Composer calendar

Composers that were born on 23 October

Carlo Forlivesi (1971) 46 years ago
Brett Dean (1961) 56 years ago
Michael Glenn Williams (1957) 60 years ago
Toshio Hosokawa (1955) 62 years ago
Ross Edwards (1943) 74 years ago
Isabelle Aboulker (1938) 79 years ago Image for Isabelle Aboulker
Manos Hadjidakis (1925) 92 years ago
Ned Rorem (1923) 94 years ago Image for Ned Rorem
Miroslav Hlavac (1923) 94 years ago
İlhan Usmanbaş (1921) 96 years ago
Ulrik Neumann (1918) 99 years ago Ulrik Neumann
Matty [Jozef Mathieu] Niël (1918) 99 years ago
Miriam Gideon (1906) 111 years ago
Otmar Nussio (1902) 115 years ago
Jean Absil (1893) 124 years ago Image for Jean Absil
Axel Jorgensen (1881) 136 years ago
Gustav Albert Lortzing (1801) 216 years ago Image for Gustav Albert Lortzing

Composers that died on 23 October

Edward Cone (2004) 13 years ago
Joachim Werzlau (2001) 16 years ago
Ida Vivado (1989) 28 years ago
Julia Hajdu (1987) 30 years ago
Tudor Ciortea (1982) 35 years ago Tudor Ciortea
Robert Dussaut (1969) 48 years ago
Jindřich Jindřich (1967) 50 years ago
Henri Zagwijn (1954) 63 years ago
Johann Nepomuk Kafka (1886) 131 years ago
Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1801) 216 years ago Image for Johann Gottlieb Naumann
Giovanni Rovetta (1668) 349 years ago
Johannes Wanning (1603) 414 years ago
Cyriacus Schneegass (1597) 420 years ago

Composer events for 23 October

Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann (1854) 163 years ago
Premiere of Brahms' piano sonata no. 3 in f minor op. 5, in Leipzig, Germany, with Clara Schumann at the piano.
Leoš Janáček (1921) 96 years ago
Premiere of Katja Kabanova, in Brno, Czech Republic.
Zoltán Kodály (1933) 84 years ago
Premiere of Dances from Galánta, in Budapest, Hungary.
Wolfgang Fortner (1972) 45 years ago
Premiere of Elisabeth Tudor, in Berlin, Germany.
Roger Huntington Sessions (1981) 36 years ago
Premiere of Concerto for Orchestra, in Boston, USA.
György Sándor Ligeti (1986) 31 years ago
Premiere of piano concerto (parts 1 and 3), in Graz, Austria.
Peter Wallin (2005) 12 years ago
First performance of "The Whatever Variations"
Vanessa Lann, Reinbert de Leeuw (2008) 9 years ago
Premiere of the cello concerto "Divining Apollo", by the Schoenberg Ensemble with Reinbert de Leeuw conducting

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