Composers in History (Part 66)

Classical: Orchestras

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 6501 - 6,600 of 7,009

  • 1940-05-11 Ronald Anthony Pellegrino, composer
  • 1940-05-27 Rene Koering, composer
  • 1940-06-04 Dorothy Rudd Moore, composer
  • 1940-06-06 Phillip Rhodes, composer
  • 1940-06-14 John Mizelle, composer
  • 1940-06-15 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer
  • 1940-06-29 Viacheslav Artyomov, composer
  • 1940-08-03 Joseph Dorfman, composer
  • 1940-08-12 Alexander Yossifov, composer
  • 1940-09-05 Lewis Spratlan, American composer, born in Miami, Florida
  • 1940-09-13 Gene Page, 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, composer
  • 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 vocalist/composer
  • 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 Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • 1941-02-06 Stephen Albert, composer
  • 1941-02-19 Carlos Roque Alsina, composer
  • 1941-02-25 Ramon Pagayon Santos, composer
  • 1941-03-08 Ivana Loudova, composer
  • 1941-03-08 Yvar Emilian Mikhashoff, composer
  • 1941-03-10 Daniel Kirkland Lentz, composer
  • 1941-03-10 Piotr Warzecha, composer
  • 1941-03-17 Edward Harper, composer
  • 1941-04-17 Adolphus Hailstork, composer
  • 1941-04-26 John Mitchell, American composer
  • 1941-04-27 Friedrich Goldmann, composer
  • 1941-04-30 Wilfried Jentzsh, composer
  • 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, composer
  • 1941-05-23 Jackson Hill, composer
  • 1941-05-24 Brian Dennis, composer
  • 1941-05-24 Konrad Boehmer, composer
  • 1941-05-26 Imants Kalnins, composer
  • 1941-06-30 Micki Grant, American singer, composer and actress, 1st African Amerian woman to direct on Broadway, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1941-07-01 John Gould, British composer/musical comic
  • 1941-07-15 Geoffrey Burgon, composer
  • 1941-07-27 Johannes Fritsch, composer
  • 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, composer
  • 1941-09-18 Haflidi Magnus Hallgrimmson, composer
  • 1941-10-16 Derek David Bourgeois, composer
  • 1941-10-16 Erkki Jokinen, composer
  • 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
  • 1941-12-25 Don Pullen, pianist/composer
  • 1941-12-25 Ronald Perera, composer
  • 1942-01-01 George Couroupos, composer
  • 1942-01-27 Petr Kotik, Czech composer, born in Prague
  • 1942-02-09 Charlie Morrow, composer
  • 1942-02-09 Milos Stedron, composer
  • 1942-02-16 Gabriel Brncic, composer
  • 1942-03-09 John Cale, Garnant, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground)
  • 1942-03-17 Dimitris Poulikakos, Greek composer, singer and actor
  • 1942-03-22 Jon Arthur English, composer
  • 1942-04-12 Daniel Winslow Schmidt, composer
  • 1942-04-13 Bill Conti, composer (For Your Eyes Only, Rocky IV), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1942-04-25 John Martin Dalby, composer
  • 1942-05-10 Ingram Douglas Marshall, composer
  • 1942-05-14 Gerald Mark Shapiro, composer
  • 1942-05-27 Priscilla Anne McLean, composer
  • 1942-06-05 Charles Dodge, composer
  • 1942-06-27 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-06-27 John Howard McGuire, American composer, born in Artesia, California
  • 1942-08-01 André Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer
  • 1942-08-20 Isaac Hayes, composer (Shaft), born in Covington, Tennessee
  • 1942-09-12 Tomés Marco, Basque/Spanish composer
  • 1942-09-14 Kuldar Sink, Estonian composer, born in Tallin (d. 1995)
  • 1942-09-14 Oliver Eugene Lake, jazz saxophonist and composer
  • 1942-10-22 Robin John Maconie, composer
  • 1942-10-26 Dietmar Polaczek, composer
  • 1942-10-30 Sven-David Sandstrom, composer
  • 1942-11-10 Michel Tabachnik, Swiss composer/conductor
  • 1942-11-20 Meredith Monk, American choreographer, composer (Atlas) and performing artist, born in NYC, New York
  • 1942-11-24 Bayani Mendoza de Leon, composer
  • 1942-12-07 Jonathan D Kramer, American composer (Notta Sonata), born in Hartford, Connecticut (d. 2004)
  • 1942-12-23 Friedrich Schenker, composer
  • 1943-01-11 William Albert Penn, composer
  • 1943-01-13 William Duckworth, composer
  • 1943-01-16 Brian Ferneyhough, composer
  • 1943-01-16 Gavin Bryars, composer
  • 1943-01-26 Peter Kenton Winkler, composer
  • 1943-01-29 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer
  • 1943-02-05 Ivan Alexandrovich Tcherepnin, composer
  • 1943-02-08 Jose de Almeida Prado, composer
  • 1943-02-25 Maryann Amacher, composer
  • 1943-02-27 Morten Lauridsen, American composer

Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music