Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 8 January

Andrea Casagrande (1981) 36 years ago
Joakim Zelmerlööw (1974) 43 years ago
Frank Lee Sprague (1969) 48 years ago
Friedemann Schmidt-Mechau (1955) 62 years ago
Ric Graebner (1943) 74 years ago
Robert Moran (1937) 80 years ago Image for Robert Moran
Robert Starer (1924) 93 years ago
Benjamin Lees (1924) 93 years ago Image for Benjamin Lees
Antal Ribáry (1924) 93 years ago
Charles Mills (1914) 103 years ago
Rudolf Escher (1912) 105 years ago
Andrej Ocenas (1911) 106 years ago
Giacinto Scelsi (1905) 113 years ago Image for Giacinto Scelsi
Jaromir Weinberger (1896) 122 years ago
Werner Wehrli (1892) 126 years ago
Josué Wilkes (1883) 135 years ago
Jean Gabriel-Marie (1852) 166 years ago
Alfredo (Carlo) Piatti (1822) 196 years ago
Sigismond Thalberg (1812) 206 years ago Image for Sigismond Thalberg
Lowell Mason (1792) 226 years ago Lowell Mason
Antonino Reggio (1725) 293 years ago
Jean Gilles (1668) 350 years ago

Composers that died on 8 January

Alexis Weissenberg (2012) 5 years ago
Jan Håkan Åberg (2012) 5 years ago
Hans Ulrich Engelmann (2011) 6 years ago
Ivo Jirasek (2004) 13 years ago
Michael Tippett (1998) 19 years ago Image for Michael Tippett
Theo Bruins (1993) 24 years ago
Mansel Treharne Thomas (1986) 31 years ago
M.K. Jerome (1977) 40 years ago
Adriano Lualdi (1971) 46 years ago
Erich Anders (1955) 62 years ago Erich Anders
Catharinus Elling (1942) 75 years ago
Franz Vinzenz Krommer (1831) 187 years ago Image for Franz Vinzenz Krommer
Ramón Garay (1823) 195 years ago
Arcangelo Corelli (1713) 305 years ago Image for Arcangelo Corelli
Michael de Ronghe (1696) 322 years ago
Jacobus Vaet (1567) 451 years ago

Composer events for 8 January

Max Reger (1915) 102 years ago
Premiere of the Mozart Variations op. 132, in Wiesbaden, Germany, with Reger conducting.
Alban Berg (1927) 90 years ago
Premiere of of the Lyrische Suite, in Vienna, Austria.
Othmar Schoeck (1927) 90 years ago
Premiere of Penthesilea, in Dresden, Germany.
Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (1963) 54 years ago
Premiere of Katerina Izmailova, in Moscow, Russia.
Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (1972) 45 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 15, in Moscow, Russia.
György Sándor Ligeti (1975) 42 years ago
Premiere of San Fransisco Polyphony, in San Fransisco, USA.

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