Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 20 August

Thomas Dempster (1980) 37 years ago
Amos Elkana (1967) 50 years ago Image for Amos Elkana
Nélio Tanios Porto (1962) 55 years ago
Douglas Smith (1957) 60 years ago
Andrew Downes (1950) 67 years ago Image for Andrew Downes
Leonard Lehrman (1949) 68 years ago
Istvan Bogar (1937) 80 years ago
Maarten Bon (1933) 84 years ago Image for Maarten Bon
Leonid Afanasyev (1921) 96 years ago
Alwyn Surplice (1906) 111 years ago
Jan Zwart (1877) 140 years ago Image for Jan Zwart
Gustave Michiels (1845) 172 years ago
Oscar Stoumon (1835) 182 years ago
Sophia Elisabetha of Mecklenburg (1613) 404 years ago
Jacopo Peri (1561) 456 years ago Image for Jacopo Peri

Composers that died on 20 August

Wilhelm Killmayer (2017) 2 months ago
Irving Fields (2016) 1 year ago Irving Fields
William Presser (2004) 13 years ago Image for William Presser
Ivan Jirko (1978) 39 years ago
Otakar Ostrčil (1935) 82 years ago
Oscar Stoumon (1900) 117 years ago
Philipp Jakob Riotte (1856) 161 years ago
Aldebrando Subissati (1677) 340 years ago

Composer events for 20 August

Carl Orff (1973) 44 years ago
Premiere of De Temporum Fine Comoedia, in Salzburg, Austria.
Krzysztof Penderecki (1988) 29 years ago
Premiere of Passacaglia, in Luzern, Switzerland.
Peter Wallin (2000) 17 years ago
First performance of "Brørup Suite", in Brørup, Denmark.

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