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Composers that were born on 12 May

Klaus Doldinger (1936) 82 years ago Klaus Doldinger
Mario Stern (1936) 82 years ago
Nada Ludvig-Pecar (1929) 89 years ago
Burt Bacharach (1929) 89 years ago Burt Bacharach
Edward Michael Mirzoyan (1921) 97 years ago
Nydia Pereira-Lizaso (1920) 98 years ago
Pierre Kaelin (1913) 105 years ago
Gordon Jenkins (1910) 108 years ago
Lennox Berkeley (1903) 115 years ago Image for Lennox Berkeley
Hyam Greenbaum (1901) 117 years ago
Ludovic Lamothe (1882) 136 years ago
Charles Bordes (1863) 155 years ago Charles Bordes
Gabriel Fauré (1845) 173 years ago Image for Gabriel Fauré
Jules Massenet (1842) 176 years ago Image for Jules Massenet
Emil Steinkühler (1824) 194 years ago
Johann Hermann Kufferath (1797) 221 years ago Johann Hermann Kufferath
Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755) 263 years ago Image for Giovanni Battista Viotti
Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754) 264 years ago Franz Anton Hoffmeister
Johan Daniel Berlin (1714) 304 years ago

Composers that died on 12 May

Jovanka Trbojevic (2017) 1 year ago
Mervyn Burtch (2015) 3 years ago
Homer Keller (1996) 22 years ago
Marcelle de Manziarly (1989) 29 years ago
Humphrey Searle (1982) 36 years ago Image for Humphrey Searle
Irene M. Giblin (1974) 44 years ago
Gilberto Valdés (1972) 46 years ago Gilberto Valdés
Carmen Barradas (1963) 55 years ago Carmen Barradas
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (1960) 58 years ago
Eugène Ysaÿe (1931) 87 years ago Image for Eugène Ysaÿe
Léo Grill (1919) 99 years ago
Melesio Morales (1908) 110 years ago Melesio Morales
Francesco Malipiero (1887) 131 years ago
Ferdinand Hiller (1885) 133 years ago
Bedřich Smetana (1884) 134 years ago Image for Bedřich Smetana
Daniel-François-Esprit Auber (1871) 147 years ago Daniel-François-Esprit Auber
Johann Georg Lickl (1843) 175 years ago Johann Georg Lickl

Composer events for 12 May

Gaetano Donizetti (1832) 186 years ago
Premiere of L'Elisir d'Amore, in Milan, Italy.
Béla Bartók (1917) 101 years ago
Premiere of The Wooden Prince op. 13, in Budapest, Hungary.
Arthur Honegger (1938) 80 years ago
Premiere of Jeanne d'Arc au Bûcher, in Basel, Switzerland.
Peter Wallin (2005) 13 years ago
First performance of "The end of Brian´s Brain" (Music Manifesto 2002, Part 23), in Billund, Denmark.

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