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Composers that were born on 8 February

Lotta Wennakoski (1970) 50 years ago
Margaret Brouwer (1940) 80 years ago
Ronald Watson (1936) 84 years ago
John Williams (1932) 88 years ago
Manuel Castillo (1930) 90 years ago
Siegfried Fink (1928) 92 years ago Siegfried Fink
Zdeněk Zouhar (1927) 93 years ago
Manuel Oltra (1922) 98 years ago Manuel Oltra
Pierre Segond (1913) 107 years ago
Gustavo Pittaluga (1906) 114 years ago
Martha Alter (1904) 116 years ago
Georg Trexler (1903) 117 years ago
Robert Clerisse (1899) 121 years ago
Matthijs Vermeulen (1888) 132 years ago Image for Matthijs Vermeulen
Norbert Burgmüller (1810) 210 years ago Image for Norbert Burgmüller
André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry (1741) 279 years ago Image for André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry
Pasquale Cafaro (1715) 305 years ago
Václav Jan Kopřiva (1708) 312 years ago
Johann Caspar Deggeller (1695) 325 years ago
John Clerk (1676) 344 years ago Sir John Clerk, 2nd Baronet
Teodósio Príncipe do Brasil (1634) 386 years ago
Jacob Praetorius (1586) 434 years ago

Composers that died on 8 February

Akira Ifukube (2006) 14 years ago
Mercer Ellington (1996) 24 years ago Mercer Ellington
Raymond Scott (1994) 26 years ago Raymond Scott
José Gomes Ferreira (1985) 35 years ago
Elvind Groven (1977) 43 years ago Eivind Groven
Thorvald Lammers (1922) 98 years ago Thorvald Lammers
Mieczysław Karłowicz (1909) 111 years ago
Mary Stanley Bruce Dana Shindler (1883) 137 years ago
Giuseppe Torelli (1709) 311 years ago Image for Giuseppe Torelli
Carlo Rainaldi (1691) 329 years ago

Composer events for 8 February

Arnold Schoenberg (1907) 113 years ago
Premiere of Kammersinfonie no.1 in E major op. 9, in Vienna, Austria.
Sergey Rachmaninoff (1908) 112 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in e minor op. 27, in Moscow, Russia, with Rachmaninov conducting.
Béla Bartók (1946) 74 years ago
Premiere of piano concerto no. 3, in Philadelphia, USA.
Jean Sibelius (1904) 116 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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