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 1967

Weiss, Piero
Ellmann, Richard
Letters of composers through six centuries
Compiled and edited by Piero Weiss
Foreword by Richard Ellmann
Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, [1967], 619 p.


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  Bach, Carl Philip Emanuel (b. 1714)   Komponist, Musiker
  Bach, Johann Christian (b. 1735 d. 1782)   composer, Musiker
  Bach, Johann Sebastian (b. 1685)   composer, compositeur
  Bartok, Bela (b. 1881 a. 1939)   composer, compositeur
  Bassani, Giovanni Battista (b. 1657)   composer, compositore
  Beethoven, Ludwig (b. 1770 d. 1827)   composer, compositore
  Bellini, Vincenzo (b. 1801)   composer, compositore
  Berg, Alban (Maria Johannes) (b. 1885)   composer, compositore
  Berlioz, Hector [Louis-Hector] (b. 1803 d. 1869)   composer, compositore
  Bizet, Georges (b. 1838)   author, composer
  Boccherini, Luigi [Ridolfo Luigi] (b. 1743)   composer, compositore
  Brahms, Johannes (b. 1833)   composer, compositore
  Bruckner, Anton (Joseph) (b. 1824 d. 1896)   composer, compositore
  Bull, John (b. -1563 d. 1628)   librettist, musicisti
  Buxtehude, Dietrich (b. 1637)   composer, musicisti
  Byrd, William (b. 1543 d. 1623)   composer, compositore
  Caccini, Giulio (b. 1545 d. 1618)   composer, singer
  Cavalieri, Emilio (b. 1550 d. 1602)   composer, compositore
  Cherubini, Luigi (Carlo Zanobi Salvadore Maria) (b. 1760 d. 1842)   ballerina, composer
  Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek (b. 1810)   composer, compositore
  Coclico, Andrianus Petit (b. 1499 d. 1562)   composer, cantante
  Corelli, Arcangelo (b. 1653 a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Czerny, Carl (b. 1791 a. 1830-1831)   musicisti, piano teacher
  Dalla Viola, Francesco (d. 1568)   composer
  Debussy, Claude (b. 1862)   composer, compositore
  Dietrich, Albert Hermann (b. 1829 d. 1908)   conductor, composer
  Donizetti, Gaetano [Domenico Gaetano Maria] (b. 1797 d. 1848)   composer
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Dufay, Guillaume (b. 1400 d. 1474)   composer
  Dvorak, Antonin (b. 1841)   composer, compositore
  Franchomme, August Joseph (b. 1808 d. 1884)   cello, composer
  Frederick II, King of Prussia (b. 1712 d. 1786)   monarch, military commander
  Gaffurius, Franchinus (b. 1451 d. 1522 a. 1484-1522)   cantante, interprete
  Galilei, Vicenzo (b. 1520s d. 1591)   compositore, musicisti
  Gluck, Christoph Willibald (b. 1714)   composer, compositore
  Gombert, Nicolas (b. 1495 d. 1560)   composer, Musiker
  Gossec, Francois-Joseph (b. 1734 d. 1829 a. 19th century )   composer
  Gounod, Charles (b. 1818)   composer, compositore
  Gretry, Andre-Ernest-Modeste (b. 1741)   composer, compositore
  Handel, George Friederic (b. 1685)   composer, compositore
  Haydn, Josef [Franz Josef] (b. 1732 d. 1809)   composer, Komposition
  Hoffmann, E.T.A. [Ernst Theodor Amadeus] (b. 1776 d. 1822 a. 1802)   librettista, writer
  Hofhaimer, Paul (b. 1459 d. 1537)   organ, composer
  Joachim, Joseph (b. 1831 d. 1907)   Dirigent, violin
  Landini, Francesco (b. 1325 d. 1397)   composer, poet
  Lassus, Orlande (b. 1532 d. ?)   composer, compositore
  Lawes, Henry (b. 1596 d. 1662)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Liszt, Franz (b. 1811)   composer, compositore
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Lully, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1632)   composer, compositore
  Luther, Martin (b. 1483 d. 1546)   reformer, theologian
  Machaut, Guillaume (b. 1300 d. 1377)   poet, composer
  Mahler, Gustav (b. 1860)   composer, Dirigent
  Marcello, Benedetto (b. 1686)   composer, compositore
  Martini, Johann Paul Aegidius (b. 1741 d. 1816)   composer, teacher
  Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix [Jakob Ludwig Felix] (b. 1809)   composer, compositore
  Monte, Philippe (b. 1521 d. 1603)   composer, Domherr
  Monteverdi, Claudio (Giovanni Antonio) (b. 1567 d. 1643)   composer, compositore
  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (b. 1756 d. 1791)   composer
  Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (b. 1839 d. 1881)   composer, compositore
  Paer, Ferdinando (b. 1771)   composer, compositore
  Paganini, Niccolo (b. 1782 d. 1840)   compositore, musicisti
  Paisiello, Giovanni (b. 1740)   composer, compositore
  Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi (a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Prokofiev, Sergey (Sergeyevich)   composer, compositore
  Puccini, Giacomo (b. 1858)   author, composer
  Purcell, Thomas (d. 1682)   tenor, composer
  Rameau, Jean-Philippe (b. 1683 d. 1764)   bagpipes, composer
  Ravel, Maurice [Joseph Maurice] (b. 1875 d. 1937)   composer, compositeur
  Rossini, Gioachino (Antonio) (b. 1792 d. 1868)   composer, compositore
  Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (b. 1712 d. 1778)   philosopher, author
  Scarlatti, Alessandro [Pietro Alessandro Gaspari] (b. 1660)   composer, compositore
  Scarlatti, Domenico [Giuseppe Domenico] (b. 1685)   composer, keyboard teacher
  Scheidt, Samuel (b. 1587 d. 1654)   composer, organ
  Schoenberg, Arnold (Franz Walter) (b. 1874 d. 1951)   composer
  Schubert, Franz (Peter) (b. 1797)   composer, compositore
  Schubert, Franz Anton (b. 1768 d. 1827)   double bass
  Schumann, Robert (Alexander) (b. 1810 d. 1856)   composer
  Schutz, Heinrich (b. 1585 d. 1672)   composer, Komponist
  Smetana, Bedrich (b. 1824)   composer, compositore
  Squarcialupi, Antonio (b. 1416 d. 1480)   organ, composer
  Strauss, Richard (Georg) (b. 1864 d. 1949)   composer, conductor
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Tartini, Giuseppe (b. 1692)   composer, compositore
  Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (b. 1840 d. 1893)   composer
  Telemann, Georg Philipp (b. 1681)   composer, compositore
  Tromboncino, Bartolomeo (b. 1470 d. 1535)   composer
  Verdi, Giuseppe (Fortunio Francesco) (b. 1813 d. 1901)   author, composer
  Viadana, Lodovici (b. 1560 d. 1627)   composer, friar
  Victoria, Tomas Luis (b. 1548 d. 1611)   composer, compositore
  Vivaldi, Antonio (Lucio) (b. 1678 d. 1741)   Komponist, abate
  Wagner, Richard [Wilhelm Richard] (b. 1813 d. 1883)   composer
  Weber, Carl Maria (Friedrich Ernst) (b. 1786)   composer, compositore
  Webern, Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm von) (b. 1883)   composer, Dirigent
  Wesley, Samuel (b. 1766 d. 1837)   composer, organ
  Wiedebein, Gottlob (b. 1779 d. 1854 a. 1809)   organ, conductor
  Wolf, Hugo (Filipp Jakob) (b. 1860)   composer, musicisti
  Zelter, Carl Friedrich (b. 1758 d. 1832)   composer, conductor

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