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20th Century Classical Composers

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  • Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871 - 1940)
    Frederick Shepherd Converse (January 5, 1871 – June 8, 1940), was an American composer of classical music, whose works include four operas and five symphonies. Life and career Converse was...
  • Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley, CBE (1903 - 1989)
    Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley (12 May 1903 – 26 December 1989) was an English composer. Biography He was born in Oxford, England, and educated at the Dragon School, Gresham's School a...
  • Pierre Boulez (1925 - 2016)
    Pierre Boulez, Classical Music Innovator, Dies at 90 By PAUL GRIFFITHSJAN. 6, 2016 Pierre Boulez, the French composer and conductor who was a dominant figure in classical music for over half a cent...
  • Carlos Gomes, maestro (1836 - 1896)
    He was born in Campinas, Brazil, son of Maestro Manuel José Gomes and Fabiana Maria Jaguari Cardoso. His childhood's musical tendencies were soon stimulated by his father and by his older brot...
  • Arthur Oskar Chitz (1882 - 1944)
    Arthur Chitz was born on September 5, 1882 as the son of a German-Jewish industrialist family from Prague. Even before the age of ten he was an orphan. He attended a Catholic convent school with an emp...

Composers of classical music the majority or all of whose work occurred in the 20th century.