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Profiles of the Great  Composers


THIS WEEK'S
COMPOSER

George
GERSHWIN
Born 26 Sept 1898
Died 11 July 1937
Age 38
(click on image) 

We are in the zodiac sign of 
LIBRA

 Sept 23 - Oct 22
Composers born under this star sign:

Dukas
Gershwin
Ives
Liszt
Saint-Saens
Shostakovich
Vaughan-Williams
Verdi


Page with all the star signs

VIDEO OF THE WEEK

The Clog Dance
from
La Fille Mal Gardée 
ballet by Frederick Ashton


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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SEPTEMBER 
Composer 
Anniversaries 


4/9/1824 Bruckner born
4/9/1892 Milhaud born 
4/9/1907 Grieg died
5/9/1735 J Christian Bach born 
5/9/1912 John Cage born 
8/9/1813 Gesualdo died 
8/9/1841 Dvorak born
8/9/1949 Richard Strauss died
10/9/1659 Purcell born
13/9/1819 Clara Schumann born
13/9/1874 Schoenberg born 
17/9/1179 Hildegard von Bingendied
20/9/1957 Sibelius died
21/9/1874 Holst born
23/9/1836 Bellini died
25/9/1906 Shostakovich born
25/9/1849 J Strauss Sr died 
26/9/1898 Gershwin born 
26/9/1945 Bartok died


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