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Profiles of the Great  Composers


THIS WEEK'S
COMPOSER

Ruggiero
LEONCAVALLO
 Born 23 Apr 1857
Died 9 Aug 1919
Age 62
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We are in the zodiac sign of 
TAURUS
 Apr 20 - May 20
Composers born under this star sign:

A. Scarlatti 
Brahms 
Faure 
Monteverdi 
Prokofiev 
Dame Ethel Smyth 
Tchaikovsky 
Erik Satie 
Arthur Sullivan 


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VIDEO OF THE WEEK

Prokofiev
Romeo & Juliet
Dance of the Knights
 theme tune of 'The Apprentice' 

Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 2000


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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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APRIL
Composer Anniversaries 


01/04/1873 Rachmaninoff born
01/04/1917 Scott Joplin died 
03/04/1897 Brahms died
06/04/1971 Stravinsky died
08/04/1848 Donizetti died
14/04/1759 Handel died
18/04/1936 Respighi died 
23/04/1858 Ethel Smyth born 
23/04/1857 Leoncavallo born
23/04/1891 Prokofiev born
27/04/1915 Scriabin died
27/04/1992 Messiaen died

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