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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Jackman, A. Percy 1860 1910 English composer; teacher if singing, harmonium, piano, and organ
Jackman, J. S. Jackman, Jeremy Countertenor, choral conductor, and composer/arranger, 1980-1990 member of Kings Singers, now choral conductor of English Baroque Choir. Jeremy's compositions have been performed in concert halls around the world, Former Chorus Master to the Belfast Philharmonic Choir and the London Philharmonic Choir, Jeremy is currently the musical director of the English Baroque Choir, and the Cecilian Singers.
Jackson, Francis Alan 1917 British organist and composer. He was the organist and director of music at York Minster for 36 years. His extensive output of sacred and secular music includes canticles, anthems, hymn tunes , organ sonatas and other organ pieces, monodramas, a concerto, a symphony, and solo songs. Author of a biography of his teacher, mentor, and predecessor Sir Edward Bairstow. 2012 Received the inaugural Medal of the Royal College of Organists for organ playing, organ and choral composition
Jackson, Gabriel 1962 English composer. He is a three-time winner of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors British Composer Award. From 2010-2013 he was associate composer to the BBC Singers.
Jackson, Jill Martin, Jill , Wood, Harley and Wood, Harlene; Merchant, Evelyn 1913 1995 American actress, author and song writer. She wrote many of the lyrics for her husband Sy Jackson's music. The pair are most famous for "Let there be peace on earth"
Jackson, Marylou India Early 20th century African American Teacher, music arranger, best known for her arrangements of Spirituals
Jackson, Michael 1958 2009 American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.
Jackson, Michael O. Afro American music arranger chiefly known for Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration
Jackson, Nelson 1870 1951 Music Hall performer and songwriter in late 19th and early 20th Century
Jacob, Gordon Jacob, Gordon Percival Septimus 1895 1984 English composer. He is known for his wind instrument composition and his instructional writings. He studied at the Royal College of Music, London, with Stanford, Parry, Howells, Boult and Vaughan Williams. He taught briefly at Birkbeck and Morley Colleges in London, before returning to the RCM in 1926, where he was a lecturer for 40 years He composed over 700 pieces of music and wrote several books.
Jacobs-Bond, C. Jacobs-Bond, Carrie Minetta 1862 1946 American singer, pianist, and songwriter who composed some 175 pieces of popular music from the 1890s through the early 1940s.
Jacobs, Anne K. Brooklyn-based Australia composer and lyricist
Jacobs, Jim 1942 American composer, lyricist, and writer for the theatre. He is known for writing the book, lyrics and music, with Warren Casey, for the stage and film musical Grease.
Jacobson, John Consulting writer choreographer, choral director and performer for Walt Disney Productions while conducting seminars for students and music educators as a free-lance entertainment consultant. He is creator and founder of the non-profit organization America Sings! As a writer and composer, John has published dozens of musicals and musical revues for schools and churches.
Jacobson, Joshua Jacobson, Joshua R. 1948 Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Northeastern University. He has also written articles on various aspects of choral music, and over one hundred published compositions and arrangements.
Jacobson, Maurice 1896 1976 English pianist, composer, music publisher and adjudicator at music festivals
Jacques, Reginald 1894 1969 English choral and orchestral conductor. His legacy includes various choral music arrangements, but he is not primarily remembered as a composer.
Jacquet, Jean-Baptiste Jacquet, Illinois 1922 2004 American jazz tenor saxophonist, best remembered for his solo on "Flying Home", critically recognized as the first R&B saxophone solo.
Jadassohn, S. Jadassohn, Salomon 1831 1902 German pianist, composer and a renowned teacher of piano and composition at the Leipzig Conservatory.
Jagger, Mick Jagger Michael Philip, Sir 1943 English singer, songwriter, actor, and film producer who has achieved international fame as the lead vocalist and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones. His songwriting partnership with Keith Richards is one of the most successful in history.
Jagoda, Flory Kabilio, Flora 1923 Bosnian Jewish-American guitarist, composer and singer-songwriter. She is known for her interpretation of Ladino songs and the Bosnian folk ballads, sevdalinka
James, Donald English composer, arranger, paleographer and conductor who started his professional career as the Director of Music of the Edinburgh Academy and conductor of both the Edinburgh Symphony Orchestra and the City of Edinburgh Band. He then joined BBC's Radio Music Department as a producer, and conducted the New London Singers. Subsequently he joined the faculty of the University of Exeter and directed the Exeter University Singers.
James, Ewan euan ap Iago 1809 1878 weaver and poet from Pontypridd, originally from Caerphilly, Wales, who wrote the lyrics of Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau ("Land of my Fathers"), the national anthem of Wales.
James, Harry James, Harry Haag 1916 1983 American musician who is best known as a trumpet playing band leader who led a big band from 1939 to 1946. His songs continued to be heard in movie sound tracks into the 21st century.
James, James Iago ap Ieuan 1832 1902 Harpist and musician from Hollybush blackwood, Wales. He composed the tune of the Welsh national anthem Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (also known as Land of my Fathers). Today, the same tune is also used for the Breton anthem, Bro Gozh ma ZadoĆ¹, and the Cornish anthem, Bro Goth agan Tasow.
James, Mark Zambon, Francis Rodney 1940 American songwriter. A decade after "Always on my Mind" was released James won a Grammy Award for Song of the Year and Grammy Award for Best Country Song for Nelson's version
James, Milton 20th century music arranger
James, Phyllis Music arranger and translator
James, William G. James, William Garnet 1892 1977 Australian pianist and composer and a pioneer of music broadcasting in Australia.
Jamieson, Hugh Music editor for Allans