Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 8 March

Marzia Gaggioli (1985) 32 years ago
Darin Lewis (1966) 51 years ago
Jonathan Berger (1954) 63 years ago
Vic Nees (1936) 81 years ago Image for Vic Nees
Christian Wolff (1934) 83 years ago
Jaromir Podesva (1927) 90 years ago
Richard Hyman (1927) 90 years ago Dick Hyman
Darwin Vargas (1925) 92 years ago
Igor Asseiev (1921) 96 years ago
Ivor (Christopher Banfield) Keys (1919) 98 years ago
Peter Christoskov (1917) 100 years ago
Alan Hovhaness (1911) 106 years ago Image for Alan Hovhaness
Emanuel Elenescu (1911) 106 years ago
Aimée van de Wiele (1907) 110 years ago
Joseph Plavec (1905) 112 years ago
Avril Coleridge-Taylor (1903) 114 years ago Avril Coleridge-Taylor
Harald Heide (1876) 141 years ago
Franco Alfano (1875) 142 years ago
Edward Keurvels (1853) 164 years ago
Delphin Alard (1815) 202 years ago
Friedrich August Kanne (1778) 239 years ago
Katerina Veronika Anna Dussek (1769) 248 years ago
Antoine François Cajon (1766) 251 years ago
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714) 303 years ago Image for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Carlo Gesualdo (1566) 451 years ago Image for Carlo Gesualdo

Composers that died on 8 March

Claus Ogermann (2016) 1 year ago
George Martin (2016) 1 year ago
Teodor Bratu (2015) 2 years ago
Émile Damais (2003) 14 years ago
Wilhelm Georg Berger (1993) 24 years ago Wilhelm Georg Berger
Erkki Aaltonen (1990) 27 years ago
Stuart Hamblen (1989) 28 years ago Stuart Hamblen
Henryk Szeryng (1988) 29 years ago
William Walton (1983) 34 years ago Image for William Walton
Chabuca Granda (1983) 34 years ago
Othmar Schoeck (1957) 60 years ago Image for Othmar Schoeck
Mathilde Kralik von Mayerswalden (1944) 73 years ago Mathilde Kralik
Peter Benoit (1901) 116 years ago Image for Peter Benoit
Hector Berlioz (1869) 148 years ago Image for Hector Berlioz
Johann Anton Sulzer (1828) 189 years ago
Jacob Herman Klein (1748) 269 years ago
Guilielmus Messaus (1640) 377 years ago

Composer events for 8 March

Richard Strauss (1898) 119 years ago
Premiere of Don Quixote op. 35, in Cologne, Germany.
Jean Sibelius (1902) 115 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in D major op. 43, in Helsinki, Finland, with Sibelius conducting.
George Enescu (1903) 114 years ago
Premiere of Romanian Rhapsodies in A major and D major op. 11, Bucarest, Romania.
Edward Elgar (1905) 112 years ago
Premiere of Introduction and Allegro for strings, in London, England.
Wolfgang Rihm (1979) 38 years ago
Premiere of Jacob Lenz, in Hamburg, Germany.
Toru Takemitsu (1990) 27 years ago
Premiere of Visions, in Chicago, USA.

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