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Composers that were born on 17 August

Justin Taylor (1984) 35 years ago Image for Justin Taylor
David "Uncle Dave" Lewis (1961) 58 years ago Image for David "Uncle Dave" Lewis
Heiner Goebbels (1952) 67 years ago
Anton Del Forno (1950) 69 years ago Image for Anton Del Forno
André Bon (1946) 73 years ago
Ivan Parík (1936) 83 years ago
João Donato (1934) 85 years ago João Donato
Marian Borkowski (1934) 85 years ago Image for Marian Borkowski
Thomas Jefferson Anderson (1928) 91 years ago
Georgi Portnov (1928) 91 years ago
Claudio Guidi Drei (1927) 92 years ago Image for Claudio Guidi Drei
Erkki Aaltonen (1910) 109 years ago
Kurt Hessenberg (1908) 111 years ago
Zygmunt Mycielski (1907) 112 years ago Zygmunt Mycielski
Abram Chasins (1903) 116 years ago
Henri Tomasi (1901) 118 years ago Image for Henri Tomasi
Suzanne Daneau (1901) 118 years ago
Salvatore Allegra (1897) 122 years ago
Antonio Jiménez Manjón (1866) 153 years ago Antonio Jiménez Manjón
Franz Poenitz (1850) 169 years ago Franz Poenitz
Marie Jaëll (1846) 173 years ago Image for Marie Jaëll
Peter Benoit (1834) 185 years ago Image for Peter Benoit
Benjamin Bilse (1816) 203 years ago Benjamin Bilse
Juan Pedro Esnaola (1808) 211 years ago Image for Juan Pedro Esnaola
Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806) 213 years ago Image for Johann Kaspar Mertz
Philipp Jakob Riotte (1776) 243 years ago
Philippe Libon (1775) 244 years ago Philippe Libon
Nicola Porpora (1686) 333 years ago Image for Nicola Porpora

Composers that died on 17 August

Jan Fotek (2015) 4 years ago
Graham Whettam (2007) 12 years ago
Franco Donatoni (2000) 19 years ago Image for Franco Donatoni
Jean Barraqué (1973) 46 years ago
Carlos Salzédo (1961) 58 years ago Image for Carlos Salzédo
Florent Schmitt (1958) 61 years ago Image for Florent Schmitt
Gino Marinuzzi (1945) 74 years ago
Pierre-Octave Ferroud (1936) 83 years ago Image for Pierre-Octave Ferroud
Richard Hofmann (1909) 110 years ago
Edmond Audran (1901) 118 years ago Edmond Audran
Carl Zeller (1898) 121 years ago Image for Carl Zeller
Ole Bull (1880) 139 years ago Image for Ole Bull
John Cole (1855) 164 years ago
Raynor Taylor (1825) 194 years ago
Jan Jáchym Kopřiva (1792) 227 years ago
Frederick II (the Great) (1786) 233 years ago Friedrich II der Große
Johann Augustin Kobelius (1731) 288 years ago
Mauritius Vogt (1730) 289 years ago Mauritius Vogt

Composer events for 17 August

Richard Wagner (1876) 143 years ago
Premiere of Götterdämmerung, in Bayreuth, Germany.
Arthur Honegger (1946) 73 years ago
Premiere of Symphonie Liturgique, in Zürich, Switzerland.
Gottfried von Einem (1953) 66 years ago
Premiere of Der Prozeß, in Salzburg, Austria.
Werner Egk (1955) 64 years ago
Premiere of Irische Legende, in Salzburg, Germany.
Rolf Liebermann (1957) 62 years ago
Premiere of Die Schule der Frauen, in Salzburg, Germany.
Sophie Lacaze (2004) 15 years ago
Premiere of Dreaming

Composer places for 17 August

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