Composers by Nationality and Gender

Nationality
Abel, Charles Frederic, 1725-1787 German
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856 French
Aitken, C. W., 1857-1939 Unknown
Alain, Jehan, 1911-1940 French
Albert, Eugen d’, 1864-1932 British, Scottish
Albéniz, Isaac, 1860-1909 Spanish
Albinoni, Tomaso, 1671-1750 Italian
Alcock, Walter Galpin, 1861-1947 English
Aldrich, Henry, 1647-1710 English
Alkan, Charles-Valentin, 1813-1888 French
Allen, George B. (George Benjamin), 1822-1897 British, English
Alwyn, William, 1905-1985 British, English
Amiens, Guillaume d', active late 13th century French
Ang, Kathryn, 1959-
Anglebert, J. Henry d' (Jean Henry), 1629-1691 French
anon.
Ansell, John, 1874-1948 British, English
Anson, Hugo, 1894-1958 New Zealand
Aquinas, Saint Thomas, c. 1225-1274 Italian
Arban, Jean-Baptiste, 1825-1889 French
Arcadelt, Jacob, c. 1505-1568 Franco-Flemish
Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778 British, English
Arnold, Malcolm, 1921-2006 British, English
Arras, Moniot d', active 1225 French
Arriaga, Juan Crisóstomo de, 1806-1826 Spanish
Ashfield, Robert, 1911-2006 English
Astorga, Emanuele, barone d’, 1680-1736 Italian
Attwood, Thomas, 1765-1838 British, English
Auber, D.F.E. (Daniel François Esprit), 1782-1871 French
Austin, Frederic, 1872-1952 British, English
Avison, Charles, 1709-1770 British, English
Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011 American
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788 German
Bach, Erik, 1946- Danish
Bach, Johann Christian 1735-1782 German
Bach, Johann Christoph 1642-1703 German
Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich, 1732-1795 German
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 German
Bach, P. D. Q., 1742-1807
Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann, 1710-1784 German
Bairstow, Edward C. (Edward Cuthbert), 1874-1946 British, English
Balakirev, Miliĭ Alekseevich, 1837-1910 Russian
Balfe, Michael William 1808-1870 Irish
Balthazar de Beaujoyeulx, -1587 Italian
Bantock, Granville, Sir, 1868-1946 British, English, Scottish
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981 American
Barbireau, Jacques c. 1408-1491
Barre, Michel de la, 1670-1743 French
Barsanti, Francesco, 1690-1772 Italian
Barthélémon, François Hippolyte, 1741-1808 French
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 Hungarian
Bauer, Edoardo, 1816-1878
Bax, Arnold, 1883-1953 British, English
Bazzini, Antonio, 1818-1897 Italian
Beach, H. H. A., Mrs., 1867-1944 American
Becker, Albert, 1834-1899 German
Bédard, Denis, 1950- Canadian
Bedford, David, 1937-2011 British, English
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 German
Bellini, Vincenzo, 1801-1835 Italian
Benda, Georg, 1722-1795 Czech
Benedict, Julius, 1804-1885 German
Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960 Australian
Bennett, Richard Rodney, 1936-2012 British, English
Bennett, William Sterndale, 1816-1875 British, English
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935 Austrian
Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003 Italian
Berkeley, Lennox, 1903-1989 British, English
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869 French
Bernier, Nicolas, 1665-1734 French
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990 American
Bertoli, Giovanni Antonio, active 1639-1645
Berwald, Franz, 1796-1868 Swedish
Besly, Maurice, 1888-1945 British, English
Binchois, G. (Gilles), approximately 1400-1460
Bingham, Seth, 1882-1972 American
Birtwistle, Harrison, 1934- British, English
Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), 1786-1855 British, English
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 French
Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975 British, English, American
Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 Swiss, American
Blow, John, c.1649-1708 English
Blumenthal, Jacques, 1829-1908 German
Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805 Italian
Bochsa, Robert Nicolas Charles, 1789-1856 Czech
Boëllmann, Léon, 1862-1897 French
Boëly, Alexandre-Pierre-François, 1785-1858 French
Böhm, Georg 1661-1733 German
Bois, Rob du, 1934-2013 Dutch
Boismortier, Joseph Bodin de, 1689-1755 French
Bonnet, Joseph, 1884-1944 French
Bonnet, Pierre, active 1585-1600 French
Bononcini, Giovanni, 1670-1747 Italian
Borntoft
Borodin, Aleksandr Porfirʹevich, 1833-1887 Russian
Bossi, Marco Enrico, 1861-1925 Italian
Bottesini, Giovanni Battista, 1821-1889 Italian
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016 French
Bovet, Guy 1942- Swiss
Boyce, William, 1711-1779 British, English
Bozza, Eugène, 1905-1991 French
Brade, William, 1560-1630 English
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 German
Braun, Jean Daniel, fl. 1728-1740. German
Bresgen, Cesar, 1913-1988 Austrian
Brewer, A. Herbert, 1865-1928 British, English
Brian, Havergal, 1876-1972 British, English
Bridge, Frank 1879-1941 British, English
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 British, English
Brockless, Brian, 1926-1995 English
Brubeck, Dave, 1920-2012 American
Bruch, Max, 1838-1920 German
Brucken Fock, Gerard von, 1859-1935 Dutch
Bruckner, Anton, 1824-1896 Austrian
Bruhns, Nicolaus 1665-1697 Danish, German
Bruna, Pablo, 1611-1679 Spanish
Bryson, Ernest, 1867-1942 British, Scottish
Bræin, Edvard Fliflet, 1924-1976 Norwegian
Bull, John, 1562 or 1563-1628 English
Buller, John, 1927-
Busch, Adolf, 1891-1952 German
Busnois, Antoine -1492
Busoni, Ferruccio, 1866-1924 Italian
Bussotti, Sylvano, 1931- Italian
Butterworth, George, 1885-1916 British, English
Buxtehude, Dietrich, 1637-1707 Danish, German
Byrd, William, 1539 or 1540-1623 English
Byttering, active 1410 English
Cabanilles, Juan, 1644-1712 Spanish
Cabézon, Antonio de, 1510-1566 Spanish
Caccini, Giulio, 1551-1618 Italian
Cage, John, 1912-1992 American
Caix d'Hervelois, Louis de, c.1670-c.1760 French
Caldara, Antonio, 1670-1736 Italian
Callcott, John Wall, 1766-1821 British, English
Callcott, William H. (William Hutchins), 1807-1882 British, English
Camidge, Matthew 1764-1844 British, English
Camilleri, Charles, 1931-2009
Campana, Fabio 1819-1872 Italian
Campion, Thomas, 1567-1620 English
Caplet, André, 1878-1925 French
Carey, Clive, 1883-1968
Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743 English
Carissimi, Giacomo, 1605-1674 Italian
Carleton, Nicholas, c.1573-1630 English
Carmen, Johannes, active 1400-1420 Franco-Flemish
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012 American
Cascia, Giovanni da, active mid-14th century Italian
Cassadó, Gaspar, 1897-1966 Spanish
Cavalli, Pier Francesco, 1602-1676 Italian
Certon, Pierre, c. 1510-1572 French
Cesti, Antonio, 1623-1669 Italian
Chabrier, Emmanuel, 1841-1894 French
Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944 French
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine, 1643-1704 French
Chatterton, Frederick, 1814-1894 British, English
Chausson, Ernest, 1855-1899 French
Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842 Italian
Child, William, 1606?-1697 English
Chisholm, Erik, 1904-1965 British, Scottish
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 Polish
Cimarosa, Domenico, 1749-1801 Italian
Clari, Giovanni Carlo Maria, 1677-1754 Italian
Clarke, James, 1957- English
Clarke, Jeremiah, 1669?-1707 English
Clarke, Rebecca, 1886-1979 English
Clemens non Papa, Jacobus, c. 1510- c. 1555 Unknown
Clementi, Muzio, 1752-1832 Italian
Clerisse, Robert, 1899-1973 French
Clérambault, Louis-Nicolas, 1676-1749 French
Clokey, Joseph W. (Joseph Waddell), 1890-1960 American
Coates, Leon, 1937- British, English
Cocchi, Gioacchino, c.1720- Italian
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel, 1875-1912 British, English
Cooke, Benjamin, 1734-1793 British, English
Cooper, John (changed his name to Coperario)
Coperario, Giovanni, c.1570 - 1626 English
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 American
Cordell, Frank, 1918-1980 British
Cordier, Baude, active 15th century French
Corelli, Arcangelo, 1653-1713 Italian
Cornelius, Peter, 1824-1874 German
Corner, David Gregor, c. 1585-1648 German
Cornet, Pieter, 1570/80-1633 Belgian
Corrette, Michel, 1707-1795 French
Costa, Michael 1808-1884 Italian, British
Costeley, Guillaume, 1530?-1606 French
Couperin, François, 1668-1733 French
Couperin, Louis, c. 1626-1661 French
Cowen, Frederic H. (Frederic Hymen), 1852-1935 English
Cowie, Edward, 1943- English
Crabtree, Paul, 1960-
Craig-McFeely, Julia, 1962-
Crawford, Robert, 1925-2012 British, Scottish
Cresswell, Lyell, 1944- New Zealand
Croft, William, 1678-1727 English
Crotch, William, 1775-1847 British, English
Crumb, George, 1929- American
Cui, César, 1835-1918 Russian, Lithuanian, French
Cundick, Robert, 1926- American
Curschmann, Fr. (Friedrich), 1805-1841 German
Dalayrac, N. (Nicolas), 1753-1809 French
Dalby, Martin, 1942- Scottish
Dallapiccola, Luigi, 1904-1975 Italian
Dallier, Henri, 1894-1934 French
Dalza, Joan Ambrosio, active 1508 Italian
Dandrieu, Jean-François, 1682-1738 French
Daquin, Louis-Claude, 1694-1772 French
Dare, Marie 1902-1976 British, Scottish
Darke, Harold, 1888-1976 British, English
Dashow, James, 1944- American
Dauvergne, Antoine, 1713-1797 French
David, Ferdinand, 1810-1873 German
David, Félicien, 1810-1876 French
Davidovsky, Mario, 1934- Argentinian
Davies, H. Walford, 1869-1941 British, English
Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934-2016 British, English
de Beradinis, John
De Machy, Le Sieur, fl. second half of 17th century French
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 French
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 French
Delius, Frederick, 1862-1934 British, English
Della Torre, Paul 1864-1932 British, Scottish
Demessieux, Jeanne, 1921-1968 French
Demuth, Norman, 1898-1968 British, English
Dering, Richard, c. 1580-1630 English
Devienne, François, 1759-1803 French
Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814 British, English
Dietrich, Albert, 1829-1908 German
Dittersdorf, Karl Ditters von, 1739-1799 Austrian
Dizi, François-Joseph, 1780-1840 Franco-Flemish
Dohnányi, Ernő, 1877-1960 Hungarian
Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940 French
Donato, Baldassare, c. 1525 to 1530 -1603 Italian
Donatoni, Franco, 1927-2000 Italian
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848 Italian
Dorward, David, 1933- British, Scottish
Dotzauer, J. J. F. (Justus Johann Friedrich), 1783-1860 German
Dowland, John, 1563?-1626 English
Du Mage, Pierre, 1674-1751 French
Du Phly, Jacques, 1715-1789 French
Dubois, Pierre-Max, 1930-1995 French
Dubois, Theodore, 1837-1924 French
Dufay, Guillaume, -1474 Franco-Flemish
Dunhill, Thomas F. (Thomas Frederick), 1877-1946 British, English
Dunn, Colin British
Dunstable, John, c. 1390-1453 English
Duparc, Henri, 1848-1933 French
Duphly, Jacques, 1715-1789 (see Du Phly)
Dupré, Marcel 1886-1971 French
Durante, Francesco, 1684-1755 Italian
Duruflé, Maurice,1902-1986 French
Dussek, Johann Ladislaus, 1760-1812 Czech
Dutilleux, Henri, 1916-2013 French
Duvernoy, Frédéric Nicolas, 1765-1838 French
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 Czech
Dyson, George, 1883-1964 British, English
East, Michael, c. 1580-1648 British, English
Eben, Petr 1929-2007 Czech
Edwardes, Richard, 1525-1566 English
Egge, Klaus, 1906-1979 Norwegian
Eisler, Hanns, 1898-1962 Austrian
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934 British, English
Emery, Wilfred J., 1904-1964 Scottish
Emsley, Richard, 1951- British
Enesco, Georges, 1881-1955
Ernst, Johann, Prince of Saxe-Weimar, 1696-1715 German
Ernst, Wilhelm, 1814-1867 Moravian, Czech
Erskine, Thomas Alexander, 6th Earl of Kelly, 1732-1781 Scottish
Exaudet, André Joseph, c.1710-1762 French
Falla, Manuel de, 1876-1946 Spanish
Farmer, Donald, 1962-
Farmer, John, 1570-1601 English
Farnaby, Giles, c.1565-1640 English
Farrant, Richard, c. 1525-1580 English
Faulkes, William, 1863-1933 British, English
Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924 French
Ferguson, Howard, 1908-1999 British, Irish
Ferneyhough, Brian, 1943- British
Festa, Costanzo, 1495-1545 Italian
Festing, Michael Christian, 1705-1752
Feuchtwanger, Peter, 1939- German
Févin, Antoine de, c. 1470-1512
Field, John, 1782-1837 Irish
Fielden, Thomas P.
Fielitz, Alexander von, 1860-1930 German
Filtz, Johann Anton, 1733-1760 German
Fink, Siegfried
Finzi, Gerald, 1901-1956 British, English
Fischer, Carl August, 1828-1892 German
Fischer, Johann Caspar Ferdinand, 1656-1746 German
Fliess, Bernhard, c.1770- German
Florentia, Johannes de, active 1340-1350 Italian
Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883 German
Fontaine, Pierre, c. 1390-c. 1450) French
Foote, Arthur, 1853-1937 American
Forbes, Sebastian, 1941-
Ford, Thomas, -1648 English
Foulds, John, 1880-1939 British, English
Françaix (Français), Jean 1912-1997 French
Franck, César, 1822-1890 Belgian
Franck, Michael, 1609-1677 German
Francoeur, François, 1698-1787 French
Frankel, Benjamin, 1906-1973 British
Franz, Robert, 1815-1892 German
Fraser, Norman, 1904- British, Chilean
Frescobaldi, Girolamo, 1583-1644 Italian
Fricker, Peter Racine, 1920-1990 British, English
Friskin, James, 1886-1967 British, Scottish
Gabrieli, Andrea, c. 1533-1585 Italian
Gabrieli, Giovanni, 1557-1612 Italian
Gade, Niels W. (Niels Wilhelm), 1817-1890 Danish
Gál, Hans, 1890-1987 Austrian
Galliard, John Ernest, c.1687-1747 German
Galuppi, Baldassare, 1706-1785 Italian
Gandino, Adolfo, 1878-1940 Italian
Garat, Pierre, 1762-1823 French
Gardiner, H. Balfour (Henry Balfour), 1877-1950 British, English
Garreta, Juli, 1875-1925 Spanish
Gaultier, Denis c.1603 -1672 French
Gaviniès, Pierre, 1728-1800 French
Geikie, James Stewart, 1811-1883 British, English
Geminiani, Francesco, 1687-1762 Italian
Gerhard, Roberto, 1896-1970 Spanish, British
Gerle Hans, c. 1500-1570 German
German, Edward, 1862-1936 British, English, Welsh
Gervaise, Claude, 1525-1583 French
Gherardello, da Firenze, -1362 or 1363 Italian
Ghizeghem, Hayne van, approximately 1445- Franco-Flemish
Gibbons, Orlando, 1583-1625 English
Gibbs, Cecil Armstrong, 1889-1960 English
Gigout, Eugene 1844-1925 French
Glass, Philip 1937- American
Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1865-1936 Russian
Glinka, M.I. (Mikhail Ivanovich), 1804-1857 Russian
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787 German
Goehr, Alexander, 1932- English
Goetz, Hermann, 1840-1876 German
Goldmark, Carl, 1830-1915 Hungarian
Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962 British, English, Belgian
Gorzanis, Giacomo de, active 16th century Italian
Goss, John, 1800-1880 British, English
Gossec, François Joseph, 1734-1829 Franco-Flemish
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau, 1829-1869 American
Gotz, Johann, active 15th century
Gould, Carol, 1965-
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893 French
Gouvy, Th. (Théodore), 1819-1898 German, French
Gow, Neil, junr., 1795-1823 British, Scottish
Grainger, Percy, 1882-1961 Australian, American
Granados, Enrique, 1867-1916 Spanish
Graun, Karl Heinrich, 1704-1759 German
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956 Russian, American
Greene, Maurice, 1696-1755 English
Grenon, Nicolas, c. 1380-1456 French
Grétry, André Ernest Modeste, 1741-1813 Belgian, French
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907 Norwegian
Grüner-Hegge, Odd, 1899-1973 Norwegian
Guilmant, Alexandre, 1837-1911 French
Gung’l, Josef, 1810-1889 Austrian, Hungarian
Guridi, Jesús, 1886-1961 Spanish
Guy, Barry, 1947- British
Hadley, Patrick, 1899-1973 British
Hageman, Richard, 1881-1966 Dutch, American
Halévy, F., 1799-1862 French
Halvorsen, Johan, 1864-1935 Norwegian
Hamilton, Iain, 1922-2000 British, Scottish
Hampton, Calvin, 1938-1984 American
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759 German, British
Handl, Jacob, 1550-1591 Slovenian
Hanff, Johann Nicolaus, 1665-1712 German
Harper, Edmund B. - 1869 British
Harper, Edward, 1941-2009 British, English
Harris, Roy, 1898-1979 American
Harris, William Henry, 1883-1973 English
Harrison, Julius Allan Greenway, 1885-1963 English
Harty, Hamilton, 1879-1941 British, Irish
Harwood, Basil, 1859-1949 British, English
Haselböck, Martin, 1954-
Hasse, Johann Adolf, 1699-1783 German
Hatton, John Liptrot 1808-1886 British, English
Hauer, Josef Matthias, 1883-1959 Austrian
Hauptmann, Moritz, 1792-1868 German
Hawes, Maria B., 1816-1886 British, English
Hay, Norman, 1889-1943 British, English, Irish
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809 Austrian
Hayes, Malcolm, 1951-
Haynes, Battison, 1859-1900 British, English
Head, Michael, 1900-1976 British, English
Hearn, Graham, 1942- British, English
Heckel, Wolff c.1515 - c.1562 German
Heinichen, Johann David, 1683-1729 German
Heller, Stephen, 1813-1888 Hungarian
Hely-Hutchinson, Victor, 1901-1947 British, South African
Henschel, George, 1850-1934 German
Henselt, Adolf von, 1814-1889 German
Henze, Hans Werner, 1926-2012 German
Hérold, Ferdinand, 1791-1833 French
Hewitt, James, 1770-1827 English
Hiller, Ferdinand, 1811-1885 German
Hiller, Johann Adam, 1728-1804 German
Hiller, Lejaren Arthur, 1924-1994 American
Himmel, Friedrich Heinrich, 1765-1814 German
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963 German
Hobbs, J. W. (John William), 1799-1877 British, English
Hoddinott, Alun, 1929-2008 British, Welsh
Hofhaimer, Paul 1459-1537
Hofmann, Heinrich, 1842-1902 German
Holborne, Anthony, c. 1545-1602 English
Hollins, Alfred, 1865-1942 British, English
Holloway, Robin, 1943- British, English
Holmboe, Vagn, 1909-1996 Danish
Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934 British, English
Holst, Imogen, 1907-1984 British
Homilius, G. A. 1714-1785 German
Honegger, Arthur, 1892-1955 Swiss, French
Horn, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1786-1849 British, English
Horovitz, Joseph, 1926-
Horsley, William, 1774-1858 British, English
Hovhaness, Alan, 1911-2000 American
Howells, Herbert, 1892-1983 British, English
Hughes, Herbert, 1882-1937 Irish
Hume, Tobias, c. 1579-1645 Scottish
Humfrey, Pelham, 1647-1674 English
Hummel, Johann Nepomuk, 1778-1837 Austrian, Hungarian
Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854-1921 German
Ibert, Jacques, 1890-1962 French
Inness, Peter, 1946- British, Scottish
Ireland, John, 1879-1962 British, English
Irgens Jensen, Ludvig, 1894-1969 Norwegian
Isaac, Heinrich c.1450-1517
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954 American
Jackson, Francis, 1917 British, English
Jacob, Gordon, 1895-1984 British, English
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928 Czech
Janequin, Clément, c. 1495-1560 French
Jenkins, John, 1592-1678 English
Jensen, Adolf, 1837-1879 German
Joachim, Joseph, 1831-1907 Hungarian
Johnson, David, 1942-2009 British, Scottish
Johnson, Robert Sherlaw, 1932-2000 British
Johnson, Robert, c. 1500-1560 Scottish
Johnson, Robert, c. 1583-1633 English
Johnstone, Maurice, 1900-1976 British, English
Jolivet, André, 1905-1974 French
Jommelli, Niccolo, 1714-1774 Italian
Jones, Robert, active 1597-1615 English
Jones, Stuart
Jones, William, 1959- British
Jongen, Joseph, 1873-1953 Belgian
Josquin, des Prez, 1445-1521 Franco-Flemish
Joubert, John, 1927- British
Juon, Paul, 1872-1940 Russian, Swiss
Kalkbrenner, Frédéric 1785-1849
Kalliwoda, Johann Wenzel, 1801-1866 Czech
Karam, Frederick, 1926-1978 Canadian
Karg-Elert, Sigfrid 1877-1933 German
Kee, Cor, 1900-1997 Dutch
Kee, Piet, 1927 Dutch
Kellner, Johann Christoph, 1736-1803 German
Kelly, F. S. (Frederick Septimus), 1881-1916 Australian, British
Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory, 1857-1930 British, Scottish
Kerll, Johann Kaspar, 1627-1683 German
King, Geoffrey, 1949- British, English
Kleber, Leonhard c. 1495-1556 German
Klengel, Julius, 1859-1933 German
Knab, Armin, 1881-1951 German
Kneller, Andreas 1649-1724 German
Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967 Hungarian
Koechlin, Charles, 1867-1950 French
Kraus, Joseph Martin, 1756-1792 German
Krebs, Johann Ludwig, 1713-1780 German
Kreisler, Friedrich (Fritz), 1875-1962 Austrian
Kreutzer, Rodolphe, 1766-1831 French
Kuchař, Jan Křtitel, 1751-1829 Czech
Kücken, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1810-1882 German
Kühmstedt, F. 1809-1858 German
Kuhnau, Johann, 1660-1722 German
Kummer, Friedrich August 1797-1879 German
Labarre, Théodore, 1805-1870 French
Labitzki, Joseph, 1802-1881 Czech
Lachner, Franz, 1803-1890 German
Lalo, Edouard, 1823-1892 French
Lambert, Constant, 1905-1951 British, English
Lambert, Michel, 1610-1696 French
Landi, Stefano, c. 1587-1639 Italian
Langlais, Jean 1907-1991 French
Lanier, Nicholas, 1588-1666 British, English
Lanner, Joseph, 1801-1843 Austrian
Lanquetuit, Marcel, 1894-1895 French
Lapicida, Erasmus c. 1447-1547
Laserna, Blas de, 1751-1816 Spanish
Lasso, Orlando di, 1532-1594 Franco-Flemish
Laub, Ferdinand, 1832-1875 Czech
Laukvik, John, 1952- Norwegian
Lawes, Henry 1595-1662 English
Lawes, William, 1602-1645 English
Le Jeune, Claude, c. 1528 -1600 Franco-Flemish
Le Roux, Gaspard, c.1660-c.1707
Le Roy, Adrian, c. 1520-1598 French
Lebègue, Nicolas, c.1631-1702 French
Leclair, Jean-Marie, 1697-1764 French
Lecosaldi, 1954 British
Leetherland, Thomas, active 17th century English
Lefébure-Wély, Louis James Alfred, 1817-1870 French
Lefebvre, Ch. (Charles), 1843-1917 French
Legrenzi, Giovanni, 1626-1690 Italian
Leighton, Kenneth 1929-1988 British, English
Lekeu, Guillaume, 1870-1894 Belgian
Lemare, Edwin H. (Edwin Henry), 1865-1934 British, English
Leo, Leonardo, 1694-1744 Italian
Leslie, Henry, 1822-1896 British, English
Lester-Cribb, Michael, 1928-2006 British, English
Lickl, Ägidius F. K. (Ägidius Ferdinand Karl), 1803-1864
Ligeti, György, 1923-2006 Hungarian
Lindpaintner, Peter Josef von, 1791-1856 German
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 Hungarian
Litolff, Henry, 1818-1891 French
Liuzzi, Fernando, 1884-1940
Lloyd, George, 1913-1998
Lobo, Alonso, 1555-1617 Spanish
Locke, Matthew, 1621 or 1622-1677 English
Loder, Edward, 1809-1865 British, English
Loewe, Johann Carl Gottfried, 1796-1869 German
Logroscino, Nicola, 1698-1765? Italian
Lotti, Antonio, c. 1667-1740 Italian
Loucheur, Raymond, 1899-1979 French
Lübeck, Vincent, 1656-1740 German
Ludwig, Margaret, 1905-1996
Lully, Jean-Baptiste de, 1633-1687 Italian, French
Lumbye, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1810-1874 Danish
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 German
Lutosławski, Witold, 1913-1994 Polish
Lyall, Charles
MacCunn, Hamish, 1868-1916 British, Scottish
MacDonald, Hugh, 1848- British, Scottish
Macfarren, G.A. (George Alexander), 1813-1887 British, English
Machaut, Guillaume de, c. 1300-1377 French
Mackay, Neil 1947- British, Scottish
Mackenzie, Alexander Campbell, 1847-1935 British, Scottish
MacMillan, James, 1959- British, Scottish
Maconchy, Elizabeth, 1907-1994 British, English
Macpherson, Charles S. (Stewart), 1865-1941 British, English, Scottish
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911 Austrian
Maier, Julius, J. 1821-1889 German
Major, Douglas, 1953- American
Maldere, Pierre van, 1724-1768 Belgian
Maleingreau, Paul de, 1887-1956 French
Marais, Marin, 1656-1728 French
Marcello, Benedetto, 1686-1739 Italian
Marchand, Louis, 1669-1732 French
Marenzio, Luca 1553 - 1599 Italian
Mariani, Angelo 1821-1873 Italian
Maros, Miklós, 1943- Hungarian
Marsh, Roger, 1949- English
Marshall, William 1748-1833 British, Scottish
Martin, Frank, 1890-1974 Swiss
Martini, Giovanni Battista, 1706-1784 Italian
Martinů, Bohuslav, 1890-1959 Czech
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945 Italian
Massé, Victor, 1822-1884 French
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 French
Mathias, William 1934-1992 British, Welsh
Mattei, Tito, 1841-1914 Italian
Mattheson, Johann, 1681-1764 German
Maw, Nicholas, 1935-2009 British, English
McCabe, John, 1939-2015 British
McEwen, John B. (John Blackwood), 1868-1948 British, Scottish
McEwen, R. F.
McGuire, Edward, 1948- British, Scottish
McLeod, John, 1934- British, Scottish
Medtner, Nikolaĭ Karlovich, 1880-1951 Russian
Méhul, Etienne Nicolas, 1763-1817 French
Mellon, Alfred 1820-1867 British, English
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 German
Merbecke, John, c. 1510- c. 1585 English
Mercadante, Saverio, 1795-1870 Italian
Merkel, Gustav, 1827-1885 German
Merula, Tarquinio, 1595-1665 Italian
Merulo, Claudio, 1533-1604 Italian
Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992 French
Metra, Olivier, 1830-1889 French
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864 German
Micheelsen, Hans Friedrich, 1902-1973 German
Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974 French
Moeran, E. J. (Ernest John), 1894-1950 British, English, Irish
Molique, Bernhard 1802-1869 German
Monelle, Raymond, 1937-2010 British, English
Monte, Philippe de, 1521-1603 Belgian
Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643 Italian
Moonie, W.B. 1883-1961 British, Scottish
Mori, Francisco 1820-1873
Morley, Thomas, 1557-1603? English
Morrison, Symon, 1961-
Morsberger, Robert, 1959-2013 American
Morton, Robert, -approximately 1475 English
Moscheles, Ignaz, 1794-1870 Czech
Moszkowski, Moritz, 1854-1925 Polish
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 Austrian
Mudarra, Alonso, approximately 1506-1580 Spanish
Muffat, Georg 1653-1704 French
Mulet, Henri, 1878-1967 French
Mundy, John, 1555-1630 English
Murray, Donald Christie, 1925-1987 American
Murrill, Herbert, 1909-1952 English
Musgrave, Thea, 1928- British, Scottish
Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 Russian
Müller, Wenzel, 1759-1835 Czech
Nardini, Pietro, 1722-1793 Italian
Nares, James, 1715-1783 British, English
Nelson, Peter, 1951- British, Scottish
Neri, Massimiliano, c. 1621 - c. 1670 Italian
Neusiedler, Hans, c. 1508-1563 German
Newman, Sidney, 1906-1971 British, English
Newson, George, 1932-
Nicolai, Otto, 1810-1849 German
Nicolson, Alasdair, 1961- British, Scottish
Nieland, Jan, 1903-1963 Dutch
Nielsen, Carl, 1865-1931 Danish
Nin, Joaquín, 1879-1949 Cuban
Nivers, Guillaume-Gabiel, c.1632-1714 French
Norris, Philip, 1948-
O'Brien, Charles H. F. 1883-1968 British, Scottish
O'Neill, Norman, 1875-1934 Irish
Oakeley, Herbert Stanley, Sir, 1830-1903 British, English
Oberthür, Charles, 1819-1895 German
Obrecht, Jacob 1450-1505
Ockeghem, Johannes, approximately 1410-1497 Franco-Flemish
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880 German
Oldham, Arthur, 1926-2003 British, English
Onslow, Georges, 1784-1853 English, French
Ord, Boris, 1897-1961 English
Orff, Carl, 1895-1982 German
Orr, Robin, 1909-2006 British, Scottish
Ortiz, Diego, c. 1525-1570 Spanish
Osborne, Nigel 1948- British, English, Scottish
Ouseley, F. A. Gore (Frederick Arthur Gore), 1825-1889 British, English
Pachelbel, Johann 1653-1706 German
Pacini, Giovanni, 1796-1867 Italian
Paganini, Nicoló, 1782-1840 Italian
Paine, John Knowles, (1839-1906) American
Paisiello, Giovanni, 1740-1816 Italian
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da, 1525?-1594 Italian
Paradies, Pietro Domenico, 1707-1791 Italian
Parish-Alvars, Elias, 1808-1849 British, English
Parker, Horatio, 1863-1919
Parry, C. Hubert H. (Charles Hubert Hastings), 1848-1918 British, English
Passereau, Pierre, active 1509-1547 French
Paterson, Wilma, 1944- Scottish
Patterson, Paul, 1947- British
Paulet, active 1420-1425 French
Paumann, Conrad 1410-1473 German
Pavia, Isidore Leo 1875-1945 Italian, British
Paxton, Stephen, 1734-1787 British, English
Peeters, Flor 1903-1986 Belgian
Penderecki, Krzysztof, 1933- Polish
Peraza, Francisco de, 1564-1598 Spanish
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736 Italian
Peri, Jacopo, 1561-1633 Italian
Perry, Edward Unknown
Pert, Morris, 1947-2010 Scottish
Pessard, Émile, 1843-1917 French
Peterkin, Norman, 1886-1982 English
Petrassi, Goffredo, 1904-2003 Italian
Pezel, Johann, 1639-1694 German
Pérotin, -1238? French
Piatti, Alfredo C. (Alfredo Carlo), 1822-1901 Italian
Piccinni, Niccolo, 1728-1800 Italian
Pierné, Gabriel, 1863-1937 French
Piggott, H. E. (Harry Edward), 1878-1966 British, English
Pilkington, Francis, c. 1570-1638 English
Pinsuti, Ciro, 1829-1888 Italian
Piston, Walter, 1894-1976 American
Pitt, Percy, 1870-1932 British, English
Pizzetti, Ildebrando, 1880-1968 Italian
Pleyel, Ignaz, 1757-1831 Austrian
Ponchielli, Amilcare, 1834-1886 Italian
Porena, Boris, 1927- Italian
Porpora, Nicola, 1686-1768 Italian
Poston, Elizabeth, 1905-1987 British, English
Poulenc, Francis, 1899-1963 French
Pousseur, Henri, 1929-2009 Belgian
Powell, John, 1882-1963 American
Praetorius, Michael 1571-1621 German
Proch, Heinrich, 1809-1878 Austrian
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953 Russian
Prudent, Emile 1817-1863 French
Pugnani, Gaetano, 1731-1798 Italian
Pullein, John, 1878-1948 British
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695 English
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943 Russian
Raff, Joachim, 1822-1882 German, Swiss
Rameau, Jean-Philippe, 1683-1764 French
Rathbone, Christopher 1947- British
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937 French
Ravenscroft, John, c. 1665-1697 English
Rawsthorne, Alan, 1905-1971 English
Reading, John, 1685/6-1764 English
Redford, John, -1547 English
Reger, Max, 1873-1916 German
Reicha, Anton, 1770-1836 Czech, French
Reichardt, Johann Friedrich, 1752-1814 German
Reid, John, 1722-1807 British, Scottish
Reinecke, Carl, 1824-1910 German
Reschofsky, Sándor 1887-1972 Hungarian
Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936 Italian
Reubke, Julius, 1834-1858 German
Reuchsel, Eugène, 1900-1988 French
Rheinberger, Joseph, 1839-1901 Liechtenstein
Ricciotti, Carlo, 1681-1756 Italian
Ries, Ferdinand, 1784-1838 German
Rietz, Julius, 1812-1877 German
Riley, John, 1958- British, English
Riley, Terry, 1935- American
Rimmer, Frederick, 1914-1998 English
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay, 1844-1908 Russian
Rinck, Christian H. (Christian Heinrich), 1770-1846 German
Riotte, André, 1928-2011 French
Ritter, Alexander, 1833-1896 Estonian
Rivier, Jean, 1896-1987 French
Roberts, Myron J., 1912-2004 American
Robinson, Michael American
Rode, P. (Pierre), 1774-1830 French
Rodrigo, Joaquín, 1901-1999 Spanish
Roger-Ducasse, Jean, 1873-1954 French
Roman, Johan Helmich, 1694-1758 Swedish
Romberg, Bernhard, 1767-1841 German
Röntgen, Julius, 1855-1932 German, Dutch
Rooke, W. M. (William Michael), 1794-1847 Irish
Rosseter, Philip, 1567 or 1568-1623 English
Rossi, Francesco, 1627- c. 1700 Italian
Rossi, Michelangelo, 1602-1656 Italian
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 Italian
Roussel, Albert, 1869-1937 French
Rowley, Alec, 1892-1958 English
Rubbra, Edmund, 1901-1986 British, English
Rubinstein, Anton, 1829-1894 Russian
Rue, Pierre de la c.1460-1518
Rummell, Walter Morse, 1887-1953 German
Russell, William, 1777-1813 British, English
Rust, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1739-1796 German
Ruždjak, Marko, 1946-2012
Rzewski, Frederic(k), 1938- American
Sacchini, Antonio, 1734-1786 Italian
Saeverud, Harald, 1897-1992 Norwegian
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 French
Salzedo, Carlos, 1885-1961 French
Sammartini, Giovanni Battista, 1700 or 1701-1775 Italian
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908 Spanish
Sark, Einar Trærup, 1921-2005 Danish
Scarlatti, Alessandro, 1660-1725 Italian
Scarlatti, Domenico, 1685-1757 Italian
Scharwenka, Philipp, 1847-1917 German
Scheidemann, Heinrich, c.1595-1663 German
Scheidt, Samuel 1587-1654 German
Schlick, Arnold, 1495-1521 German
Schmidt, Franz, 1874-1939 Hungarian, Austrian
Schönberg, Arnold, 1874-1951 Austrian
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828 Austrian
Schulz, Johann Abraham Peter, 1747-1800 German
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856 German
Schütz, Heinrich, 1585-1672 German
Schwindel, Frederic, c. 1740-1786 Dutch
Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970 British, English
Scott, Francis George, 1880-1958 British, Scottish
Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915 Russian
Searle, Humphrey, 1915-1892 English
Seiber, Mátyás, 1905-1960 Hungarian
Selma y Salaverde, Bartolomé de, active 1638 Spanish
Senaillé, Jean Baptiste, 1687-1730 French
Senfl, Ludwig c.1489-1543
Sermisy, Claudin de, approximately 1490-1562 French
Sermoneta, Fabritio Caroso da, 1526/1535 – 1605/1620 Italian
Servais, Adrien-François, 1807-1866 Belgian
Shaw, Geoffrey Turton, 1879-1943 English
Shaw, Martin, 1875-1958 British, English
Shearing, George, 1919-2011 British
Shield, William, 1748-1829 English
Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975 Russian
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 Finnish
Simpson, Christopher, 1602/1606 -1669 English
Simpson, Robert, 1921-1997 British, English
Sinigaglia, Leone, 1868-1944 Italian
Smalley, Roger, 1943-2015 British, English, Australian
Smart, Henry, 1813-1879 British, English
Smetana, Bedrich, 1824-1884 Czech
Smith, John Stafford, 1750-1836 British, English
Smyth, Ethel, 1858-1944 British, English
Soderman, August 1832-1876 Swedish
Soler, Antonio, 1729-1783 Spanish
Somervell, Arthur, 1863-1937 British, English
Sor, Fernando, 1778-1839 Spanish
Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932
Sowerby, Leo, 1895-1968 American
Spedding, Frank Donald, 1929-2001
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Spohr, Louis, 1784-1859 German
Spontini, Gaspare, 1774-1851 Italian
Stadler, Maximilian, 1748-1833 Austrian
Stamitz, Johann Carl, 1717-1761 Czech
Stanford, Charles Villiers, 1852-1924 Irish
Stanley, John 1713-1786 British, English
Statham, Heathcote Dicken, 1889-1973 English
Stefani, Giovanni, active 1618-1626 Italian
Steffani, Agostino, 1654-1728 Italian
Stephen, David 1869-1946 British, Scottish
Stevens, Bernard, 1916-1983 British, English
Stevens, R. J. S. (Richard John Samuel), 1757-1837 British, English
Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007 German
Strauss, Johann (the elder), 1804-1849 Austrian
Strauss, Johann (the younger), 1825-1899 Austrian
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 German
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971 Russian, French, American
Suk, Josef, 1874-1935 Czech
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Sumsion, Herbert, 1899-1995 English
Suppé, Franz von, 1819-1895 Austrian
Susato, Tielman c. 1510/15 – after 1570 Unknown
Svendsen, Johan S. (Johan Severin), 1840-1911 Norwegian
Swain, Freda, 1902-1985 British, English
Swayne, Giles, 1946 British, English
Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon, 1562-1621 Dutch
Sweeney, William 1950- British, Scottish
Szulc, Josef, 1875-1956 Polish
Szymanowski, Karol, 1882-1937 Polish
Taffanel, Claude Paul, 1844-1908 French
Takahashi, Yūji, 1938- Japanese
Tallis, Thomas, approximately 1505-1585 English
Tartini, Giuseppe, 1692-1770 Italian
Taubert, Wilhelm, 1811-1891 German
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 Russian
Tcherepnine, Nicolas, 1873-1945 Russian
Telemann, Georg Philipp, 1681-1767 German
Terziani, P. (Pietro), 1765-1831 Italian
Thalben-Ball, George Thomas, 1896-1987 Australian
Thalberg, Sigismond, 1812-1871 Swiss
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896 French
Thomas, Arthur Goring, 1850-1892 British, English
Thomas, John, 1826-1913 British, Welsh
Thomson, David Cleghorn, 1900-1980 Scottish
Thomson, John, 1805-1841 British, Scottish
Tippett, Michael, 1905-1998 British, English
Titelouze, Jean, 1563-1633 French
Tomkins, Thomas, 1572-1656 British, Welsh
Torelli, Giuseppe, 1658-1709 Italian
Tovey, Donald Francis, 1875-1940 British, English
Toye, Geoffrey, 1889-1942 English
Turina, Joaquín, 1882-1949 Spanish
Tye, Christopher, 1497?-1572 English
Underhill, Owen, 1950- Canadian
Urrows, David Francis, 1957-
Vaccaj, Nicola 1790-1848 Italian
Vaillant, Jehan, c. 1360-1390 French
Valen, Fartein, 1887-1952 Norwegian
Valentini, Giuseppe, 1681-1753 Italian
Valentino, Roberto, c. 1671-1747 English
Varese, Edgard, 1885-1965 French
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958 British, English
Ventadorn, Bernart de, before 1152-c.1195 French
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 French, Italian
Victoria (Vittoria), Tomas Luis de, c. 1548-1611 Spanish
Vierne, Louis, 1870-1937 French
Vieuxtemps, Henri, 1820-1881 Belgian
Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959 Brazilian
Vinci, Leonardo, 1690-1732 Italian
Viola, Anselm, 1738-1798
Viotti, Giovanni Battista, 1755-1824 Italian
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741 Italian
Volkmann, Robert, 1815-1883 German
Voormolen, Alexander, 1895-1980 Dutch
Wachs, Paul, 1851-1915 French
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 German
Wagner-Liszt
Waldteufel, Emile, 1837-1915 French
Walker, Ernest, 1870-1949 British, English
Wallace, William Vincent, 1812-1865 Irish
Waller, Fats, 1904-1943 American
Walmisley, Thomas Attwood, 1814-1856 British, English
Walond, William, 1725-1770 English
Walther, Johann Gottfried, 1684-1748 German
Walton, William, 1902-1983 British, English
Ward, John 1590-1638 English
Warlock, Peter, 1894-1930 British, English
Warrack, Guy, 1900-1986 British, Scottish
Warren, Purcell 1895-1916 British, English
Webbe, Samuel, 1740-1816 British, English
Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826 German
Webern, Anton, 1883-1945 Austrian
Weckmann, Matthias c.1619-1674 German
Weelkes, Thomas, 1576-1623 English
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 German
Weinberger, Jaromír, 1896-1967
Weir, Judith, 1954-
Weldon, John, 1676-1736 English
Wellesley (Wesley), Garrett Colley, 1735-1781 Irish
Werner, Hildegard 1834-1911 Swedish
Wesley, Samuel Sebastian, 1810-1876 British, English
Wesley, Samuel, 1766-1837 British, English
West, John E. (John Ebenezer), 1863-1929 British, English
Whitfield, Peter, 1949-
Whitlock, Percy, 1903-1946 British, English
Whittaker, W. Gillies 1876-1944 British, English
Whyte, Ian, 1901-1961 British, Scottish
Widor, Charles-Marie, 1844-1937 French
Wiedeman, B. A.
Wieniawski, Henri, 1835-1880 Polish
Wilbye, John, 1574-1638 English
Willaert, Adrian 1490-1592 Belgian
Willcock, Ian 1959- British, English
Wills, Arthur, 1926- British
Wilson, Thomas, 1927-2001 British, Scottish
Wirén, Dag, 1905-1986 Swedish
Wolf, Hugo, 1860-1903 Slovenian, Austrian
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Wood, Hugh, 1932- British
Wordsworth, William, 1908-1988 British, English
Wright, Searle, 1918-2004 American
Xenakis, Iannis, 1922-2001
Yon, Pietro, 1886-1943 Italian
Young, Douglas, 1947-
Young, William d. 1672 English
Zacharie, Nicholaus c. 1400 or before -1466 Italian
Zádor, Eugene, 1894-1977 Hungarian
Zelter, Carl Friedrich, 1758-1832 German
Zipoli, Domenico, 1688-1726 Italian