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Music: biographical and genealogical

'The human voice is the instrument that plays on all our heartstrings.'
Robert Schumann

'Music is the fourth dimension of space.'
Albert Einstein

'I don't know if I'm a genius, but I'm better than Mozart.'
Richard Wagner


other topics
 

    
Name Type
Birth/Death
Abrams, Harriet
Soprano, composer 
c.1758–1821
••••
Amirejibi, Tengiz
Pianist
1927–2013
Amirejibi (3374)
Pop musician   
1946–
(1370.2)
Berlioz, Hector
Composer
1803–69
Berlioz (4376)
Brahms, Johannes
Composer, conductor
1833–97
Brahms (3378)
Bruneau, Alfred
Composer
1857–1934
••••
Cangialosi, Mario
Lutist
–>1613
Bellacera (3462)
Castro, Cristian
Popular singer
1952–
(4121.2)
Clapisson, Louis
Composer
1808–86
••••
Colbran, Isabella
Soprano
1785–1845
••••
Cousandier, Giulia de
Pianist
1848–1933
(5120)
Daniel Auber
Composer
1835; †1871
••••
David, Felicien
Composer
1810–76
••••
Duchin, Eddie
Popular pianist
1909–51
(3886)
Dvorak, Antonin
Composer
1841–1904

••••

Elgar, Edward
Composer
1857–1934
Elgar (4441)
Faure, Gabriel
Composer
1845–1924
Faure (3123.1)
Fischer, Edwin
Pianist, conductor
1886–1960
(4405)
Geminiani, Francesco
Composer, violinist
1687–1762
••••
Gopanna, Kancharla
Composer, poet
1620–88
••••
Gounod, Charles
Composer
1818–93
••••
Hauptmann, Moritz
Composer, theorist, teacher
1792–1868
(5120)
Heifetz, Jascha
Violinist
1901–87
Heifetz (4456)
Hitzelberger, Regina
Opera singer
1786–1827
(2593.2)
Honegger, Arthur
Composer
1892–1955
Honegger (3538)
Hunt, Arabella
Singer, lutenist
1662–1705
••••
Indy, Vincent d'
Composer, teacher
1851–1931
d'Indy (3820)
Jaell, Alfred
Pianist, composer
1832–82
(5476)
Jumentier, Bernard
Composer
1749–1829
••••
Kessler, Joseph Christoph
Composer, pianist
1800–72
••••
Klemperer, Otto
Conductor, composer
1885–1973
Klemperer (4957)
Kreutzer, Conradin
Composer
1780–1849
••••
Kreutzer, Auguste
Violinist, composer
1817–68
Kreutzer (4483)
Kreutzer, Leon
Music critic, composer
1778–1832
Kreutzer (4483)
Kreutzer, Leonid
Pianist
1884–1953
(3374)
Kreutzer, Rodolphe
Violinist, composer
1766–1831
Kreutzer (4483)
Lamotte, Antony
Composer, conductor
1819–1912
••••
Lang Köstlin, Josephine
Composer
1815–80
Lang (2593.2)
Pop musician   
1945–
(1370.2)
Magnard, Alberic
Composer
1865–1914
Magnard (4464.1)
Massenet, Jules
Composer
1842–1912
Massenet (3537)
Mendelssohn, Felix
Composer
1809–47
Mendelssohn (4405)
Mermet, Auguste
Composer
1810–89
Mermet (4412)
Messchaert, Johannes
Singer
1857–1922
Messchaert (4005)
Meyerbeer, Giacomo
Composer
1791–1864
Meyerbeer (2788)
Monsigny, Pierre-Alexandre
Composer
1729–1817
Monsigny (5468)
Composer    
1719–87
Mozart (3011)
Composer
1756–91
Mozart (3011)
Newton-John, Olivia
Popular singer, actress
1948–
(4192)
Offenbach, Jacques
Composer
1819–80
••••
Osborn, Franz
Pianist
1903–55
Osborn (4211)
Perronnet, Amelie
Composer, librettist
1832–1903
••••
Perronnet, Joanni
Composer
1855–1900
••••
Plantade, Charles-Francois
Composer
1787–1870
••••
Plantade, Charles-Henri
Composer
1764–1839
••••
Powell, John
Pianist, composer
1882–1963
••••
Romagnesi, Antoine
Compose, music editor
1781–1850
••••
Rossini, Gioachino
Composer
1792–1868
••••
Roussel, Albert
Composer
1869–1937
Roussel (4471)
Rubinstein, Anton
Pianist, composer
1829–94
••••
Rubinstein, Nikolai
Pianist
1835–81
••••
Saint-Saens, Camille
Composer, pianist
1835–1921
••••
Sarasate, Pablo de
Violinist
1844–1908
••••
Solie, Jean-Pierre
Composer, singer
1755–1812
••••
Stockhausen, Franz
Harpist, composer
1789–1868
Stockhausen (4255.1)
Strauss, Richard
Composer, conductor
1864–1949
Strauss (3758.1)
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr
Composer
1840–93
Tchaikovsky (3597)
Verdi, Giuseppe
Composer
1813–1901
Verdi (1486.1)
Verhulst, Johannes
Composer, conductor
1816–91
••••
Weissberg, Julia
Composer, music critic
1880–1953
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