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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Copeland, Fanny S. Copeland, Fanny Susan 1872 1970 Irish Born Linguist and Translator
Copland, Aaron 1900 1990 American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music
Copley, Evan Copley, R. Evan American academic and musician who has published several theory text books. His numerous compositions include symphonic, choral, band, keyboard, and chamber music works in 1986, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast Copley's motet, "In Thee, O God, Do I Put My Trust" on 350 radio stations and 40 television stations .
Coppens, Paul Theodore 1943 Born in and musically educated in Austria, Paul Coppens founded the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra and went on to enjoy busy musical years directing the orchestra for international ballet and opera companies including the Stuttgart, London Royal and Bolshoi Ballets as well as the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company. He is now based in Queensland where he writes and arranges music and conducts the Buderim Male Choir.
Corelli, Arcangelo 1653 1713 Italian violinist and composer of the Baroque era.
Corghi, Azio 1937 Italian opera composer, also a teacher and musicologist. Corghi held the chair in composition at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome and had many famous students, including Silvia Colasanti, Ludovico Einaudi, and Fabio Mengozzi. In 2005 he was made a Grand Officer of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.
Corigliano, John 1938 American composer
Corkill, Peter music teacher at Kambala Girls School located in Sydney, New South Wales
Corley, Maria Thompson Jamaican born canadian Pianist, arranger and Teacher. Aside from being an accomplished pianist, Maria Corley is an author, whose first novel, Choices, was published by Kensington. She is also a composer and arranger of music for both solo voice and chorus, with pieces commissioned and recorded by the Florida A&M University Concert Choir, the Tallahassee Boys Choir, and soprano Randye Jones.
Cornelius, Peter 1824 1874 German composer, writer about music, poet and translator.
Corney, Alfred Lyricist
Cornford, Frances 1886 1960 English poet, Granddaughter of Charles Darwin, married to Francis Cornford
Cornish, William 1465 1523 English composer, dramatist, actor and poet
Corp, Ronald 1951 Composer, conductor and Church of England priest. He is Artistic Director of the New London Orchestra and the New London Children’s Choir both of which he founded, respectively, in 1988 and 1991. He is also Musical Director of the London Chorus and the Highgate Choral Society. He has worked with the BBC Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the Leipzig Philharmonic Orchestra. Ronald was awarded an OBE in 2012.
Corrette, Michel 1707 1795 French organist, composer and author of musical method books.
Cory, George C. [Jr] 1920 1978 American composer
Cory, William Cory, William Johnson; Johnson, William 1823 1892 English educator and poet. Cory became an assistant master at Eton in 1845 just after graduating from King's College Cambridge.
Costa, M. Costa, Sir Michael Andrew Angus 1808 1884 Composer, arranger and conductor
Costeley, Guillaume 1531 1606 French composer of the Renaissance.
Cotes, Ambrosio 1550 1603 Spanish Renaissance composer. Like many other Spanish composers of the period, his secular villancicos and canzonetas have been lost. Of the sacred works 25 polyphonic compositions are preserved in Granada, a mass in the Cathedral of Valencia, and a further 3 motets in the Colegio del Patriarca.
Cotton, W. J. American composer, music arranger and author
Coulter, Phil 1942 Irish musician, songwriter and record producer. He was awarded the Gold Badge from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors in October 2009
Coungeau, Emily 1860 1936 English born Australian Poet
Couperin, François 1668 1733 French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist.
Coursen, Charlotte H. C. H. C. Late 19th century , early 20th Century American Translator, writer and poet
Courtney, Craig American composer, conductor, vocal coach and Choir music director with many published works. Craig Courtney, staff composer and editor at Beckenhorst Press, writes for choir, voice and piano, plus extended works for choir and orchestra.
Covell, Roger 1931 Australian musicologist, critic and author. Professor Emeritus in the School of English, Media and Performing Arts at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, and continues to contribute articles and reviews to the Sydney Morning Herald, where he served as principal music critic from 1960 until the late 1990s.
Cowall, Nicholas Australian music educator, conductor, vocal coach, vocalist, Russian language coach, based in Melbourne. Member of The International Society For Orthodox Church Music
Cowan, Marie 1919 In 1903 Marie Cowan was hired to alter the song lyrics of Walzing Matilda for use as an advertising jingle for Billy Tea, making it nationally famous.
Cowan, Samuel K. Cowan, Samuel Kennedy 1850 1918 Irish Poet and Author. Many of his poems were set to music