Home » Musicians » Archive by category : Composers

Category : Composers

34017_Dimitri-Kabalevsky.jpg

1904 – Born on December 30th in Saint Petersburg. Russian composer. 1905 – He was baptized by a Russian Orthodox priest on January 5th. 1925 – Played piano for silent movies and studied composition under ‘Nikolai Miaskovsky’ at Moscow Conservatory, from which he graduated as a composer. 1932 – He joined the Union of Soviet ..

Read more

33946_Bond-Carrie-Minetta-Jacobs.jpg

1862 – Born on August 11th in Janesville, Wisconsin. American composer-author of sentimental art songs that attained great popularity.          – Bond as a child learned to play the piano. 1894 – During her second marriage, she began to write songs, and in December, two of them, “Is My Dolly Dead?” and “Mother’s Cradle ..

Read more

33633_Utada-Hikaru.jpg

1983 – Born on the 19th of January in New York, USA. 1998 – Released the album "Cube U" and later re-released in 99′ sold 698,00 copies in Japan. 1999 – "Automatic / time will tell" sold over 2,063,000 units cumulatively in English and Japanese versions.        – The 2nd most successful single by a ..

Read more

default-profile-pic.png

RAY BUTTIGIEG [Composer/Producer/Poet] Ray Buttigieg (pronounced /beauty-gig/, with hard "g" as in "go") was born on the island of Gozo, the second largest island of the Maltese Islands on May 1, 1955. In a small picturesque village in the town of Qala, overlooking Mount Etna in the distant haze some fifty miles away, towering over ..

Read more

33719_Jeff-Lynne19471200.jpg

1947 – Born on the 30th of December at Shard End, Birmingham, England.     1963 – He formed a band together with Robert Reader and David Walsh. They were originally named              "The Rockin’ Hellcats", then  eventually  changed to  "Andicaps".   1967- Lynne began as the frontman of a group called the Idle Race.    ..

Read more

33551_Mihail-Jora.jpg

1891 – Born on the 2nd of August is a composer, conductor and pianist. 1928-1923 – Worked as a director/conductor of the broadcast in Bucharest.   1944 – Became Vice-President of the society of Romanian composers.   1953 – He was rehabilitated and taken up again to the composer federation.   1929-1962 – Professor at ..

Read more