Usuário(a):Feliciomendes/p25

Name Year of birth Year of death Nationality Notable works Remarks
Felix Draeseke 1835 1913 German Tod und Sieg des Herrn
Elfrida Andrée 1841 1929 Swedish Organ symphonies
Charles-Marie Widor 1844 1937 French Symphonie pour orgue No. 5 and 7 more
Gabriel Fauré 1845 1924 French Prométhée; Pénélope; Masques et bergamasques
Ella Adayevskaya 1846 1926 Russian
Frances Allitsen 1848 1912 English
Henri Duparc 1848 1933 French
Vincent d'Indy 1851 1931 French Symphony on a French Mountain Air; Ishtar
Charles Villiers Stanford 1852 1924 Irish 7 symphonies Romanticism
Leoš Janáček 1854 1928 Czech Sinfonietta; Taras Bulba; operas; 2 string quartets folk-influenced
Moritz Moszkowski 1854 1925 German-Polish Many groups of short piano pieces
Anatoly Lyadov 1855 1914 Russian Programmatic tone poems, Variations and miniatures
Christian Sinding 1856 1941 Norwegian Rustle of Spring Romanticism
Cécile Chaminade 1857 1944 French Concertino for Flute
Rosalind Ellicott 1857 1924 English
Edward Elgar 1857 1934 English Symphony No. 1 and No. 2; Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; The Dream of Gerontius; Enigma Variations; Pomp and Circumstance Marches Romanticism
Mélanie Bonis 1858 1937 French
Giacomo Puccini 1858 1924 Italian La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly Romanticism
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov 1859 1935 Russian Caucasian Sketches
Ethel Smyth 1858 1944 English The Wreckers
Hedwige Chrétien 1859 1944 French
Isaac Albéniz 1860 1909 Spanish Suite española Romanticism
Valborg Aulin 1860 1928 Swedish
Gustave Charpentier 1860 1956 French Louise (opera)
Gustav Mahler 1860 1911 Austrian Symphony No. 1, No. 5, No. 6, and No. 9; Das Lied von der Erde; Kindertotenlieder Romanticism
Ignacy Jan Paderewski 1860 1941 Polish Piano works Also Prime Minister of Poland (1919)
Claude Debussy 1862 1918 French Clair de lune; Syrinx; La mer; Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune; Préludes Impressionism
Frederick Delius 1862 1934 English The Walk to the Paradise Garden from A Village Romeo and Juliet (opera); On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring Impressionism
Alberto Williams 1862 1952 Argentine 136 works (9 symphonies) Folk music influences
Pietro Mascagni 1863 1945 Italian Cavalleria rusticana (opera) Romanticism
Eugen d'Albert 1864 1932 Russian Tiefland (opera) Romanticism
Hugh Blair 1864 1932 English Magnificat; Nunc Dimittis for double choir
Alexander Gretchaninov 1864 1956 Russian 5 symphonies; Passion Week Romanticism, later Neo-classicism
Guy Ropartz 1864 1955 French Impressionism
Richard Strauss 1864 1949 German An Alpine Symphony; Also sprach Zarathustra; Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks; Der Rosenkavalier (opera); Oboe Concerto, Salome (opera); Ein Heldenleben Romanticism
Eduardo di Capua 1865 1917 Italian
Paul Dukas 1865 1935 French The Sorcerer's Apprentice; La Péri (ballet)
Alexander Glazunov 1865 1936 Russian Symphony No. 4 and No. 5; The Seasons (ballet); Violin Concerto; Saxophone Concerto Romanticism
Albéric Magnard 1865 1914 French Guercoeur (opera), 4 Symphonies, String Quartet Called the "French Bruckner"
Carl Nielsen 1865 1931 Danish Symphony No. 4, and No. 5; Maskarade (opera); Clarinet Concerto father of Danish classical music
Jean Sibelius 1865 1957 Finnish Symphony No. 1, No. 2, No. 5, and No. 7; Violin Concerto; The Swan of Tuonela; Finlandia father of Finnish classical music
Francesco Cilea 1866 1950 Italian L'arlesiana (opera); Adriana Lecouvreur (opera)
Ferruccio Busoni 1866 1924 Italian Fantasia contrappuntistica; Turandot Suite; Piano Concerto
Erik Satie 1866 1925 French Gymnopédies; Gnossiennes; Vexations; other piano music Minimalism, avant-garde
Amy Beach 1867 1944 American
Umberto Giordano 1867 1948 Italian Andrea Chénier (opera) Verismo
Enrique Granados 1867 1916 Spanish
Charles Koechlin 1867 1950 French
Wilhelm Peterson-Berger 1867 1942 Swedish 5 symphonies; Frösöblomster Romantic nationalism
Hermann Bischoff 1868 1936 German 2 symphonies
Oskar Merikanto 1868 1924 Finnish
Hans Pfitzner 1869 1949 German Palestrina (opera)
Albert Roussel 1869 1937 French Symphony No. 3 and No. 4; Bacchus et Ariane (ballet) Neo-classicism
Henry Eichheim 1870 1942 American
Leopold Godowsky 1870 1938 Polish
Alfred Hill 1870 1960 Australian
Franz Lehár 1870 1948 Hungarian operettas
Vítězslav Novák 1870 1949 Czech
Florent Schmitt 1870 1958 French
Charles Tournemire 1870 1939 French 8 symphonies, organ music
Louis Vierne 1870 1937 French
Wilhelm Stenhammar 1871 1927 Swedish Symphony No. 2; 6 String Quartets; piano music Romanticism
Alexander von Zemlinsky 1871 1942 Austrian Lyric Symphony and other orchestral works; operas Romanticism
Hugo Alfvén 1872 1960 Swedish Symphony No. 4: From the Outermost Skerries; Midsummer Vigil Romanticism
Stanislav Binički 1872 1942 Serbian Marš na Drinu
Julius Fučík 1872 1916 Czech Entrance of the Gladiators
Alexander Scriabin 1872 1915 Russian The Poem of Ecstasy; Prometheus: The Poem of Fire; 10 piano sonatas Mysticism
Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872 1958 English A Sea Symphony; A London Symphony; Sinfonia antartica; Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Fantasia on Greensleeves folk-influenced
Joseph Jongen 1873 1953 Belgian Symphonie Concertante for organ and orchestra
Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873 1943 Russian Piano Concerto No. 2 and No. 3; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Symphony No. 2; Prelude in C-sharp minor Romanticism; also a formidable pianist
Jean Roger-Ducasse 1873 1954 French
Nikolai Tcherepnin 1873 1945 Russian father of Alexander Tcherepnin
Max Reger 1873 1916 German organ music, Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart, Hebbel Requiem Romanticism
Charles Ives 1874 1954 American The Unanswered Question; Central Park in the Dark; Variations on America; Three Places in New England; Concord Sonata Avant-garde, folk-influenced
Gustav Holst 1874 1934 English The Planets; Beni Mora; Egdon Heath
Franz Schmidt 1874 1939 Austrian The Book with Seven Seals; 4 symphonies
Arnold Schoenberg 1874 1951 Austrian Gurre-Lieder; Verklärte Nacht; Variations for Orchestra; Pierrot Lunaire; Five Pieces for Orchestra Romanticism, later Expressionism and Serialism; founder of the Second Viennese School
Josef Suk 1874 1935 Czech Asrael Symphony; A Winter's Tale
Franco Alfano 1875 1954 Italian
Julián Carrillo 1875 1965 Mexican 13th sound Microtonal music
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor 1875 1912 English The Song of Hiawatha (cantata)
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis 1875 1911 Lithuanian
Reinhold Glière 1875 1956 Russian Symphony No. 3: Ilya Muromets Romanticism
Albert Ketèlbey 1875 1959 English In a Persian Market
Erkki Melartin 1875 1937 Finnish
Maurice Ravel 1875 1937 French Daphnis et Chloé; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Rapsodie espagnole; Tzigane; Piano Concerto; Bolero; piano music Impressionism, Neo-classicism
Hakon Børresen 1876 1954 Danish romanticism
Havergal Brian 1876 1972 English more than 30 symphonies, including the Gothic Symphony
John Alden Carpenter 1876 1951 American
Mieczysław Karłowicz 1876 1909 Polish Stanislaw i Anna Oświęcimovie, op. 12; Lithuanian Rhapsody, op.11; Symphony in E Minor, op. 7; Serenade for Strings, op. 2, in C Major; Violin Concerto, op. 8, in A Major Romanticism
Manuel de Falla 1876 1946 Spanish The Three-Cornered Hat; Nights in the Gardens of Spain Impressionism, Neo-classicism
Carl Ruggles 1876 1971 American Sun-Treader
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari 1876 1948 Italian Several comic operas
Sergei Bortkiewicz 1877 1952 Russian (Ukrainian-born)
Ernő Dohnányi 1877 1960 Hungarian Variations on a Nursery Tune Romanticism
Sigfrid Karg-Elert 1877 1933 German organ and harmonium works
Rutland Boughton 1878 1960 English
André Caplet 1878 1925 French
Mabel Wheeler Daniels 1878 1971 American
Joseph Holbrooke 1878 1958 English
Franz Schreker 1878 1934 Austrian Several operas
Frank Bridge 1879 1941 English Enter Spring; The Sea Impressionism, later Expressionism; mentor of Benjamin Britten
Joseph Canteloube 1879 1957 French Chants d'Auvergne
Jean Cras 1879 1932 French
Maurice Delage 1879 1961 French
Hamilton Harty 1879 1941 Irish An Irish Symphony; With the Wild Geese
John Ireland 1879 1962 English Piano Concerto in E flat
Ottorino Respighi 1879 1936 Italian The Fountains of Rome; The Pines of Rome Impressionism, Neo-Baroque
Cyril Scott 1879 1970 English 4 Symphonies; much piano music
Ernest Bloch 1880 1959 American (Swiss-born) Schelomo; Suite hébraïque
Edgar Thomas Cook 1880 1953
Nikolai Medtner 1880 1951 Russian 3 piano concertos Romanticism
Ildebrando Pizzetti 1880 1968 Italian Assassinio nella cattedrale and other operas; orchestral and chamber music
Béla Bartók 1881 1945 Hungarian Concerto for Orchestra; The Miraculous Mandarin; Piano Concerto No. 3; Viola Concerto; Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta; Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion Neo-classicism, folk-influenced
Nancy Dalberg 1881 1949 Danish String Quartet No. 2
George Enescu 1881 1955 Romanian Romanian Rhapsody No. 1, Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano ("In the Romanian Popular Style"), Oedip, Cantabile et Presto pour flauto et piano, Opera OEDIP folk-influenced; father of Romanian classical music
Jan van Gilse 1881 1944 Dutch Thijl, 5 symphonies
Nikolai Myaskovsky 1881 1950 Russian 27 symphonies Romanticism; father of the Russian symphony
Nikolai Roslavets 1881 1944 Russian
Marion Bauer 1882 1955 American
Percy Grainger 1882 1961 Australian Country Gardens, Irish Tune from County Derry, Lincolnshire Posy folk-influenced
Zoltán Kodály 1882 1967 Hungarian Háry János; Dances of Galanta folk-influenced
Gian Francesco Malipiero 1882 1973 Italian 11 symphonies
Geoffrey O'Hara 1882 1967 Canadian
Manuel Ponce 1882 1948 Mexican Concierto del sur for guitar and orchestra, guitar and piano pieces, songs (especially "Estrellita"), and folk-song arrangements
Igor Stravinsky 1882 1971 Russian The Rite of Spring; The Firebird; Petrushka; Pulcinella; The Soldier's Tale; Symphony of Psalms; Symphonies of Wind Instruments Neo-classicism, Neo-Baroque, later Serialism
Karol Szymanowski 1882 1937 Polish Symphony No. 3 and No. 4; Violin Concerto No. 1 and No. 2 Impressionism, later folk-influenced
Joaquín Turina 1882 1949 Spanish
Arnold Bax 1883 1953 English Symphony No. 2, No. 3, and No. 6; Tintagel Romanticism, Impressionism
Alfredo Casella 1883 1947 Italian
George Dyson 1883 1964 English Symphony in G major; sacred choral works
Manolis Kalomiris 1883 1962 Greek
Robert Graham Manson 1883 1950 British
Jules Van Nuffel 1883 1953 Belgian In convertendo Dominus; Tedeum
Edgard Varèse 1883 1965 French Amériques; Ionisation; Arcana; Density 21.5 Musique concrète, Electronic music
Anton Webern 1883 1945 Austrian Symphony; Passacaglia; Six Pieces for Orchestra Serialism; pupil of Arnold Schoenberg
Juhan Aavik 1884 1982 Estonian
Dina Appeldoorn 1884 1938 Dutch
May Brahe 1884 1956 Australian Bless This House and other songs
Max Brod 1884 1968 Czech-Jewish
Charles Griffes 1884 1920 American White Peacock, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan impressionism
Louis Gruenberg 1884 1964 Russian Violin Concerto; 5 symphonies; The Emperor Jones (opera)
Ture Rangström 1884 1947 Swedish 4 symphonies; 3 operas
Alban Berg 1885 1935 Austrian Violin Concerto; Wozzeck; Lyric Suite Serialism, Romanticism; pupil of Arnold Schoenberg
George Butterworth 1885 1916 English
Dora Pejačević 1885 1923 Croatian Symphony in F Sharp Minor, Phantasie Concertante
Wallingford Riegger 1885 1961 American Symphony No. 3
Egon Wellesz 1885 1974 Austrian 9 symphonies
Joseph Achron 1886 1943 Russian Hebrew Melody
Edward Ballantine 1886 1971 American Variations on "Mary Had a Little Lamb" for piano
John J. Becker 1886 1961 American
Rebecca Helferich Clarke 1886 1979 English
Eric Coates 1886 1957 English light music
Marcel Dupré 1886 1971 French organ music
Jesús Guridi 1886 1961 Spanish Sinfonia pirenaica
Paul Paray 1886 1979 French Mass for the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Joan of Arc
Othmar Schoeck 1886 1957 Swiss Penthesilea and other operas and vocal music
Kurt Atterberg 1887 1974 Swedish Symphony No. 6 "Dollar Symphony"
Nadia Boulanger 1887 1979 French
Mildred Couper 1887 1974 American quarter tone
Heino Eller 1887 1970 Estonian
Leevi Madetoja 1887 1947 Finnish
Ernst Toch 1887 1964 German 7 symphonies
Heitor Villa-Lobos 1887 1959 Brazilian Bachianas brasileiras; guitar music Neo-classicism, folk-influenced
Johanna Beyer 1888 1944 German-American
Cecil Coles 1888 1918 Scottish
Matthijs Vermeulen 1888 1967 Dutch 7 symphonies
Grigoraş Dinicu 1889 1949 Romanian mostly for violin and piano, Hora staccato
Vladimir Shcherbachov 1889 1952 Russian
Luís de Freitas Branco 1890 1955 Portuguese 4 symphonies
Jacques Ibert 1890 1962 French Escales; Bacchanale; Flute Concerto neoclassicism
Frank Martin 1890 1974 Swiss Ballade for flute and piano
Bohuslav Martinů 1890 1959 Czech Symphonies Nos. 3 and 6; Gilgamesh (oratorio); chamber music neoclassicism, folk-influenced
Gösta Nystroem 1890 1966 Swedish
Arthur Bliss 1891 1975 English A Colour Symphony
Claude Champagne 1891 1965 Canadian
Marcel Grandjany 1891 1975 French Pieces for harp; Headed Harp Dept at Fontainebleau & Juilliard) Noted harpist and teacher
Mihail Jora 1891 1971 Romanian
Sergei Prokofiev 1891 1953 Russian Romeo and Juliet (ballet); The Love for Three Oranges (opera); Classical Symphony; Symphony No. 5 and No. 6; Violin Concerto No. 1 and No. 2; Piano Concerto No. 2 and No. 3; Alexander Nevsky; Lieutenant Kijé; Peter and the Wolf; 9 piano sonatas neoclassicism
Hendrik Andriessen 1892 1981 Dutch father of Louis Andriessen
Ferde Grofé 1892 1972 American Grand Canyon Suite
Arthur Honegger 1892 1955 Swiss Symphony No. 3 "Liturgique"; Pacific 231; Les Misérables (film music) neoclassicism
Herbert Howells 1892 1983 English Hymnus paradisi
László Lajtha 1892 1963 Hungarian 9 symphonies
Darius Milhaud 1892 1974 French La Création du Monde; Le Bœuf sur le toit jazz-influenced, neoclassical
Hilding Rosenberg 1892 1985 Swedish 8 symphonies; Violin Concerto
Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji 1892 1988 English Opus Clavicembalisticum neoclassical, new age
Germaine Tailleferre 1892 1983 French
Jean Absil 1893 1974 Belgian
Arthur Benjamin 1893 1960 Australian Jamaican Rhumba, operas, film scores, chamber works
Lili Boulanger 1893 1918 French
Alois Hába 1893 1973 Czech Matka (opera) microtonal
Rued Langgaard 1893 1952 Danish 16 symphonies
Federico Mompou 1893 1987 Spanish piano music
Douglas Moore 1893 1969 American The Ballad of Baby Doe (opera), The Devil and Daniel Webster (folk opera)
Leo Ornstein 1893 2002 American Wild Mens Dance, Suicide in an Airplane, 5 piano sonatas, Piano Quintet, 3 String Quartets Avant-garde, later Neoromanticism
Krešimir Baranović 1894 1975 Yugoslav
Robert Russell Bennett 1894 1981 American Broadway arrangements; pieces for band
Sabin Drăgoi 1894 1968 Romanian Piano Concerto
Ernest John Moeran 1894 1950 English Symphony in G minor folk-influenced
Willem Pijper 1894 1947 Dutch 3 symphonies; Six Adagios; Piano Concerto atonal
Walter Piston 1894 1976 American The Incredible Flutist (ballet); Symphony No. 2 and No. 6 Neo-classicism
Erwin Schulhoff 1894 1942 Czech 6 symphonies
Mark Wessel 1894 1973 American The King of Babylon; Concertino for Flute or Violin and Orchestra
Henriëtte Bosmans 1895 1952 Dutch
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco 1895 1968 Italian guitar music
Juan José Castro 1895 1968 Argentine
Georges Dandelot 1895 1975 French
Johann Nepomuk David 1895 1977 Austrian 8 symphonies neoclassical
Paul Hindemith 1895 1963 German Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes of Weber; Mathis der Maler (opera); Ludus Tonalis Neo-Baroque, neoclassicism
Gordon Jacob 1895 1984 English
Borys Lyatoshynsky 1895 1968 Ukrainian 5 symphonies
Carl Orff 1895 1982 German Carmina Burana
Leo Sowerby 1895 1968 American Choral music; Organ works; 5 symphonies; Chamber works
Shirley Graham Du Bois 1896 1977 American
Robert Gerhard 1896 1970 Spanish 4 symphonies
Howard Hanson 1896 1981 American 7 symphonies Romanticism
Roger Sessions 1896 1985 American 9 symphonies, Violin Concerto, Montezuma (opera) neoclassicism, twelve-tone technique
Tadeusz Szeligowski 1896 1963 Polish
Virgil Thomson 1896 1989 American Four Saints in Three Acts, The Mother of Us All; Louisiana Story; also noted critic folk-influenced, eclectic
Paul Ben-Haim 1897 1984 Israeli
Gaspar Cassadó 1897 1966 Spanish Toccata, Requiebros
Henry Cowell 1897 1965 American The Tides of Manaunaun, Dynamic Motion eclectic, experimental
Oscar Lorenzo Fernández 1897 1948 Brazilian "Batuque" from Malazarte (opera), two symphonies nationalism
Erich Wolfgang Korngold 1897 1957 Austrian Violin Concerto; film music
Quincy Porter 1897 1966 American
Alexandre Tansman 1897 1986 Polish
Hanns Eisler 1898 1962 German/Austrian Auferstanden aus Ruinen (Eastern Germany national anthem)
George Gershwin 1898 1937 American Rhapsody in Blue; Piano Concerto; An American in Paris; Porgy and Bess (opera) jazz-influenced
Roy Harris 1898 1979 American Symphony No. 3
Lev Knipper 1898 1974 Russian
Alexander Abramsky 1898 1985 Russian 1941 piano concerto folk-influenced
Vittorio Rieti 1898 1994 Italian
Georges Auric 1899 1983 French
Carlos Chávez 1899 1978 Mexican 6 symphonies folk-influenced
Sophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté 1899 1974 Russian-born Canadian
George Frederick McKay 1899 1970 American
Francis Poulenc 1899 1963 French Babar the Elephant; Flute Sonata Stabat Mater neoclassicism
Silvestre Revueltas 1899 1940 Mexican Sensemayá
Alexander Tcherepnin 1899 1977 Russian
Randall Thompson 1899 1984 American Alleluia; The Testament of Freedom; other choral works; 3 Symphonies; 2 String Quartets
George Antheil 1900 1959 American Ballet mécanique; Symphony No. 4 Avant-garde, later neoclassical
Willy Burkhard 1900 1955 Swiss
Alan Bush 1900 1995 English
Aaron Copland 1900 1990 American Appalachian Spring (ballet); Billy the Kid (ballet); Rodeo (ballet); Fanfare for the Common Man; Clarinet Concerto neoclassical, folk-influenced, jazz-influenced, early twelve-tone, later serialism
Isadore Freed 1900 1960 Belarusian-born American
Uuno Klami 1900 1961 Finnish Sea Pictures; Kalevala Suite
Ernst Krenek 1900 1991 Austrian Jonny spielt auf, Karl V neoclassical, twelve-tone, later serial, neoromantic, eclectic
Colin McPhee 1900 1964 Canadian Tabuh-Tabuhan: Toccata for Orchestra folk-influenced
Alexander Mosolov 1900 1973 Russian Iron Foundry Avant-garde
Kurt Weill 1900 1950 German Symphony No. 2; musicals neoclassical
Blaž Arnič 1901 1970 Slovenian neoromanticism
Ruth Crawford Seeger 1901 1953 American String Quartet modernism
Werner Egk 1901 1983 German
Gerald Finzi 1901 1956 English Cello Concerto; songs neoromantic
Lillian Fuchs 1901 1995 American
Harry Partch 1901 1974 American Daphne of the Dunes, Revelation in the Courthouse Park microtonal, just intonation, self-built instruments
Joaquín Rodrigo 1901 1999 Spanish Concierto de Aranjuez; guitar music neoclassical, folk music influence
Edmund Rubbra 1901 1986 English 11 symphonies; Violin Concerto
Henri Sauguet 1901 1989 French 4 symphonies
Henri Tomasi 1901 1971 French
Theodore Chanler 1902 1961 American
Maurice Duruflé 1902 1986 French Requiem; organ music
Vissarion Shebalin 1902 1963 Russian
John Vincent 1902 1977 American Consort for Piano and Strings neoclassical
William Walton 1902 1983 English Symphony No. 1; Violin Concerto; Viola Concerto; Variations on a Theme by Hindemith; Belshazzar's Feast (oratorio) avant-garde (early), neoromantic, neoclassical
Stefan Wolpe 1902 1972 German serial
Claude Arrieu 1903 1990 French
Lennox Berkeley 1903 1989 English 4 symphonies neoclassical, later serial
Boris Blacher 1903 1975 German
Jens Bjerre Jacobsen 1903 1986 Danish
Luis H. Salgado 1903 1977 Ecuadorian Sanjuanito futurista; Eunice (opera); Cumandá (opera); 9 symphonies folk-influenced, modernist
Avril Coleridge-Taylor 1903 1998 English
Vernon Duke 1903 1969 Russian jazz-influenced
Vittorio Giannini 1903 1966 Italian operas, symphonic & band works neoclassical
Aram Khachaturian 1903 1978 Armenian Gayane (ballet, includes Sabre Dance); Spartacus (ballet); concertos
Ervin Nyíregyházi 1903 1987 Hungarian Romanticism
Mario Pilati 1903 1938 Italian Piedigrotta (opera)
Priaulx Rainier 1903 1986 South African / English Ploërmel, Quanta, String Trio
Richard Addinsell 1904 1977 British Warsaw Concerto
John Antill 1904 1986 Australian Corroboree (ballet suite)
Walter Bricht 1904 1970 Austrian Romanticism
Luigi Dallapiccola 1904 1975 Italian Il prigioniero and other operas 12-Tone
Dmitry Kabalevsky 1904 1987 Russian The Comedians
Goffredo Petrassi 1904 2003 Italian
Gavriil Popov 1904 1972 Russian Chamber Symphony; Symphony No. 1
Nikolaos Skalkottas 1904 1949 Greek twelve-tone, folk music influence
Heikki Aaltoila 1905 1975 Finnish
William Alwyn 1905 1985 English 5 symphonies; Lyra Angelica; Elizabethan Dances neoromantic
Marc Blitzstein 1905 1964 American The Cradle Will Rock (musical)
Eugène Bozza 1905 1991 French
Mario Braggiotti 1905 1996 American (Italian-born)
Ferenc Farkas 1905 2000 Hungarian
Karl Amadeus Hartmann 1905 1963 German 8 symphonies
André Jolivet 1905 1974 French
Constant Lambert 1905 1951 English The Rio Grande popular music influence, jazz influence
Walter Leigh 1905 1942 English Concertino for Harpsichord and Strings; Agincourt; Jolly Roger; Music for Strings neoclassical
Alan Rawsthorne 1905 1971 English 3 symphonies; concertos; Symphonic Studies neoclassical
Giacinto Scelsi 1905 1988 Italian Quattro pezzi chiascuno su una nota sola
Michael Tippett 1905 1998 English The Midsummer Marriage; 4 symphonies; A Child of Our Time (oratorio)
Eduard Tubin 1905 1982 Estonian 11 symphonies
Xian Xinghai 1905 1945 Chinese Yellow River Cantata
Ahn Eak-tai 1906 1965 Korean Aegukga
Daniel Ayala Pérez 1906 1975 Mexican Tribu (symphonic poem)
Franz Biebl 1906 2001 German Ave Maria
Alejandro García Caturla 1906 1940 Cuban
Arnold Cooke 1906 2005 British
Paul Creston 1906 1985 Italian-American 6 symphonies neoclassical
Claire Delbos 1906 1959 French
Antal Doráti 1906 1988 American
Klaus Egge 1906 1979 Norwegian
Ulvi Cemal Erkin 1906 1972 Turkish
Eric Fenby 1906 1997 English
Benjamin Frankel 1906 1973 English
Jānis Ivanovs 1906 1983 Latvian 21 symphonies neoromantic
Elisabeth Lutyens 1906 1983 English
Alexander Moyzes 1906 1984 Slovakian 12 symphonies
Dmitri Shostakovich 1906 1975 Russian 15 symphonies including Symphony No. 5, No. 7, No. 9, and No. 10; Violin Concerto No. 1; Cello Concerto No. 1; Festive Overture; String Quartet No. 8; Piano Quintet; The Gadfly Suite neoclassical, neoromantic
Louise Talma 1906 1996 American
Grace Williams 1906 1977 Welsh
David Van Vactor 1906 1994 American 7 symphonies
Henk Badings 1907 1987 Dutch
Wolfgang Fortner 1907 1987 German
Camargo Guarnieri 1907 1993 Brazilian
Elizabeth Maconchy 1907 1994 English
Hisato Ohzawa 1907 1953 Japanese
Miklós Rózsa 1907 1995 Hungarian concertos; Ben-Hur (film music); Spellbound (film music) folk-influenced
Ahmed Adnan Saygun 1907 1991 Turkish 5 symphonies
Martin Scherber 1907 1974
Necil Kazım Akses 1908 1999 Turkish
Leroy Anderson 1908 1975 American Sleigh Ride; Blue Tango; Jazz Pizzicato; Irish Suite; Suites of Carols
Elliott Carter 1908 American Variations for Orchestra; A Symphony of Three Orchestras; 5 string quartets neoclassical (early), modernist
Jean Coulthard 1908 2000 Canadian
Gustav Ernesaks 1908 1993 Estonian
Herman David Koppel 1908 1998 Danish 13 symphonies neoclassical
Lars-Erik Larsson 1908 1986 Swedish 3 symphonies
Olivier Messiaen 1908 1992 French Turangalila Symphony; Quartet for the End of Time; Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus; Saint François d'Assise (opera) mysticism, post-impressionist
Geirr Tveitt 1908 1981 Norwegian 6 piano concertos folk-influenced
Grażyna Bacewicz 1909 1969 Polish
Gunnar Berg 1909 1989 Danish (Swiss-born) Suite for cello serialism
Jean Berger 1909 2002 American (German-born)
Paul Constantinescu 1909 1963 Romanian
Vagn Holmboe 1909 1996 Danish 13 symphonies neoclassicism
Ljubica Marić 1909 2003 Serb Sounds of Space; Ostinato Super Thema Octoicha; Threshold of Dream post-modernism
Elie Siegmeister 1909 1991 American 9 operas; 8 symphonies; Western Suite (premiered by Toscanini); song cycles
Samuel Barber 1910 1981 American Adagio for Strings; Violin Concerto; Symphony in One Movement; Vanessa (opera) Romanticism
Ronald Binge 1910 1979 British light music
Patricia Blomfield Holt 1910 2003 Canadian
Paul Bowles 1910 1999 American
Francis Judd Cooke 1910 1995 American
Rolf Liebermann 1910 1999 Swiss Leonore 40/45 (opera); Concerto for Jazzband and Symphony Orchestra
Herbert Owen Reed 1910 American La Fiesta Mexicana folk-influenced
Pierre Schaeffer 1910 1995 French Musique concrète
William Schuman 1910 1992 American Symphonies; ballets; band pieces; chamber works; New England Triptych
Jehan Alain 1911 1940 French Organ music
Gábor Darvas 1911 1985 Hungarian electronic music
Alan Hovhaness 1911 2000 American 67 numbered symphonies including Mysterious Mountain; And God Created Great Whales (taped whale sounds and orchestra); Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints Mysticism
Robert McBride 1911 2007 American Mexican Rhapsody, Farewell to Yesterday (film score), The Man with My Face (film score) Jazz and Popular music influences
Gian Carlo Menotti 1911 2007 Italian operas including The Medium, The Consul and Amahl and the Night Visitors; concerti Librettist
Allan Pettersson 1911 1980 Swedish 17 symphonies Neo-romanticism
Nino Rota 1911 1979 Italian Vocal, orchestral and chamber music, The Godfather (film score), Romeo & Juliet (film score), (film score)
John Cage 1912 1992 American 4'33"; Sonatas and Interludes Aleatoric music, extended technique, prepared Piano
Arthur Berger 1912 2003 American
Alfred Desenclos 1912 1971 French
Arkady Filippenko 1912 1983 Ukrainian
Jean Françaix 1912 1997 French
Don Gillis 1912 1978 American Symphony No. 5½
Peggy Glanville-Hicks 1912 1990 Australian Etruscan Concerto; The Transposed Heads (opera); Nausicaa (opera)
Carlos Guastavino 1912 2000 Argentine
Daniel Jones 1912 1993 Welsh
Igor Markevitch 1912 1983 Ukrainian
José Pablo Moncayo 1912 1958 Mexican Huapango
Xavier Montsalvatge 1912 2002 Spanish
Conlon Nancarrow 1912 1997 American-Mexican Studies for player-piano
Violet Archer 1913 2000 Canadian
Margaret Bonds 1913 1972 American
Henry Brant 1913 2008 Canadian-American Orbits, Verticals Ascending, Angels and Devils spatial music
Benjamin Britten 1913 1976 English War Requiem; Sinfonia da Requiem; Peter Grimes (opera); Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Cello Symphony Neo-classicism
Peggy Stuart Coolidge 1913 1981 American Spirituals in Sunshine and Shadow, New England Autumn folk- and blues-influenced
Vivian Fine 1913 2000 American
Alvin Etler 1913 1973 American
Ernest van der Eyken 1913 2010 Belgian Elegie voor Bieke
Morton Gould 1913 1996 American Concert music; Film & TV scores
George Lloyd 1913 1998 English 12 symphonies; 7 Concerti; 4 works for Brass Band
Witold Lutosławski 1913 1994 Polish Concerto for Orchestra; Musique funebre; Jeux vénitiens; Preludes and a Fugue; Symphony No. 2 and Symphony No. 3 Neo-classicism, folk-influenced, later Aleatoric music
Maurice Ohana 1913 1992 French
Constantin Silvestri 1913 1969 Romanian
Cecil Effinger 1914 1990 American Little Symphony No. 1; Four Pastorales for oboe and chorus neoclassicism
Irving Fine 1914 1963 American serial
Wilfrid Mellers 1914 2008 English
Andrzej Panufnik 1914 1991 Polish 10 symphonies
Harold Truscott 1914 1992
David Diamond 1915 2005 American 11 symphonies; 10 String Quartets and other Chamber works neoclassicism
Vítězslava Kaprálová 1915 1940 Czech Military Sinfonietta
Douglas Lilburn 1915 2001 New Zealander 3 symphonies; Aotearoa
Vincent Persichetti 1915 1987 American Symphonies & band works; 25 Parables for solo instruments; vocal & chamber works neoclassicism; noted teacher
John Serry, Sr. 1915 2003 American American Rhapsody; Concerto For Free Bass Accordion; Processional For Organ Classical music, Jazz, Popular music, Liturgical music
Robert Strassburg 1915 2003 American Lost; Chełm; Leaves of Grass Opera, Classical music Liturgical music, Film scores
Earl Wild 1915 2010 American Sonata 2000; Doo-Dah Variations; numerous piano transcriptions also a concert pianist
Denis ApIvor 1916 2004 British
Milton Babbitt 1916 American Composition for Four Instruments; six string quartets; Philomel serialism, electronic music
Henri Dutilleux 1916 French 2 symphonies; Timbres, espace, mouvement; Tout un Monde Lointain; The Shadows of Time Neo-impressionism
Einar Englund 1916 1999 Finnish Symphony No. 2
Alberto Ginastera 1916 1983 Argentine Panambi (ballet); Malambo; 2 piano concertos; 3 piano sonatas
Richard Arnell 1917 2009 English 6 symphonies
Brian Boydell 1917 2000 Irish
Rudolf Brucci 1917 2002 Italian-Croatian
Anthony Burgess 1917 1993 English
Ivor Darreg 1917 1994 American microtone, xenharmonic
Robert Erickson 1917 1997 American twelve tone, extended technique
John Gardner 1917 English 3 symphonies; Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Dinu Lipatti 1917 1950 Romanian Piano Works
Isang Yun 1917 1995 Korean-German 5 symphonies; chamber music Korean-influenced
Lou Harrison 1917 2003 American Concerto for Violin and Percussion Orchestra; Piano Concerto; 4 symphonies; much gamelan music Asian-influences; varied tunings
Jürg Baur 1918 2010 German Concerto romano for oboe and orchestra; Der Roman mit dem Kontrabass (opera) serialism, quotation, neoclassicism
Leonard Bernstein 1918 1990 American West Side Story (musical); Chichester Psalms; Candide; Serenade; Mass; 3 symphonies jazz-influenced and pop-influence
Liviu Comes 1918 2004 Romanian choral
Gottfried von Einem 1918 1996 Austrian operas Dantons Tod, Der Besuch der alten Dame, cantata An die Nachgeborenen eclectic
Gara Garayev 1918 1982 Azerbaijani
Marcelo Koc 1918 2006 Argentine Música para 5 instrumentos; Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
George Rochberg 1918 2005 American 6 symphonies; 7 string quartets serialism, later neo-romanticism
Bernd Alois Zimmermann 1918 1970 German Die Soldaten; Musique pour les soupers du Roi Ubi; Tratto; Tempus loquendi serialism, musical quotation, collage, electronic music, jazz-influenced, eclectic
Bülent Arel 1919 1990 Turkish electronic music
Jacob Avshalomov 1919 American orchestra works; choral works son of Aaron Avshalomov
Sven-Erik Bäck 1919 1994 Swedish
Niels Viggo Bentzon 1919 2000 Danish
John W. Duarte 1919 2004 British
Leon Kirchner 1919 2009 American Piano music; String Quartets
Galina Ustvolskaya 1919 2006 Russian
Mieczysław Weinberg 1919 1996 Polish 22 symphonies; 17 string quartets
Bebe Barron 1920 1989 American electronic music
Geoffrey Bush 1920 1998 English
Rolande Falcinelli 1920 1996 French
Peter Racine Fricker 1920 1990 English
Earl Kim 1920 1998 Korean-American
Bruno Maderna 1920 1973 Italian Satyricon (opera) avant-garde, electronic music
Harold Shapero 1920 American Symphony for Classical Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold 1921 2006 English Symphony No. 5 and No. 7; English Dances; film music
Chaya Arbel 1921 Israeli
Arno Babajanian 1921 Armenian
William Bergsma 1921 1994 American
Dennis Berry 1921 1994 English
Marcel Bitsch 1921 French
Jeanne Demessieux 1921 1968 French
Karel Husa 1921 Czech-American Music for Prague 1968; Music for Band, Orchestra, Chamber Ensembles
Andrew Imbrie 1921 2007 American neoclassicism
Božidar Kantušer 1921 1999 American/Slovenian
Joonas Kokkonen 1921 1996 Finnish
Astor Piazzolla 1921 1992 Argentine tangos
Ralph Shapey 1921 2002 American
Robert Simpson 1921 1997 English 11 symphonies; 15 string quartets also author; producer with BBC
Rosalina Abejo 1922 1991
Doreen Carwithen 1922 2003 British
Raffaello de Banfield 1922 2008 English
Lukas Foss 1922 2009 German-born American Griffelkin
Iain Hamilton 1922 2000 Scottish Chamber & Orchestral works; operas & vocal works
David N. Johnson 1922 1987 American
Kazimierz Serocki 1922 1981 Polish
Iannis Xenakis 1922 2001 Greek Metastasis avant-garde, Stochastic
Doris Akers 1923 1995 African-American
Leslie Bassett 1923 American
Chou Wen-chung 1923 Chinese/American Landscapes
Madeleine Dring 1923 1977 English
Karel Goeyvaerts 1923 1993 Belgian Aquarius (opera) neoclassicism, serialism, minimalism, postminimalism, mysticism, electronic music
György Ligeti 1923 2006 Hungarian Atmosphères, Musica ricercata, Lux Aeterna avant-garde, micropolyphony
Peter Mennin 1923 1983 American 9 symphonies
Ned Rorem 1923 American Our Town (opera); Air Music; 3 numbered symphonies; over 400 songs
Simeon ten Holt 1923 Dutch Canto Ostinato minimalism
Jiří Hudec 1923 1996 Czech
Stephen Dodgson 1924 British
Heimo Erbse 1924 2005 German
Arthur Frackenpohl 1924 American
Benjamin Lees 1924 2010 American Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
Luigi Nono 1924 1990 Italian Avant-garde
Joly Braga Santos 1924 1988 Portuguese 6 symphonies
Jurriaan Andriessen 1925 1996 Dutch
Louis Barron 1925 2008 American electronic music
Robert Beadell 1925 1994 American
Cathy Berberian 1925 1983 American Stripsody (vocal) avant-garde
Luciano Berio 1925 2003 Italian Sequenza; Sinfonia Avant-garde
Pierre Boulez 1925 French Le marteau sans maître; ...explosante-fixe... Avant-garde, serialism, aleatory
Aldo Clementi 1925 Italian
Tristram Cary 1925 2008 English-Australian
Andrei Eshpai 1925 Russian
Jindřich Feld 1925 2007 Czech
Teo Macero 1925 2008 American One and Three Quarters microtonal, jazz-influenced
Julián Orbón 1925 1991 Spanish/Cuban Three Symphonic Versions
Gunther Schuller 1925 American jazz-influence; Third Stream
Boris Tchaikovsky 1925 1996 Russian 4 symphonies
Mikis Theodorakis 1925 Greek Film scores including Zorba the Greek; Song cycles, symphonic works
Earle Brown 1926 2002 American Open Form; Graphic Notation
Edwin Carr 1926 2003 New Zealander
Jani Christou 1926 1970 Greek atonalism, meta-serialism, improvisation
Barney Childs 1926 2000 American extended technique, improvisation, indeterminacy
Morton Feldman 1926 1987 American
Carlisle Floyd 1926 American Susannah ; Wuthering Heights; Of Mice and Men
Hans Werner Henze 1926 German Ondine (ballet); 10 symphonies; 3 violin concertos
Lee Hoiby 1926 American Vocal music, operas, songs
György Kurtág 1926 Hungarian Játékok, works for voice and instruments
John Beckwith 1927 Canadian
Asger Lund Christiansen 1927 1998 Danish neoclassicism
Dolores Claman 1927 Canadian
Emma Lou Diemer 1927 American
Franco Donatoni 1927 2000 Italian
Donald Erb 1927 2008 American Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra; Concerto for Violin and Orchestra jazz-influenced, aleatory, electronic music, eclectic
John Joubert 1927 English
Wilhelm Killmayer 1927 German choral works, Lieder, piano concerto works in de-WP
Ruth Anderson 1928 American
Samuel Adler 1928 American (German-born)
Tadeusz Baird 1928 1981 Polish
Jean Barraqué 1928 1973 French serialism
George Dreyfus 1928 French film music
Jacob Druckman 1928 1996 American Windows and other orchestral works; String Quartet #3
David Farquhar 1928 2007 New Zealander A Unicorn for Christmas, Ring Round the Moon neo-classicism
Nicolas Flagello 1928 1994 American neo-classicism
Robert Helps 1928 2001 American
Frigyes Hidas 1928 2007 Hungarian
Ennio Morricone 1928 Italian
Thea Musgrave 1928 Scottish
Einojuhani Rautavaara 1928 Finnish Cantus Arcticus; Symphony No. 7 "Angel of Light"; Piano Concerto No. 3 "The Gift of Dreams" Mysticism
Karlheinz Stockhausen 1928 2007 German Kontra-Punkte; Gesang der Jünglinge; Klavierstücke; Gruppen; Kontakte; Hymnen; Stimmung; Mantra; Tierkreis; Inori, Licht, Klang avant-garde, electronic music, serialism, aleatory, world music, intuitive music, formula composition, opera
Erling Bjerno 1929 Danish
Augustyn Bloch 1929 2006 Polish
Antonio Braga 1929 Italian
Theo Bruins 1929 1993 Dutch
George Crumb 1929 American Ancient Voices of Children, Black Angels Extended technique, Numerology
Edison Denisov 1929 1996 Russian
Frédéric Devreese 1929 Belgian
Petr Eben 1929 Czech
Hormoz Farhat 1929 Iranian
Luc Ferrari 1929 2005 French
Jerry Goldsmith 1929 American Film and Concert composer
Alun Hoddinott 1929 2008 Welsh
Charles Knox 1929 American neo-classical, musical palindromes
Kenneth Leighton 1929 1988 English
Henri Pousseur 1929 2009 Belgian Scambi; Votre Faust; Trois visages à Liège; Couleurs croisées serialism, aleatory, eclectic, electronic music, world music, popular music influence
André Previn 1929 German/American A Streetcar Named Desire (opera)
Josef Anton Riedl 1929 German
Bogusław Schaeffer 1929 Polish
Peter Sculthorpe 1929 Australian Requiem; Kakadu; Earth Cry; Piano Concerto; 17 string quartets world music
Muhal Richard Abrams 1930 American
Robert Ashley 1930 American electronic music, extended techniques
Larry Austin 1930 American electronic music
Petar Bergamo 1930 Croatian romanticism, atonality
Jacques Calonne 1930 Belgian
Robert Cogan 1930 American
Cristóbal Halffter 1930 Spanish Líneas y puntos; Don Quixote avant-garde, eclectic, electronic music
Theo Loevendie 1930 Dutch
William P. Perry 1930 American
Dieter Schnebel 1930 German Mahler-Moment; Maulwerke; Baumzucht
Stephen Sondheim 1930 American Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; A Little Night Music and other operas/operettas
Tōru Takemitsu 1930 1996 Japanese A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden; Toward the Sea Neo-impressionism
Sylvano Bussotti 1931 Italian
F. R. C. Clarke 1931 2009 Italian
Lucia Dlugoszewski 1931 2000 Polish-American
Sofia Gubaidulina 1931 Russian Offertorium
Frederick A. Fox 1931 American Contemporary
Derek Holman 1931
Mauricio Kagel 1931 2008 Argentine / German Staatstheater; Kantrimiusik; Ludwig van
André Laporte 1931 Belgian Das Schloss eclectic
Arne Nordheim 1931 2010 Norwegian Epitaffio; The Tempest (ballet); Magma many works include electronics
Ib Nørholm 1931 Danish
Makoto Shinohara 1931 Japanese Fragmente electronic music, influence of traditional Japanese music
Malcolm Williamson 1931 2003 Australian Mass of Christ the King; The Dawn is at Hand; 7 numbered symphonies; cassations Master of the Queen's Music (1975–2003)
Niccolò Castiglioni 1932 1996 Italian
John Barnes Chance 1932 1972 American Variations on a Korean Folk Song (concert band)
Henning Christiansen 1932 2008 Danish fluxus
Tod Dockstader 1932 2008 American electronic music
James Douglas 1932 Scottish
Alexander Goehr 1932 English (German born) Behold the Sun Romanza for cello and orchestra twelve-tone, later modal, eclectic
M. William Karlins 1932 2005 American Works for Saxophone; works for Double Bass
Wojciech Kilar 1932 Polish Krzesany; Dracula (film music) holy minimalism
Richard Meale 1932 Australian Voss avant-garde
Per Nørgård 1932 Danish 7 symphonies; Voyage into the Golden Screen
Rodion Shchedrin 1932 Russian 2 Symphonies and other orchestral works; The Carmen Ballet and other ballets; 6 piano concertos; solo piano works
Gilles Tremblay 1932 Canadian Sonorisation du Pavillon du Québec; Fleuves electronic music, serialism
John Williams 1932 American Jaws (film music); Star Wars (film music)
Leonardo Balada 1933 Spanish-American 6 symphonies; 6 operas; various concertos Avant-garde, later folk-influenced
Easley Blackwood, Jr. 1933 American polyrhythm, microtone
Justin Connolly 1933 British modernism
Ramiro Cortés 1933 1984 American serialism, atonality
Pozzi Escot 1933 American
Henryk Górecki 1933 Polish Symphony of Sorrowful Songs holy minimalism
Bo Linde 1933 1970 Swedish neo-romanticism
Krzysztof Penderecki 1933 Polish Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima; St. Luke Passion; Polish Requiem; Symphony No. 2: Christmas avant-garde, extended technique, later neo-romanticism
Yves Prin 1933 French Neo-impressionism
Harrison Birtwistle 1934 English The Mask of Orpheus
Benjamin Boretz 1934 American
Mario Davidovsky 1934 Argentine-American
Peter Maxwell Davies 1934 English Eight Songs for a Mad King; 8 symphonies Master of the Queen's Music (2004–)
William Mathias 1934 1992 Welsh 3 symphonies, Concerto for Harp
Siegfried Matthus 1934 German Judith (opera), Te Deum
Alfred Schnittke 1934 1998 Russian 10 symphonies, cello sonata, piano quintet, polystylism, music for films
Ramon Sender 1934 Spanish electronic music
Christian Wolff 1934 American
Derek Bell 1935 2002 Irish
John Eaton 1935 American microtonal music
Nigel Butterley 1935 Australian
Giya Kancheli 1935 Georgian 7 symphonies holy minimalism
Helmut Lachenmann 1935 German Schwankungen am Rand; Gran Torso; Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern (opera) extended technique
François-Bernard Mâche 1935 French
Nicholas Maw 1935 English Odyssey; The World in the Evening
Arvo Pärt 1935 Estonian Tabula Rasa; Fratres; Summa; Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten holy minimalism
Terry Riley 1935 American In C minimalism
Aulis Sallinen 1935 Finnish 8 symphonies; The King Goes Forth to France (opera)
Peter Schat 1935 2003 Dutch
La Monte Young 1935 American The Well-Tuned Piano minimalism, microtonal music, improvisation, Asian-music influence
Gilbert Amy 1936 French serialism, film music, electronic music
Richard Rodney Bennett 1936 English
Harold Budd 1936 American avant-garde, ambient music
Cornelius Cardew 1936 1981 English Treatise; The Great Learning serialism, improvisation, aleatory
Carl Davis 1936 American film music, title music
Malcolm Forsyth 1936 South African-born Canadian
Frans Geysen 1936 Belgian Periferisch-Diagonaal-Concentrisch; Twee orgels twelve-tone technique, minimalism, atonal
Steve Reich 1936 American Piano Phase; Music for 18 Musicians minimalism
Aribert Reimann 1936 German Lear; Nahe Ferne; Wolkenloses Christfest
Elliott Schwartz 1936 American Equinox for orchestra, 1994
Robert Suderburg 1936 American Concerto, Within the Mirror of Time, for piano and orchestra; Chamber Music VII ("Ceremonies")
Edward Applebaum 1937 American
Keiko Abe 1937 Japanese
Jan Bach 1937 American
Junsang Bahk 1937 South Korean
Osvaldas Balakauskas 1937 Lithuanian 5 symphonies; concertos
David Bedford 1937 British
David Behrman 1937 American
Azio Corghi 1937 Italian Divara–Wasser und Blut (opera)
Jean-Louis Petit 1937 French
David Del Tredici 1937 American Child Alice; Final Alice
Philip Glass 1937 American Violin Concerto; operas; 8 symphonies minimalism
Walter Hekster 1937
Nikolai Kapustin 1937 Russian
Bo Nilsson 1937 Swedish
Valentin Silvestrov 1937 Ukrainian Symphony No. 5
Yehuda Yannay 1937 American-Israeli At the End of the Parade ; Radiant Inner Light; Piano Concerto extended techniques, multimedia, postmodern
Maryanne Amacher 1938 American
Bart Berman 1938 Dutch-Israeli
William Bolcom 1938 American Songs of Experience; Songs of Innocence
David Borden 1938 American
Paul Chihara 1938 American Shogun: The Musical
Gloria Coates 1938 American Music on Open Strings; 15 symphonies
John Corigliano 1938 American Symphony No. 2; A Dylan Thomas Trilogy; The Red Violin (film music) polystylism
Alvin Curran 1938 American For Cornelius; Songs and Views From the Magnetic Garden; Inner Cities
Jean-Claude Éloy 1938 French
John Harbison 1938 American The Great Gatsby (opera)
Mesías Maiguashca 1938 Ecuadorian F-Melodies; Ayayayayay electronic music; spectralism
Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee 1938 American
Frederic Rzewski 1938 American The People United Will Never Be Defeated!
Gregory Short 1938 1998
Joan Tower 1938 American Petroushskates; Concerto for Orchestra; Sequoia; Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman Pianist with Da Capo Chamber Players
Jan Vriend 1938 Dutch
Charles Wuorinen 1938 American Time's Encomium; 8 symphonies; chamber music twelve-tone technique, serialism
Louis Andriessen 1939 Dutch minimalism
Wendy Carlos (originally Walter Carlos) 1939 American Switched-On Bach (Moog Synthesizer) Electronic music (original and transcriptions)
Jonathan Harvey 1939 English Mortuos Plango, Vivos Voco; Advaya; Bhakti; Wheel of Emptiness spectralism
Heinz Holliger 1939 Swiss Schneewittchen (opera) Also notable oboist
John McCabe 1939 English Chagall Windows; symphonies; ballets; string quartets Also notable pianist (Haydn, English composers)
Tomas Svoboda 1939 Czech Overture of the Season; Marimba Concerto; "Children's Treasure Box" piano series
Boris Tishchenko 1939 Russian 7 symphonies
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich 1939 American 5 symphonies; Concertos; Chamber Music
Juraj Beneš 1940 2004 Slovak
Henry Flynt 1940 American
Jorge Peixinho 1940 1995 Portuguese electronic music
Frank Zappa 1940 1993 American The Perfect Stranger; The Yellow Shark also an electric guitarist
Stephen Albert 1941 1992 American Symphony No. 1: Riverrun
Anđelka Bego-Šimunić 1941 Bosnian neoclassicism
Konrad Boehmer 1941 Dutch (born in Germany) Aspekt, Apocalipsis cum figuris, Doktor Faustus (opera) serialism, jazz and rock music influence, electronic music
Johannes Fritsch 1941 2010 German
Paul Alan Levi 1941 American
Emmanuel Nunes 1941 Portuguese Machina Mundi; Quodlibet electronic music
Birgitte Alsted 1942 Danish
John Cale 1942 Welsh
Bill Conti 1942 American film music
Volker David Kirchner 1942 German Gilgamesh (opera); Missa Moguntina; Symphony No. 2 "Mythen"
Jonathan Kramer 1942 2004 American postmodernism
Jon Lord 1942 English Concerto for Group and Orchestra; Durham Concerto member of Deep Purple
Paul McCartney 1942 English Ecce Cor Meum member of Beatles
John McGuire 1942 American Pulse Music III; A Capella electronic music, fusion of serialism and minimalism, postminimalism
Tomás Marco 1942 Spanish Concierto del agua, for guitar and orchestra; 5 symphonies; String Quartet No. 3 "Anatomía fractal de los ángeles"; Ojos verdes de luna avant-garde, neoclassical, folk-influenced, eclectic
Horaţiu Rădulescu 1942 2008 Romanian/French six string quartets spectralism
Daniel Börtz 1943 Swedish
Joanna Bruzdowicz 1943 Polish
Gavin Bryars 1943 English
Eleanor Cory 1943 American
William Duckworth 1943 American
Hugues Dufourt 1943 French
Dennis Eberhard 1943 2005 American
Ross Edwards 1943 Australian
Margriet Ehlen 1943 Dutch
Julio Estrada 1943 Mexican
Brian Ferneyhough 1943 English Etudes Transcendantales New Complexity
Rolf Gehlhaar 1943 American Sub rosa; Five German Dances electronic music, sound installations
Heinz Karl Gruber 1943 Austrian Frankenstein!!, Charivari, Aerial
Robin Holloway 1943 English
Bill Hopkins 1943 1981 English En Attendant; Sensation
Bill McGlaughlin 1943 American Remembering Icarus; Walt Whitman's Dream
Krzysztof Meyer 1943 Polish 12 string quartets
Joseph Schwantner 1943 American Aftertones of Infinity; A Sudden Rainbow
Roger Smalley 1943 Australian (born English) Pulses; 2 piano concertos serialism, eclectic
Ivan Tcherepnin 1943 1998 French-American son of Alexander Tcherepnin
Gilbert Biberian 1944 British
Barry Conyngham 1944 Australian
Péter Eötvös 1944 Hungarian Love and Other Demons (opera) eclectic, extended technique, electronic music, folk-music influence
York Höller 1944 German Schwarze Halbinseln; Der Meister und Margarita (opera) electronic music, serialism, Gestalt composition
Karl Jenkins 1944 Welsh The Armed Man; Adiemus; Requiem
Pehr Henrik Nordgren 1944 Finnish
Michael Nyman 1944 English The Piano (film music) Minimalism
Leif Segerstam 1944 Finnish more than 150 symphonies
John Tavener 1944 English Holy minimalism
Charles Amirkhanian 1945 American
Clarence Barlow 1945 British-Portuguese
Anthony Braxton 1945 American
Ole Buck 1945 Danish
Boudewijn Buckinx 1945 Belgian
Luca Lombardi 1945 Italian
Keith Jarrett 1945 American also a jazz pianist
John Rutter 1945 English choral music
Barry Schrader 1945 American electro-acoustic
Barbara Benary 1946 German 5 symphonies
Anne Boyd 1946 Australian
Suzanne Ciani 1946 Italian American electronic music
Pierre Even 1946 Luxembourgian
Michael Finnissy 1946 American
Gérard Grisey 1946 1998 French Transitoires; Modulations spectral music
Ulrich Leyendecker 1946 German 5 symphonies
Robert Xavier Rodriguez 1946
Pēteris Vasks 1946 Latvian
Diderik Wagenaar 1946 Dutch
Richard St. Clair 1946 American The Lamentations of Shinran; Album of Ragtime Pieces for Piano; Love-Canzonettes for Chorus; Piano Sonatas Neo-romantic
John Adams 1947 American Nixon in China (opera); Harmonielehre; Shaker Loops, Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Violin Concerto Post-minimalism
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh 1947 Azerbaijani
Laurie Anderson 1947 American
John S. Hilliard 1947 American
Tristan Murail 1947 French Gondwana spectral music
Karl Aage Rasmussen 1947 Danish
Emil Tabakov 1947 Bulgarian
Paul Patterson 1947 English
Michael Berkeley 1948 English son of Lennox Berkeley
Stephen Brown 1948 Canadian
Glenn Branca 1948 American avant-garde
Diana Burrell 1948 English
Brian Eno 1948 English ambient music, minimalism
Julia Tsenova 1948 2010 Bulgarian Sinfonia con piano concertante; Endless Circle for string quintet; Musica Solitudinis; Four songs, to poems by Emily Dickinson
Claude Vivier 1948 1983 Canadian Kopernikus: Rituel de la Mort (opera) spectral music, Asian-music influence
Andrew Lloyd Webber 1948 English Cats (musical); The Phantom of the Opera (musical)
Kalevi Aho 1949 Finnish 14 symphonies
Daniel Catán 1949 Mexican Florencia en el Amazonas (opera); Rappaccini's Daughter (opera) Neo-impressionism
John Casken 1949 English
Dan Locklair 1949 American
Christopher Rouse 1949 American Requiem; Karolju; Phantasmata; Gorgon; Oboe Concerto; 2 symphonies
Poul Ruders 1949 Danish
Steven Stucky 1949 American Son et Lumière; Concerto for Orchestra No. 2; Rhapsodies; August 4, 1964
Kevin Volans 1949 South African Hunting Gathering
Beth Anderson 1950 American
Elena Firsova 1950 Russian The Nightingale and the Rose
Arturo Márquez 1950 Mexican Danzón no. 2
William Sweeney 1950 Scottish folk-influenced
Lorenzo Ferrero 1951 Italian 12 operas; 3 ballets; 2 piano concertos; triple concerto; chamber music; film score
Francisco Guerrero Marín 1951 1997 Spanish
Michael Rosenzweig 1951 South African Symphony in One Movement; String Quartet No. 2
Doina Rotaru 1951 Romanian Concerto for clarinet and orchestra; Florilegium, concerto for flute and flutes orchestra; Wings of Light for 24 flutists
George Tsontakis 1951 American
Judith Bingham 1952 British
Rhys Chatham 1952 American avant-garde, minimalism
Tina Davidson 1952 American
Richard Einhorn 1952 American Voices of Light (oratorio); The Origin (opera/oratorio)
Oliver Knussen 1952 British Symphony No. 2; Where the Wild Things Are (opera)
Philippe Manoury 1952 French 60th Parallel (opera)
Dominic Muldowney 1952 English
Alla Pavlova 1952 Russian
Wolfgang Rihm 1952 German 12 string quartets; Die Eroberung von Mexico (opera) New Simplicity, expressionism
Kaija Saariaho 1952 Finnish L’amour de loin; Adriana Mater; La Passion de Simone
Peter-Jan Wagemans 1952 Dutch
John Luther Adams 1953 American Various pieces inspired by Alaskan landscapes
Cornelis de Bondt 1953 Dutch
Wendy Mae Chambers 1953 American
Chen Yi 1953 Chinese
Andrew Culver 1953
Jody Diamond 1953 American
Violeta Dinescu 1953 Romanian Der 35. Mai (children's opera)
Arnold Dreyblatt 1953 American
David First 1953 American
Peter Scott Lewis 1953
Wim Mertens 1953 Belgian The belly of an architect (incl. Struggle for pleasure), Maximizing the audience Minimalism
Roberto Sierra 1953 Puerto Rican Missa Latina
James Wood 1953 English Stoicheia, Ho shang Yao Microtonality, percussion, voice
Takashi Yoshimatsu 1953 Japanese Symphony No. 2
John Zorn 1953 American avant-garde
Richard Blackford 1954 English
Sylvie Bodorová 1954 Czech
Elisabetta Brusa 1954 Italian
Robert Carl 1954 American
Nicolas Collins 1954 American electronic music
Michael Daugherty 1954 American UFO
Paul Dirmeikis 1954 American Message laisse á Pondichéry le 18 novembre 1973 eclectic
Joël-François Durand 1954 French
Elliot Goldenthal 1954 American
Arturo Rodas 1954 Franco-Ecuadorian Arcaica, a concerto for percussion & orchestra; 24.5 Preludes for piano; El Árbol de los Pájaros (The birds tree): opera "for the voice of the instruments" avant-garde, polystylism
Paweł Szymański 1954 Polish
Pascal Dusapin 1955 French Perelà, uomo di fumo (opera)
Roland Dyens 1955 Tunisian-French
Ludovico Einaudi 1955 Italian minimalism
Kyle Gann 1955 American Just intonation
Toshio Hosokawa 1955 Japanese Vision of Lear (opera), Circulating Ocean, Voiceless Voice in Hiroshima Neo-impressionism
Michael Obst 1955 German Solaris (opera) electronic music
Bright Sheng 1955 Chinese The Silver River (opera) folk-influenced
Eduardo Alonso-Crespo 1956 Argentine
Javier Álvarez 1956 Mexican
Sally Beamish 1956 British
Richard Danielpour 1956 American Margaret Garner (opera)
Daniel Dorff 1956 American
Anne Dudley 1956 English film music
Dror Elimelech 1956
Michael Gordon 1956 American
Philip Grange 1956 English
Jouni Kaipainen 1956 Finnish
Graeme Koehne 1956 Australian Inflight Entertainment (oboe concerto); Tivoli Dances
Gheorghi Arnaoudov 1957 Bulgarian minimalism
Charles Roland Berry 1957 American
Linda Bouchard 1957 Canadian
Mary Ellen Childs 1957 American
Chaya Czernowin 1957 Israeli
Andrew Ford 1957 English-born Australian
Ellen Fullman 1957 American
David Lang 1957 American The Little Match Girl Passion
Paul Moravec 1957 American Spiritdance; Chamber Symphony; Tempest Fantasy; The Time Gallery
Tan Dun 1957 Chinese Water Passion after St. Matthew; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (film music) Extended technique, folk-influenced
Eve Beglarian 1958 American
Karl Gottfried Brunotte 1958 German
Oscar van Dillen 1958
Magnus Lindberg 1958 Finnish Kraft; Clarinet Concerto
Esa-Pekka Salonen 1958 Finnish LA Variations; Insomnia
Julia Wolfe 1958 American
Thomas Simaku 1958
Davide Zannoni 1958
Richard Barrett 1959 British
Sebastian Currier 1959 American
Paul Doornbusch 1959 Australian computer music, electroacoustic music
James MacMillan 1959 Scottish The Sacrifice (opera); Veni veni Emmanuel (percussion concerto); The Confession of Isobel Gowdie; St. John Passion; 3 symphonies
Shigeru Kan-no 1959 Japanese Play Station Cycles; Simulation Cycles; 2 Violin Concertos; 3 Piano Concertos; 6 Chamber Symphonies; 6 Concerto Grossi; 7 Operas
Erkki-Sven Tüür 1959 Estonian 6 symphonies; Violin Concerto; Piano Concerto; Searching for Roots
Maria de Alvear 1960 Spanish-German
George Benjamin 1960 English Sudden Time; Antara
Nigel Clarke 1960 English
Nathan Currier 1960 American Gaian Variations
Osvaldo Golijov 1960 Argentine Mysticism
Alexander Shchetynsky 1960 Ukrainian
Piet Swerts 1960 Belgian Symphony "Morgenrot"; Zodiac violinconcerto
Mark-Anthony Turnage 1960 English Greek (opera); From All Sides (ballet); Mambo, Blue and Tarantella (violin concerto); From the Wreckage (trumpet concerto); Fractured Lines (percussion concerto); Five Views of a Mouth (flute concerto); A Fast Stomp
Ana-Maria Avram 1961 Romanian spectral music
Unsuk Chin 1961 South Korean Alice in Wonderland (opera); Violin Concerto; snagS&Snarls
Marc-André Dalbavie 1961 French
Jake Heggie 1961 American Dead Man Walking (opera); art songs
Hanna Kulenty 1961 Polish Ad Unum, Breathe, The Mother of Black Winged-Dreams (opera), Trumpet Concerto, String Quartet No.4
Erica Muhl 1961 American Consolation
Michael Torke 1961 American "Vanada"; Javelin; Rapture (percussion concerto); Ecstatic Orange
Roman Turovsky-Savchuk 1961 Ukrainian/American Tombeau for Omelyan Kovch historicistBaroque
Michael Abels 1962 American Global Warming
Jennifer Higdon 1962 American
Alexander Kaloian 1962 Armenian
Graham Waterhouse 1962 English Piccolo Quintet, Gestural Variations, Hale Bopp also a cellist
Mohamed Abdelwahab Abdelfattah 1962 Egypt
Michel Bosc 1963 French
Graham Fitkin 1963 British
Edson Zampronha 1963 Brazilian Lamenti, Recycling Collaging Sampling, Concert for Piano N.1, Modelagem X-a
Luca Belcastro 1964 Italian
Boris Böhmann 1964 German
Richard Rijnvos 1964 Dutch Block Beuys
Gordon McPherson 1965 Scottish
Georgia Spiropoulos 1965 Greek Klama, for mixed choir & live electronics Avant-garde
Mats Wendt 1965 Swedish Eddan–The Invincible Sword of the Elf-Smith
Roberto Carnevale 1966 Italian Linae (1992–1995)
Juan J. Colomer 1966 Spanish La complicidad del espectro
John Psathas 1966 New Zealand music for the Olympic–Athens 2004 for full orchestra and choir
Andreas Kunstein 1967 Dutch
Joe Cutler 1968 British Sal's Sax
Olga Neuwirth 1968 Austrian Lost Highway avant-garde
Roxanna Panufnik 1968 English daughter of Andrzej Panufnik
Nicola Campogrande 1969 Italian
Johanna Doderer 1969 Austrian operas
Ciarán Farrell 1969 Irish
Pierre Kolp 1969 Belgian avant-garde
David Bruce 1970 British-American
Sara Carvalho 1970 Portuguese
Graziella Concas 1970 Italian
Donnacha Dennehy 1970 Irish
Daniel Felsenfeld 1970 United States Insomnia Redux
Fazıl Say 1970 Turkish
Michel van der Aa 1970 Dutch After Life (opera)
Thomas Adès 1971 English Powder Her Face (opera); Asyla; The Tempest (opera); Traced Overhead
Carlo Forlivesi 1971 Italian Requiem
Michael Hersch 1971 United States Symphony No. 1; Fracta; Arraché
Paweł Mykietyn 1971 Polish
Natasha Barrett 1972 British electroacoustic
Hiba Kawas 1972 Lebanese
André Ristic 1972 Canadian
Lera Auerbach 1973 Russian
Fred Jonny Berg 1973 Norwegian
J. Ryan Garber 1973 United States Parabolisms; Resonances
Jörg Widmann 1973 Germany The Face in the Mirror (opera); string quartets
Derek Charke 1974 Canadian Falling from Cloudless Skies; Tundra Songs
Julian Cochran 1974 English-born Australian
Avner Dorman 1975 Israeli
Svitlana Azarova 1976 Ukrainian Dutch Beyond Context (chamber orchestra)
Wu Fei 1977 Chinese She Huo (chamber ensemble)
Jimmy Lopez 1978 Peruvian Fiesta! (orchestra)
Mehdi Hosseini 1979 Iranian Symphony of Monody; Baluch