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Profiles of the Great  Composers


THIS WEEK'S
COMPOSER

LEOS
JANACEK
 Born 3 July 1854
Died 10 August 1928
Age 74
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We are in the zodiac sign of 
LEO
 July 23 - Aug  22
Composers born under this star sign:

Debussy
Granados
Pachelbel
Salieri
Stockhausen


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VIDEO OF THE WEEK

The Gadfly
by Shostakovich
(25 Sept 1906 - 9 Aug 1975)
played by Nicola Benedetti


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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

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AUGUST
Composer 
Anniversaries 


Births
?/08/1653 Pachelbel 
18/08/1750 Salieri 
22/08/1862 Debussy 
22/08/1928 Stockhausen 
25/08/1918 Bernstein 
31 
/08/1834 Ponchielli 
Deaths
2/08/1945 Mascagni 
9/08/1975 Shostakovich 
09/08/1919 Leoncavallo 
10/08/1928 Janacek 
12/08/1992 John Cage 
13/08/1912 Massanet 
26/08/1958 Vaughan Williams 
28/08/1959 Martinu


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