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 1966

Ewen, David
Great composers 1300-1900
A biographical and critical guide
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1966, 429 p.


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  Adam, Adolphe Charles (b. 1803 a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Albeniz, Isaac (b. 1860)   composer, compositore
  Arcadelt, Jacques (b. 1505 d. 1568)   composer
  Arensky, Anton Stepanovich (b. 1861 d. 1906)   composer, compositore
  Auber, Daniel Francois Esprit (b. 1782 a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Bach, Carl Philip Emanuel (b. 1714)   Komponist, Musiker
  Bach, Johann Christian (b. 1735 d. 1782)   composer, Musiker
  Bach, Johann Sebastian (b. 1685)   composer, compositeur
  Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann (b. 1710)   compositore, Musiker
  Balakirev, Mily Alexeyevich (b. 1837 d. 1910)   composer
  Beethoven, Ludwig (b. 1770 d. 1827)   composer, compositore
  Bellini, Vincenzo (b. 1801)   composer, compositore
  Berlioz, Hector [Louis-Hector] (b. 1803 d. 1869)   composer, compositore
  Bizet, Georges (b. 1838)   author, composer
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Boccherini, Luigi [Ridolfo Luigi] (b. 1743)   composer, compositore
  Boieldieu, Adrien [Francois-Adrien] (b. 1775 a. 1774)   compositeur, compositore
  Boito, Arrigo Enrico (b. 1842)   compositor, compositore
  Bononcini, Giovanni (b. 1670)   composer, compositore
  Borodin, Alexander (b. 1833 d. 1887)   composer, compositore
  Boyce, William (b. 1710 d. 1779)   composer, organ
  Brahms, Johannes (b. 1833)   composer, compositore
  Bruch, Max (Karl August) (b. 1838)   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
  Carissimi, Giacomo (b. 1604 d. 1670)   composer, musicisti
  Catalani, Alfredo (b. 1854)   composer, compositore
  Cavalieri, Emilio (b. 1550 d. 1602)   composer, compositore
  Cavalli, Pietro Francesco (b. 1602)   cantante, composer
  Cesti, Marc Antonio (b. 1618 d. 1681)   composer, compositore
  Chabrier, Emmanuel [Alexis-Emmanuel] (b. 1841 d. 1894)   composer, compositore
  Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (b. -1650 d. 1704)   composer, musicisti
  Chausson, Ernest [Amedee-Ernest] (b. 1855 d. 1899)   composer, compositeur
  Cherubini, Luigi (Carlo Zanobi Salvadore Maria) (b. 1760 d. 1842)   ballerina, composer
  Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek (b. 1810)   composer, compositore
  Cimarosa, Domenico (b. 1749)   composer, compositore
  Clementi, Muzio (b. 1752)   composer, compositeur
  Corelli, Arcangelo (b. 1653 a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Cornelius, Peter [Carl August Peter] (b. 1824 d. 1874)   composer
  Couperin, Francois (le grand) (b. 1668 d. 1733)   composer, harpsichord
  Cui, Cesar (b. 1835 d. 1918)   composer, critic
  Czerny, Carl (b. 1791 a. 1830-1831)   musicisti, piano teacher
  Delibes, Leo (b. 1836)   choriste mineur, composer
  Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters (b. 1739)   composer, Komponist
  Donizetti, Gaetano [Domenico Gaetano Maria] (b. 1797 d. 1848)   composer
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Dufay, Guillaume (b. 1400 d. 1474)   composer
  Dunstable, John (b. 1390 d. 1453)   composer, musician
  Duparc, Henri (b. 1848)   composer, compositeur
  Durante, Francisco Pasquale (b. 1684 d. 1755)   composer
  Dussek, Jan Ladislav (b. 1760 d. 1812)   piano, composer
  Dvorak, Antonin (b. 1841)   composer, compositore
  Fibich, Zdenek [Zdenko] (b. 1850 d. 1900)   composer, compositore
  Field, John (b. 1782 d. 1837)   composer, compositore
  Flotow, Friedrich (b. 1812)   composer, compositor
  Franck, Cesar Auguste (b. 1822)   composer, compositore
  Franz, Robert (b. 1815 d. 1892)   composer
  Frescobaldi, Girolamo (b. 1583 d. 1643)   composer, compositore
  Froberger, Johann Jacob (b. 1626 d. 1667)   composer, compositore
  Gabrieli, Andrea (b. 1510)   composer, compositore
  Gabrieli, Giovanni (b. -1556 d. 1612)   composer, compositore
  Gade, Niels Wilhelm (b. 1817)   composer, Komponist
  Galuppi, Baldassare (b. 1706 d. 1785)   composer, compositore
  Geminiani, Francesco (Xaverio) (b. 1687 d. 1762)   violin, composer
  Gesualdo, Carlo (b. 1561 d. 1613)   nobleman, composer
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (b. 1804 d. 1857)   composer, compositore
  Gluck, Christoph Willibald (b. 1714)   composer, compositore
  Goldmark, Karl (b. 1830)   composer, compositore
  Gombert, Nicolas (b. 1495 d. 1560)   composer, Musiker
  Gossec, Francois-Joseph (b. 1734 d. 1829 a. 19th century )   composer
  Goudimel, Claude (b. -1520 d. 1572)   composer, publisher
  Gounod, Charles (b. 1818)   composer, compositore
  Graun, Carl Heinrich (b. 1704 d. 1759 a. 1830-1831)   composer
  Graupner, Johann Christoph (b. 1683 d. 1760)   composer
  Gretry, Andre-Ernest-Modeste (b. 1741)   composer, compositore
  Grieg, Edvard (Hagerup) (b. 1843)   composer, compositor
  Halevy, Fromental [Jacques-Francois-Fromental] (b. 1799 d. 1862)   composer, teacher
  Hammerschmidt, Andreas (b. 1611 d. 1675)   composer, organ
  Handel, George Friederic (b. 1685)   composer, compositore
  Hasse, Johann Adolph (b. 1699 d. 1783)   composer, compositore
  Hassler, Hans Leo (b. 1564 d. 1612)   Komponist, Dichter
  Haydn, Josef [Franz Josef] (b. 1732 d. 1809)   composer, Komposition
  Herold, Ferdinand [Louis Joseph Ferdinand] (b. 1791 d. 1833 a. 19th century )   composer, compositor
  Hiller, Johann Adam (b. 1728 d. 1804)   composer, compositore
  Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (b. 1778)   Komponist, musicisti
  Humperdinck, Engelbert (b. 1854)   composer, compositore
  Janequin, Clement (b. 1485 d. 1558 a. 1830-1831)   composer
  Jommelli, Nicolo (b. 1714 d. 1774)   composer
  Josquin Desprez (b. 1440)   composer, compositore
  Kalinnikov, Vasily Sergeyevich (b. 1866 d. 1901)   composer
  Keiser, Reinhard (b. 1674 d. 1739)   composer, Komponist
  Kuhlau, Friedrich [Daniel Friedrich Rudolph] (b. 1786)   composer, Komponist
  Kuhnau, Johann (b. 1660 d. 1722)   composer, compositore
  Lalo, Edouard [Edouard-Victoire-Antoine] (b. 1823)   composer, compositore
  Lassus, Orlande (b. 1532 d. ?)   composer, compositore
  Le Sueur, Jean-Francois (b. 1760 d. 1837 a. 1783)   composer, writer on music
  Leclair, Jean-Marie (b. 1697 d. 1764)   composer, violin
  Legrenzi, Giovanni (b. 1625 d. 1690)   composer, musicisti
  Lekeu, Guillaume (Jean Joseph Nicolas) (b. 1870 d. 1894)   composer
  Leo, Leonardo (Ortensio Salvatore de) (b. 1694)   composer, compositore
  Leoncavallo, Ruggiero (b. 1858)   composer, compositore
  Liszt, Franz (b. 1811)   composer, compositore
  Locatelli, Pietro Antonio (b. 1695)   composer, compositore
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Loeillet, Jean Baptiste [John of London] (b. 1680 d. 1730)   composer, musicisti
  Loewe, Carl [Johann Carl Gottfried] (b. 1796 d. 1869)   composer, singer
  Lortzing, Albert [Gustav Albert] (b. 1801 d. 1851)   composer, Komponist
  Lully, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1632)   composer, compositore
  Macdowell, Edward (Alexander) (b. 1860 d. 1908)   composer, piano
  Machaut, Guillaume (b. 1300 d. 1377)   poet, composer
  Mahler, Gustav (b. 1860)   composer, Dirigent
  Marcello, Benedetto (b. 1686)   composer, compositore
  Marenzio, Luca (b. 1553 d. 1599)   composer, musicisti
  Martini, Giovanni Battista (b. 1706 d. ?)   compositore, musicisti
  Massenet, Jules (Emile Frederic) (b. 1842 d. 1912)   composer, compositore
  Mehul, Etienne-Nicolas (b. 1763 d. 1817 a. 19th century )   composer
  Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix [Jakob Ludwig Felix] (b. 1809)   composer, compositore
  Meyerbeer, Giacomo (b. 1791)   composer, compositore
  Moniuszko, Stanislaw (b. 1819)   composer
  Monsigny, Pierre-Alexandre (b. 1729 d. 1817 a. 19th century )   composer, Komponist
  Monte, Philippe (b. 1521 d. 1603)   composer, Domherr
  Monteverdi, Claudio (Giovanni Antonio) (b. 1567 d. 1643)   composer, compositore
  Morales, Cristobal (b. 1500 d. 1553)   compositor, maestro
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Moszkowski, Moritz (b. 1854)   compositore, Dirigent
  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (b. 1756 d. 1791)   composer
  Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (b. 1839 d. 1881)   composer, compositore
  Nardini, Pietro (b. 1722 d. 1793)   compositore, violin
  Nicolai, Otto [Carl Otto Ehrenfried] (b. 1810 d. 1849)   composer, conductor
  Obrecht, Jacob (b. >1450 d. 1505)   composer
  Ockeghem, Johannes (b. 1410 d. 1497)   composer, Komposition
  Offenbach, Jacques (b. 1819)   author, composer
  Pachelbel, Johann (b. 1653 d. 1706)   composer, organ
  Paganini, Niccolo (b. 1782 d. 1840)   compositore, musicisti
  Paisiello, Giovanni (b. 1740)   composer, compositore
  Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi (a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Pedrell, Felipe (b. 1841 d. 1922)   composer, compositor
  Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista (b. 1710)   composer, compositor
  Peri, Jacopo (b. 1561 d. 1633)   composer, singer
  Philidor, Francois-Andre Danican (b. 1726 d. 1795)   chess player, composer
  Piccinni, Niccolo [Vito Niccolo Marcello Antonio Giacomo] (b. 1728 d. 1800)   composer, compositore
  Ponchielli, Amilcare (b. 1834)   composer, compositore
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1659 d. 1695)   composer, organ
  Raff, Joachim [Joseph Joachim] (b. 1822 d. ?)   composer, teacher
  Rameau, Jean-Philippe (b. 1683 d. 1764)   bagpipes, composer
  Reyer, Ernest [Louis-Etienne-Ernest] (b. 1823)   composer, critic
  Rheinberger, Joseph (Gabriel) (b. 1839 d. 1901)   composer, organ
  Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay Andreyevich (b. 1844 d. 1908)   complet., composer
  Rode, Pierre [Jacques Pierre Joseph] (b. 1774 d. 1830 a. 19th century )   Komponist, violin
  Rossini, Gioachino (Antonio) (b. 1792 d. 1868)   composer, compositore
  Rubinstein, Anton (Grigoryevich) (b. 1829 d. 1894)   compositore, Dirigent
  Saint-Saens, Camille [Charles Camille] (b. 1835)   composer, compositore
  Sammartini, Giovanni Battista (b. 1700 d. 1775)   composer, compositore
  Sarasate, Pablo (Martin Meliton) (b. 1844)   composer, compositore
  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
  Schein, Johann Hermann (b. 1586 d. 1630)   composer
  Schubert, Franz (Peter) (b. 1797)   composer, compositore
  Schumann, Robert (Alexander) (b. 1810 d. 1856)   composer
  Schutz, Heinrich (b. 1585 d. 1672)   composer, Komponist
  Sgambati, Giovanni (b. 1841)   composer, compositore
  Smetana, Bedrich (b. 1824)   composer, compositore
  Spohr, Louis (b. 1784 d. 1859)   composer, violin
  Spontini, Gasparo (Luigi Pacifico) (b. 1774 d. 1851 a. 1820-1842)   opera composer, conductor
  Stamitz, Johann (Wenzel Anton) (b. 1717 d. 1757)   composer, violin
  Strauss, Johann (Baptist) (b. 1825 d. 1899)   composer, conductor
  Sullivan, Arthur (Seymour) (b. 1842)   author, composer
  Suppe, Franz (von) (b. 1819 d. 1895)   composer, compositore
  Svendsen, Johan (Severin) (b. 1840 d. 1911)   violin, conductor
  Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon (b. 1562 d. 1621)   composer, musicisti
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Taneyev, Sergey Ivanovich (b. 1856 d. 1915)   composer
  Tartini, Giuseppe (b. 1692)   composer, compositore
  Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (b. 1840 d. 1893)   composer
  Telemann, Georg Philipp (b. 1681)   composer, compositore
  Thomas, Ambroise [Charles Louis Ambroise] (b. 1811 a. 19th century )   composer, compositor
  Torelli, Giuseppe (b. 1658)   composer, musicisti
  Tosti, Paolo [Francesco Paolo] (b. 1846)   compositore, musicisti
  Vecchi, Orazio (Tiberio) (b. 1550 d. 1604)   compositore, musicisti
  Veracini, Francesco Maria (b. 1690 d. 1768)   composer, compositore
  Verdi, Giuseppe (Fortunio Francesco) (b. 1813 d. 1901)   author, composer
  Victoria, Tomas Luis (b. 1548 d. 1611)   composer, compositore
  Vieuxtemps, Henry Francois Joseph (b. 1820 d. 1881)   violin, composer
  Viotti, Giovanni Battista (b. 1755 d. 1824)   compositore, violin
  Vitali, Giovanni Battista (b. 1632)   composer, compositore
  Vitali, Tomaso Antonio (b. 1663 d. 1745)   composer, violin
  Wagner, Richard [Wilhelm Richard] (b. 1813 d. 1883)   composer
  Weber, Carl Maria (Friedrich Ernst) (b. 1786)   composer, compositore
  Weelkes, Thomas (b. 1578 d. 1640)   composer, musician
  Wieniawski, Henryk (b. 1835 d. 1880)   compositor, compositore
  Wilbye, John (b. 1574 d. 1638 a. 1598)   composer, musician
  Willaert, Adrian (b. 1490 d. 1562)   composer, compositore
  Wolf, Hugo (Filipp Jakob) (b. 1860)   composer, musicisti

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