Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 8 April

Giedrius Kuprevičius (1944) 73 years ago
Iris Litchfield (1938) 79 years ago
Piet Post (1919) 98 years ago
Berta Alves de Sousa (1906) 111 years ago
John Antill (1904) 113 years ago
Rosa Garcia Ascot (1902) 115 years ago
Herbert Eimert (1897) 120 years ago
Rudolf Nelson (1878) 139 years ago
Stanislao Gastaldon (1861) 156 years ago
Asger Hamerik (1843) 174 years ago
Giuseppe Apolloni (1822) 195 years ago
Karl Evers (1819) 198 years ago Carl Evers
Dionisio Aguado (1784) 233 years ago
Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht (1722) 295 years ago
Giuseppe Tartini (1692) 325 years ago Image for Giuseppe Tartini
Claudio Merulo (1533) 484 years ago Claudio Merulo

Composers that died on 8 April

John McCarthy (2009) 8 years ago
Andrej Ocenas (1995) 22 years ago
Boris Tikhonovich Kozhevnikov (1985) 32 years ago
Edwin Grasse (1954) 63 years ago
Arthur William Foote (1937) 80 years ago
Robert Freund (1936) 81 years ago
Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1920) 97 years ago Image for Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Benedetto Carulli (1877) 140 years ago
Charles Auguste de Bériot (1870) 147 years ago Image for Charles Auguste de Bériot
Joseph Netherclift (1863) 154 years ago
Gaetano Donizetti (1848) 169 years ago Image for Gaetano Donizetti
Jan Jakub Ryba (1815) 202 years ago
Lorenzo de Medici (1492) 525 years ago Lorenzo de' Medici

Composer events for 8 April

Amilcare Ponchielli (1876) 141 years ago
Premiere of La Gioconda, in Milan, Italy.
Anton Bruckner (1894) 123 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, in Vienna, Austria.
Edgard Varèse (1927) 90 years ago
Premiere of Arcana, in Philadelphia, USA.
Leonard Bernstein (1949) 68 years ago
Premiere of The Age of Anxiety (symphony no. 2), in Boston, USA.

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