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Profiles of the Great  Composers


THIS WEEK'S
COMPOSER

Johann Sebastian
BACH
Born:
21 March 1685
Died: 
28 Jul 1750
age 65

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We are in the zodiac sign of 
LEO
July 23 - August 22
Composers born under this star sign:

Debussy
Granados
Pachelbel
Salieri
Stockhausen


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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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JULY
Classical Composer Anniversaries 


Births
2/07/1714 Gluck
3/07/1854 Janacek
7/07/1860 Mahler
8/07/1882 Percy Grainger
9/07/1879 Respighi
10/07/1895 Carl Orff
27/07/1867 Granados 
Deaths
1/07/1925 Satie
4/07/1623 William Byrd
6/07/1999 Rodrigo

11/07/1937 Gershwin
13/07/1951 Schoenberg
23/07/1757 Domenico Scarlatti
27/07/1924 Busoni
28/07/1741 Vivaldi
28/07/1750 Bach
29/07/1856 Schumann
31/07/1886 Liszt

Other months here



2014
Important Composer Anniversaries


Compared with all the big anniversaries of 2013 there are very few in 2014. Richard Strauss is the only one likely to attract any attention of note.

Richard Strauss 150th anniversary of his birth on 11 June 1864
Rameau 250th anniversary of his death on 12 September
Gluck 300th anniversary of his birth on 2 July1714
Bach Carl Philipp Emanuel, 3rd son of JS Bach 300th anniversary of his birth on 8 March 1714.

You can find a far more comprehensive list of anniversaries at classical-composers.org