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Othmar Schoeck
Othmar Schoeck (1 September 1886 – 8 March 1957) was a Swiss composer and conductor. He was known mainly for his considerable output of art songs and song cycles, though he also wrote a number of operas, notably his one-act ...
Lahri Bond
Lahri Bond is a Designer, Illustrator, Writer and Teacher, living and working in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. He illustrates and designs magazines, posters, books and CD covers. For 20 years, he was the Art Dire...
Hugo Wolf
Hugo Philipp Jacob Wolf (13 March 1860 – 22 February 1903) was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or Lieder. He brought to this form a concentrated expressive intensity which was uniqu...
Heitor Villa-Lobos
Heitor Villa-Lobos (Portuguese: [ejˌtoʁ ˌvilɐ ˈlobus]; March 5, 1887 – November 17, 1959) was a Brazilian composer, described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music". Villa-Lobos has...
Amy Beach
Amy Marcy Cheney Beach was an American composer and pianist. She was the first successful American female composer of large-scale art music. As a pianist, she was acclaimed at concerts she gave in the United States and in Germany.
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (Polish: Mikołaj Konstanty Czurlanis; 22 September [O.S. 10 September] 1875 – 10 April [O.S. 28 March] 1911) was a Lithuanian painter, composer and writer. Čiurlionis contributed to symbolism a...
Samuel L. M. Barlow
Samuel Latham Mitchell Barlow II (June 1, 1892 – September 19, 1982) was a Harvard-educated American composer, pianist and art critic. His compositional style was conservative for his day, and he once stated that he wrote "tune...
Robinson McClellan
Robinson McClellan is a composer, teacher, scholar, and concert presenter. Audiences have heard his music via commissions, performers and venues such as the Albany, Ft. Worth, and Knox-Galesburg Symphonies, the Museum of Biblic...
Fela Sowande
Olufela (Fela) Obafunmilayo Sowande (29 May 1905 – 13 March 1987) was a Nigerian musician and composer. Considered the father of modern Nigerian art music, Sowande is perhaps the most internationally known African composer of w...
Norman Lloyd
Norman Lloyd (November 8, 1909 – July 31, 1980) was an American pianist, composer, educator, author and supporter of the arts who scored works for modern dance, documentary film and classical chamber. He exerted tremendous infl...
Katie Down
Katie Down, (LCAT, MT-BC, MM) is a licensed creative arts therapist, teacher, composer, and performer. She has been working in the realm of music and healing for over 12 years as a clinician and meditation teacher, offering dee...
Morten Lauridsen
Morten Johannes Lauridsen (born February 27, 1943) is an American composer. A National Medal of Arts recipient (2007), he was composer-in-residence of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (1994–2001) and has been a professor of compo...
Frederico Herrmann
Researcher member of inet-MD, Portugal PhD candidate of University of Aveiro, Portugal Master of Arts in Music by Hochschule Luzern, Switzerland Bacharel in Classical Guitar by Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brasil.
Franco Mannino
Franco Mannino (25 April 1924 – 1 February 2005) was an Italian film composer, pianist, opera director, playwright and novelist, born in Palermo. He made his debut as pianist at the age of 16. He conducted the National Arts Cen...
Mel Powell
Mel Powell (born Melvin Epstein) (February 12, 1923 – April 24, 1998) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, and the founding dean of the music department at the California Institute of the Arts. He served as a music e...
Glenn Branca
Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948) is an American avant-garde composer and guitarist known for his use of volume, alternative guitar tunings, repetition, droning, and the harmonic series. Branca received a 2009 Foundation for ...
Ilja Hurník
Ilja Hurník (25 November 1922 – 7 September 2013) was a contemporary Czech composer and essayist. Hurnik was born in Poruba, now part of Ostrava. He entered the Prague Conservatory, then went on to the Prague Academy of Arts, w...
Nigel Jarrett
Nigel Jarrett is a British critic, novelist, poet, essayist, and writer of short stories. He reviews regularly in the UK for the Wales Arts Review, Acumen poetry magazine, and Jazz Journal. For many years he was music critic of...
William Bolcom
William Elden Bolcom (born May 26, 1938) is an American composer and pianist. He has received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Medal of Arts, a Grammy Award, the Detroit Music Award and was named 2007 Composer of the Year by ...
Ēriks Ešenvalds
Ēriks Ešenvalds (born January 26, 1977) is a Latvian composer. From 2011–2013 he was Fellow Commoner in Creative Arts at Trinity College, University of Cambridge.