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Composers that were born on 16 May

Barnabas Szilagyi (1980) 39 years ago
Scott Giles (1965) 54 years ago
André van Haren (1963) 56 years ago Image for André van Haren
Betty Olivero (1954) 65 years ago
Gunnar Eriksson (1936) 83 years ago
Jeremy Dale Roberts (1934) 85 years ago
Donald Martino (1931) 88 years ago
Derek Holman (1931) 88 years ago
Friedrich Gulda (1930) 89 years ago
Horst Ebenhoh (1930) 89 years ago
Osmo Lindeman (1929) 90 years ago
Paul Angerer (1927) 92 years ago
Mordechal Rechtman (1926) 93 years ago Mordechai Rechtman
Jan Zimmer (1926) 93 years ago
Walther Geiser (1897) 122 years ago
Paul Amadeus Pisk (1893) 126 years ago
Richard Tauber (1891) 128 years ago Richard Tauber
Wilhelm Meyer Lutz (1828) 191 years ago Meyer Lutz

Composers that died on 16 May

Anny Roth-Dalbert (2004) 15 years ago
Octaaf Boone (2002) 17 years ago
William Ferris (2000) 19 years ago
Tomas de Manzarraga (1988) 31 years ago
Carel Brons (1983) 36 years ago
José Asuncion Flores (1972) 47 years ago José Asunción Flores
Leone Sinigaglia (1944) 75 years ago
Fernand Gustave Halphen (1917) 102 years ago
Nico Andriessen (1913) 106 years ago
Giacomo Puccini (1781) 238 years ago Jacopo Puccini
Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari (1754) 265 years ago
Jean Boyer (1648) 371 years ago

Composer events for 16 May

Bedřich Smetana (1868) 151 years ago
Premiere of Dalibor, in Prague, Czech Republic, with Smetana conducting.
Ildebrando Pizzetti (1928) 91 years ago
Premiere of Fra Gherardo, in Milan, Italy.
Irving Berlin (1946) 73 years ago
Premiere of Annie Get Your Gun, in New York, USA.
Willy Burkhard (1950) 69 years ago
Premiere of Feuerwerk, in Munich, Germany.
Benjamin Britten (1971) 48 years ago
Premiere of Owen Wingrave, on BBC, England.
Jean Françaix (1990) 29 years ago
Premiere of Konzert, in Vienna, Austria.
Peter Wallin (1990) 29 years ago
First performance of the 1989 version of "Tre Stämningar", in Esbjerg, Denmark.

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