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Composers born today

Lev Zhurbin (1978) 40 years ago Lev Zhurbin
Erel Paz (1974) 44 years ago
Dun Tan (1957) 61 years ago
Carlos Micháns (1950) 68 years ago
Vyacheslav Mikhailovic Semyonow (1947) 71 years ago
Joachim Gruner (1933) 85 years ago
James Brown (1923) 95 years ago
Herman Berlinski (1910) 108 years ago
Otto (Jacob Hübertz) Mortensen (1907) 111 years ago
Peter Paul Kreuder (1905) 113 years ago Peter Kreuder
Åke Uddén (1903) 115 years ago
Benjamin Godard (1849) 169 years ago
Antonio Salieri (1750) 268 years ago Image for Antonio Salieri
Václav Praupner (1745) 273 years ago
Giaches de Wert (1535) 483 years ago
Francesco Canova da Milano (1497) 521 years ago
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Composers died today

Roger Smalley (2015) 3 years ago
Hans Ludwig Schilling (2012) 6 years ago
Elmer Bernstein (2004) 14 years ago Image for Elmer Bernstein
Hans-Dieter Hosalla (1995) 23 years ago
Robert Russell Bennett (1981) 37 years ago
Norman Cazden (1980) 38 years ago
Erwin Schulhoff (1942) 76 years ago Image for Erwin Schulhoff
Sylvain Mangeant (1889) 129 years ago
Joseph (Josef) Labitzky (1881) 137 years ago
Princess Amalie of Saxony (1870) 148 years ago Amalie von Sachsen
João Domingos Bomtempo (1842) 176 years ago Image for João Domingos Bomtempo
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Premieres today

Franz Schreker (1912) 106 years ago
Premiere of Die Ferne Klang, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Rodion Shchedrin (1988) 30 years ago
Premiere of Stichyra..., in Moscow, Russia.
Wolfgang Rihm (1990) 28 years ago
Premiere of Mein Tod. Requiem in Memoriam Jane S., in Slazburg, Austria.
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