer, born in Batavia, New York
  • 1940-02-08 Talib Rasul Hakim, composer
  • 1940-03-02 Tony Croatto, Italian-born composer (d. 2005)
  • 1940-03-10 Francis Schwartz, composer
  • 1940-04-07 Jan Wilhelm Morthenson, Swedish composer, born in Örnsköldsvik
  • 1940-05-07 Armando Krieger, Argentine composer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1940-05-11 Ronald Anthony Pellegrino, composer
  • 1940-05-27 Rene Koering, composer
  • 1940-06-04 Dorothy Rudd Moore, African-American composer, born in New Castle, Delaware
  • 1940-06-06 Phillip Rhodes, American composer, born in Forest City, North Carolina
  • 1940-06-14 Dary John Mizelle, American composer, born in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • 1940-06-15 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer and pedagogue (Les Prédictions), born in Amersfoort, Utrecht, the Netherlands (d. 1983 )
  • 1940-06-29 Vyacheslav Artyomov, Russian composer, born in Moscow
  • 1940-08-03 Joseph Dorfman, Israeli composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine (d. 2006)
  • 1940-08-12 Alexander Yossifov, composer
  • 1940-09-05 Lewis Spratlan, American composer, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1940-09-13 Gene Page, American arranger and composer (Righteous Brothers, Marvin Gaye), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1998)
  • 1940-09-19 Paul Williams, American singer, actor and composer (Rainy Days and Mondays, Evergreen), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1940-09-22 Edward Boguslawski, composer
  • 1940-10-09 Hans Ulrich Humpert, German composer, born in Paderborn, Germany (d. 2010)
  • 1940-11-03 Dieter Acker, composer
  • 1940-11-09 Sergio Cervetti, composer, born in Dolores, Uruguay
  • 1940-11-19 Alberto Villalpando, composer
  • 1940-11-24 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
  • 1940-12-16 Dimitri van Toren, Dutch singer-songwriter, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • 1940-12-20 Larry Willis, American jazz pianist & composer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1940-12-21 Frank Zappa, American rocker, composer, activist and filmmaker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1993)
  • 1940-12-28 Alvin Singleton, American composer, born in New York City
  • 1941-02-02 Serge Tcherepnin, French American composer (Serge Modular synthesizer.), born in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
  • 1941-02-06 Stephen Albert, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • 1941-02-19 Carlos Roqué Alsina, French-Argentinian pianist & composer, born in Buenos Aries
  • 1941-02-25 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
  • 1941-03-08 Ivana Loudova, Czech composer (Vocal Symphony), born in Chlumec nad Cidlinou (d. 2017)
  • 1941-03-08 Yvar Emilian Mikhashoff, American pianist & composer
  • 1941-03-10 Daniel Kirkland Lentz, American composer, born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania
  • 1941-03-10 Piotr Warzecha, composer
  • 1941-03-17 Edward Harper, composer
  • 1941-04-17 Adolphus Hailstork, American composer, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1941-04-26 John Mitchell, American classical composer, born in Hollywood, California
  • 1941-04-27 Friedrich Goldmann, German composer and conductor, born in Siegmar-Schönau, Germany (d. 2009)
  • 1941-04-30 Wilfried Jentzsh, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany
  • 1941-05-01 Juraj Hatrick, composer
  • 1941-05-15 Richard Edward Wilson, composer
  • 1941-05-16 Maurice Henry Weddington, composer
  • 1941-05-17 David Howell Cope, composer
  • 1941-05-19 Marc-Antonio Consoli, composer
  • 1941-05-22 Sebastian Forbes, British conductor, composer and music professor (The Aeolian Singers), born in Buckinghamshire, England
  • 1941-05-23 Jackson Hill, American composer and educator (Voices of Autumn), born in Birmimgham, Alabama
  • 1941-05-24 Konrad Boehmer, German-Dutch composer, born in Berlin (2014)
  • 1941-05-26 Imants Kalniņš, Latvian classical, choral and rock composer (Hey, You There!), born in Riga, Latvian SSR
  • 1941-06-12 Armando "Chick" Corea, American jazz-fusion pianist and composer (Return To Forever, Delhpi I, Toy Dance), born in Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • 1941-06-30 Micki Grant, American singer, composer and actress, 1st African American woman to direct on Broadway, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1941-07-01 John Gould, British composer and musical comic
  • 1941-07-15 Geoffrey Burgon, composer
  • 1941-07-27 Johannes Fritsch, German composer, born in Bensheim, Germany (d. 2010)
  • 1941-08-06 Doris Ernestine Hays, composer
  • 1941-08-31 Emanuel Nunes, composer
  • 1941-09-09 Curtis Otto Bismark Curtis-Smith, composer
  • 1941-09-12 Hans-Karsten Raecke, German composer, born in Rostock, Germany
  • 1941-09-18 Hafliði Hallgrímsson, Icelandic composer, born in Akureyri, Iceland
  • 1941-10-16 Derek David Bourgeois, composer
  • 1941-10-16 Erkki Jokinen, composer
  • 1941-10-28 Glen Moore, American jazz bassist and composer, born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1941-11-12 Jennifer Helen McLeod, composer
  • 1941-12-11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Bilthoven, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • 1941-12-18 Wadada Leo Smith, American trumpeter and composer (Divine Love), born in Leland, Mississippi
  • 1941-12-25 Don Pullen, pianist/composer
  • 1941-12-25 Ronald Perera, composer

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