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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Ciardi, John Ciardi, John Anthony 1916 1986 American poet, translator, and etymologist. While primarily known as a poet, he also translated Dante's Divine Comedy, wrote several volumes of children's poetry, pursued etymology, contributed to the Saturday Review as a columnist and long-time poetry editor.
Clapp, Sunny Sonny Clapp 1899 1962 American bandleader, composer, arranger, trombonist, clarinetist, and alto saxophonist,
Clapton, Eric Clapton, Eric Patrick 1945 English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter.
Clare, E. A. Caleb Simper; Clare, Edwyn A. 1856 1942 Edwyn Clare was a pseudonym used by Caleb Simper. Why he used his mother's maiden name isn't clear (unless he found his own embarrassing. ) There are several anthems published under the name Clare, but the vast amount of Caleb's output was published under the name of Simper .
Clare, John 1793 1964 English poet, the son of a farm labourer, who came to be known for his celebratory representations of the English countryside and his lamentation of its disruption. His poetry underwent a major re-evaluation in the late 20th century, and he is now often considered to be among the most important 19th-century poets
Clare, Sidney 1892 1972 American comedian, dancer and composer. His best-known songs include "On the Good Ship Lollipop"
Clark, Dave A composer and author of religious books
Clark, Denny Poet, singer and Translator. He translated the poems written in the Holcaust camps for Donald McCullough who says "A trained singer himself, Clark was able to make transliterations to ensure that the best vowels for singing fell on the proper notes, all while remaining faithful to the original text. It was an immensely complicated task. As he finished the lyrics for each song, he would pass them on to me and I would begin the arrangement.”
Clark, Eugene L. Composer of religeous songs and cantatas. Blind and bedridden with crippling arthritis since 1963, Eugene Clark has not allowed his handicaps to prevent his composing and arranging music by dictating each song, note by note and word by word, into a dictating machine. Mr. Clark has written three cantatas and nearly 200 songs, most of them during his illness.
Clark, J. Clark, Jacqueline Australian Composer
Clark, Rudy Clark, Rudolph 1935 American songwriter most active in the 1960s and 70s
Clark, Thomas 1775 1859 Composer of West Gallery music, especially for the Nonconformist churches of the South East of England.
Clarke-Witfield, J. 1770 1836 English organist and composer
Clarke, Aidan Aidan Clarke has been a writer for more than 3 decades during most of which he has lived, worked and walked around in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Clarke, Jeremiah 1673 1707 English baroque composer and organist.
Clarkson, Geoffrey Clarkson-Hale; Clarkson, G. Clarkson, Geof. Clarkson, Geoff Clarkson, J. Clarkson, Jeff Clakson, Jeff Clarkson 1914 American pianist and Composer of popular music for, among others, Les Brown and his band of renown, Paul McCartney, Perry Como and Dean Martin
Clary, S. Clary, Salone Theodore 1939 African-American composer, music arranger, choral conductor and educator
Clausen, Rene 1953 Choral conductor, clinician, educator, composer, and arranger
Clawson, Michael Director of Music Ministries at Central United Methodist Church. He has recently come to Kings Mountain having served churches in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Michael has taught voice in several colleges, universities, and community colleges in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee and is currently teaching voice in Kings Mountain.
Clayton, Adam Charles 1960 Member of U2
Clayton, John (Jr.) 1952 African American bassist and author
Clemens, Jacobus Non Papa, Jacobus Clemens 1510 1556 Dutch composer of polyphonic chansons, motets and psalms set to popular Dutch tunes
Cleobury, Stephen Bromley; Cleobury, Stephen Jonm 1948 English conductor and organist, Director of music at Kings College from 1982. He is Director of Music at King’s College, Cambridge, a post he has held for over 30 years. He is Conductor Laureate of the BBC Singers, following a period of 12 years as their Chief Conductor. From 1983-2009 he was Conductor of the Cambridge University Musical Society
Clesi, N. J. Clesi, Nicholas Joseph 1880 1950 Popular Music composer
Cleveland, Michael Cleveland, Michael Eugene 1937 Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of Nevada, Reno where he taught elementary music methods, women’s chorus, and graduate music education courses. He has a of number choral compositions published.
Clifford, W. 1944 Canadian Poet
Clifton, Harry 1824 1872 British Music Hall songwriter and performer
Clingan, Judith 1945 Australian composer, conductor, performer and music educator
Cloake, Melissa Australian composer, member of Couterpoint choir
Cloninger, Claire One of the most successful modern gospel songwriters. A prolific writer, Cloninger has written 19 seasonal musicals for church choir.