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Composers that were born on 8 January

Andrea Casagrande (1981) 40 years ago
Joakim Zelmerlööw (1974) 47 years ago
Frank Lee Sprague (1969) 52 years ago
Anders Blomqvist (1956) 65 years ago
Friedemann Schmidt-Mechau (1955) 66 years ago
Ric Graebner (1943) 78 years ago
Robert Moran (1937) 84 years ago Image for Robert Moran
Antal Ribáry (1924) 97 years ago
Robert Starer (1924) 97 years ago
Benjamin Lees (1924) 97 years ago Image for Benjamin Lees
Charles Mills (1914) 107 years ago
Rudolf Escher (1912) 109 years ago
Andrej Ocenas (1911) 110 years ago
Giacinto Scelsi (1905) 116 years ago Image for Giacinto Scelsi
Hamilton Forrest (1901) 120 years ago
Jaromir Weinberger (1896) 125 years ago
Werner Wehrli (1892) 129 years ago
Josué Wilkes (1883) 138 years ago
Blanche Lucas (1874) 147 years ago
Jean Gabriel-Marie (1852) 169 years ago
William Wallace Gilchrist (1846) 175 years ago
Carlo Andreoli (1840) 181 years ago Carlo Andreoli
Hans von Bulow (1830) 191 years ago Hans von Bülow
Alfredo (Carlo) Piatti (1822) 199 years ago
Sigismond Thalberg (1812) 209 years ago Image for Sigismond Thalberg
Johann Benjamin Heinrich Birnbach (1793) 228 years ago
Lowell Mason (1792) 229 years ago Lowell Mason
George Eugène Griffin (1781) 240 years ago
Philip Trajetta (1777) 244 years ago
Antonino Reggio (1725) 296 years ago
Jean Gilles (1668) 353 years ago

Composers that died on 8 January

Osías Wilenski (2021) 6 months ago
Jan Håkan Åberg (2012) 9 years ago
Alexis Weissenberg (2012) 9 years ago
Hans Ulrich Engelmann (2011) 10 years ago
Ivo Jirasek (2004) 17 years ago
Michael Tippett (1998) 23 years ago Image for Michael Tippett
Theo Bruins (1993) 28 years ago
Mansel Treharne Thomas (1986) 35 years ago
M.K. Jerome (1977) 44 years ago
Adriano Lualdi (1971) 50 years ago
Jani Christou (1970) 51 years ago
Erich Anders (1955) 66 years ago Erich Anders
Richard Tauber (1948) 73 years ago Richard Tauber
Catharinus Elling (1942) 79 years ago
Dumitru Kiriac-Georgescu (1928) 93 years ago
Juan Maria Guelbenzu (1886) 135 years ago
Friedrich Karl Kühmstedt (1858) 163 years ago
Franz Vinzenz Krommer (1831) 190 years ago Image for Franz Vinzenz Krommer
Ramón Garay (1823) 198 years ago
Christian Gottlob Saupe (1819) 202 years ago
Arcangelo Corelli (1713) 308 years ago Image for Arcangelo Corelli
Michael de Ronghe (1696) 325 years ago
Jacobus Vaet (1567) 454 years ago

Composer events for 8 January

Max Reger (1915) 106 years ago
Premiere of the Mozart Variations op. 132, in Wiesbaden, Germany, with Reger conducting.
Alban Berg (1927) 94 years ago
Premiere of of the Lyrische Suite, in Vienna, Austria.
Othmar Schoeck (1927) 94 years ago
Premiere of Penthesilea, in Dresden, Germany.
Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (1963) 58 years ago
Premiere of Katerina Izmailova, in Moscow, Russia.
Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich (1972) 49 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 15, in Moscow, Russia.
György Sándor Ligeti (1975) 46 years ago
Premiere of San Fransisco Polyphony, in San Fransisco, USA.

Composer places for 8 January

Composer birthdays, dying days and events for every day or month of the year. Select a day for all events for that day.

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