Browsing Creatives

All creatives under 'A'

Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Agee, James 1909 1955 American novelist, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic.
Ager, Milton 1893 1979 Songwriter and arranger
Agey, C. Buell 1907 1997 Music arranger and transcriber
Agnestig, Carl-Bertil Andersson, Carl-Betil 1924 Swedish music teacher and composer. He is known for music-instruction books and has written several songs, one of the more well-known is " Advent Candles"
Aguiar, Emani Aguiar, Ernani Henrique Chaves 1950 Brazilian composer, choral conductor, and musicologist.
Ahlen, Waldemar 1894 1982 Swedish composer and organist
Ahlstrom, Leonard Songwriter of Christian songs for groups such as NewSong
Ahrens, Lynn 1948 An American songwriter, and librettist for the musical theatre, television and film. She has collaborated with Stephen Flaherty for many years. She won the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for the Broadway musical Ragtime
Ahrold, Frank 1931 1989 Composer and Arranger of Religious Songs
Aichinger, Gregor 1565 1628 German composer of religious music during the stylistic transition from the late Renaissance to early Baroque. His music is chiefly choral and ecclesiastical, set to Latin texts. It shows a conservative taste influenced by the Venetian school of composers, especially Giovanni Gabrieli, with whom he studied.
Aickin, George Ellis Aickin, George E 1869 1937 English born Australian Anglican Priest
Aitken, George Aitken, George Benjamin Johnston 1866 1942 British pianist, organist, choirmaster
Aked, Lindsay 1930 2010 20th century Australian composer
Akers, Doris 1923 1995 American Gospel music composer, arranger and singer.
Aks, Harold 1922 2000 Choral Director and Lecturer
Akst, Harry 1894 1963 American songwriter, and Pianist
Albrecht, Sally K. 1954 Sally K. Albrecht is presently the Director of School Choral publications for Alfred Publishing Co., Inc. She is a popular choral conductor, composer and clinician
Alcock, Gilbert A. 1870 1954 English organist, choirmaster, and composer
Alcock, Janey 20th century Music Arranger
Aldrich, Henry [Dr.] 1647 1710 British theologian, historian (co-editor of Clarendon's Rebellion), architect (of Peckwater Quad, Christ Church) and Vice Chancellor of Oxford University. He was a great Patron and Promoter of Music and composed many valuable Compositions for the Cathedral Service
Aldrich, T. B. Alodrich, Thomas Bailey 1836 1907 American Author and Poet
Aletter, Wilhelm Alphonse Tellier; Herbert Wells Thayer; Leo North; Sam Weller 1867 1934 Worked as a pianist, composer and in a music shop. He wrote salon music for orchestra and piano, as well as numerous couplets and songs .
Alexander, C. F. Alexander, Cecil Frances 1818 1895 Irish hymn-writer, poet
Alexander, Josef 1908 1992 American composer and teacher. In 1955 and 1956 he held a Fulbright fellowship as a composer in residence in Finland. His compositions have been performed by orchestras including the New York Philharmonic and the NBC Symphony. For 35 years, he taught music at Brooklyn College
Alfvén, Hugo 1872 1960 Swedish Violinist, Conductor and Composer
Alison, Richard 1592 1606 English composer. His particular interest was in writing consort music
Allan, Lewis Meeropol, Abel 1903 1986 Abel Meeropol was an American writer, teacher and song-writer, best known under his pseudonym Lewis Allan and as the adoptive father of the young sons of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Meeropol wrote the anti-lynching poem, "Strange Fruit", which was first published in the Marxist publication The New Masses and was subsequently set to music.
Allan, Robert 1774 1841 Scottish poet
Allaway, Ben 1958 20/21st century US composer. His work reflects a passion for cross-cultural experiences as well as the great choral traditions.
Allegri, Domenico 1585 1629 Italian composer and singer of the early Baroque Roman School and was a younger brother of the more famous Gregorio Allegri. Allegri is mainly famous as being one of the first to include specific instrumental accompaniments to sacred vocal music on a small scale