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Composers that were born on 26 April

Klaus Lang (1971) 50 years ago
Sydney Corbett (1960) 61 years ago Sidney Corbett
Michel Bero (1950) 71 years ago
John Mitchell (1941) 80 years ago Image for John Mitchell
Conrad Susa (1935) 86 years ago Image for Conrad Susa
George Draga (1935) 86 years ago George Draga
Ilkka Kuusisto (1933) 88 years ago Ilkka Kuusisto
Jean Paul Baumgartner (1932) 89 years ago
Francis Lai (1932) 89 years ago
Martin Schneider (1930) 91 years ago
Oldrich Frantisek Korte (1926) 95 years ago
Paul André Gaillard (1922) 99 years ago
Jimmy Giuffre (1921) 100 years ago
Arnold van Wyk (1916) 105 years ago
Wilfrid Mellers (1914) 107 years ago
Erland von Koch (1910) 111 years ago Erland von Koch
Leopold Spinner (1906) 115 years ago
Joel Engel (1868) 153 years ago Joel Engel
Adolf Wallnöfer (1854) 167 years ago
William Chaumet (1842) 179 years ago
John Gordon McCurry (1821) 200 years ago
Friedrich von Flotow (1812) 209 years ago Image for Friedrich von Flotow
Auguste Panseron (1795) 226 years ago Auguste Mathieu Panseron
Nicolas Formé (1567) 454 years ago

Composers that died on 26 April

John Ellis (2010) 11 years ago
Alejandro Barletta (2008) 13 years ago Alejandro Barletta
Henry Brant (2008) 13 years ago
Manuel Enríquez (1994) 27 years ago
Carmine Coppola (1991) 30 years ago
Hans Holewa (1991) 30 years ago
Norbert Sprongel (1983) 38 years ago
Margaret Bonds (1972) 49 years ago
Don Anselmo Ferrer (1969) 52 years ago
Aaron Avshalomov (1965) 56 years ago
John Alden Carpenter (1951) 70 years ago Image for John Alden Carpenter
Oluf Ring (1946) 75 years ago
Victor Ewald (1935) 86 years ago
Patty Stair (1926) 95 years ago Patty Stair
Hans Sommer (1922) 99 years ago
Joseph Hellmesberger (1907) 114 years ago Josef Hellmesberger junior
Hieronymus Weickmann (1895) 126 years ago
Andreas Spaeth (1876) 145 years ago
János Bihari (1827) 194 years ago
Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff (1785) 236 years ago Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff
Pascual Fuentes (1768) 253 years ago

Composer events for 26 April

George Frideric Handel (1749) 272 years ago
Premiere of the Music for the Royal Fireworks, in London, England.
Nicoló Paganini (1830) 191 years ago
Premiere of violin concerto no. 4 in d minor, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1951) 70 years ago
Premiere of The Pilgrim's Progress, in London, England.
John Cage (1959) 62 years ago
Premiere of Fontana Mix, in New York, USA.
Charles Ives (1965) 56 years ago
Premiere of Symphony no. 4, in New York, USA.
Heinz Holliger (1990) 31 years ago
Premiere of Beiseit, in Witten, Germany.
Peter Wallin (1989) 32 years ago
First performance of "The Pen", in Grängesberg, Sweden.
Peter Wallin (1994) 27 years ago
First performance of "Schön ist das Leben", in Esbjerg, Denmark.

Composer places for 26 April

Friedrich von Flotow (1812) 209 years ago

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