Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 8 May

Carlo Ciceri (1980) 37 years ago
Jalal Abbasov (1957) 60 years ago
Lepo Sumera (1950) 67 years ago
Lucas Estrada (1938) 79 years ago
Mary Lou Williams (1910) 107 years ago Mary Lou Williams
David Van Vactor (1906) 111 years ago
Rodolphe Quoika (1897) 120 years ago
Carl Smulders (1863) 154 years ago
Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829) 188 years ago Image for Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Carl Stamitz (1745) 272 years ago Image for Carl Stamitz
António José da Silva (1705) 312 years ago
Johann Daniel Hardt (1696) 321 years ago Johann Daniel Hardt

Composers that died on 8 May

David Farquhar (2007) 10 years ago
Celedonio Romero (1996) 21 years ago Image for Celedonio Romero
Jean Langlais (1991) 26 years ago Image for Jean Langlais
Sebestyen Pecsi (1991) 26 years ago
Luigi Nono (1990) 27 years ago Image for Luigi Nono
Karl Marx (1985) 32 years ago Image for Karl Marx
Vadim Gomoliaka (1980) 37 years ago
Hugo Alfvén (1960) 57 years ago Image for Hugo Alfvén
Onnig Berberian (1959) 58 years ago
Dame Ethel Mary Smyth (1944) 73 years ago Image for Dame Ethel Mary Smyth
(Ivar) Henning Mankell (1930) 87 years ago
Pavel Křížkovský (1885) 132 years ago
Mauro Giuliani (1829) 188 years ago Image for Mauro Giuliani
Franz Ignaz Kaa (1818) 199 years ago
Anthony Young (1747) 270 years ago

Composer events for 8 May

Arthur Honegger (1924) 93 years ago
Premiere of Pacific 231, in Paris, France.
Igor Stravinsky (1938) 79 years ago
Premiere of Dumbarton Oaks, Concerto in E flat major, in Washington D.C., USA.
Gian Carlo Menotti (1946) 71 years ago
Premiere of The Medium, in New York, USA.
Ernst Křenek (1990) 27 years ago
Premiere of Opus Sine Nomine, in Vienna, Austria.

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