Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 15 August

Karlheinz Essl (1960) 57 years ago
Jean-Luc Bertel (1955) 62 years ago
António Pinho Vargas (1951) 66 years ago
Enrique Gerardi (1926) 91 years ago
Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhin (1926) 91 years ago
Oscar Peterson (1925) 92 years ago
Lukas Foss (1922) 95 years ago
Raymond Gallois-Montbrun (1918) 99 years ago
Finn Viderø (1906) 111 years ago
Jacques-François Ibert (1890) 127 years ago
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875) 142 years ago
Harold Fraser-Simson (1872) 145 years ago
Cornelia Van Osterzee (1863) 154 years ago
(Karl) Ernst Naumann (1832) 185 years ago
Alexander Alyabyev (1783) 234 years ago
Ferdinando Robuschi (1765) 252 years ago
Gioseffo Ferdinando Bertoni (1725) 292 years ago
Jacek Szczurowski (1716) 301 years ago

Composers that died on 15 August

Alfonso Montalva Montecino (2015) 2 years ago
Roger Rooman (1996) 21 years ago
Luis Gianneo (1968) 49 years ago
Artur Schnabel (1951) 66 years ago
Johann Heinrich Bonewitz (1917) 100 years ago
Joseph Joachim (1907) 110 years ago
Pietro Antonio Gallo (1777) 240 years ago
Marin Marais (1728) 289 years ago
Bálint (Valentin) Bakfark (1576) 441 years ago

Composer events for 15 August

Krzysztof Penderecki (1986) 31 years ago
Premiere of Die Schwarze Maske, in Salzburg, Austria.
Don Gillis (1957) 60 years ago
World premiere of "Pep Rally", a one act opera in two scenes, Interlochen, MIchigan, USA. Summer music camp, an all-camp music event with students and faculty.
Julian Wagstaff (2007) 10 years ago
The Turing Test — chamber opera

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