Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 30 May

Thomas Beimel (1967) 50 years ago
Mehmet Aktug (1959) 58 years ago
Zoltán Kocsis (1952) 65 years ago Zoltán Kocsis
Pauline Oliveros (1932) 85 years ago Pauline Oliveros
Claude Prey (1925) 92 years ago
Cedric Thorpe Davie (1913) 104 years ago
Lydia Auster (1912) 105 years ago
Benny Goodman (1909) 108 years ago Benny Goodman
Maurice Bagot (1896) 121 years ago
Riccardo Zandonai (1883) 134 years ago
Elena Fabianova Gnyesina (1874) 143 years ago Elena Fabianova Gnyesina
Melcher Melchers (1862) 155 years ago
Joaquim Casimiro Júnior (1808) 209 years ago
Nicolas Isouard (1775) 242 years ago Image for Nicolas Isouard
Thibaud IV de Champagne (1201) 816 years ago

Composers that died on 30 May

Zagir Garipovitch Ismagilov (2003) 14 years ago
Nicolai S. Korndorf (2001) 16 years ago
Marcel Dupré (1971) 46 years ago Image for Marcel Dupré
Gaston Brenta (1969) 48 years ago Image for Gaston Brenta
Lazare Saminsky (1959) 58 years ago
William Yeates Hurlstone (1906) 111 years ago
Albert Ellmenreich (1905) 112 years ago
Carl Ludwig Junker (1797) 220 years ago

Composer events for 30 May

Gustav Albert Lortzing (1846) 171 years ago
Premiere of Der Waffenschmied, in Vienna, Austria.
Bedřich Smetana (1866) 151 years ago
Premiere of The Bartered Bride, in Prague, Czech Republic.
Igor Stravinsky (1927) 90 years ago
Premiere of Oedipus Rex, in Paris, France.
Walter Piston (1938) 79 years ago
Premiere of The Incredible Flutist, in Boston, USA.
Luigi Nono (1955) 62 years ago
Premiere of Incontri, in Darmstadt, Germany.
Karlheinz Stockhausen (1956) 61 years ago
Premiere of Gesang der Jünglinge, in Cologne, Germany.
Benjamin Britten (1962) 55 years ago
Premiere of War Requiem, in Coventry, England, with Britten conducting.
Morton Feldman (1986) 31 years ago
Premiere of Coptic Light, in New York, USA.
Aharon Harlap (2005) 12 years ago
Premiere of the opera “Therese Raquin”, in Jerusalem, Israel.

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