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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Allegri, Gregorio 1582 1652 Italian composer of the Roman School and brother of Domenico Allegri; he was also a priest and a singer.
Allen, Barclay 1918 1966 American pianist and bandleader.
Allen, Deborah Thurmond, Deborah Lynn 1953 American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist
Allen, Denis 20th century singer/songwriter based in County.Limerick, Ireland. He wrote and sang the song "Limerick You're A Lady" which went to number one in Ireland in 1979 for several weeks and stayed in the chart for about a year. It has since been recorded by over 40 different artists.
Allen, George N. Allen, George Nelson 1812 1877 He is primarily known today for writing the melody to the hymn Precious Lord, Take My Hand. Allen became professor of sacred music at Oberlin College, Ohio, in 1834. He was the first professor at an American university to teach music and his classes were enormously popul
Allen, H. P. Allen, Sir Hugh Percy 1869 1946 English musician, academic and administrator. He was a leading influence on British musical life in the first half of the 20th century. In 1918 Sir Walter Parratt resigned the professorship of music at Oxford, and Allen succeeded him. But when Sir Hubert Parry died later in the year Allen was appointed director of the Royal College of Music in London, and Oxford thought it would lose him. Allen in fact retained his professorship for the rest of his life. He kept his rooms at New College, and fo
Allen, Leslie H. Allen, Leslie Holdsworth 1879 1964 Australian academic and poet.
Allen, Peter Woolnough, Peter Richard 1944 1992 Australian songwriter and singer. His song "I Still Call Australia Home", used extensively in advertising campaigns, was added to the National Film and Sound Archive's Sounds of Australia registry in 2013
Allen, Steve Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen 1921 2000 American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer.
Allers, Franz 1905 1995 European-American conductor of ballet, opera, Broadway musicals, film scores, and symphony orchestras
Allitsen, Frances Allitsen, Mary Frances; Bumpus, Mary 1848 1912 English composer. One of her most popular songs is a setting of Psalm 27, "The Lord is My Light"
Alter, Martha 1904 1976 American pianist, music teacher and composer.
Althouse, Jay 1951 American Composer and Arranger
Altman, Arthur 1910 1994 American songwriter
Ambrose [Saint], 8th century writer
Ambrose, Paul 1868 1941 Canadian organist, conductor, composer, and music educator
Ameln, Konrad 1899 1994 German Hymn writer and musicologist
Amerson, Steve 1954 Broadway, classical, inspirational, worship music
Ames, Jeffery L. 1969 African American Assistant Professor of Music, and Director of Choral Activities at Belmont University.
Ames, Roger 1950 American composer of works both sacred and secular
Amiran, Emanuel Pugatschov, Emmanuel; Amiran-Pougatchov, Emanuel 1909 1993 Israeli composer of Polish descent. He was the first appointed Inspector of Music (Minister for Music Education) at the time of the establishment of the nation of Israel, this from 1948 to his retirement in 1975. He was best known for his holiday songs, although his repertoire also included symphonic music for orchestra and choir, music for the theater as well as over 600 folk-songs.
Ancell, Noel Australian composer, teacher and conductor, Artistic director of Australian Boys' Choral Institute. He Has a sizeable number of choral compositions and arrangements which are frequently performed in Australia and North America.
Anders, Adam 1975 Swedish music producer who writes and producies music for both established artists and up-and-comers
Andersen, Ann Kapp 1945 American composer of Sacred and Gospel music
Anderson, Jon John Roy Anderson 1944 English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician
Anderson, Leroy 1908 1975 American composer of short, light concert pieces
Anderson, Roberta Joan Mitchell, Joni 1943 Canadian singer/songwriter
Anderson, Stig Anderson, Stig Erik Leopold ; Anderson, Stikkan 1931 1997 Swedish music manager, lyricist and music publisher. He was the co-founder of Polar Music, and is best known for managing the Swedish pop band ABBA.
Anderson, Tom 1970 President and co-founder of MySpace, a site intended to help fans connect with their favorite bands and share music.
Anderson, William Henry 1882 1955 Was a composer, choir director, tenor, and voice teacher of English birth.