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NAME OCCUPATION SUMMARY BORN DIED  
John Adams Composer Nixon in China 15-Feb-1947 TBD ADD
Fred E. Ahlert Composer I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter 19-Sep-1892 20-Oct-1953 DEAD
Isaac Albéniz Composer Iberia 29-May-1860 18-May-1909 DEAD
Tomaso Albinoni Composer Adagio in G minor 08-Jun-1671 17-Jan-1751 DEAD
Maryanne Amacher Composer Sound Characters (Making the Third Ear) 25-Feb-1943 22-Oct-2009 DEAD
Leroy Anderson Composer The Syncopated Clock 29-Jun-1908 18-May-1975 DEAD
George Antheil Composer Le Ballet mécanique 08-Jul-1900 12-Feb-1959 DEAD
Craig Armstrong Composer Classical and film composer 1959 TBD ADD
Malcolm Arnold Composer The Bridge on the River Kwai 21-Oct-1921 23-Sep-2006 DEAD
Edward Artemiev Composer Electroacoustic composer, scored Solaris 30-Nov-1937 TBD ADD
Daniel-François-Esprit Auber Composer La Muette de Portici 29-Jan-1782 12-May-1871 DEAD
Georges Auric Composer Theme for Moulin Rouge 15-Feb-1899 24-Jul-1983 DEAD
Milton Babbitt Composer Music for Synthesizer 10-May-1916 29-Jan-2011 DEAD
Johann Sebastian Bach Composer Baroque composer 21-Mar-1685 28-Jul-1750 DEAD
Angelo Badalamenti Composer Scored several David Lynch films 22-Mar-1937 TBD ADD
Mily Balakirev Composer Russian nationalist composer 21-Dec-1836 16-May-1910 DEAD
Samuel Barber Composer Adagio for Strings 09-Mar-1910 23-Jan-1981 DEAD
Warren Barker Composer Composer for 77 Sunset Strip 16-Apr-1923 03-Aug-2006 DEAD
John Barry Composer Film composer, James Bond, Out of Africa 03-Nov-1933 30-Jan-2011 DEAD
Bela Bartok Composer Hungarian composer 25-Mar-1881 26-Sep-1945 DEAD
Arnold Bax Composer Symphonist, Tone Poet 08-Nov-1883 03-Oct-1953 DEAD
Ludwig van Beethoven Composer Prominent composer 17-Dec-1770 26-Mar-1827 DEAD
Vincenzo Bellini Composer I Puritani di Scozia 03-Nov-1801 23-Sep-1835 DEAD
Richard Rodney Bennett Composer The Mines of Sulphur 29-Mar-1936 24-Dec-2012 DEAD
Alban Berg Composer Violin Concerto 09-Feb-1885 24-Dec-1935 DEAD
Arthur Berger Composer Ideas of Order 15-May-1912 07-Oct-2003 DEAD
Luciano Berio Composer Italian Avant-garde composer 24-Oct-1925 27-May-2003 DEAD
Lennox Berkeley Composer Stabat Mater 12-May-1903 26-Dec-1989 DEAD
Irving Berlin Composer White Christmas, God Bless America 11-May-1888 22-Sep-1989 DEAD
Hector Berlioz Composer French romantic composer 11-Dec-1803 08-Mar-1869 DEAD
Elmer Bernstein Composer Scored The Magnificent Seven 04-Apr-1922 18-Aug-2004 DEAD
Georges Bizet Composer Carmen 25-Oct-1838 03-Jun-1875 DEAD
Boris Blacher Composer Die Nachtschwalbe 19-Jan-1903 30-Jan-1975 DEAD
Arthur Bliss Composer Morning Heroes 02-Aug-1891 28-Mar-1975 DEAD
Marc Blitzstein Composer The Cradle Will Rock 02-Mar-1905 22-Jan-1964 DEAD
Ernest Bloch Composer Schelomo 24-Jul-1880 15-Jul-1959 DEAD
John Blow Composer Venus and Adonis 23-Feb-1649 01-Oct-1708 DEAD
Luigi Boccherini Composer Cello Concerto in B-flat 19-Feb-1743 28-May-1805 DEAD
Jerry Bock Composer Fiorello! 23-Nov-1928 03-Nov-2010 DEAD
Arrigo Boito Composer Mefistofele 24-Feb-1842 10-Jun-1918 DEAD
William Bolcom Composer Songs of Innocence and of Experience 26-May-1938 TBD ADD
Aleksandr Borodin Composer Prince Igor 12-Nov-1833 27-Feb-1887 DEAD
Pierre Boulez Composer Modern composer and conductor 26-Mar-1925 05-Jan-2016 DEAD
William Boyce Composer Cathedral Music 07-Feb-1710 07-Feb-1779 DEAD
David Braham Composer The Mulligan Guards 1838 11-Apr-1905 DEAD
Johannes Brahms Composer Ein deutsches Requiem 07-May-1833 03-Apr-1897 DEAD
Benjamin Britten Composer Billy Budd 22-Nov-1913 04-Dec-1976 DEAD
Earle Brown Composer Developed open-form scores 26-Dec-1926 02-Jul-2002 DEAD
Max Bruch Composer Kol Nidrei 06-Jan-1838 02-Oct-1920 DEAD
Anton Bruckner Composer Mass in D Minor 04-Sep-1824 11-Oct-1896 DEAD
Gavin Bryars Composer Avant-garde composer 16-Jan-1943 TBD ADD
John Bull Composer English composer and organist 1562 12-Mar-1628 DEAD
Carter Burwell Composer Composer for all Coen Bros films 19-Nov-1955 TBD ADD
Dietrich Buxtehude Composer Baroque period organist 1637 09-May-1707 DEAD
William Byrd Composer English madrigalist, composer 1543 04-Jul-1623 DEAD
John Cage Composer Experimental composer 05-Sep-1912 12-Aug-1992 DEAD
Thomas Campion Composer English musical poet, Bookes of Ayres 12-Feb-1567 01-Mar-1620 DEAD
Elliott Carter Composer The Defence of Corinth 11-Dec-1908 05-Nov-2012 DEAD
Alfredo Casella Composer Rejuvinated Vivaldi 25-Jul-1883 05-Mar-1947 DEAD
Francesco Cavalli Composer Didone 14-Feb-1602 14-Jan-1676 DEAD
Gustave Charpentier Composer Louise 25-Jun-1860 18-Feb-1956 DEAD
Rhys Chatham Composer An Angel Moves Too Fast To See 19-Sep-1952 TBD ADD
Carlos Chávez Composer Sinfonía de Antígona 13-Jun-1899 02-Aug-1978 DEAD
Luigi Cherubini Composer The Water Carrier 14-Sep-1760 15-Mar-1842 DEAD
Frederic Chopin Composer Composer for the piano 22-Feb-1810 17-Oct-1849 DEAD
Domenico Cimarosa Composer Il Matrimonio segreto 17-Dec-1749 01-Jan-1801 DEAD
Muzio Clementi Composer Gradus ad Parnassum 24-Jan-1752 10-Mar-1832 DEAD
George M. Cohan Composer Yankee Doodle Dandy 03-Jul-1878 05-Nov-1942 DEAD
Cy Coleman Composer Hey, Big Spender 14-Jun-1929 18-Nov-2004 DEAD
Aaron Copland Composer Fanfare for the Common Man 14-Nov-1900 02-Dec-1990 DEAD
François Couperin Composer L'Art de Toucher le Clavecin 10-Nov-1668 12-Sep-1733 DEAD
Henry Cowell Composer New Musical Resources 11-Mar-1897 10-Dec-1965 DEAD
George Crumb Composer 1968 Pulitzer Prize for Music 24-Oct-1929 TBD ADD
Vincent d'Indy Composer Symphonie Cévenole 27-Mar-1851 01-Dec-1931 DEAD
Luigi Dallapiccola Composer Canti di Prigionia 03-Feb-1904 19-Feb-1975 DEAD
Félicien-César David Composer Le Désert 13-Apr-1810 29-Aug-1876 DEAD
Mario Davidovsky Composer Synchronisms 04-Mar-1934 TBD ADD
Reginald De Koven Composer Oh, Promise Me 03-Apr-1859 16-Jan-1920 DEAD
Claude Debussy Composer French Impressionist composer 22-Aug-1862 25-Mar-1918 DEAD
Georges Delerue Composer French film composer 12-Mar-1925 20-Mar-1992 DEAD
Léo Delibes Composer Lakmé 21-Feb-1836 16-Jan-1891 DEAD
Frederick Delius Composer Over the Hills and Far Away 29-Jan-1862 10-Jun-1934 DEAD
Ernst von Dohnányi Composer Opus 25 27-Jul-1877 09-Feb-1960 DEAD
Gaetano Donizetti Composer Lucia di Lammermoor 29-Nov-1797 08-Apr-1848 DEAD
John Dowland Composer Lachrimae, Lutenist 1562 21-Jan-1626 DEAD
Guillaume Dufay Composer Composer of the Burgundian school 1400 27-Nov-1474 DEAD
Paul Dukas Composer The Sorcerer's Apprentice 01-Oct-1865 17-May-1935 DEAD
Vernon Duke Composer April in Paris 10-Oct-1903 16-Jan-1969 DEAD
Tan Dun Composer Heaven, Earth, Mankind 18-Aug-1957 TBD ADD
Francesco Durante Composer Pastoral Mass 15-Mar-1684 13-Aug-1755 DEAD
Louis Durey Composer Carillons 27-May-1888 03-Jul-1979 DEAD
Antonin Dvorak Composer From the New World 08-Sep-1841 01-May-1904 DEAD
Julius Eastman Composer Crazy Nigger 27-Oct-1940 28-May-1990 DEAD
Hanns Eisler Composer German radical composer 06-Jul-1898 06-Sep-1962 DEAD
Edward Elgar Composer Pomp and Circumstance 02-Jun-1857 23-Feb-1934 DEAD
Georges Enesco Composer Oedipe 19-Aug-1881 04-May-1955 DEAD
Sammy Fain Composer Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing 17-Jun-1902 06-Dec-1989 DEAD
Manuel de Falla Composer La Vida Breve 23-Nov-1876 14-Nov-1946 DEAD
Gabriel Fauré Composer Requiem 12-May-1845 04-Nov-1924 DEAD
Morton Feldman Composer Coptic Light 12-Jan-1926 03-Sep-1987 DEAD
John Field Composer Irish composer of Nocturnes 26-Jul-1782 23-Jan-1837 DEAD
Vivian Fine Composer Drama for Orchestra 28-Sep-1913 20-Mar-2000 DEAD
César Franck Composer Symphonic Variations 10-Dec-1822 08-Nov-1890 DEAD
Girolamo Frescobaldi Composer Italian organist and composer 1583 01-Mar-1643 DEAD
Hugo Friedhofer Composer The Best Years of Our Lives 03-May-1901 17-May-1981 DEAD
Rudolf Friml Composer The Vagabond King 07-Dec-1884 12-Nov-1972 DEAD
Johann Joseph Fux Composer Gradus ad Parnassum 1660 13-Feb-1741 DEAD
Giovanni Gabrieli Composer Italian composer at St. Mark's 1557 12-Aug-1612 DEAD
Baldassare Galuppi Composer Il Filosofo di Campagna 18-Oct-1706 03-Jan-1784 DEAD
Carlo Gesualdo Composer Composer of madrigals, murdered his wife 1560 08-Sep-1613 DEAD
Orlando Gibbons Composer Late Tudor composer and organist 1583 05-Jun-1625 DEAD
W. S. Gilbert Composer Gilbert & Sullivan 18-Nov-1836 29-May-1911 DEAD
Patrick Gilmore Composer The Father of The American Band 25-Dec-1829 24-Sep-1892 DEAD
Philip Glass Composer Einstein on the Beach 31-Jan-1937 TBD ADD
Aleksandr Glazunov Composer Raymonda 29-Jul-1865 21-Mar-1936 DEAD
Mikhail Glinka Composer Ruslan and Lyudmila 21-May-1804 03-Feb-1857 DEAD
Christoph Willibald Gluck Composer Orfeo ed Eurydice 02-Jul-1714 15-Nov-1787 DEAD
Jerry Goldsmith Composer Prominent soundtrack composer 10-Feb-1929 21-Jul-2004 DEAD
Mack Gordon Composer Chattanooga Choo Choo 21-Jun-1904 28-Feb-1959 DEAD
Jay Gorney Composer Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? 12-Dec-1896 14-Jun-1990 DEAD
Charles Gounod Composer Faust 17-Jun-1818 18-Oct-1893 DEAD
Percy Grainger Composer Country Gardens 08-Jul-1882 20-Feb-1961 DEAD
Enrique Granados Composer Goyescas 27-Jul-1867 24-Mar-1916 DEAD
Johnny Green Composer Body and Soul 10-Oct-1908 15-May-1989 DEAD
André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry Composer Richard Coeur de Lion 08-Feb-1741 24-Sep-1813 DEAD
Edvard Grieg Composer Norway's greatest composer 15-Jun-1843 04-Sep-1907 DEAD
Charles Griffes Composer The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan 17-Sep-1884 08-Apr-1920 DEAD
Albert Hague Composer Redhead 13-Oct-1920 12-Nov-2001 DEAD
Fromental Halévy Composer La Juive 27-May-1799 17-Mar-1862 DEAD
Marvin Hamlisch Composer The Way We Were 02-Jun-1944 06-Aug-2012 DEAD
George Frideric Handel Composer Messiah 23-Feb-1685 14-Apr-1759 DEAD
W. C. Handy Composer Father of the Blues 16-Nov-1873 29-Mar-1958 DEAD
Howard Hanson Composer Symphony No. 4 28-Oct-1896 26-Feb-1981 DEAD
Lou Harrison Composer Musical wayfarer 14-May-1917 02-Feb-2003 DEAD
Johann Adolph Hasse Composer Sesostrato 25-Mar-1699 16-Dec-1783 DEAD
Joseph Haydn Composer Symphony No. 102 in B-flat Major 31-Mar-1732 31-May-1809 DEAD
Michael Haydn Composer Missa Hispanica 14-Sep-1737 10-Aug-1806 DEAD
Pierre Henry Composer Electronic music pioneer 09-Dec-1927 TBD ADD
Hans Werner Henze Composer Boulevard Solitude 01-Jul-1926 27-Oct-2012 DEAD
Victor Herbert Composer Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life 01-Feb-1859 24-May-1924 DEAD
Jerry Herman Composer Hello Dolly! 10-Jul-1931 TBD ADD
Bernard Herrmann Composer Scored Psycho, Citizen Kane 29-Jun-1911 24-Dec-1975 DEAD
Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson Composer Icelandic film composer 23-Apr-1958 TBD ADD
Paul Hindemith Composer Mathis der Maler 16-Nov-1895 28-Dec-1963 DEAD
Gustav Holst Composer The Planets 21-Sep-1874 25-May-1934 DEAD
Arthur Honegger Composer Pacific 231 10-Mar-1892 27-Nov-1955 DEAD
James Horner Composer Scored Titanic 14-Aug-1953 22-Jun-2015 DEAD
William Horsley Composer English composer of glees 15-Nov-1774 12-Jun-1858 DEAD
Jacques Ibert Composer Escales 15-Aug-1890 05-Feb-1962 DEAD
John Ireland Composer The Holy Boy 13-Aug-1879 12-Jun-1962 DEAD
Charles Ives Composer Third Symphony (The Camp Meeting) 20-Oct-1874 19-May-1954 DEAD
Leoš Janácek Composer Her Foster Daughter 03-Jul-1854 12-Aug-1928 DEAD
Maurice Jarre Composer Score to Lawrence of Arabia 13-Sep-1924 29-Mar-2009 DEAD
Norman Dello Joio Composer Meditation on Ecclesiastes 24-Jan-1913 24-Jul-2008 DEAD
Mauricio Kagel Composer Absurdist composer 24-Dec-1931 18-Sep-2008 DEAD
Michael Kamen Composer Prolific film composer and conductor 15-Apr-1948 18-Nov-2003 DEAD
John Kander Composer Top Broadway composer 18-Mar-1927 TBD ADD
Jerome Kern Composer Show Boat 27-Jan-1885 12-Nov-1945 DEAD
Aram Khachaturian Composer Gayane 24-May-1903 01-May-1978 DEAD
Leon Kirchner Composer Quartet No. 3 24-Jan-1919 17-Sep-2009 DEAD
Zoltán Kodály Composer Psalmus Hungaricus 16-Dec-1882 06-Mar-1967 DEAD
Franz Kotzwara Composer The Battle of Prague 1730 02-Feb-1793 DEAD
Édouard Lalo Composer Le Roi d'Ys 27-Jan-1823 22-Apr-1892 DEAD
Constant Lambert Composer Rio Grande 23-Aug-1905 21-Aug-1951 DEAD
Burton Lane Composer On a Clear Day You Can See Forever 02-Feb-1912 05-Jan-1997 DEAD
Jean Langlais Composer Organist and composer 15-Feb-1907 08-May-1991 DEAD
Orlando di Lasso Composer Psalmi Davidis Poenitentiales 1530 14-Jun-1594 DEAD
Michel Legrand Composer Film composer, The Windmills of Your Mind 24-Feb-1932 TBD ADD
Franz Lehár Composer The Merry Widow 30-Apr-1870 24-Oct-1948 DEAD
Ruggero Leoncavallo Composer Pagliacci 08-Mar-1857 09-Aug-1919 DEAD
György Ligeti Composer Lontano, Lux Aeterna 28-May-1923 12-Jun-2006 DEAD
Franz Liszt Composer Hungarian composer 22-Oct-1811 31-Jul-1886 DEAD
Jay Livingston Composer Que Sera Sera 28-Mar-1915 17-Oct-2001 DEAD
Andrew Lloyd Webber Composer Evita 22-Mar-1948 TBD ADD
Frank Loesser Composer Guys and Dolls 29-Jun-1910 28-Jul-1969 DEAD
Carl Loewe Composer German composer of ballads 30-Nov-1796 20-Apr-1869 DEAD
Frederick Loewe Composer My Fair Lady 10-Jun-1901 14-Feb-1988 DEAD
Alvin Lucier Composer I Am Sitting In A Room 14-May-1931 TBD ADD
Jean-Baptiste Lully Composer Founder of French opera 28-Nov-1632 22-Mar-1687 DEAD
Witold Lutoslawski Composer Aleatoric composer 25-Jan-1913 07-Feb-1994 DEAD
Edward MacDowell Composer American piano composer 18-Dec-1860 23-Jan-1908 DEAD
Bruno Maderna Composer Avant-garde composer 21-Apr-1920 13-Nov-1973 DEAD
Gustav Mahler Composer Das Lied von der Erde 07-Jul-1860 18-May-1911 DEAD
Gian Francesco Malipiero Composer Rispetti e Strambotti 18-Mar-1882 01-Aug-1973 DEAD
Henry Mancini Composer Moon River 16-Apr-1924 14-Jun-1994 DEAD
Clint Mansell Composer Frontman, Pop Will Eat Itself 07-Jan-1963 TBD ADD
Karen Mantler Composer Composer, musician and champion of Arnold 1966 TBD ADD
Cliff Martinez Composer Composer for Steven Soderbergh films 05-Feb-1954 TBD ADD
Pietro Mascagni Composer Cavalleria Rusticana 07-Dec-1863 02-Aug-1945 DEAD
Jules Massenet Composer Manon 12-May-1842 13-Aug-1912 DEAD
Johann Mattheson Composer German baroque composer, theorist 28-Sep-1681 17-Apr-1764 DEAD
Felix Mendelssohn Composer Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream 03-Feb-1809 04-Nov-1847 DEAD
Gian-Carlo Menotti Composer The Saint of Bleecker Street 07-Jul-1911 01-Feb-2007 DEAD
Olivier Messiaen Composer Turangalîla-Symphonie 10-Dec-1908 27-Apr-1992 DEAD
Giacomo Meyerbeer Composer Robert le Diable 05-Sep-1791 02-May-1864 DEAD
Darius Milhaud Composer The Creation of the World 04-Sep-1892 22-Jun-1974 DEAD
Vic Mizzy Composer Addams Family theme 09-Jan-1916 17-Oct-2009 DEAD
Jimmy Monaco Composer You Made Me Love You 13-Jan-1885 16-Oct-1945 DEAD
Claudio Monteverdi Composer Vespro della Beata Vergine 15-May-1567 29-Nov-1643 DEAD
Douglas Stuart Moore Composer The Devil and Daniel Webster 10-Aug-1893 25-Jul-1969 DEAD
John Moran Composer Composer of The Manson Family opera 1965 TBD ADD
Thomas Morley Composer Laboravi in Gemitu Meo 1557 00-Oct-1602 DEAD
Ennio Morricone Composer Scored The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly 10-Nov-1928 TBD ADD
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Composer Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 27-Jan-1756 05-Dec-1791 DEAD
Modest Mussorgsky Composer Boris Godunov 09-Mar-1839 16-Mar-1881 DEAD
Conlon Nancarrow Composer Studies for Player Piano 27-Oct-1912 10-Aug-1997 DEAD
Carl Nielsen Composer The Four Temperaments 09-Jun-1865 03-Oct-1931 DEAD
Luigi Nono Composer Il Canto Sospeso 29-Jan-1924 08-May-1990 DEAD
Ivor Novello Composer Keep the Home Fires Burning 15-Jan-1893 06-Mar-1951 DEAD
Michael Nyman Composer Minimalist/soundtrack composer and pianist 23-Mar-1944 TBD ADD
Jacques Offenbach Composer Inventor of the the opérette 20-Jun-1819 05-Oct-1880 DEAD
Pauline Oliveros Composer Composer, Deep Listener 30-May-1932 24-Nov-2016 DEAD
Carl Orff Composer Carmina Burana 10-Jul-1895 29-Mar-1982 DEAD
Giovanni Paisiello Composer Il Barbiere di Siviglia 09-May-1740 05-Jun-1816 DEAD
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Composer Italian Renaissance composer 1525 02-Feb-1594 DEAD
Arvo Pärt Composer Choral composer 11-Sep-1935 TBD ADD
Harry Partch Composer Hobo composer, built his own instruments 24-Jun-1901 03-Sep-1974 DEAD
Krzysztof Penderecki Composer Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima 23-Nov-1933 TBD ADD
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Composer La Serva Padrona 04-Jan-1710 16-Mar-1736 DEAD
Jacopo Peri Composer Dafne, the first opera 20-Aug-1561 12-Aug-1633 DEAD
Stu Phillips Composer Television composer, Knight Rider 09-Sep-1929 TBD ADD
Walter Piston Composer Symphony No. 3 20-Jan-1894 12-Nov-1976 DEAD
Amilcare Ponchielli Composer La Gioconda 31-Aug-1834 16-Jan-1886 DEAD
Cole Porter Composer I've Got You Under My Skin 09-Jun-1891 15-Oct-1964 DEAD
Francis Poulenc Composer Les dialogues des Carmélites 07-Jan-1899 30-Jan-1963 DEAD
Josquin Des Prez Composer Master Renaissance composer 1445 27-Aug-1521 DEAD
Sergei Prokofiev Composer Peter and the Wolf 23-Apr-1891 05-Mar-1953 DEAD
Giacomo Puccini Composer Madame Butterfly 22-Dec-1858 29-Nov-1924 DEAD
Henry Purcell Composer Dido and Aeneas 1659 21-Nov-1695 DEAD
Sergei Rachmaninov Composer Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini 20-Mar-1873 28-Mar-1943 DEAD
Ralph Rainger Composer Thanks For The Memory 07-Oct-1901 23-Oct-1942 DEAD
Jean-Philippe Rameau Composer Hippolyte et Aricie 25-Sep-1683 12-Sep-1764 DEAD
Maurice Ravel Composer Bolero 07-Mar-1875 28-Dec-1937 DEAD
Alan Rawsthorne Composer Theme and Variations for Two Violins 02-May-1905 24-Jul-1971 DEAD
Alfred Reed Composer Russian Christmas Music 25-Jan-1921 17-Sep-2005 DEAD
Steve Reich Composer Minimalist composer, Different Trains 03-Oct-1936 TBD ADD
Ottorino Respighi Composer Belfagor 09-Jul-1879 18-Apr-1936 DEAD
Harry Revel Composer Poor Little Rich Girl 21-Dec-1905 03-Nov-1958 DEAD
Nelson Riddle Composer Bandleader, orchestral arranger 01-Jun-1921 06-Oct-1985 DEAD
Josef Anton Riedl Composer Glas-Spiele 11-Jun-1929 TBD ADD
Terry Riley Composer In C 24-Jun-1935 TBD ADD
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Composer The Flight of the Bumblebee 18-Mar-1844 21-Jun-1908 DEAD
Richard Rodgers Composer Rodgers and Hammerstein 28-Jun-1902 30-Dec-1979 DEAD
Sigmund Romberg Composer The New Moon 29-Jul-1887 09-Nov-1951 DEAD
Harold Rome Composer I Can Get It for You Wholesale 27-May-1908 26-Oct-1993 DEAD
Ned Rorem Composer Paris Diary 23-Oct-1923 TBD ADD
Gioacchino Rossini Composer William Tell Overture 29-Feb-1792 13-Nov-1868 DEAD
Nino Rota Composer Film composer, The Godfather 03-Dec-1911 10-Apr-1979 DEAD
Pete Rugolo Composer Jazz and television composer 25-Dec-1915 16-Oct-2011 DEAD
Camille Saint-Saëns Composer Samson et Dalila 09-Oct-1835 16-Dec-1921 DEAD
Antonio Salieri Composer Tarare 18-Aug-1750 07-May-1825 DEAD
Giuseppe Sarti Composer I Due Litiganti 28-Dec-1729 28-Jul-1802 DEAD
Erik Satie Composer Messe des Pauvres 17-May-1866 01-Jul-1925 DEAD
Alessandro Scarlatti Composer Mitridate Eupatore 02-May-1660 24-Oct-1725 DEAD
Domenico Scarlatti Composer Composed 555 sonatas 26-Oct-1685 23-Jul-1757 DEAD
Lalo Schifrin Composer Mission: Impossible theme 21-Jun-1932 TBD ADD
Harvey Schmidt Composer The Fantasticks 12-Sep-1929 TBD ADD
Dieter Schnebel Composer Avant-garde composer 14-Mar-1930 TBD ADD
Arnold Schoenberg Composer Emancipated dissonance 13-Sep-1874 13-Jul-1951 DEAD
Franz Schubert Composer Symphony in C Major 31-Jan-1797 19-Nov-1828 DEAD
William Schuman Composer Symphony No. 6 04-Aug-1910 15-Feb-1992 DEAD
Robert Schumann Composer Toccata 08-Jun-1810 29-Jul-1856 DEAD
Arthur Schwartz Composer That's Entertainment 04-Nov-1900 03-Sep-1984 DEAD
Aleksandr Scriabin Composer Prometheus: The Poem of Fire 25-Dec-1871 14-Apr-1915 DEAD
Roger Sessions Composer Concerto for Orchestra 28-Dec-1896 16-Mar-1985 DEAD
David Shire Composer It Goes Like It Goes 03-Jul-1937 TBD ADD
Dmitri Shostakovich Composer Symphony No. 7 25-Sep-1906 09-Aug-1975 DEAD
Jean Sibelius Composer The Swan of Tuonela 08-Dec-1865 20-Sep-1957 DEAD
Noble Sissle Composer Shuffle Along 10-Jul-1889 17-Dec-1975 DEAD
Bedrich Smetana Composer My Country 02-Mar-1824 12-May-1884 DEAD
Stephen Sondheim Composer West Side Story 22-Mar-1930 TBD ADD
John Philip Sousa Composer Stars and Stripes Forever 06-Nov-1854 06-Mar-1932 DEAD
Carl Stalling Composer Composer for hundreds of Looney Tunes 10-Nov-1891 29-Nov-1972 DEAD
Max Steiner Composer Gone With the Wind 10-May-1888 28-Dec-1971 DEAD
Jim Steinman Composer Total Eclipse of the Heart 01-Nov-1947 TBD ADD
Joseph W. Stern Composer My Mother Was a Lady 11-Jan-1870 31-Mar-1934 DEAD
Karlheinz Stockhausen Composer Influential avant-garde composer 22-Aug-1928 05-Dec-2007 DEAD
Stephen Storace Composer The Haunted Tower 04-Apr-1762 19-Mar-1796 DEAD
Alessandro Stradella Composer S. Giovanni Battista 1642 28-Feb-1682 DEAD
Johann Strauss Composer The Blue Danube 25-Oct-1825 03-Jun-1899 DEAD
Johann Strauss, Sr. Composer Täuberl-Walzer 14-Mar-1804 24-Sep-1849 DEAD
Richard Strauss Composer Also sprach Zarathustra 11-Jun-1864 08-Sep-1949 DEAD
Igor Stravinsky Composer The Rite of Spring 17-Jun-1882 06-Apr-1971 DEAD
Billy Strayhorn Composer Take the A Train 29-Nov-1915 31-May-1967 DEAD
Charles Strouse Composer Bye Bye Birdie 07-Jun-1928 TBD ADD
Arthur Sullivan Composer Gilbert & Sullivan 13-May-1842 22-Nov-1900 DEAD
Toru Takemitsu Composer A Way A Lone 08-Oct-1930 20-Feb-1996 DEAD
Thomas Tallis Composer Miserere Nostri 1510 23-Nov-1585 DEAD
John Tavener Composer The Whale 28-Jan-1944 12-Nov-2013 DEAD
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Composer Russia's best known composer 07-May-1840 06-Nov-1893 DEAD
Georg Philipp Telemann Composer German Baroque composer 14-Mar-1681 25-Jun-1767 DEAD
James Tenney Composer A History of 'Consonance' and 'Dissonance' 10-Aug-1934 24-Aug-2006 DEAD
Virgil Thomson Composer Four Saints in Three Acts 25-Nov-1896 30-Sep-1989 DEAD
Harry Tierney Composer Irene 21-May-1890 22-Mar-1965 DEAD
Dimitri Tiomkin Composer Wild Is the Wind 10-May-1894 11-Nov-1979 DEAD
Thomas Tomkins Composer Composer of madrigals 1572 09-Jun-1656 DEAD
Nobuo Uematsu Composer Video game composer, Final Fantasy 21-Mar-1959 TBD ADD
Piero Umiliani Composer Mah Na Mah Na 17-Jul-1926 14-Feb-2001 DEAD
Vladimir Ussachevsky Composer Tape music composer 03-Nov-1911 02-Jan-1990 DEAD
Jimmy Van Heusen Composer Call Me Irresponsible 26-Jan-1913 07-Feb-1990 DEAD
Edgard Varèse Composer Poème électronique 22-Dec-1883 08-Nov-1965 DEAD
Ralph Vaughan Williams Composer Sinfonia Antarctica 12-Oct-1872 26-Aug-1958 DEAD
Giuseppe Verdi Composer La Traviata 09-Oct-1813 27-Jan-1901 DEAD
Heitor Villa-Lobos Composer Bachianas Brasileiras 05-Mar-1887 17-Nov-1959 DEAD
Antonio Vivaldi Composer The Four Seasons 04-Mar-1678 28-Jul-1741 DEAD
Richard Wagner Composer Ride of the Valkyries 22-May-1813 13-Feb-1883 DEAD
Weasel Walter Composer The Flying Luttenbachers 1972 TBD ADD
William Walton Composer Troilus and Cressida 29-Mar-1902 08-Mar-1983 DEAD
Harry Warren Composer Forty-Second Street 24-Dec-1893 22-Sep-1981 DEAD
Franz Waxman Composer Sunset Blvd. 24-Dec-1906 24-Feb-1967 DEAD
Roy Webb Composer Music Director at RKO, 1929-55 03-Oct-1888 10-Dec-1982 DEAD
Carl Maria von Weber Composer Oberon 18-Nov-1786 05-Jun-1826 DEAD
Anton Webern Composer Atonal composer 03-Dec-1883 15-Sep-1945 DEAD
Kurt Weill Composer The Threepenny Opera 02-Mar-1900 03-Apr-1950 DEAD
Richard A. Whiting Composer Ain't We Got Fun? 12-Nov-1891 10-Feb-1938 DEAD
Charles-Marie Widor Composer Toccata 21-Feb-1844 12-Mar-1937 DEAD
John Williams Composer Composer for Jaws, E.T. 08-Feb-1932 TBD ADD
Meredith Willson Composer The Music Man 18-May-1902 15-Jun-1984 DEAD
Hugo Wolf Composer 19th century German songwriter 13-Mar-1860 22-Feb-1903 DEAD
Christian Wolff Composer Burdocks 08-Mar-1934 TBD ADD
Henry Clay Work Composer Marching Through Georgia 01-Oct-1832 08-Jun-1884 DEAD
Charles Wuorinen Composer Time's Encomium 09-Jun-1938 TBD ADD
Iannis Xenakis Composer Avant-garde composer 09-May-1922 04-Feb-2001 DEAD
Vincent Youmans Composer No, No Nanette 27-Sep-1898 05-Apr-1946 DEAD
La Monte Young Composer Minimalist composer 14-Oct-1935 TBD ADD
Frank Zappa Composer Joe's Garage 21-Dec-1940 04-Dec-1993 DEAD
Hector Zazou Composer Electronic and World music composer 11-Jul-1948 08-Sep-2008 DEAD
Hans Zimmer Composer The Buggles 12-Sep-1957 TBD ADD
John Zorn Composer Prolific avant-garde composer 02-Sep-1953 TBD ADD