Composer events for today

Composers born today

Carlo Forlivesi (1971) 46 years ago
Brett Dean (1961) 56 years ago
Michael Glenn Williams (1957) 60 years ago
Toshio Hosokawa (1955) 62 years ago
Ross Edwards (1943) 74 years ago
Isabelle Aboulker (1938) 79 years ago
Manos Hadjidakis (1925) 92 years ago
Ned Rorem (1923) 94 years ago
Miroslav Hlavac (1923) 94 years ago
İlhan Usmanbaş (1921) 96 years ago
Ulrik Neumann (1918) 99 years ago
Matty [Jozef Mathieu] Niël (1918) 99 years ago
Otmar Nussio (1902) 115 years ago
Jean Absil (1893) 124 years ago
Axel Jorgensen (1881) 136 years ago
Gustav Albert Lortzing (1801) 216 years ago
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Composers died today

Edward Cone (2004) 13 years ago
Joachim Werzlau (2001) 16 years ago
Ida Vivado (1989) 28 years ago
Julia Hajdu (1987) 30 years ago
Tudor Ciortea (1982) 35 years ago
Robert Dussaut (1969) 48 years ago
Jindřich Jindřich (1967) 50 years ago
Henri Zagwijn (1954) 63 years ago
Johann Nepomuk Kafka (1886) 131 years ago
Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1801) 216 years ago
Giovanni Rovetta (1668) 349 years ago
Johannes Wanning (1603) 414 years ago
Cyriacus Schneegass (1597) 420 years ago
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Premieres today

Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann (1854) 163 years ago
Premiere of Brahms' piano sonata no. 3 in f minor op. 5, in Leipzig, Germany, with Clara Schumann at the piano.
Leoš Janáček (1921) 96 years ago
Premiere of Katja Kabanova, in Brno, Czech Republic.
Zoltán Kodály (1933) 84 years ago
Premiere of Dances from Galánta, in Budapest, Hungary.
Wolfgang Fortner (1972) 45 years ago
Premiere of Elisabeth Tudor, in Berlin, Germany.
Roger Huntington Sessions (1981) 36 years ago
Premiere of Concerto for Orchestra, in Boston, USA.
György Sándor Ligeti (1986) 31 years ago
Premiere of piano concerto (parts 1 and 3), in Graz, Austria.
Peter Wallin (2005) 12 years ago
First performance of "The Whatever Variations"
Vanessa Lann, Reinbert de Leeuw (2008) 9 years ago
Premiere of the cello concerto "Divining Apollo", by the Schoenberg Ensemble with Reinbert de Leeuw conducting
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