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Classical music composers archive

Welcome to Musicalics, the classical music composers archive. Here you can find information about more than 26 thousand composers and over 700 thousand compositions. There is also a large collection of geographical places connected to composers or classical music: the MusicAtlas.

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This website is a combination of the Classical Composers Database (www.classical-composers.org; now disabled) and the extensive composers and compositions archive of Jean-Paul Giraudet, who compiled that in over 50 years. I am thankful to him that he allowed me to use that information here. I am also thankful to Ed Tervooren, who allowed me to publish his collection of MusicAtlas places.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 15:16

The 2020 Asturias Award for the Arts was won by film music composers John Williams and Ennio...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 15:09

The International Classical Music Award for 2020 in the composers category was won by the...

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 12:31

American composer and jazz pianist Anthony Davis has won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for music. He...

Heinz Holliger
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 14:46

The Swiss composer, conductor, and oboist Heinz Holliger has been awarded an important German...

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:49

American composer, pianist, musicologist, and conductor Joshua Rifkin has received the Preis...

Hildur Guðnadóttir
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 11:01

The Icelandic composer and cellist Hildur Guðnadóttir has won a Golden Globe for the music she...

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 16:16

British composers Erika Fox and Anna Meredith have won this year's Ivor Novello Awards (formerly...

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