Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 8 October

Brian Driscoll (1979) 38 years ago
Marc Kowalczyk (1973) 44 years ago Image for Marc Kowalczyk
Michael Abels (1962) 55 years ago Image for Michael Abels
Keith Buckner (1957) 60 years ago Image for Keith Buckner
Carl Vine (1954) 63 years ago
James Sellars (1940) 77 years ago
Armando Gentilucci (1939) 78 years ago
Andrew Thomas (1939) 78 years ago Image for Andrew Thomas
Toru Takemitsu (1930) 87 years ago Image for Toru Takemitsu
Louis Fussell (1925) 92 years ago
Svend Westergaard (1922) 95 years ago
Elvind Groven (1901) 116 years ago Eivind Groven
Louis Vierne (1870) 147 years ago Image for Louis Vierne
William Ignace Gibsone (1826) 191 years ago
Friedrich Kiel (1821) 196 years ago
Stanislaw Katski (1820) 197 years ago
Carl Amand Mangold (1813) 204 years ago Carl Amand Mangold
Leó Festetics (1800) 217 years ago Image for Leó Festetics
Heinrich Schütz (1585) 432 years ago Image for Heinrich Schütz

Composers that died on 8 October

Coriún Aharonián (2017) 2 months ago
Antonio Iglesias Alvarez (2011) 6 years ago
Richard Nanes (2009) 8 years ago
Anatol Vieru (1998) 19 years ago Anatol Vieru
Ernst Hermann Meyer (1988) 29 years ago Ernst Hermann Meyer
Tibor Serly (1978) 39 years ago
Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman (1971) 46 years ago Image for Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman
Alexander Batta (1902) 115 years ago Portrait of Alexander Batta
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1865) 152 years ago Image for Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst
Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse (1842) 175 years ago
François-Adrien Boïeldieu (1834) 183 years ago Image for François-Adrien Boïeldieu
Anne Danican Philidor (1728) 289 years ago
Philipp Friedrich Böddecker (1683) 334 years ago

Composer events for 8 October

Alfredo Casella (1938) 79 years ago
Premiere of violin concerto, in Moscow, Russia.
Luigi Nono (1987) 30 years ago
Premiere of Risonanze Erranti a M. Cacciari (final version), in Paris, France.
Sophie Lacaze (2000) 17 years ago
Premiere of Broken Words for flute and string trio
Marcello Abbado (2013) 4 years ago
Abbado Piano world premiere

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