Notable Musical Anniversaries - 2011

Franz Liszt
February 5th - Jussi Björling (Swedish tenor) born 1911
February 20th - Percy Grainger (Australian composer) died 1961
March 8th - Alan Hovhaness (American composer) born 1911
March 21st - Alexander Glazunov (Russian composer) died 1936
March 29th - Richard Rodney Bennett (English composer) born 1936
March 29th - Alexandre Guilmant (French composer) died 1911
April 18th - Ottorino Respighi (Italian composer) died 1936
May 18th - Gustav Mahler (Bohemian composer) died 1911
June 9th - Frederick May (Irish composer) born 1911
June 14th - Johan Svendsen (Norwegian composer) died 1911
August 5th - Ambroise Thomas (French composer) born 1811
August 20th - Tomás Luis de Victoria (Spanish composer) died 1611
October 3rd - Steve Reich (American composer) born 1936
October 7th - Charles Dutoit (Swiss conductor) born 1936
October 22nd - Franz Liszt (Hungarian composer) born 1811
November 11th - Edward German (English composer) died 1936
November 23rd - Edwin York Bowen (English composer) died 1961

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