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Profiles of the Great  Composers


THIS WEEK'S
COMPOSER

Modest
MUSSORGSKY
 Born 21 March 1839
Died 28 March1881
Age 42
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We are in the zodiac sign of 
AQUARIUS
Jan 20 - Feb 18
Composers born under this star sign:

Corelli 
Delius 
Mendelssohn
Mozart
Palestrina
Praetorius
Schubert


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VIDEO OF THE WEEK

"Winter"
It's a long time till Spring! 
Here is the ever popular Winter from Vivaldi's 'Four Seasons'.
This version has over 32 million views.


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Select a composer from the alphabetical list further down or choose a category from the list below:

A - Z of composers. Click to select.

Albeniz
Bach
Balakirev
Bartok
Beethoven
Bellini
Berlioz
Bernstein
Bizet
Borodin
Brahms
Britten
Bruckner
Cage
Chopin
Copland
Corelli
Debussy
Delius
Donizetti
Dukas
Dvorak
Elgar
Falla, Manuel
Faure

Gesualdo
Gershwin
Glinka
Gounod
Granados
Grieg
Handel
Haydn
Hildegard
of Bingen

Holst
Humperdinck
Ives
Janacek
Khachaturian
Leoncavallo
Liszt
Mahler
Martinu
Mascagni
Mendelssohn
Messiaen
Monteverdi
Mozart
Mussorgsky
Offenbach
Orff
Pachelbel
Pergolesi
Poulenc
Prokofiev
Puccini
Purcell
Rachmaninoff
Ravel
Rimsky-Korsakov
Rodrigo
Rossini
Saint-Saens
Satie
Schoenberg
Schubert
Schumann
Schumann, Clara
Scriabin
Shostakovich
Sibelius
Smetana
Smyth, Ethel
Sousa
Stockhausen
Strauss, R
Strauss, J
Stravinsky
Sullivan
Tchaikovsky
Vaughan-Williams
Verdi
Villa-Lobos
Vivaldi
Wagner
Walton

NEW!!

Karlheinz
STOCKHAUSEN
Born: 
22 Aug 1928
Died: 
5 Dec 2007
Age 79
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January
Composer Anniversaries 


1/1/1782 J C Bach died 
2/1/1837 Balakirev born
2/1/1905 M Tippett born 
4/1/1710 Pergolesi born
6/1/1838 Max Bruch born
7/1/1899 Poulenc born
8/1/1713 Corelli died
8/1/1990 M Tippett died
11/1/1801 Cimarosa died
16/1/1886 Ponchielli died
16/1/1891 Delibes died
17/1/1751 Albinoni died 
18/1/1835 Cesar Cui 
born
23/1/1981 S.Barber died 
27/1/1756 Mozart born 
27/1/1813Verdi died
29/1/1862 Delius born
30/1/1963 Poulenc died
31/1/1797 Schubert born

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