Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 17 August

Justin Taylor (1984) 33 years ago Image for Justin Taylor
David "Uncle Dave" Lewis (1961) 56 years ago Image for David "Uncle Dave" Lewis
Heiner Goebbels (1952) 65 years ago
Anton Del Forno (1950) 67 years ago Image for Anton Del Forno
Ivan Parík (1936) 81 years ago
Marian Borkowski (1934) 83 years ago Image for Marian Borkowski
Georgi Portnov (1928) 89 years ago
Claudio Guidi Drei (1927) 90 years ago Image for Claudio Guidi Drei
Erkki Aaltonen (1910) 107 years ago
Kurt Hessenberg (1908) 109 years ago
Zygmunt Mycielski (1907) 110 years ago Zygmunt Mycielski
Henri Tomasi (1901) 116 years ago Image for Henri Tomasi
Suzanne Daneau (1901) 116 years ago
Salvatore Allegra (1897) 120 years ago
Antonio Jiménez Manjón (1866) 151 years ago Antonio Jiménez Manjón
Marie Jaëll (1846) 171 years ago Image for Marie Jaëll
Peter Benoit (1834) 183 years ago Image for Peter Benoit
Benjamin Bilse (1816) 201 years ago Benjamin Bilse
Juan Pedro Esnaola (1808) 209 years ago Image for Juan Pedro Esnaola
Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806) 211 years ago Image for Johann Kaspar Mertz
Philipp Jakob Riotte (1776) 241 years ago
Nicola Porpora (1686) 331 years ago Image for Nicola Porpora

Composers that died on 17 August

Graham Whettam (2007) 10 years ago
Franco Donatoni (2000) 17 years ago Image for Franco Donatoni
Jean Barraqué (1973) 44 years ago
Carlos Salzédo (1961) 56 years ago Image for Carlos Salzédo
Florent Schmitt (1958) 59 years ago Image for Florent Schmitt
Gino Marinuzzi (1945) 72 years ago
Pierre-Octave Ferroud (1936) 81 years ago Image for Pierre-Octave Ferroud
Richard Hofmann (1909) 108 years ago
Carl Zeller (1898) 119 years ago Image for Carl Zeller
Ole Bull (1880) 137 years ago Image for Ole Bull
Raynor Taylor (1825) 192 years ago
Johann Augustin Kobelius (1731) 286 years ago
Mauritius Vogt (1730) 287 years ago Mauritius Vogt

Composer events for 17 August

Richard Wagner (1876) 141 years ago
Premiere of Götterdämmerung, in Bayreuth, Germany.
Arthur Honegger (1946) 71 years ago
Premiere of Symphonie Liturgique, in Zürich, Switzerland.
Gottfried von Einem (1953) 64 years ago
Premiere of Der Prozeß, in Salzburg, Austria.
Werner Egk (1955) 62 years ago
Premiere of Irische Legende, in Salzburg, Germany.
Rolf Liebermann (1957) 60 years ago
Premiere of Die Schule der Frauen, in Salzburg, Germany.
Sophie Lacaze (2004) 13 years ago
Premiere of Dreaming

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