Composer events for today

Composers born today

Roxanna Panufnik (1968) 49 years ago Image for Roxanna Panufnik
Augusta Read Thomas (1964) 53 years ago
Anne La Berge (1955) 62 years ago
Alexander Vustin (1943) 74 years ago
Alexei Nikolayev (1931) 86 years ago
Yehoshua Lakner (1924) 93 years ago
Violet Archer (1913) 104 years ago
Sigursveinn Kristinsson (1911) 106 years ago
Vaclav Trojan (1907) 110 years ago
Karel Navrátil (1867) 150 years ago
Luigi Abussi (1852) 165 years ago
Karl Heinrich Reiss (1829) 188 years ago
(father) Roman(us) Hoffstetter (1742) 275 years ago
Johann Urban Aloïs Hoffstetter (1742) 275 years ago
Johann Philipp Kirnberger (1721) 296 years ago Image for Johann Philipp Kirnberger
Giovanni Battista Martini (1706) 311 years ago Image for Giovanni Battista Martini
Christian Ludwig Boxberg (1670) 347 years ago
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Composers died today

Tristan Cary (2008) 9 years ago Tristram Cary
Jimmy Giuffre (2008) 9 years ago
Werner Thärichen (2008) 9 years ago
Erik Bergman (2006) 11 years ago
Mel Powell (1998) 19 years ago
Antal Ribáry (1992) 25 years ago
Padre Luís de Sousa Rodrigues (1979) 38 years ago
Georges Posford (1976) 41 years ago
Manuel Maria Ponce (1948) 69 years ago Image for Manuel Maria Ponce
Joseph Wihtol (1948) 69 years ago
John Herbert Foulds (1939) 78 years ago Image for John Herbert Foulds
Bernard van Dieren (1936) 81 years ago Image for Bernard van Dieren
Michele Mascitti (1760) 257 years ago Michele Mascitti
Nicolas Payen (1559) 458 years ago
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Premieres today

Franz Joseph Haydn (1801) 216 years ago
Premiere of Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons), in Vienna, Austria.
Max Bruch, Joseph Joachim (1866) 151 years ago
Premiere of Bruch's violin concerto no. 1 in g minor op. 26, in Koblenz, Germany, with Joachim playing violin and Bruch conducting.
Alban Berg (1911) 106 years ago
Premiere of piano sonata op. 1 and string quartet op. 3, in Vienna, Austria.
Karl Amadeus Hartmann (1953) 64 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 6, in Munich, Germany.
Witold Lutosławski (1961) 56 years ago
Premiere of Jeux Vénetiens, in Cracow, Poland.
Steve Reich (1976) 41 years ago
Premiere of Music for 18 Musicians, in New York, USA.
Anthony Philip Heinrich (2006) 11 years ago
Premiere of Toccatina Capricciosa for solo piano (written 1823) at Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, USA, with Artis Wodehouse playing the piano.
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