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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel 1875 1912 English composer of Creole descent who achieved such success that he was once called the "African Mahler".[1]
Coleridge, Mary Elizabeth Anodos 1861 1907 British Novelist and Poet
Coleridge, S. T. Coleridge, Samual Taylor 1772 1834 English poet, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets.
Collingwood, Arthur 1880 1952 English born composer of both sacred and secular music. He emigrated to Canada as the head 1931-47 of the newly formed Dept of Music at the University of Saskatchewan.
Collins, Charles 1904 1999 American composer Charles Collins is best known for writing works which are appropriate for younger choirs. Highly accessible arrangements and original works are often light and refreshing, and feature styles ranging from blues to world music. Was Director of Music at St.Paul University Children's Chorus in St.Louis and teaches piano privately
Collins, Henry Bird Collins, H. B. 1870 1941 English music arranger, editor, author
Collins. Myles Myles Collins has a growing reputation as a leading international arranger and transcriber of band charts. His transcriptions and arrangements are now in the libraries of many bands in Europe, the USA and worldwide. He is based in Australia
Colum, Padraic 1881 1972 Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer, playwright, children's author and collector of folklore.
Compere, Loyset 1450 1515 Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance
Coniff, Ray Raye, Jay; Conniff, Joseph Raymond "Ray" 1916 2002 American bandleader and arranger
Connor, Tommie Connor, Thomas Patrick 1904 1993 English songwriter, credited with several hit songs over his long career. Most notable among these was "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus", which has been recorded by many artists and is among the most-played Christmas songs played on American radio
Conrad, C. Conrad, Con; Dober, Conrad K 1891 1938 American songwriter and producer.
Constantini, Alessandro 1581 1657 Italian composer and organist, brother of Fabio Costantini
Conte, David 1955 American composer
Conti, William Conti, Bill 1942 American composer and conductor best known for his film scores
Cook, Eliza 1818 1889 English author, Chartist poet and writer
Cook, John Cook, John Ernest 1918 1984 Anglo-American organist, composer and church musician.
Cook, John Ernest 1918 1984 Anglo-American organist, composer and church musician
Cook, Larry D. American Composer, organist and choirmaster. Director of Music Emeritus at St. Paul's Wilmington. In addition to his work at St. Paul’s, Larry is a founding member of the Tallis Chamber Orchestra, conductor of the Southeastern Oratorio Society, part-time instructor at UNCW, and an active member of the local chapter of the American Guild of Organists, having recently served as its Dean. His musical compositions, editions, and arrangements are published by Concordia Publishing House, Augsburg-F
Cook, Melville 1912 1993 Organist-composer. He was a chorister at Gloucester Cathedral (1923-1928) and studied under Herbert Sumsion (1929-1932). He also studied with Herbert Brewer and Edward Bairstow. He became conductor of The Halifax Choral Society in 1948, In 1966 he emigrated to Canada to become director of the Winnipeg Philharmonic Choir and organist and choirmaster at All Saints' Anglican Church, Winnipeg. He retired to Cheltenham in 1986 and remained there until his death in 1993.
Cook, Rhiannon Australian based composer, musicologist, music writer and music arranger
Cook, Roger 1940 English singer, songwriter and record producer
Cooke, C. L. Cooke, Charles L; Cooke, Doc 1891 1958 American jazz bandleader, composer and arranger,
Cooke, Greville 1894 1992 English composer and music teacher.
Cooke, Thomas Simpson Cooke, Tom 1782 1848 Irish composer, conductor, singer, theatre musician and music director – an influential figure in early 19th-century opera in London.
Cooley, Eddie Cooley, Edward J. 1930 American R&B singer and songwriter, who co-wrote the much-recorded song "Fever". He also had a US pop hit in 1956 with "Priscilla", credited to Eddie Cooley and the Dimples.
Coombes, Douglas 20th century English Composer, arranger, choirmaster, conductor and consultant to BBC's Songs of Praise
Cooper, Irvin 1900 1971 Music arranger and educator. Professor of Music Education at Florida State University 1950-1970.. prominent music educator in boys adolescent voice change research. Dr. Cooper developed the Cambiata Concept as a method for teaching boys to sing throughout the voice change.
Coote, Charles Coote, Charles Jnr 1831 1916 English composer. son of Charles Moss Coote, also a composer. Conductor of a prestigious dance band, described as Coote and Tinney's Band
Coots, J. Fred Coots, John Frederick 1897 1985 American songwriter. He composed over 700 popular songs and over a dozen Broadway shows.