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Composers that were born on 8 April

Giedrius Kuprevičius (1944) 75 years ago
Iris Litchfield (1938) 81 years ago
Jaroslav Smolka (1933) 86 years ago
John Kinsella (1932) 87 years ago
Jacques Brel (1929) 90 years ago
Piet Post (1919) 100 years ago
Berta Alves de Sousa (1906) 113 years ago
John Antill (1904) 115 years ago
Rosa Garcia Ascot (1902) 117 years ago
Herbert Eimert (1897) 122 years ago
Karl Hermann Pillney (1896) 123 years ago
Rudolf Nelson (1878) 141 years ago
Stanislao Gastaldon (1861) 158 years ago
Asger Hamerik (1843) 176 years ago
Giuseppe Apolloni (1822) 197 years ago
Karl Evers (1819) 200 years ago Carl Evers
Dionisio Aguado (1784) 235 years ago
Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht (1722) 297 years ago
Giuseppe Tartini (1692) 327 years ago Image for Giuseppe Tartini
Claudio Merulo (1533) 486 years ago Claudio Merulo

Composers that died on 8 April

Richard Moryl (2018) 1 year ago
John McCarthy (2009) 10 years ago
Maki Ishii (2003) 16 years ago
Andrej Ocenas (1995) 24 years ago
Boris Tikhonovich Kozhevnikov (1985) 34 years ago
Edwin Grasse (1954) 65 years ago
Arthur William Foote (1937) 82 years ago
Robert Freund (1936) 83 years ago
Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1920) 99 years ago Image for Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Karol Bernard Zaluski (1919) 100 years ago Karol Bernard Załuski
Benedetto Carulli (1877) 142 years ago
Charles Auguste de Bériot (1870) 149 years ago Image for Charles Auguste de Bériot
Joseph Netherclift (1863) 156 years ago
Gaetano Donizetti (1848) 171 years ago Image for Gaetano Donizetti
Jan Jakub Ryba (1815) 204 years ago
Lorenzo de Medici (1492) 527 years ago Lorenzo de' Medici

Composer events for 8 April

Amilcare Ponchielli (1876) 143 years ago
Premiere of La Gioconda, in Milan, Italy.
Anton Bruckner (1894) 125 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, in Vienna, Austria.
Edgard Varèse (1927) 92 years ago
Premiere of Arcana, in Philadelphia, USA.
Leonard Bernstein (1949) 70 years ago
Premiere of The Age of Anxiety (symphony no. 2), in Boston, USA.

Composer places for 8 April

Claudio Merulo (1533) 486 years ago

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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