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 1900

Grove, George / Sir
A dictionary of music and musicians
London: MacMillan, 1900


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  A Kempis, Joannes Florentius (b. 1635 d. 1711)   organ, composer
  Aaron, Pietro (b. 1480 d. 1550)   theorist, composer
  Abbatini, Antonio Maria (b. 1609 d. 1679)   composer, maestro di cappella
  Abbe (b. 1727 d. 1803)   composer, violin
  Abbey, John (York) (b. 1785 d. 1859 a. 1830-1831)   organ builder
  Abeille, Ludwig [Johann Cristian Ludwig] (b. 1761 d. 1838)   piano, organ
  Abel, Carl Friedrich (b. 1723 d. 1787)   composer, viola da gamba
  Abel, Clamor Heinrich (b. 1634 d. 1696)   composer, Ratsmusikmeister
  Abel, Leopold August (b. 1718 d. 1794)   composer, violin
  Abell, John (b. 1653 d. 1716 a. 1679-1700)   composer, violin in the private music for the voic
  Abos, Girolamo (b. 1715 d. 1760)   composer, musico
  Abrams, Eliza (a. 1784-1785)   singer
  Abrams, Harriet (b. 1758 d. 1822 a. 1784-1785)   soprano, composer
  Abrams, Theodosia (b. 1766 d. 1834)   mezzo-soprano
  Abt, Franz Wilhelm (b. 1819 d. 1885)   composer, compositore
  Abyngdon, Henry (b. 1420 d. 1497)   church musician, organ
  Adam, Adolphe Charles (b. 1803 a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Adam, Jean Louis (Johann Ludwig) (b. 1758 d. 1848 a. 1830-1831)   compositore, piano
  Adamberger, Valentin [Joseph Valentin] (b. 1743 d. 1804)   tenor, teacher of singing
  Adami da Bolsena, Andrea (b. 1663 d. 1742)   singer, writer
  Adams, Thomas (b. 1785 d. 1858)   organ, composer
  Adcock, James (b. 1778 d. 1860 a. 1819-1827)   choir master, composer
  Addison, John (b. 1766 d. 1844)   double bass, composer
  Adlgasser, Anton Cajetan (b. 1729 d. 1777)   composer, organ
  Adlung, Jakob (b. 1699 d. 1762)   organ, scholar
  Adolfati, Andrea (b. 1721 d. 1760)   composer
  Adrien, Martin Joseph (b. 1767 d. 1822)   bass, teacher
  Aerts, Egide (b. 1822 d. 1853)   flute, composer
  Afranio degli Albonesi (a. 16th century )   cleric
  Afzelius, Arvid August (b. 1785 d. 1871)   pastor, folksong collector
  Agazzari, Agostino (b. 1578 d. 1640)   composer, organ
  Agnesi, Maria Teresa (b. 1720 d. 1795 a. 1771)   composer, harpsichord
  Agostini, Lodovico (b. 1534 d. 1590)   composer, singer
  Agostini, Paolo (b. 1583 d. 1629)   composer, organ
  Agrell, Johan Joachim (b. 1701 d. 1765)   composer, violin
  Agricola, Alexander (b. 1446 d. 1527)   composer
  Agricola, Georg Ludwig (b. 1643 d. 1676)   composer, writer
  Agricola, Johann Friedrich (b. 1720 d. 1774)   Kgl. Kapellmeister, musicographer
  Agricola, Johannes (b. -1570 d. 1601 a. 1601)   composer
  Agricola, Martin (b. 1486 d. 1556)   theorist, teacher
  Agricola, Wolfgang Christoph (b. -1610 d. 1659 a. 1651)   composer, organ
  Agthe, Albrecht Wilhelm Johann (b. 1790 d. 1873)   piano, teacher
  Agthe, Carl Christian (b. 1762 d. 1797)   organ, harpsichord
  Aguado y Garcia, Dionisio (b. 1784 d. 1849)   guitar, composer
  Aguiari, Lucrezia (b. 1743 d. 1783)   soprano
  Aguilera de Heredia, Sebastian (b. 1565 d. 1627 a. 1618)   composer, organista
  Ahle, Johann Rudolf (b. 1625 d. 1673)   composer, organ
  Ahlstrom, Olof (b. 1756)   composer, musikforlaegger
  Aiblinger, Johann Kaspar (b. 1779 d. 1867)   composer, compositore
  Aichinger, Gregor (b. -1565 d. 1628)   composer, musicisti
  Aimon, Pamphile Leopold Francois (b. 1779 d. 1866)   composer, cello
  Airy, George Biddell (b. 1801 d. 1892)   astronomer
  Akeroyd, Arthur Thomas (b. 1862 d. 1943)   organ, composer
  Ala, Giovanni Battista (b. 1598 d. 1630 a. 1617-1634)   composer, organ
  Alard, Jean-Delphin (b. 1815)   violin, composer
  Albani, Mathias (b. 1621 d. 1712)   violin maker
  Albeniz, Mateo Perez (b. 1755 d. 1831)   composer, theorist
  Albeniz y Basanta, Pedro (b. 1795 d. 1855)   piano, teacher
  Albergati Capacelli, Pirro (b. 1663 d. 1735 a. 1682-1721)   composer, conte
  Albert (b. 1819 d. 1861)   composer, piano
  Albert, Heinrich (b. 1604 d. 1651)   composer, poet
  Albertazzi, Emma (b. 1813 d. 1847)   contralto, soprano
  Albinoni, Tommaso Giovanni (b. 1671)   composer, musicisti
  Alboni, Marietta [Maria Anna Marzia] (b. 1826 d. 1894)   contralto, soprano
  Albrechtsberger, Johann Georg (b. 1736 d. 1809 a. 1830-1831)   composer, musicisti
  Alcock, John (b. 1715 d. 1806)   organ, composer
  Alday (b. 1737)   violin teacher, composer
  Alday, Francois (b. 1761 d. 1835)   violin, organ
  Alday, Jerome Paul Bonaventure (b. 1763 d. 1835 a. 1815-1835)   composer
  Aldrich, Henry (b. 1648 d. 1710)   divine, scholar
  Aldrovandini, Giuseppe Antonio Vincenzo (b. 1672 d. 1707)   composer
  Alford, John (a. 1568)   lutenist, translator
  Aliani, Francesco (d. 1812)   cello
  Aliprandi, Bernardo (b. 1710 d. 1792)   cello, composer
  Alison, Richard (a. 1592-1606)   composer, professor
  Alkan, Charles-Henri-Valentin (b. 1813 d. 1888 a. 1830-1831)   musicisti, piano
  Allaci, Leone (b. 1588 d. 1669)   theologian, scholar
  Allegranti, Teresa Maddalena (b. 1754 d. 1801 a. 1771-1799)   soprano, attrice
  Allegri, Gregorio (b. 1582 d. 1652)   composer, singer
  Altenburg, Johann Ernst (b. 1734 d. 1801)   troubador, organ
  Amati, Andrea (b. 1511 d. 1580)   violin maker
  Amati, Antonio (b. 1540)   violin maker
  Amati, Girolamo (b. 1694 d. 1740)   violin maker
  Amati, Girolamo (b. 1561 d. 1630)   violin maker
  Amati, Nicolo (a. 1725-1750)   violin maker
  Ambros, August Wilhelm (b. 1816 d. 1876)   music historian, Musikgeschichte
  Amicis, Antonio Domenico (a. 1740)   cantante, singer
  Amner, John (b. 1579 d. 1641)   composer, conductor
  Amner, Ralph (d. 1664)   bass, gentleman of the Chapel
  Amorevoli, Angelo Maria (b. 1716 d. 1798 a. 1741)   cantante, tenor
  Anacker, August Ferdinand (b. 1790 d. 1854)   Kantor, composer
  Anckermann, Jorge (b. 1877 d. 1941)   piano, composer
  Anderson, George Frederick (b. 1793 d. 1876)   violin
  Anderson, Lucy (b. 1797 d. 1878)   piano
  Andre, Johann (b. 1741 d. 1799 a. 1838)   composer, Musikverlag
  Andreoli, Carlo (b. 1840 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Andreoli, Evangelista (b. 1810 d. 1875)   piano, organ
  Andreoli, Giuseppe (b. 1757 d. 1832)   double bass, harp
  Andreoli, Guglielmo (b. 1835 d. 1860)   piano, composer
  Andreoni, Giovanni Battista (b. 1720)   cantante, cantore
  Andrevi y Castellar, Francisco (b. 1786 d. 1853)   composer, compositore
  Anerio, Felice (b. 1560 d. 1614)   composer, compositore
  Anerio, Giovanni Francesco (b. 1567)   composer, organ
  Anet, Jean Baptiste (b. 1650 d. 1710)   violin
  Anet, Jean Jacques Baptiste (b. 1676 d. 1755)   violin, composer
  Anfossi, Pasquale (b. 1727)   composer, compositore
  Anglebert, Jean-Baptiste-Henri (b. 1661 d. 1735 a. 1689)   musician
  Angrisani, Carlo (b. 1760)   bass, cantante
  Animuccia, Giovanni (b. 1500)   composer, compositore
  Animuccia, Paolo (b. 1500 d. 1570)   composer, maestro di cappella
  Anna Amalia (b. 1739 d. 1807)   amateur musician, music patron
  Anna Amalia (b. 1723 d. 1787)   music patron, amateur musician
  Annibali, Domenico (b. 1705 d. 1779 a. 1736)   alto-castrato, contraltino
  Ansani, Giovanni (b. 1744 d. 1826)   cantante, Sanger
  Antinori, Luigi (b. 1697)   cantante, cantore
  Antiquis, Giovanni Jacopo (b. 1540 d. 1600 a. 1574-1606)   composer
  Aprile, Giuseppe (b. 1732 d. 1813)   singer, composer
  Aranaz y Vides, Pedro (d. 1820)   composer, compositore
  Arbeau, Thoinot (b. 1520 d. 1595 a. 1588)   cleric, author
  Arcadelt, Jacques (b. 1505 d. 1568)   composer
  Arditi, Luigi (b. 1822)   conductor, musicisti
  Ariosti, Attilio (b. 1666 d. 1740)   composer
  Arne, Michael (b. 1740 d. 1786)   composer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Arnold, Johann Gottfried (b. 1773 d. 1806)   cello, Musiker
  Arnold, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1802)   composer, organ
  Arnould, Magdeleine Sophie (b. 1740 d. 1802)   soprano
  Arriaga y Balzola, Juan Crisostomo (b. 1806 d. 1826)   composer, compositore
  Arrigoni, Carlo (b. 1697)   lute, suonatore
  Arteaga, Stefano (b. 1730 d. 1799)   writer on music
  Artusi, Giovanni Maria (b. 1540 d. 1613)   theorist, polemicist
  Arwidsen, Adolf Ivar (b. 1791 d. 1858)   librarian
  Asantschevsky, Michael (b. 1838 d. 1881)   teacher, piano
  Ascher, Joseph (b. 1829 d. 1869)   composer, piano
  Ashe, Andrew (b. 1759 d. 1838)   flute, composer
  Ashley (b. 1769 d. 1818)   violin
  Ashley, Charles Jane (b. 1773 d. 1843)   cello
  Ashley, John (b. 1734 d. 1805 a. 1788)   bassoon, Musikverlag
  Ashley, John (d. 1834 a. 1780)   singer, composer
  Ashley, John James (b. 1772 d. 1815)   singer, organ
  Ashwell, Thomas (b. 1478 d. 1513 a. 1530)   composer
  Asola, Giammateo [Giovanni Matteo] (b. 1532 d. 1609 a. 1578-1581)   composer
  Aspull, George (b. 1813 d. 1832)   piano, composer
  Assmayer, Ignaz (b. 1790 d. 1862)   composer, Musiker
  Aston, Hugh (b. 1485 d. 1558)   composer, organ
  Astorga, Emanuele (b. 1680 d. 1757)   composer, barone
  Attaignant, Pierre (b. 1494 d. 1552 a. 1537)   Musikdrucker, printer
  Atterbury, Luffman (b. 1740 d. 1796 a. 18th century )   composer, musician
  Attey, John (d. 1640 a. 1622)   lute, composer
  Attwood, Thomas (b. 1765 d. 1838)   composer, organ
  Auber, Daniel Francois Esprit (b. 1782 a. 19th century )   composer, compositore
  Aubert, Jacques (b. 1689 d. 1755 a. 1759)   clerc au Palais, elu en l'election de Beauvais
  Aubert, Louis (b. 1720 d. 1783)   violin, composer
  Aubert, Pierre Francois Oliver (b. 1763 d. 1830)   cello, guitar
  Auer, Leopold (b. 1845 d. 1930)   violin, Violine
  Aux-Cousteaux, Artus (b. 1590 d. 1654 a. 1630)   composer, pretre habitue en la Sainte-Chapelle
  Avery (b. 1470 d. 1543)   composer
  Avery, John (b. 1755 d. 1808)   organ builder
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Aylward, Theodore Edward (b. 1730 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Ayrton, Edmund (b. 1734 d. 1808)   organ, composer
  Ayrton, William (b. 1777 d. 1858)   composer, writer
  Baban, Gracian (b. 1620 d. 1675 a. 1650-1665)   composer, maestro
  Babbini, Matteo (b. 1754 d. 1816)   cantante, interprete
  Babell, William (b. 1690 d. 1723)   violin, composer
  Baccusi, Ippolito (b. 1550 d. 1609)   compositore, musicologo
  Bach, Christoph (b. 1613 d. 1661)   organ
  Bach, Georg Christoph (b. 1641 d. 1697 a. 1689)   Musiker
  Bach, Heinrich (b. 1615 d. 1692)   town musician, Musiker
  Bach, Johann [Johannes] [Hans] (b. 1604 d. 1673)   town musician, organ
  Bach, Johann Ambrosius (b. 1645 d. 1695)   organ
  Bach, Johann Bernhard (b. 1676 d. 1749)   Musiker
  Bach, Johann Christian (b. 1735 d. 1782)   composer, Musiker
  Bach, Johann Egidius (b. 1645 d. 1717)   organ
  Bach, Johann Ernst (b. 1722 d. 1777)   jurist, Musiker
  Bach, Johann Michael (b. 1648 d. 1694 a. 1679-1699)   Musiker
  Bachofen, Johann Caspar (b. 1695 d. 1755 a. 1754)   composer, teacher
  Bacon, Richard Mackenzie (b. 1776 d. 1844)   journalist, inventor
  Badialli, Cesare (b. 1805 d. 1865)   baritono, bass-baritone
  Baermann, Carl (b. 1839 d. 1913)   piano, composer
  Baermann, Carl (b. 1810 d. 1885)   clarinet, basset horn
  Baermann, Carl (b. 1782 d. 1842)   Fagott
  Baermann, Heinrich Joseph (b. 1784 d. 1847)   clarinet
  Bagge, Selmar (b. 1823 d. 1896)   critic, composer
  Bagnolesi, Anna (a. 1726-1743)   contralto
  Baildon, Joseph (b. 1727 d. 1774 a. 1760-1780)   composer, singer
  Baillot, Pierre Marie Francois de Sales (b. 1771 d. 1842)   violin, composer
  Baini, Giuseppe Giacobbe Baldassare (b. 1775 d. 1844)   musicologist, composer
  Baj, Tommaso (b. 1650 d. 1714)   composer, singer
  Baker, George (b. 1773 d. 1847)   arranger, baritone
  Balbi, Luigi (a. 1585-1621)   composer, organ
  Baldassari, Benedetto (a. 1708-1725)   castrato
  Baldi, Antonio (a. 1722-1735)   alto-castrato
  Balfe, Michael William (b. 1808 a. 19th century )   composer, singer
  Balfe, Victoire (b. 1837 d. 1871)   soprano
  Ball, William (b. 1784 d. 1869)   writer, composer
  Ballard, Christophe (b. 1641 d. 1715 a. 1677-1695)   music printer
  Ballard, Christophe-Jean-Francois (b. 1701 d. 1765)   music printer
  Ballard, Robert (b. 1575 d. 1650)   lute, composer
  Baltzar, Thomas (b. 1630 d. 1663)   violin, composer
  Banchieri, Adriano (b. 1568)   composer, compositore
  Banderali, Davide (b. 1789 d. 1849 a. 1830-1831)   tenor, musicien
  Banister, John (d. 1725)   composer, violin
  Banister, John (b. 1625 d. 1679)   composer, violin
  Banti, Brigida Giorgi (b. 1755 d. 1806)   cantante, soprano
  Barbaia, Domenico (b. 1778 d. 1841)   impresario
  Barbella, Emanuele (b. 1718 d. 1777)   violin, composer
  Barbieri, Francisco Asenjo (b. 1823 d. 1894)   bajo, composer
  Barbireau, Jacques (b. 1420 d. 1491 a. 1448)   composer, Musiker
  Barcroft, Thomas (a. 1535)   composer, organ
  Bardi, Giovanni (b. 1534 d. 1612 a. 16th century )   literary critic, poet
  Bargaglia, Scipione (a. 1587)   viola, compositore
  Bargiel, Woldemar (b. 1828 d. 1897)   composer, Dirigent
  Barker, Charles Spackman (b. 1804 d. 1879)   inventor, organ builder
  Barnard, John (b. 1591 a. 1641)   editor, composer
  Barnby, Joseph (b. 1838 d. 1896)   conductor, composer
  Barnett, John (b. 1802 d. 1890)   composer
  Barnett, John Francis (b. 1837 d. 1916)   composer, conductor
  Barre, Antonio (a. 1588)   singer, printer
  Barre, Leonardo (a. 1537-1555)   composer, singer
  Barret, Apollon Marie Rose (b. 1808 d. 1879)   oboe, instrument designer
  Barrett, John (b. 1676 d. 1719 a. 1710)   cast, child of the Chapel
  Barrington, Davies (b. 1727 d. 1800)   lawyer, antiquarian
  Barsanti, Francesco (b. 1690 d. 1772)   composer, musician
  Bartei, Girolamo (b. 1565 d. 1618 a. 1607)   composer, organ
  Barthel, Johann Christian (b. 1776 d. 1831)   piano, composer
  Barthelemon, Francois Hippolyte (b. 1741 d. 1808)   violin, composer
  Bartholomew, William (b. 1793 d. 1867)   translator, chemist
  Bartleman, James (b. 1769 d. 1821)   bassist
  Bartlet, John (a. 1606-1610)   composer
  Bartolini, Vincenzo (a. 18th century )   cantante, interprete
  Basevi, Abramo (b. 1818 d. 1885 a. 1840)   critic, medico
  Basili, Andrea (b. 1705)   composer, compositore
  Basiron, Philippe (b. CAD2> d. 1497 a. 1513)   composer
  Bassani, Giovanni Battista (b. 1657)   composer, compositore
  Bassi, Luigi (b. 1766 d. 1825 a. 1589-1657)   baritone, trombetta
  Baston, Josquin (a. 1542-1563)   composer
  Bates, Joah (b. 1740 d. 1799)   civil servant, organ
  Bates, William (b. 1740 d. 1784 a. 1760-1775)   composer
  Bateson, Thomas (b. -1575 d. 1630)   organ
  Bathe, William (b. 1564 d. 1614 a. 1596)   teacher, writer
  Baton, Charles (b. CAD2> d. 1754 a. 1733-1754)   composer, virtuoso on the vielle (hurdy-gurdy)
  Baton, Henri (b. CAD2> d. 1728)   luthier, musette
  Batten, Adrian (b. -1599 d. 1637)   composer, singing man at Westminster
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Batton, Desire-Alexandre (b. 1798 d. 1855)   composer
  Bauldeweyn, Noel (b. 1480 d. 1530 a. 1513-1518)   composer
  Baumgarten, Karl Friedrich (b. 1740 d. 1824 a. 1784-1786)   composer, violin
  Bayly, Anselm (b. 1719 d. 1794 a. 1783)   clergyman, writer
  Bazzini, Antonio (b. 1818 a. 19th century )   compositore, violin
  Beale, John (b. 1791 d. 1833 a. 1820)   composer, piano
  Beale, William (b. 1784 d. 1854)   organ, composer
  Beard, John (b. 1717 d. 1791)   tenor, actor
  Beaujoyeux, Balthasar (b. 1535 d. 1587 a. 1577)   ballet master, violin
  Beaulieu, Marie Desire Martin (b. 1791 d. 1863)   composer, writer on music
  Becher, Alfred Julius (b. 1803 d. 1848)   critic, composer
  Bechstein, Friedrich Wilhelm Carl (b. 1826 d. 1900)   piano maker
  Beck, Franz Ignaz (b. 1734 d. 1809)   composer, conductor
  Becker, Carl Ferdinand (b. 1804 d. 1877)   organ, skuespildirektor
  Becker, Dietrich (b. 1623 d. 1679)   composer, compositore
  Becker, Jakob (d. 1879)   piano maker
  Becker, Jean (b. 1833 d. 1884)   violin
  Becker, Julius Constantin (b. 1811 d. 1859)   writer, teacher
  Beckwith, John (Christmas) (b. 1750 d. 1809)   organ, composer
  Bedos de Celles, Francois (b. 1709 d. 1779)   organ builder, writer on organs
  Beer, Josef (b. 1744 d. 1812 a. 1792-1807)   clarinet, Musiklehrer
  Beethoven, Ludwig (b. 1770 d. 1827)   composer, compositore
  Beffara, Louis Francois (b. 1751 d. 1838)   police commissioner, lexicographer
  Begnis, Giuseppe (b. 1793 d. 1849)   bass, chanteur du Theatre-Italien
  Begrez, Pierre Ignace (b. 1787 d. 1863)   tenor
  Belcke, Friedrich (August) (b. 1795 d. 1874)   trombone
  Bellamy, Thomas (Ludford) (b. 1770 d. 1843)   bass, singer
  Bellermann, Heinrich [Joann Gottfried Heinrich] (b. 1832 d. 1903)   scholar, composer
  Bellermann, Johann Joachim (b. 1754 d. 1842)   theologian, music educator
  Bellermann, Konstantin (b. 1696 d. 1758)   composer
  Belletti, Giovanni Battista (b. 1813 d. 1890)   baritone
  Bellini, Vincenzo (b. 1801)   composer, compositore
  Belloc-Giorgi, Teresa [Maria Teresa] (b. 1784 d. 1855)   contralto
  Bemetzrieder, Anton (b. 1743 d. 1817)   theorist, Musiker
  Benda, Franz [Frantisek] (b. 1709 d. 1786)   violin, composer
  Benda, Friedrich (Wilhelm Heinrich) (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, violin
  Benda, Johann (Georg) (b. 1713 d. 1752)   violin, composer
  Benda, Joseph (b. 1724 d. 1804)   violin, composer
  Benda, Karl Hermann Heinrich (b. 1748 d. 1836)   violin
  Bendler, Salomon (b. 1683 d. 1724)   bass
  Benedict, Julius (b. 1804)   composer, compositore
  Benelli, Antonio (Pellegrino) (b. 1771 d. 1830 a. 1799-1810)   composer, tenor
  Benincori, Angelo Maria (b. 1779 d. 1821)   composer, violin
  Bennet, Saunders (d. 1809 died: 1809)   organ, piano
  Bennett, Alfred William (b. 1805 d. 1830)   organ, composer
  Bennett, Thomas (b. 1779 d. 1848)   choreographer, Musikverleger
  Bennett, William (b. 1767 d. 1830)   organ, choir master
  Bennett, William Sterndale (b. 1816 d. 1875)   composer
  Benucci, Francesco (b. 1745 d. 1824)   bass
  Berbiguier, Antoine (Benoit) Tranquille (b. 1782 d. 1838)   flute
  Berchem, Jacquet (b. 1505 d. 1565)   composer
  Berenstadt, Gaetano (b. 1690 d. 1735 a. 1708-1734)   alto-castrato
  Berg, Adam (d. 1610)   Musikdrucker, printer
  Berg, George (b. 1730 d. 1770)   alto saxophone, clarinet
  Berg, Johann (d. 1563)   printer
  Berger, Ludwig (b. 1777 d. 1839)   composer, piano
  Bergonzi, Benedetto (b. 1791 d. 1839)   composer
  Bergonzi, Carlo (b. 1683 d. 1747 a. 1716-1755)   violin maker
  Bergonzi, Michel Angelo (b. 1721 d. 1758)   violin maker
  Beriot, Charles Auguste (b. 1802)   compositore, violin
  Berlioz, Hector [Louis-Hector] (b. 1803 d. 1869)   composer, compositore
  Bermudo, Juan (b. 1510 d. 1565)   theorist, composer
  Bernacchi, Antonio Maria (b. 1685 d. 1756)   alto-castrato
  Bernasconi, Andrea (b. 1706 d. 1784 a. 1741-1766)   maestro di cappella, compositore
  Berner, Friedrich Wilhelm (b. 1780 d. 1827)   organ, teacher
  Bernhard, Christoph (b. 1628 d. 1692)   theorist, composer
  Bernsdorf, Eduard (b. 1825 d. 1901)   composer, lexicographer
  Berselli, Matteo (b. 1690)   cantante, cantore
  Bertin, Louise-Angelique (b. 1805 d. 1877)   composer
  Bertini, Giuseppe (b. 1759 d. 1852)   cantante, musician
  Bertini, Henri-Jerome (b. 1798 d. 1876)   piano, composer
  Bertinotti-Radicati, Teresa (b. 1776 d. 1854)   soprano, teacher
  Bertolli, Francesca (d. 1767)   contralto, interprete
  Berton, Henri (b. 1784 d. 1832)   composer, piano
  Berton, Henri-Montan (b. 1767 d. 1844 a. 1830-1831)   composer, writer
  Bertoni, Ferdinando (b. 1725)   compositore, musicisti
  Bertrand, Jean (Edouard) Gustave (b. 1834 d. 1880)   writer on music
  Berwald, Franz (b. 1796 d. 1868)   composer
  Besler, Samuel (b. 1574 d. 1625 a. 1611)   composer
  Besozzi, Alessandro (b. 1702 d. 1793)   oboe
  Besozzi, Antonio (b. 1714 d. 1781)   oboe
  Besozzi, Carlo (b. 1745 d. 1791)   oboe
  Besozzi, Gaetano (b. 1727 d. 1798)   oboe
  Besozzi, Girolamo (b. 1745 d. 1785)   oboe
  Besozzi, Girolamo (b. 1713 d. 1798)   composer, bassoon
  Bessems, Antoine (b. 1809 d. 1868)   violin, composer
  Best, William Thomas (b. 1826 d. 1897)   organ
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Bexfield, William Richard (b. 1824 d. 1853)   composer, organ
  Beyer, Ferdinand (b. 1803 d. 1863 a. 1840)   composer, piano
  Bianchi, Francesco (b. 1752)   composer, compositore
  Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz (b. 1644 d. 1704)   violin, composer
  Bierey, Gottlob Benedikt (b. 1772 d. 1840)   composer
  Bigonzi, Giuseppe (a. 1707-1724)   alto-castrato
  Billington, Thomas (b. 1754 d. 1832)   composer
  Billon, Jehan (a. 1534-1556)   composer
  Binchois, Gilles de Bins (b. 1400)   composer, maestro
  Bini, Pasquale (b. 1716 d. 1770)   violin, composer
  Bioni, Antonio (b. 1698 d. 1739)   composer
  Birchall, Robert (b. 1760 d. 1819)   music seller, instrument dealer
  Bischoff, Ludwig Friedrich Christian (b. 1794 d. 1867)   editor, writer
  Bishop, Henry Rowley (b. 1786 d. 1855)   composer
  Bishop, John (b. 1818 d. 1890)   organ, author
  Bizet, Georges (b. 1838)   author, composer
  Blaes, Arnold Joseph (b. 1814 d. 1892)   clarinet, cornettiste
  Blaes, Elisa (b. 1817 d. 1878)   coloratura soprano
  Blagrove, Henry Gamble (b. 1811 d. 1872)   violin
  Blahetka, Marie Leopoldine (b. 1811 d. 1887)   piano, composer
  Blake, Edward (b. 1708 d. 1765)   prebendary, composer
  Blanchard, Henri-Louis (b. 1791 d. 1858 a. 1830-1831)   violin, composer
  Blancks, Edward (b. 1550 d. 1633)   composer
  Blangini, Felice [Giuseppe Marco Maria Felice] (b. 1781 d. 1841 a. 1830-1831)   composer, teacher of singing
  Blankenburg, Quirinus Gerbrandszoon (b. 1654 d. 1739 a. 1739)   composer
  Blaze de Bury, Henry (b. 1813 d. 1888)   writer on music
  Blewitt, Jonas (b. 1757 d. 1805)   organ, composer
  Blewitt, Jonathan (b. 1782 d. 1853)   organ, conductor
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Blumenthal, Jacob (b. 1829 d. 1908)   piano, composer
  Bluthner, Julius (b. 1824 d. 1910)   piano maker
  Boccabadati, Luigia (b. 1800 d. 1850)   mezzo-soprano, soprano
  Boccherini, Luigi [Ridolfo Luigi] (b. 1743)   composer, compositore
  Bochsa, Nicholas Charles [Robert Nicholas Charles] (b. 1789 d. 1856 a. 1830-1831)   compositore, harp
  Bocklet, Carl Maria (b. 1801 d. 1881)   piano
  Bocklet, Heinrich (b. 1850 d. 1926~)   piano teacher, Musiker
  Bode, Johann Joachim Christoph (b. 1730 d. 1793 a. 1773)   translator, publisher
  Bodenschatz, Erhard (b. 1576 d. 1636)   editor, composer
  Boehm, Joseph (b. 1795 d. 1876)   violin, teacher
  Boehm, Theobald (b. 1794 d. 1881)   flute, goldsmith
  Boesset, Antoine (b. 1586 d. 1643)   composer, maitre des enfants de la musique du roi,
  Boesset, Claude Jean Baptiste (b. 1664 d. 1701)   musician
  Boesset, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1614 d. 1685)   composer
  Bohrer, Anton (b. 1783 d. 1863)   violin
  Bohrer, Gaspard (b. 1741 d. 1809)   double bass
  Bohrer, Max (b. 1785 d. 1867)   cello, violoncelliste
  Boieldieu, Adrien [Francois-Adrien] (b. 1775 a. 1774)   compositeur, compositore
  Bomtempo, Joao Domingos (b. 1775 d. 1842)   piano, composer
  Bond, Hugh (b. 1735 d. 1792 a. 1795)   organ, composer
  Bonno, Giuseppe (b. 1711 d. 1788)   Kapellmeister, Komponist
  Bonporti, Francesco Antonio (b. 1660 d. 1749 a. 1702-1714)   musicisti, nobile
  Boom, Johan (b. 1807 d. 1872)   piano, composer
  Borghi, Luigi (b. 1745 d. 1806 a. 1780)   violin, composer
  Borjon de Scellery, Charles-Emmanuel (b. 1715 d. 1795)  
  Borosini, Francesco (b. 1690 a. circa)   cantante, tenor
  Boschi, Giuseppe Maria (b. 1675 a. 1698-1744)   bass
  Bosendorfer, Ludwig (b. 1835 d. 1919)   piano maker
  Bosio, Angiolina (b. 1830 d. 1859)   soprano, cantante
  Bottee de Toulmon, Auguste (b. 1797 d. 1850)   music historian, librarian
  Bottomley, Joseph (b. 1786 d. 1850)   organ
  Boucher, Alexandre-Jean (b. 1778 d. 1862)   musicien, percussion
  Boulanger, Marie-Julie (b. 1786 d. 1850)   actrice de l'Opera-Comique, mezzo-soprano
  Bourgeois, Louis Thomas (b. 1676 d. 1751 a. 1713-1715)   composer, singer
  Bourgeois, Loys (b. -1515 d. 1560)   composer, theorist
  Bourges, Clementine (b. 1561)   composer
  Bourges, Jean Maurice (b. 1812 d. 1881)   critic, composer
  Bousquet, Georges (b. 1818 d. 1854)   critic, composer
  Bowman, Henry (a. 1670-1685)   composer, organ
  Boyce, William (b. 1710 d. 1779)   composer, organ
  Brade, William (b. 1560 d. 1630 a. 17th century )   violin, viola
  Braham, John (b. 1774 d. 1856)   composer, lyricist
  Brahms, Johannes (b. 1833)   composer, compositore
  Brambilla, Marietta (b. 1807 d. 1875)   chanteuse du Theatre-Italien, contralto
  Brandl, Johann (b. 1760 d. 1837)   composer, Musiker
  Breitkopf, Bernhard Christoph (b. 1695 d. 1777)   printer
  Breitkopf, Johann Gottlob Immanuel (b. 1719 d. 1794)   publisher
  Bremner, Robert (b. 1713 d. 1789 a. 1763)   Musikdrucker, publisher
  Brendel, Karl Franz (b. 1811 d. 1868)   music historian, writer
  Brewer, Thomas (b. 1611 d. -1670)   violin, composer
  Briard, Etienne (a. 1530-1535)   graveur, type designer
  Bridgetower, George (Augustus) Polgreen (b. 1779 d. 1860)   violin
  Briegel, Wolfgang Carl (b. 1626 d. 1712)   composer, organ
  Brind, Richard (d. 1718)   cathedral musician, chorister
  Brito, Estevao (b. 1575 d. 1641)   composer
  Britton, Thomas (b. 1644 d. 1714)   music patron, amateur musician
  Broadwood, John (b. 1732 d. 1812)   piano maker
  Bronsart von Schellendorf, Hans (August Alexander) (b. 1830 d. 1913)   composer, piano
  Brossard, Sebastien (b. 1654 d. 1730)   lexicographer, bibliophile
  Brownsmith, John Leman (b. 1809 d. 1866)   chorister, organ
  Bruch, Max (Karl August) (b. 1838)   composer, compositore
  Brumel, Antoine (b. 1460 d. 1515)   composer
  Brunetti, Gaetano (b. 1744 d. 1798)   composer, violin
  Buhl, Joseph David (b. 1781 d. 1860)   trumpeter, trompettiste
  Bull, John (b. -1563 d. 1628)   librettist, musicisti
  Bunn, Alfred (b. 1798 d. 1860)   author, lyricist
  Bunting, Edward (b. 1773 d. 1843)   collector of Irish folk songs, organ
  Burgmuller, Norbert (b. 1810 d. 1836)   music director, composer
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  Burrowes, Katherine (b. 1869 d. 1939)   piano, educator
  Burton, John (b. 1730 d. 1782)   cello, composer
  Busby, Thomas (b. 1755 d. 1838)   writer, musician
  Busnois, Antoine (b. 1430 d. 1492)   composer
  Butler, Thomas Hamly (b. 1755 d. 1823)   piano, editor
  Buxtehude, Dietrich (b. 1637)   composer, musicisti
  Byrd, William (b. 1543 d. 1623)   composer, compositore
  Capricornus, Samuel Friedrich (b. 1628 d. 1665)   composer, teacher
  Dall Abaco, Evaristo Felice (b. 1675 d. 1742)   musicisti, violin
  Hatasova, Anna Franziska (b. 1726 d. 1781)   soprano
  Naldi, Antonio (a. 1589-1619)   chitarrone, singer
  Stuck, Johann-Baptiste (b. 1680 d. 1755 a. 1709-1729)   composer, cello

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