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Benedictus Appenzeller

Benedictus Appenzeller was a Franco-Flemish singer and composer of the Renaissance, active in Bruges and Brussels. He served Dowager Queen Mary of Hungary for much of his career, and was a prolific composer of vocal music, both sacred and secular ...

                                               

Noel Bauldeweyn

Noel Bauldeweyn was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, active in the Low Countries. A contemporary of Josquin des Prez, he had a strong reputation until well after the middle of the 16th century. That some of his works have long been m ...

                                               

Jacob Clemens non Papa

Jacobus Clemens non Papa was a Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance based for most of his life in Flanders. He was a prolific composer in many of the current styles, and was especially famous for his polyphonic settings of the psalms in Dutc ...

                                               

Jhan Gero

Jhan Gero was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, apparently active mainly in Italy, particularly Venice. He was a practitioner of the note nere madrigal style during its period of popularity in the 1540s, and also wrote didactic music, ...

                                               

Hayne van Ghizeghem

Hayne van Ghizeghem was a Franco-Flemish composer of the early Renaissance Burgundian School. While many of his works have survived, little is known about his life. He was probably born in Gijzegem near Ghent, in modern Belgium. His musical talen ...

                                               

Clement Liebert

Clement Liebert was a Franco-Flemish singer and composer of the early Renaissance, active in Rome and at the Burgundian court. His life is only documented briefly for two periods. Like many composers who originated in the modern-day Low Countries ...

                                               

Martin Peudargent

Martin Peudargent was a Flemish composer and chapel master of William, Duke of Julich-Cleves-Berg in Dusseldorf. Mainly motets survive from Peudargents hand. His motetcollection from 1555 is known as the first music to ever be printed in Dusseldo ...

                                               

Matthaeus Pipelare

Matthaeus Pipelare was a Netherlandish composer, choir director, and possibly wind instrument player of the Renaissance. He was from Louvain, and spent part of his early life in Antwerp. Unlike many of his contemporaries, many of whom traveled to ...

                                               

Sylvain Beuf

Sylvain Beuf is a French jazz saxophonist, composer, and arranger. Beuf studied classical music in Orsay and jazz music at CIM with Jean-Claude Fohrenbach, Bernard Maury, and Claude Tissendier among others. He is a prolific composer and leads ens ...

                                               

Guillaume Boni

Guillaume Boni was a French Renaissance composer. Boni was choirmaster at Saint-Etienne Cathedral from 1565 until his death after 1598. Like Anthoine de Bertrand, he was born in Auvergne and working in Toulouse.

                                               

Baude Cordier

Baude Cordier was a French composer from Rheims; it has been suggested that Cordier was the nom de plume of Baude Fresnel. Cordiers works are considered among the prime examples of ars subtilior. In line with that cultural trend, he was fond of u ...

                                               

Jack Dieval

Jacques "Jack" Dieval was a French jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader. Dievals parents were also jazz musicians, who led an ensemble known as the DeDe Jazz Band. He studied music at the Douai Conservatory with Victor Gallois, and was playing ...

                                               

Jean-Maurice Mourat

Jean-Maurice Mourat, born 23 March 1945 in Vendee, France, is a classical music guitarist, composer and former director of musical conservatories. He writes music for guitar, as well as for flute and piano. He has written a number of transcriptio ...

                                               

List of awards and nominations received by Alexandre Desplat

This is a list of awards and nominations received by Alexandre Desplat, the French film composer. It includes two Academy Awards, three BAFTA Awards and two Golden Globe Awards.

                                               

Jean-Marc Padovani

Jean-Marc Padovani is a French jazz saxophonist who has recorded for Label Bleu, Harmonia Mundi, and other record labels.

                                               

Pycard

Pycard, also spelt Picard and Picart was an English or French Medieval and Renaissance transitional composer. He may have served in John of Gaunts household in the 1390s as Jehan Pycard alias Vaux. The name "Picard" suggests a French origin, but ...

                                               

Jehan Vaillant

Jehan Vaillant was a French music composer and theorist. He is named immediately after Guillaume de Machaut by the Regles de la seconde rhetorique, which describes him as a "master … who had a school of music in Paris". Besides five pieces of mus ...

                                               

Chronological list of German classical composers

The following is a chronological list of classical music composers who lived in, worked in, were German citizens, or who grew up and made their careers in Germany.

                                               

Fritz Finke

Fritz Finke was a choral conductor, composer and arranger in the United States and Germany. Along with fellow composers Joseph Pache, Asger Hamerik, Richard Burmeister and Otto Sutro, Finke was a leading figure in the musical culture of late-1800 ...

                                               

Arpad Szendy

Szendys father was a college professor. The original name of the family was Golnhofer. Szendy studied with Henri Gobbi, Franz Liszt and Hans Koessler at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. From 1888, he taught piano at the academy, beco ...

                                               

Deepak Agrawal

Deepak Agrawal is an Indian films music director, composer and lyricist. He is best known for his works in the cinema of Bollywood, primarily in Bollywood Hindi cinema. He worked as a lyricist for Bollywood films before establishing himself as an ...

                                               

Zarbofoot

The band have collaborated with some famous singers, among them: Salar Aghili, Mohsen Yeganeh, Homayoun Shajarian, Farzad Farzin, and Benyamin Bahadori.

                                               

Kobi Arad

Kobi Y. Arad or Koby Y. Arad is an Israeli-American pianist, composer and bandleader. Kobi Arad has collaborated with many well-known artists, including Roy Ayers, Stevie Wonder, Lenny Kravitz, Cindy Blackman and Jack DeJohnette. One of his album ...

                                               

Elements Garden

Elements Garden is a Japanese group of music composers, or a "music production brand" as they call themselves. They generally produce music for video games, anime and recording artists. They are attached to Aria Entertainment. The group was forme ...

                                               

Miu-clips

miu-clips is a musical project created in 2006 by Yoshifumi Ato. Their debut album, Rhythm of My Heart, was released in 2009. The projects frontman, composer, guitarist, keyboardist and record producer is Yoshifumi Ato.

                                               

Tomotsugu Nakamura

Tomotsugu Nakamura is a Japanese electronic sound artist. His primary artistic practice is composing music by acoustic instruments, and field recordings.

                                               

Hasen Qojahmetov

Hasen Karipjanuly Qojahmetov is a Kazakh political activist, composer, journalist, and a member of the Writers Union of Kazakhstan, and a participant in the 1986 Jeltoqsan riot. He is known to be critical opponent of Nursultan Nazarbayev and atte ...

                                               

Maan Hamadeh

Maan Hamadeh is a Lebanese pianist. He lives in Dubai and has played at Prague’s Vaclav Havel Airport. His musicianship had been mentioned in mainstream media. His YouTube video, Fur Elise in Different Tastes, gained over 17 million views in two ...

                                               

Alfonso de Elias

Alfonso de Elias was a composer, pianist and pedagogue. He was born and died in Mexico City. He completed his musical studies at the National Conservatory of Music 1915-1927 then belonging to the National University of Mexico, where his main teac ...

                                               

The Core (band)

The Core is a Norwegian Jazz band, known from a series of recordings. It was initiated by the drummer Espen Aalberg, and are performing music in the Coltrane/Shorter tradition.

                                               

Maciej Kamienski

Maciej Kamienski was Polish classical composer of Slovak origin. He studied music in Sopronm, where his patron was Count Henckl von Donnersmarck. After his death 1760, Kamienski moved to Vienna to continue his education. There in 1762, he heard y ...

                                               

Marcin Leopolita

Marcin Leopolita was one of the most eminent Polish composers of the sixteenth century. He attended the Krakow University and may have studied under Sebastian z Felsztyna and/or Jan Jelen of Tuchola. By the age of 20 he was already a member of th ...

                                               

Jan z Lublina

Jan z Lublina, or Joannis de Lublin, was a Polish composer and organist who lived in the first half of the 16th century. Not much is known about his life - he was a member of the Order of Canons Regular of the Lateran, circa 1540 he was possibly ...

                                               

Waclaw of Szamotuly

Waclaw z Szamotul, also called Waclaw Szamotulski and Venceslaus Samotulinus, was a Polish composer.

                                               

Antonio Carreira

Antonio Carreira was a Portuguese composer and organist of the Renaissance. He held the post of organist at the Royal Chapel in Lisbon. His compositions reveal his high contrapuntal craftsmanship. Most of his surviving works can be found in manus ...

                                               

List of Puerto Rican songwriters

This is a list of Puerto Rican songwriters. It includes people who were born in Puerto Rico, people who are of Puerto Rican ancestry, and many long-term residents and/or immigrants who have made Puerto Rico their home, and who are recognized for ...

                                               

Sigismund Toduța

Toduța graduated from the Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Art in Cluj in 1936. His instructors consisted of Ecaterina Fotino-Negru piano and Marțian Negrea composition. Between 1936 and 1938, he continued his music studies in Rome, Italy, at t ...

                                               

Belyayev circle

The Belyayev circle was a society of Russian musicians who met in Saint Petersburg, Russia between 1885 and 1908, and whose members included Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Glazunov, Vladimir Stasov, Anatoly Lyadov, Alexander Ossovsky, Witold ...

                                               

Boris Goltz

Boris Grigorevich Goltz / 29 December 1913 – 3 March 1942), was a Russian composer. He is remembered today mainly for his set of 24 Preludes, Op. 2, for piano. He was born in Tashkent, Russian Empire in present-day Uzbekistan. He moved with his f ...

                                               

Alfred Swan

Alfred Julius Swan was a Russian composer and musicologist active in the early to mid-twentieth century. He specialized in Russian liturgical music. His writings include Russian Music and an English translation of Nikolai Medtners The Muse and th ...

                                               

Robert Johnson (Scottish composer)

Robert Johnson was a Scottish Renaissance composer and priest. Little is known of Johnsons early life, and it is believed much of his music has been lost. Most of his extant works are sacred compositions, chiefly motets. He also wrote some instru ...

                                               

Francisco de la Torre

Francisco de la Torre was a Spanish composer mainly active in the Kingdom of Naples. His hometown may have been Seville. His music can be found in La musica en la corte de los Reyes Catolicos, edited by H. Angles.

                                               

Bloodshy & Avant

Bloodshy & Avant are a Swedish songwriting and production duo consisting of Christian "Bloodshy" Karlsson and Pontus "Avant" Winnberg. They have worked with many pre-eminent artists, including Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue, Ms. Dynamite, Madonna, ...

                                               

Bosse Broberg

Bosse Broberg is a Swedish jazz trumpeter and composer. Broberg learned to play accordion as a child and switched to trumpet at age 14. He studied music at the University of Uppsala and played in his own small ensemble there in a hard bop idiom. ...

                                               

Vasily Fyodorovich Trutovsky

Vasily Fyodorovich Trutovsky was a Ukrainian folk-song collector, gusli player, and composer, in the Russian Empire. He compiled and published the earliest printed collection of Russian folk-music. He was born near Belgorod, in Ivanovskaya Slobod ...

                                               

Timofiy Bilohradsky

Timofiy Bilohradsky was a lutenist, composer and kobzar-bandurist of Ukrainian ethnicity, active in St. Petersburg and Konigsberg. Little is known about his childhood. He is thought to have been born in or near the city of Cherkasy in Ukraine and ...

                                               

Hans Weiss (Waffen-SS officer)

The Knights Cross of the Iron Cross and its variants were the highest awards in the military and paramilitary forces of Nazi Germany during World War II. The decoration was awarded for a wide range of reasons and across all ranks, from a senior c ...

                                               

Erich Binder

From 1954 to 1956 Binder was a member of the Wiener Sangerknaben. He then studied violin, piano, organ, singing, composition and orchestral conducting with Hans Swarowsky at the Musikhochschule in Vienna. During his studies he already worked as a ...

                                               

Yves Abel

Yves Abel is a Canadian conductor whose focus is Italian and French opera, which he has conducted at major opera houses in Europe and the United States. He is the founder and conductor of the Opera Français de New York, which focuses on rarely pe ...

                                               

List of Danish conductors

This is a list of active, professional orchestra conductors from Denmark. A B Maria Badstue Giordano Bellincampi C D Thomas Dausgaard E Claus Efland F G H Kaare Hansen Bo Holten I J Morten Schuldt Jensen K Christian Kluxen L Lassen Peter Ernst M ...