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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Baccusi, Ippolito 1550 1609 Italian composer of the late Renaissance, active in northern Italy, including Venice, Mantua, and Verona. A member of the Venetian School of composers, he had a strong reputation as a master of counterpoint, and wrote both sacred and secular vocal music.[1]
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel 1714 1788 German Classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second (surviving) son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach.
Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich 1732 1795 the ninth son of Johann Sebastian Bach, sometimes referred to as the "Bückeburg Bach". He is not to be confused with other similarly named members of the Bach family (see Johann Christoph Bach ).
Bach, Johann Ludwig 1677 1731 Son of Jacob Bach, uncle of Johann Sebastian Bach
Bach, Johann Michael 1648 1694 German composer of the Baroque period. He was the brother of Johann Christoph Bach, as well as second-uncle and father-in-law of Johann Sebastian Bach (he was the father of J.S. Bach's first wife Maria Barbara Bach
Bach, Johann Sebastian 1685 1750 German composer and musician of the Baroque period.
Bacharach, Burt 1928 American composer, songwriter, record producer, pianist, and singer. A six-time Grammy Award winner and three-time Academy Award winner,he is known for his popular hit songs and compositions from the late 1950s through the 1980s, many with lyrics written by Hal David.
Backer, William 1927 2016 Cocal Cola executive who wrote the jingle which became I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
Bacon, Denise 1920 2013 Denise Bacon was a noted pioneer of the American Kodály movement
Baer, Werner 1914 1992 Australian composer, arranger and conductor born in Berlin of Jewish parents and gravitated to music. He was interned and escaped to Singapore. In 1940 he was sent to Australia. Among posts he occupied are conductor of the Sydney Male choir and musical director of the Sydney Jewish choral Society. Werner Baer's contribution to Australian music is vast, and encompasses many aspects of the musical spectrum: composer, conductor, orchestrator, arranger, accompanist, pianist, organist, adjucator,
Bailey, Carter R. Australian composer
Bain, James Leith Macbeth 1860 1925 Scottish hymn writer, religious minister and author who became known to his peers as Brother James. He is remembered for his religious publications, as well as the hymn tune "Brother James' Air".
Bainbridge, Andrew Co-Artistic and Administrative Director” of the National Boys Choir of Australia and he resides in Melbourne.
Baines, C.M. Poet
Bainton, Edgar Leslie 1880 1956 English born, Australian prolific composer of choral, symphonic and chamber works. He was often inspired to set poetry to music
Baird, Jack jack was a music arranger with particular interest in Barbershop Quartets. He has published a list of Old Barbershop music
Bairstow, Edward Cuthbert 1874 1946 English organist and composer in the Anglican church music tradition.
Baker, Albert Edward 1875 1945 British Chorister (1883) and later assistant organist at Eton College. B. Mus. (1903) from Queen's College, Oxford. On the music staff at Eton from 1914-1935, retiring after 52 years association with the College. Various other teaching and organist posts in the surrounding area. Best known work is probably his setting of the French carol, Whence is that goodly fragrance.
Baker, Barbara W. Baker, Barbara Wesley 1921 2013 American High school conductor,educator and music arranger
Baker, Harry Edgar 1870 1920 LDS Church member and polygamist in the early 20th century. He was an Author, Arranger, Editor and Composer
Baker, Theodore 1851 1934 Literary editor for the Schirmer Music Co. 1892-1926
Baksa, Robert 1938 Is one of America's most prolific composers of operatic and chamber music works. He is New Music Coordinator and Composer in Residence for the Pleshakov Music Center.
Baldwin, Antony 1957 British composer, arranger and organist. He is currently Director of Music at the American Church in London and a freelance organist and accompanist. He sits on the composition review board of the Royal School of Church Music. As a composer, Baldwin has published anthems, carols, carol arrangements, descants, free hymn accompaniments and organ music. He won the Royal School of Church Music’s Harold Smart Competition for composers in 1996 and 1998.
Balfe, Michael William 1808 1870 Irish composer, best-remembered for his opera The Bohemian Girl.
Ball, Ernest Roland 1878 1927 American singer/songwriter
Ballard, Glen 1953 American songwriter, lyricist, and record producer.
Ballard, Jack 1927 Jack Ballard, PhD, is a Fulbright Scholar (Kenya, 2013) who has composed and produced music from classical and film to jazz and bluegrass. His pieces often incorporate classical and ethnic styles throughout the world, but especially New World and Old World styles that contributed to the development of music in North and South America.
Ballard, Pat Ballard, Francis Drake 1899 1960 American songwriter, producer, music editor and author
Ballet, William 17th century composer, author and Lyricist
Banchieri, Adriano 1568 1634 Italian composer, music theorist, organist and poet of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras