Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 26 April

Michel Bero (1950) 67 years ago
John Mitchell (1941) 76 years ago
Conrad Susa (1935) 82 years ago
Francis Lai (1932) 85 years ago
Martin Schneider (1930) 87 years ago
Oldrich Frantisek Korte (1926) 91 years ago
Paul André Gaillard (1922) 95 years ago
Jimmy Giuffre (1921) 96 years ago
Arnold van Wyk (1916) 101 years ago
Wilfrid Mellers (1914) 103 years ago
Erland von Koch (1910) 107 years ago
Leopold Spinner (1906) 111 years ago
Adolf Wallnöfer (1854) 163 years ago
William Chaumet (1842) 175 years ago
Friedrich von Flotow (1812) 205 years ago

Composers that died on 26 April

Henry Brant (2008) 9 years ago
Alejandro Barletta (2008) 9 years ago
Hans Holewa (1991) 26 years ago
Norbert Sprongel (1983) 34 years ago
Margaret Bonds (1972) 45 years ago
Aaron Avshalomov (1965) 52 years ago
John Alden Carpenter (1951) 66 years ago
Victor Ewald (1935) 82 years ago
Hans Sommer (1922) 95 years ago
Hieronymus Weickmann (1895) 122 years ago
János Bihari (1827) 190 years ago
Pascual Fuentes (1768) 249 years ago

Composer events for 26 April

George Frideric Handel (1749) 268 years ago
Premiere of the Music for the Royal Fireworks, in London, England.
Nicoló Paganini (1830) 187 years ago
Premiere of violin concerto no. 4 in d minor, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1951) 66 years ago
Premiere of The Pilgrim's Progress, in London, England.
John Cage (1959) 58 years ago
Premiere of Fontana Mix, in New York, USA.
Charles Ives (1965) 52 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 4, in New York, USA.
Heinz Holliger (1990) 27 years ago
Premiere of Beiseit, in Witten, Germany.
Peter Wallin (1989) 28 years ago
First performance of "The Pen", in Grängesberg, Sweden.
Peter Wallin (1994) 23 years ago
First performance of "Schön ist das Leben", in Esbjerg, Denmark.

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