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Composers that were born on 8 February

Lotta Wennakoski (1970) 51 years ago
Margaret Brouwer (1940) 81 years ago
Kay Gardner (1940) 81 years ago Kay Gardner
Ronald Watson (1936) 85 years ago
John Williams (1932) 89 years ago
Manuel Castillo (1930) 91 years ago
Siegfried Fink (1928) 93 years ago Siegfried Fink
Zdeněk Zouhar (1927) 94 years ago
Manuel Oltra (1922) 99 years ago Manuel Oltra
Pierre Segond (1913) 108 years ago
Gustavo Pittaluga (1906) 115 years ago
Martha Alter (1904) 117 years ago
Georg Trexler (1903) 118 years ago
Robert Clerisse (1899) 122 years ago
Matthijs Vermeulen (1888) 133 years ago Image for Matthijs Vermeulen
Elie Miriam Delaborde (1839) 182 years ago Élie-Miriam Delaborde
Norbert Burgmüller (1810) 211 years ago Image for Norbert Burgmüller
André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry (1741) 280 years ago Image for André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry
Pasquale Cafaro (1715) 306 years ago
Václav Jan Kopřiva (1708) 313 years ago
Johann Caspar Deggeller (1695) 326 years ago
John Clerk (1676) 345 years ago Sir John Clerk, 2nd Baronet
Teodósio Príncipe do Brasil (1634) 387 years ago
Jacob Praetorius (1586) 435 years ago

Composers that died on 8 February

Akira Ifukube (2006) 15 years ago
Helmut Eder (2005) 16 years ago Helmut Eder
Mercer Ellington (1996) 25 years ago Mercer Ellington
Raymond Scott (1994) 27 years ago Raymond Scott
José Gomes Ferreira (1985) 36 years ago
Elvind Groven (1977) 44 years ago Eivind Groven
Thorvald Lammers (1922) 99 years ago Thorvald Lammers
Mieczysław Karłowicz (1909) 112 years ago
Mary Stanley Bruce Dana Shindler (1883) 138 years ago
Giuseppe Torelli (1709) 312 years ago Image for Giuseppe Torelli
Carlo Rainaldi (1691) 330 years ago

Composer events for 8 February

Arnold Schoenberg (1907) 114 years ago
Premiere of Kammersinfonie no.1 in E major op. 9, in Vienna, Austria.
Sergey Rachmaninoff (1908) 113 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in e minor op. 27, in Moscow, Russia, with Rachmaninov conducting.
Béla Bartók (1946) 75 years ago
Premiere of piano concerto no. 3, in Philadelphia, USA.
Jean Sibelius (1904) 117 years ago
Premiere of Sibelius's violin concerto in d minor op. 47, in Helsinki, Finland, with Sibelius conducting.

Composer places for 8 February

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