Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 8 February

John Towner Williams (1932) 85 years ago Image for John (Towner) Williams
Manuel Castillo (1930) 87 years ago
Zdeněk Zouhar (1927) 90 years ago
Manuel Oltra (1922) 95 years ago Manuel Oltra
Pierre Segond (1913) 104 years ago
Gustavo Pittaluga (1906) 111 years ago
Martha Alter (1904) 113 years ago
Georg Trexler (1903) 114 years ago
Matthijs Vermeulen (1888) 129 years ago Image for Matthijs Vermeulen
Norbert Burgmüller (1810) 207 years ago Image for Norbert Burgmüller
André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry (1741) 276 years ago Image for André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry
Pasquale Cafaro (1715) 302 years ago
Teodósio Príncipe do Brasil (1634) 383 years ago
Jacob Praetorius (1586) 431 years ago

Composers that died on 8 February

Akira Ifukube (2006) 11 years ago
José Gomes Ferreira (1985) 32 years ago
Elvind Groven (1977) 40 years ago Eivind Groven
Thorvald Lammers (1922) 95 years ago Thorvald Lammers
Mieczysław Karłowicz (1909) 108 years ago
Giuseppe Torelli (1709) 308 years ago Image for Giuseppe Torelli
Carlo Rainaldi (1691) 326 years ago

Composer events for 8 February

Arnold Schoenberg (1907) 110 years ago
Premiere of Kammersinfonie no.1 in E major op. 9, in Vienna, Austria.
Sergey Rachmaninoff (1908) 109 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in e minor op. 27, in Moscow, Russia, with Rachmaninov conducting.
Béla Bartók (1946) 71 years ago
Premiere of piano concerto no. 3, in Philadelphia, USA.
Jean Sibelius (1904) 113 years ago
Premiere of Sibelius's violin concerto in d minor op. 47, in Helsinki, Finland, with Sibelius conducting.

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