Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 15 August

Karlheinz Essl (1960) 57 years ago Image for Karlheinz Essl
Jean-Luc Bertel (1955) 62 years ago
António Pinho Vargas (1951) 66 years ago António Pinho Vargas
Enrique Gerardi (1926) 91 years ago
Lyutsian Abramovich Prigozhin (1926) 91 years ago Lyutzian Prigozhin
Oscar Peterson (1925) 92 years ago Oscar Peterson
Lukas Foss (1922) 95 years ago Image for Lukas Foss
Raymond Gallois-Montbrun (1918) 99 years ago
Finn Viderø (1906) 111 years ago
Jacques-François Ibert (1890) 127 years ago Image for Jacques-François Ibert
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875) 142 years ago Image for Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Harold Fraser-Simson (1872) 145 years ago
Cornelia Van Osterzee (1863) 154 years ago
Wouter Hutschenruyter (1859) 158 years ago
(Karl) Ernst Naumann (1832) 185 years ago
Alexander Alyabyev (1783) 234 years ago Alexander Alyabyev
Ferdinando Robuschi (1765) 252 years ago
Gioseffo Ferdinando Bertoni (1725) 292 years ago
Jacek Szczurowski (1716) 301 years ago

Composers that died on 15 August

Alfonso Montalva Montecino (2015) 2 years ago
Roger Rooman (1996) 21 years ago
Luis Gianneo (1968) 49 years ago
Artur Schnabel (1951) 66 years ago
Johann Heinrich Bonewitz (1917) 100 years ago
Joseph Joachim (1907) 110 years ago Image for Joseph Joachim
Pietro Antonio Gallo (1777) 240 years ago
Marin Marais (1728) 289 years ago Image for Marin Marais
Bálint (Valentin) Bakfark (1576) 441 years ago

Composer events for 15 August

Krzysztof Penderecki (1986) 31 years ago
Premiere of Die Schwarze Maske, in Salzburg, Austria.
Don Gillis (1957) 60 years ago
World premiere of "Pep Rally", a one act opera in two scenes, Interlochen, MIchigan, USA. Summer music camp, an all-camp music event with students and faculty.
Julian Wagstaff (2007) 10 years ago
The Turing Test — chamber opera

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