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Composer Quotes

Author Birth - Death
Aaron Copland 1900 - 1990
Abel Korzeniowski 1972 -
Alan Hovhaness 1911 - 2000
Alban Berg 1885 - 1935
Alex North 1910 - 1991
Alexander Scriabin 1872 - 1915
Alfred Newman 1900 - 1970
Alfred Schnittke 1934 - 1998
Andre Boucourechliev 1925 - 1997
Andrew Lloyd Webber 1948 -
Anne Boyd 1946 -
Anne Dudley 1956 -
Anthony Davis 1951 -
Antonin Dvorak 1841 - 1904
Arnold Schoenberg 1874 - 1951
Arthur Honegger 1892 - 1955
Arthur Schwartz 1900 - 1984
Arthur Sullivan 1842 - 1900
Arvo Part 1935 -
Aulis Sallinen 1935 -
Bela Bartok 1881 - 1945
Benjamin Britten 1913 - 1976
Beth Anderson -
Big Bill Broonzy 1893 - 1958
Billy Strayhorn 1915 - 1967
Brian Ferneyhough 1943 -
Bruno Walter 1876 - 1962
Burt Bacharach 1928 -
Carl Maria von Weber 1786 - 1826
Carl Orff 1895 - 1982
Carlisle Floyd 1926 -
Carter Burwell 1955 -
Charles Ives 1874 - 1954
Christopher Young 1958 -
Claude Debussy 1862 - 1918
Claudio Monteverdi 1567 - 1643
Cole Porter 1893 - 1964
Cy Coleman 1929 - 2004
David Amram 1930 -
David Baker -
David Del Tredici 1937 -
Earle Brown 1926 - 2002
Edgard Varese 1883 - 1965
Edvard Grieg 1843 - 1907
Edward Elgar 1857 - 1934
Elliott Carter 1908 -
Elmer Bernstein 1922 - 2004
Ennio Morricone 1928 -
Eric Whitacre 1970 -
Erik Satie 1866 - 1925
Eubie Blake 1883 - 1983
Eugene Chadbourne 1951 -
Felix Mendelssohn 1809 - 1847
Franz Liszt 1811 - 1886
Franz Schubert 1797 - 1828
Fred Frith 1949 -
Frederic Chopin 1810 - 1849
Frederick Delius 1862 - 1934
Fritz Kreisler 1875 - 1962
Gavin Bryars 1943 -
George Crumb 1929 -
George Gershwin 1898 - 1937
George Lloyd 1913 - 1998
George Szell 1897 - 1970
Georges Bizet 1838 - 1875
Gerald Finzi 1901 - 1956
Giacomo Meyerbeer 1791 - 1864
Giacomo Puccini 1858 - 1924
Gian Carlo Menotti 1911 - 2007
Gioachino Rossini 1792 - 1868
Giuseppe Verdi 1813 - 1901
Gunther Schuller 1925 -
Gustav Mahler 1860 - 1911
Gyorgy Ligeti 1923 - 2006
Hanns Eisler 1898 - 1962
Harold Budd 1936 -
Harrison Birtwistle 1934 -
Hector Berlioz 1803 - 1869
Hoagy Carmichael 1899 - 1981
Howard Shore 1946 -
Igor Stravinsky 1882 - 1971
Jacques Ibert 1890 - 1962
James Horner 1953 - 2015
James Tenney 1934 -
Jay Livingston 1915 - 2001
Jean Philippe Rameau 1683 - 1764
Jerome Kern 1885 - 1945
Jerry Goldsmith 1929 - 2004
Jerry Herman 1933 -
Jerry Hunt 1943 -
Jimmy Webb 1946 -
Johann Sebastian Bach 1685 - 1750
Johannes Brahms 1833 - 1897
John A. Powell -
John Barry 1933 -
John Cage 1912 - 1992
John Corigliano 1938 -
John Tavener 1944 - 2013
John Williams 1932 -
John Zorn 1953 -
Jonathan Larson 1960 - 1996
Joseph Haydn 1732 - 1809
Joseph Parry 1841 - 1903
Jules Massenet 1842 - 1912
Karl Amadeus Hartmann 1905 - 1963
Karlheinz Stockhausen 1928 - 2007
Keith Jarrett 1945 -
Kevin Ayers 1944 -
Klaus Schulze 1947 -
La Monte Young 1935 -
Leo Ornstein 1892 - 2002
Leonard Bernstein 1918 - 1990
Lou Harrison 1917 - 2003
Luc Ferrari 1929 - 2005
Luciano Berio 1925 - 2003
Ludwig van Beethoven 1770 - 1827
Lukas Foss 1922 -
Malcolm Arnold 1921 -
Marvin Hamlisch 1944 - 2012
Maurice Jarre 1924 -
Maurice Ravel 1875 - 1937
Meredith Monk 1942 -
Michael Nyman 1944 -
Michael Tippett 1905 - 1998
Michel Legrand 1932 -
Milton Babbitt 1916 -
Modest Mussorgsky 1839 - 1881
Morton Feldman 1926 - 1987
Ned Rorem 1923 -
Nobuo Uematsu 1959 -
Olivier Messiaen 1908 - 1992
Orlando Gibbons 1583 - 1625
Oscar Levant 1906 - 1972
Paul Bowles 1910 - 1999
Peter Maxwell Davies 1934 -
Peter Warlock 1894 - 1930
Philip Glass 1937 -
Pierre Boulez 1925 - 2016
Pierre Schaeffer 1910 - 1995
Pietro Mascagni 1863 - 1945
Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872 - 1958
Richard Rodgers 1902 - 1979
Richard Rodney Bennett 1936 -
Richard Strauss 1864 - 1949
Richard Wagner 1813 - 1883
Robert Ashley 1930 -
Robert Schumann 1810 - 1856
Roger Sessions 1896 - 1985
Roscoe Mitchell 1940 -
Ruggero Leoncavallo 1857 - 1919
Rupert Holmes 1947 -
Samuel Barber 1910 - 1981
Stephen Paulus 1949 - 2014
Stephen Sondheim 1930 -
Steve Reich 1936 -
Terry Riley 1935 -
Thomas Beecham 1879 - 1961
Thomas Campion 1567 - 1620
Tomas Luis de Victoria 1548 - 1611
Toru Takemitsu 1930 - 1996
Vernon Duke 1903 - 1969
Virgil Thomson 1896 - 1989
William Billings 1746 - 1800
William Bolcom 1938 -
William Gilbert 1836 - 1911
Zoltan Kodaly 1882 - 1967

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