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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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Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 18:41

The Spanish-American composer Leonardo Balada has received the "XVIII Premio SGAE de la Música...

Arvo Pärt
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 16:38

Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has received the German Cross of Honor (Bundesverdienstkreuz). The...

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 09:34

The 2021 Hermitage Prize in Composition was awarded to David "Clay" Mettens. He is the eighth...

Derrick Skye
Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 15:51

American composer and Artistic Advisor of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Derrick Skye has won...

Jörg Widmann
Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 11:48

German composer Jörg Widmann has received the "Musikpreis der Stadt München" (Music Prize of the...

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:52

The 2021 Tirolean Art Priza (Tiroler Landespreis für Kunst) is awarded to Thomas...

Florencia Di Concilio
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 09:15

The Prix Michel Legrand was won to Uruguayan composer Florencia Di Concilio. It was the first...

Tania León
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 16:34

The 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Music has been won by Cuban composer Tania León. She received the...

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