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Hildegard of Bingen
   was   
A Writer, Composer and Mystic
(1098-1179); her music is currently enjoying a revival of popularity. Wikipedia describes her as "a German magistra, monastic leader, mystic, author, musician, counselor, cosmologist, artist, healer, dramatist, linguist, naturalist, philosopher, poet, political consultant, prophet, visionary, and composer of music."
Mozart
   was a   
Composer
Wrote his first symphony at age eight - Symphony # 1 in E Flat Major
Elmer Bernstein
   was a   
Composer
D. Aug 18th 2004 -- Won 1968 Oscar For Thoroughly Modern Millie. Composer for The Magnificent Seven, The Ten Commandments, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Man With The Golden Arm, Psycho and The Great Escape.
Karlheinz Stockhausen
   was a   
Composer
Influential German 20th century composer and pioneer of electronic music
Gian Carlo Menotti
   was a   
Composer
Amahl and the Night Visitors; founder, the Spoleto Felstivals on two continents
Ronnie Hazlehurst
   was a   
Composer
D. Oct 1st 2007. Aged 79, British theme song composer (Are You Being Served?) and jazz musician, stroke.
Gustav Mahler
   said   
"If a Composer Could Say What He Had to Say in Words He Would Not Bother Trying to Say It in Music."
Richard Rodgers
   is a   
Composer
1978
Aaron Copland
   is a   
Composer
1979
Virgil Thomson
   is a   
Composer
1983
Gian Carlo Menotti
   is a   
Composer
1984
William Schuman
   is a   
Composer
1989
Quincy Jones
   is a   
Composer
2001
John Williams
   is a   
Composer
2004
Andrew Lloyd Webber
   is a   
Composer
2006
Count Basie
   is a   
Composer
1981
Benny Goodman
   is a   
Composer
1982
Stephen Sondheim
   is a   
Composer
1993
Morton Gould
   is a   
Composer
1994
Andrè Previn
   is a   
Composer
1997
John Kander
   is a   
Composer
1997 Songwriting team with Fred Ebb
Frederick Loewe
   is a   
Composer
1985 Musical comedy writing team with Alan Jay Lerner
Paul Simon
   is a   
Composer
2002
W. C. Handy
   was a/an   
Blues Composer
Often referred to as the "Father of the Blues"; 1873-1958
John Philip Sousa
   was a/an   
March Composer
Known particularly for military and patriotic marches, 1854-1932
Charles Ives
   was a/an   
Classical Composer
Innovative and original, 1874-1954
George Gershwin
   was a/an   
Classical Composer
Orchestral, solo piano, operas and Broadway musicals; 1898-1937
George Gershwin
   was a/an   
Broadway Composer
Milton Babbitt
   was a/an   
Classical Composer
Noted for his serial and electronic music; b. 1916
Henryk Górecki
   was a   
Composer
Polish, November 12, age 76
Peter Lieberson
   was a   
Composer
American, b. 1946; inspired by Buddhism d. 2011
Marvin Hamlisch
   was a   
Composer
D.2012 - Wrote music for The Way We Were and A Chorus Line, adapted Scott Joplin's ragtime music for The Sting. Probably the only person to win an Oscar, Tony, Grammy, Emmy and a Pulitzer Prize.
Harry Connick Jr
   was a   
Composer
Mary Lou Williams
   was a   
Composer
Nicolo Paganini
   was a   
Composer
Aaron Copland
   was a   
Composer
American composer (1900-1990)
Maurice Duruflé
   was a   
Composer
Organ works as well as piano and orchestral works
Aram Khachaturian
   was a   
Composer
Armenian (1903-1978)
Harold Arlen
   was a   
Composer
Composer of popular music (1905-1986)
Dmitri Shostakovich
   was a   
Composer
Russian, (1906-1975)
Olivier Messiaen
   was a   
Composer
French composer, organist and ornithologist (1908-1992)
Henri Dutilleux
   was a   
Composer
Work followed the tradition of Ravel, Debussy, 1916-2013
John Tavener
   was a   
Composer
Sir John Tavener, British composer
John Barry
   was a   
Composer
Born John Barry Prendergast; English composer and conductor of renowned films including the scores for 11 of the James Bond films, "Dances with Wolves" and "Out of Africa"
John Cage
   was a   
Composer
1912-1992.
Benjamin Britten
   was a   
Composer
1913-1976.
Alma Deutscher
   is famous for being   
A Composer Whose First Opera Was Professionally Performed when 11 Years Old.
Django Reinhardt
   was a   
Composer
Jazz composer, b. Jan, 1910
William Schuman
   was a   
Composer
American d.1992
Einojuhani Rautavaara
   was a   
Composer
Finnish composer of classical music; d, 2016






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