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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Andersson, Benny Anderson, Benny; Göran Bror Benny Andersson 1946 Benny Andersson is a musician who played keyboard for 1970s pop super-group ABBA. With Ulvaeus,he wrote and produced all of the group's work.
Anderton, H. Orsmond Anderton, Howard Orsmond 1861 1934 English composer , poet and essayist
Andre, Fabian 1910 1960 US composer, songwriter
Andrewes, Lancelot 1555 1626 English bishop and scholar,
Anerio, Felice 1560 1614 Italian composer. Brother of composer Giovanni Francesco Anerio
Anerio, Giovanni Francesco 1567 1630 Italian composer. Brother of composer Felice Anerio
Angell, Warren Mathewson Angell, Warren M. 1907 2006 American Tertiiary Music Teacher, Singer and editor of Published Hymns
Anka, Paul Paul Albert Anka 1941 Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor
Apollinaire, Guillaume Kostrowitzky, Wilhelm-Apollinous Von; Von Kostrowitzky, Wilhelm-Apollinous 1880 1918 French Poet
Appel, Richard G. 1963 American writer, producer and former attorney
Apperley, Richard CPDL Editor
Applebaum, Louis 1918 2000 Canadian composer, administrator, and conductor.
Appleby, William 1910 1973 British schools music organiser from Doncaster. In 1940 he took over the presentation of "Singing Together" a BBC programme started in WWII to assist in teaching children music. On his death he was commemorated by the Doncaster William Appleby Music Centre
Aquinas, Thomas [Saint] 1227 1274 Italian Catholic philosopher and theologian in the scholastic tradition, known as Doctor Angelicus, Doctor Universalis.
Arasón, Jon 1484 1550 Last Catholic Bishop of Iceland
Arba, E. D' Early 20th Century composer
Arcadelt, Jacob Arkadelt, Jacques 1505 1568 Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, active in both Italy and France, and principally known as a composer of secular vocal music. Although he also wrote sacred vocal music, he was one of the most famous of the early composers of madrigals;
Arch, Gwyn 1931 Published well Over 200 choral arrangements with nearly all the major British publishers and they have been performed and broadcast all over the world.
Archer, Malcolm 1952 English organist, conductor and composer, one of the world’s leading church musicians. In 2009, he was awarded the FRSCM (Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music) for his work in three cathedrals, and as a composer.
Arensky, Aron Stepanovich 1861 1906 Russian composer of Romantic classical music, a pianist and a professor of music.
Arkell, Reginald 1882 1959 British script writer and comic novelist who wrote many musical plays for the London theatre.
Arkwright, G. E. P. Arkwright, Godfrey Edward Pellew 1864 1944 British musicologist
Arlen, Harold 1905 1986 American composer of popular music, having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known worldwide. In addition to composing the songs for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz (lyrics by E.Y. Harburg), including the classic "Over the Rainbow",
Arma, Paul Amrusz Pál;; Arma Pál,; Weisshaus Imre 1905 1987 Hungarian-French pianist, composer, and ethnomusicologist. Arma studied under Béla Bartók from 1920 to 1924 at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music. His varied output includes folk song arrangements, film music, popular and patriotic songs, in addition to solo, chamber, orchestral and electronic music.
Armour, Richard 1906 1989 American poet and author who wrote more than 65 books.
Armstrong, Anton 1956 American conductor of the St. Olaf Choir as well as the Harry R. and Thora H. Tosdal Professor of Music at St. Olaf College of Northfield, Minnesota in the USA.He is an editor of Earthsongs publishing company. Dr Armstrong is widely recognised for his work in the area of youth and children’s choral music
Armstrong, Henry W. Armstrong, Harry 1879 1951 U.S. boxer, booking agent, producer, singer, pianist and Tin Pan Alley composer. His biggest hit was "Sweet Adeline", written in 1903 with Richard H. Gerard. His 1905 song "Nellie Dean" became the signature song of the British music hall singer Gertie Gitana, and a popular British pub song.
Armstrong, Kathy Canadian percussionist and educator who is well-known for her work in bringing Ghanaian music and dance to choirs, schools and community groups in North America and Europe. She has twenty-five years of studies in Ghanaian music and dance
Arnaud, Leo 2004 1991 French-American composer of film scores, best known for "Bugler's Dream", which is used as the theme by television networks presenting the Olympic Games in the United States.