Composer Anniversaries 2021

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Happy New Year!

As in past years, we are using the beginning of the year to look at significant anniversaries of birth or death for people found in the RISM catalog. We are listing not only composers in RISM, but also librettists, performers, and dedicatees, or also people who are in other ways connected to a musical source. They were born or died in a year that ends in 21 or 71.

The Google spreadsheet is divided into two sheets, one for year of birth and one for year of death. You can sort by name, life dates, or gender, and we’re also including a direct link to the RISM catalog.

c = circa
a = before
p = after
m = male
w / f = female

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