List of 20th-century classical composers

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This is a list of composers of 20th-century classical music, sortable by name, year of birth, year of death, nationality, notable works, and remarks. It includes only composers of significant fame and importance. The style of the composer's music is given where possible, bearing in mind that some defy simple classification. Names are listed first by year of birth, then in alphabetical order within each year.

Name Year of birth Year of death Nationality Notable 20th-century works Remarks
Charles Dancla 1817 1907 French Solo de concours no. 7, Op. 224 Romanticism
Luigi Arditi 1822 1903 Italian
Theodor Kirchner 1823 1903 German
Carl Reinecke 1824 1910 German Trio for piano, clarinet and horn in B, Op. 274; String Quartet No. 5, Op. 287 Romanticism
Richard Hol 1825 1904 Dutch Organ music Romanticism
Ludwig Minkus 1826 1917 Austrian
Morten Eskesen 1826 1913 Danish
François-Auguste Gevaert 1828 1908 Belgian Romanticism
Clémence de Grandval 1828 1907 French
James Cutler Dunn Parker 1828 1916 American Romanticism
Jacques Blumenthal 1829 1908 German Romanticism
Karl Goldmark 1830 1915 Hungarian Ein Wintermärchen; Aus Jugendtagen
Karl Klindworth 1830 1916 German
Hans Bronsart von Schellendorff 1830 1913 German
Jan Gerard Palm 1831 1906 Dutch Antillean
Benjamin Dwight Allen 1831 1914 German
Salomon Jadassohn 1831 1902 German Romanticism
Joseph Joachim 1831 1907 Hungarian
Mathilde Hannah von Rothschild 1832 1924 German
Charles-Wilfrid de Bériot 1833 1914 French
Caspar Joseph Brambach 1833 1902 German
Josef Richard Rozkošný 1833 1913 Czech
George Becker 1834 1928 German-Swiss
Francesco Berger 1834 1933 English
Kārlis Baumanis 1835 1905 Latvian
Giuseppe Branzoli 1835 1909 Italian
César Cui 1835 1918 Russian
Felix Draeseke 1835 1913 German
Camille Saint-Saëns 1835 1921 French
Eduard Strauss 1835 1916 Austrian
Friedrich Baumfelder 1836 1916 German
Bertha Tammelin 1836 1915 Swedish
Susan McFarland Parkhurst 1836 1918 American
Pauline-Marie-Elisa Thys 1836 1909 French
Mily Balakirev 1837 1910 Russian Islamey
Théodore Dubois 1837 1924 French
Carlotta Ferrari 1837 1907 Italian
Alfred R. Gaul 1837 1913 English The Prince of Peace (cantata)
Otto Winter-Hjelm 1837 1931 Norwegian
Paul Lacombe 1837 1927 French
Smith Newell Penfield 1837 1920 American
Émile Waldteufel 1837 1915 French
Max Bruch 1838 1920 German Concerto for Clarinet, Viola, and Orchestra in E minor, Op. 88 Romanticism
Joseph Callaerts 1838 1901 Belgian
Melesio Morales 1838 1908 Mexican
Friedrich Gernsheim 1839 1916 German
Eduard Nápravník 1839 1916 Czech Francesca da Rimini (opera), Op. 71; Deux pièces russes, for orchestra, Op. 74
Laura Netzel 1839 1927 Swedish
John Knowles Paine 1839 1906 American
Josef Rheinberger 1839 1901 German Organ Sonata No. 20 in F Major (“Zur Friedensfeier”), Op. 196; Mass in A Minor, Op. 197 historicist
Johan Svendsen 1840 1911 Norwegian
François Borne 1840 1920 French
Ingeborg Bronsart von Schellendorf 1840 1913 Swedish-German
Theodora Cormontan 1840 1922 Norwegian American
Oskar Rieding 1840 1918 German
Elfrida Andrée 1841 1929 Swedish Swedish Masses Nos. 1 and 2
Antonín Dvořák 1841 1904 Czech Armida (opera), "Zpěv z Lešetínského kováře" (song) Romanticism, folk-influenced
Henri Gobbi 1841 1920 Hungarian
Friedrich Hegar 1841 1927 Swiss
Louise Héritte-Viardot 1841 1918 French
Joseph Friedrich Hummel 1841 1919 Austrian
Felip Pedrell 1841 1922 Spanish Catalan
Giovanni Sgambati 1841 1914 Italian
Giuseppe Silvestri 1841 1921 Italian
Arrigo Boito 1842 1918 Italian Nerone (opera)
Alphonse Duvernoy 1842 1907 French
Josef Labor 1842 1924 Czech
Jules Massenet 1842 1912 French Piano Concerto; Le jongleur de Notre-Dame; Thérèse; Don Quichotte; Cigale
Felipe Pedrell 1842 1922 Spanish
Ján Levoslav Bella 1843 1936 Slovak
Émile Bernard 1843 1902 French Nocturne, for piano and orchestra, Op. 51; String Quartet, Op. 52
Josefina Brdlíková 1843 1910 Czech
Louis Diémer 1843 1919 French
Edvard Grieg 1843 1907 Norwegian Lyrische Stücke, Op. 71; Slåtter, Op. 73; Four Psalms, Op. 74
Asger Hamerik 1843 1923 Danish Variations on "Jeg gik mig ud en sommerdag"
Franz Xaver Neruda 1843 1915 Danish
David Popper 1843 1913 Czech
Oliveria Prescott 1843 1919 English
George Stephănescu 1843 1925 Romanian
Eugène Gigout 1844 1925 French
Hermann Graedener 1844 1929 German
Richard Hofmann 1844 1918 German
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 1844 1908 Russian
Pablo de Sarasate 1844 1908 Spanish
Charles-Marie Widor 1844 1937 French
Anton Jörgen Andersen 1845 1926 Norwegian
August Bungert 1845 1915 German
Ion Ivanovici 1845 1902 Romanian
Gabriel Fauré 1845 1924 French Prométhée; Pénélope; Masques et bergamasques
Alphonse Hasselmans 1845 1912 Belgian-born French
Ernst Perabo 1845 1920 German-born American
Ella Adayevskaya 1846 1926 Russian
Leopold Auer 1846 1930 Hungarian
Ignaz Brüll 1846 1907 Austrian
Luigi Denza 1846 1922 Italian
Zygmunt Noskowski 1846 1909 Polish
Riccardo Drigo 1846 1930 Italian
Andreas Hallén 1846 1925 Swedish Valborgsmässa (opera) Romanticism
Marie Jaëll 1846 1925 French
Albert Lavignac 1846 1916 French
Franz Ries 1846 1932 German
Paolo Tosti 1846 1916 Italian
Joachim Andersen 1847 1909 Danish
Agathe Backer Grøndahl 1847 1907 Norwegian
Ignacio Cervantes 1847 1905 Cuban
Francis Chassaigne 1847 1922 Belgian-born French
Constantin Dimitrescu 1847 1928 Romanian
Robert Fuchs 1847 1927 Austrian Symphony No. 3 in E major, Op. 79; Clarinet Quintet in E major, Op. 102
Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka 1847 1917 German-Polish
Chiquinha Gonzaga 1847 1935 Brazilian
Alexander Mackenzie 1847 1935 Scottish The Cricket on the Hearth Romanticism
Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson 1847 1927 Icelandic
Rudolf Tillmetz 1847 1915 German
Agnes Zimmermann 1847 1925 German
Frances Allitsen 1848 1912 English
Henri Duparc 1848 1933 French
Richard Eilenberg 1848 1927 German
František Kmoch 1848 1912 Czech
Otto Malling 1848 1915 Danish
William J. McCoy 1848 1926 American
Hubert Parry 1848 1918 English Jerusalem
Ludvig Schytte 1848 1909 Danish
Fritz Seitz 1848 1918 German
Johann Baptist Singenberger 1848 1924 Swiss-American historicist
Catalina Berroa 1849 1911 Cuban
Roberta Geddes-Harvey 1849 1930 Canadian
Ernesto Köhler 1849 1907 Italian
Nanna Liebmann 1849 1935 Danish
Stephanie Wurmbrand-Stuppach 1849 1919 Hungarian
Richard Barth 1850 1923 German
Ludvig Birkedal-Barfod 1850 1937 Danish
Tomás Bretón 1850 1923 Spanish
Richard Heuberger 1850 1914 Austrian
Iver Holter 1850 1941 Norwegian
Alfredo Keil 1850 1907 Portuguese
Peter Lange-Müller 1850 1926 Danish
Alexandre Luigini 1850 1906 French
C. A. Bracco 1850 1903 Italian
Franz Xaver Scharwenka 1850 1924 German
Antonio Scontrino 1850 1922 Italian
Emilio Serrano y Ruiz 1850 1939 Spanish
Hans Sitt 1850 1922 Czech
Heinrich Reimann 1850 1906 German
Alexander Taneyev 1850 1918 Russian
Victor Bendix 1851 1926 Danish Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 30
Jan Blockx 1851 1912 Belgian
Mary Grant Carmichael 1851 1935 English
Emanuel Chvála 1851 1924 Czech
Gabrielle Ferrari 1851 1921 French-Italian
Ludvig Hegner 1851 1923 Danish
Vincent d'Indy 1851 1931 French String Quartet No. 3; Symphony No. 2 in B; Jour d'été à la montagne
W. H. Jude 1851 1922 English
André Wormser 1851 1926 French
Josef Bayer 1852 1913 Austrian Das Damenduell Romanticism
Frederick Corder 1852 1932 English Romanticism
Frederic Hymen Cowen 1852 1935 British Miniature Variations for orchestra Romanticism
Alfred Grünfeld 1852 1924 Austrian Romanticism
Francisco Tárrega 1852 1909 Spanish
Hans Huber 1852 1921 Swiss Romanticism
Helena Munktell 1852 1919 Swedish Romanticism
Henrique Oswald 1852 1931 Brazilian
Raoul Pugno 1852 1914 French
Émile Sauret 1852 1920 French Romanticism
Charles Villiers Stanford 1852 1924 Irish Six Irish Rhapsodies Romanticism
Teresa Carreño 1853 1917 Venezuelan Romanticism
Arthur Foote 1853 1937 American Romanticism
Hugo Richard Jüngst 1853 1923 German Romanticism
Iwan Knorr 1853 1916 German Romanticism
Hans von Koessler 1853 1926 German Romanticism
Charles Malherbe 1853 1911 French Romanticism
Jean Louis Nicodé 1853 1919 Prussian Romanticism
Emil Sjögren 1853 1918 Swedish Romanticism
Arturo Buzzi-Peccia 1854 1943 Italian songs and piano works[vague]
George Whitefield Chadwick 1854 1931 American
Oscar Fetrás 1854 1931 German
Gerónimo Giménez 1854 1923 Spanish
Pekka Hannikainen 1854 1924 Finnish
Engelbert Humperdinck 1854 1921 German
Leoš Janáček 1854 1928 Czech Sinfonietta; Taras Bulba; Káťa Kabanová; The Cunning Little Vixen; The Makropoulos Affair; Glagolitic Mass, 2 string quartets folk-influenced
Alexander Kopylov 1854 1911 Russian
Heinrich Köselitz 1854 1918 German
Moritz Moszkowski 1854 1925 German-Polish
Julie Rivé-King 1854 1937 American
Antonio Smareglia 1854 1929 Austro-Hungarian
John Philip Sousa 1854 1932 American
Bernard Zweers 1854 1924 Dutch
Károly Aggházy 1855 1918 Hungarian
Jørgen Ditleff Bondesen 1855 1939 Danish
Heinrich Grünfeld 1855 1931 Bohemian-Austrian
Nicolaj Hansen 1855 1932 Danish
Josef Klička 1855 1937 Czech
Jean Pietrapertosa 1855 1940 Italian-French
Anatoly Lyadov 1855 1914 Russian
Arnold Mendelssohn 1855 1933 German Deutsche Messe, Op. 89; Geistliche Chormusik, Op. 90
Julius Röntgen 1855 1932 German
Richard Sahla 1855 1931 German
Maude Valerie White 1855 1937 French-born English
Cecilia Arizti 1856 1930 Cuban
Eva Dell'Acqua 1856 1930 Belgian
Kateřina Emingerová 1856 1934 Czech
Robert Fischhof 1856 1918 Austrian
André Gedalge 1856 1926 French
Helen Hopekirk 1856 1945 Scottish-American
Natalia Janotha 1856 1932 Polish
Felix Mottl 1856 1911 Austrian
Gilda Ruta 1856 1932 Italian
Mary Elizabeth Turner Salter 1856 1938 American
Eduard Schütt 1856 1933 Russian
Christian Sinding 1856 1941 Norwegian Romanticism
George Strong 1856 1948 American
Sergei Taneyev 1856 1915 Russian String Quartet No. 6 in B major; Piano Quartet in E major; Piano Quintet in G minor
Timothee Adamowski 1857 1943 Polish-born American
Berta Bock 1857 1945 Romanian
Alfred Bruneau 1857 1934 French
Cécile Chaminade 1857 1944 French Concertino for Flute
Frederic Cliffe 1857 1931 English Ode to the North-East Wind Romanticism
Rudolf Dellinger 1857 1910 German
Árpád Doppler 1857 1927 Hungarian-German
Edward Elgar 1857 1934 English Symphony No. 1; No. 2; Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; The Dream of Gerontius; Pomp and Circumstance Marches Romanticism
Ethel R. Harraden 1857 1917 English
Gustav Helsted 1857 1924 Danish
Wilhelm Kienzl 1857 1941 Austrian
Ruggero Leoncavallo 1857 1919 Italian Zingari (opera) verismo
František Ondříček 1857 1922 Czech
Rosalind Ellicott 1857 1924 English
Henry Schoenfeld 1857 1936 American
Achille Simonetti 1857 1928 Italian and English
César Thomson 1857 1931 Belgian
Mary Knight Wood 1857 1944 American
Siegfried Alkan 1858 1941 German
Heinrich Berté 1858 1924 Austrian-Hungarian Der Glücksnarr
Thomas Bidgood 1858 1925 English
Mélanie Bonis 1858 1937 French
Isidore de Lara 1858 1935 English
Catharinus Elling 1858 1942 Norwegian Violin Concerto in D minor Romanticism
Richard Franck 1858 1938 German
Guy d'Hardelot 1858 1936 French
Ludvig Holm 1858 1928 Danish
Jenő Hubay 1858 1937 Hungarian
Georges Hüe 1858 1948 French
Lucien-Léon Guillaume Lambert 1858 1945 French
Frank Lynes 1858 1913 American
Giacomo Puccini 1858 1924 Italian La fanciulla del West; Turandot Romanticism; post-romanticism; verismo
Catharina van Rennes 1858 1940 Dutch
Risto Savin 1858 1948 Slovenian
Ethel Smyth 1858 1944 English
Stella Stocker 1858 1925 American
Eugène Ysaÿe 1858 1931 Belgian
Gerard von Brucken Fock 1859 1935 Dutch De wederkomst van Christus
Hedwige Chrétien 1859 1944 French
Laura Sedgwick Collins 1859 1927 American
Teresa Tanco Cordovez de Herrera 1859 1946 Colombian
August Enna 1859 1939 Danish
Josef Bohuslav Foerster 1859 1951 Czech
Narcisa Freixas 1859 1926 Catalan
Arthur Friedheim 1859 1932 Russian
Susie Frances Harrison 1859 1935 Canadian
Basil Harwood 1859 1949 English
Victor Herbert 1859 1924 Irish-American The Magic Knight (opera); The Red Mill (musical comedy); A Suite of Serenades
Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov 1859 1935 Russian
Sergei Lyapunov 1859 1924 Russian
Ida Georgina Moberg 1859 1947 Finnish Symphony
Vincenza Garelli della Morea 1859 1924 Italian
William Reed 1859 1945 Canadian
Hope Temple 1859 1938 Irish
Ellen Riley Wright 1859 1904 English
Isaac Albéniz 1860 1909 Spanish Iberia Romanticism
Valborg Aulin 1860 1928 Swedish
Gustave Charpentier 1860 1956 French Julien
Victor Ewald 1860 1935 Russian
Bohumil Fidler 1860 1944 Czech
Pietro Floridia 1860 1932 Italian
Alberto Franchetti 1860 1942 Italian
Axel Gade 1860 1921 Danish
Raoul Gunsbourg 1860 1955 Romanian
Celeste de Longpré Heckscher 1860 1928 American
Edward MacDowell 1860 1908 American
Hugo Wolf 1860 1903 Austrian
Gustav Mahler 1860 1911 Austrian No. 5, No. 6, No. 9, No. 10 in F; Das Lied von der Erde; Kindertotenlieder Romanticism; modernism
Ignacy Jan Paderewski 1860 1941 Polish Symphony in B minor, Op. 24
Edouard Potjes 1860 1931 Dutch At Dawn Eastermorning for orchestra
Emil von Reznicek 1860 1945 Austrian two symphonies
William Wallace 1860 1940 Scottish
Felix Woyrsch 1860 1944 German
Anton Arensky 1861 1906 Russian Piano Trio no. 2 in F minor, Op. 73
Spyridon Samaras 1861 1917 Greek
Wilhelm Berger 1861 1911 German Symphony No. 2 in B minor, Op. 80; Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme, Op. 97; Serenade for Twelve Winds, Op. 102 Romanticism
Marco Enrico Bossi 1861 1925 Italian
Pierre de Bréville 1861 1949 French
Georgy Catoire 1861 1926 Russian
Florence Everilda Goodeve 1861 1915 English
Charles Martin Loeffler 1861 1935 French-born American
Rudolf Raimann 1861 1913 Hungarian Unser Stammhalter (opera) Romanticism
Marie Emmanuel Augustin Savard 1861 1942 French
Václav Suk 1861 1933 Czech-born Russian
Conrad Ansorge 1862 1930 German
Florence Aylward 1862 1950 English
Meliton Balanchivadze 1862 1937 Georgian
Dora Bright 1862 1951 English Ballets The Dryad (1907), A Dancer's Adventure (1915)
Georgi Conus 1862 1933 Russian
Walter Damrosch 1862 1950 German-born American Sonata for violin and piano
Arthur De Greef 1862 1940 Belgian Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in C minor, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in B flat minor,Sonata in C minor for 2 Pianos
Claude Debussy 1862 1918 French Clair de lune; Syrinx; La mer; Pelléas et Mélisande; Préludes impressionism
Frederick Delius 1862 1934 English A Village Romeo and Juliet; On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring impressionism
Alphons Diepenbrock 1862 1921 Dutch
Stéphan Elmas 1862 1937 Armenian
Maurice Emmanuel 1862 1938 French
Edward German 1862 1936 English Merrie England; A Princess of Kensington; Tom Jones
Henry Holden Huss 1862 1953 American
Carrie Jacobs-Bond 1862 1946 American "I Love You Truly"
Mona McBurney 1862 1932 British
August Nölck 1862 1928 German
Ferdinand Pfohl 1862 1949 German
Emil von Sauer 1862 1942 German
Alberto Williams 1862 1952 Argentine Poema del Iguazú, nine symphonies folk-influenced, modernism, impressionism, nationalism, post-Wagnerian
Hugo Becker 1863 1941 German Cello Concerto
Felix Blumenfeld 1863 1931 Russian
Charles Bordes 1863 1909 French
Maria Chefaliady-Taban 1863 1932 Romanian
Enrique Fernández Arbós 1863 1939 Spanish
Abbie Gerrish-Jones 1863 1929 American
Helen Francis Hood 1863 1949 American
Hugo Kaun 1863 1932 German Symphony No. 3 in E minor, Op. 96
Izabella Kuliffay 1863 1945 Hungarian Magyar suite
Pietro Mascagni 1863 1945 Italian Amica verismo
Emánuel Moór 1863 1931 Hungarian
Cornélie van Oosterzee 1863 1943 Dutch
Horatio Parker 1863 1919 American
Gabriel Pierné 1863 1937 French Cydalise et le Chèvre-pied; Ramuntcho
Alfred Reisenauer 1863 1907 German
Vladimir Sokalsky 1863 1919 Russian
Arthur Somervell 1863 1937 English
Jāzeps Vītols 1863 1948 Latvian
Eugen d'Albert 1864 1932 German, Swiss; Scottish-born Tiefland Romanticism
Hugh Blair 1864 1932 English Magnificat; Nunc Dimittis for double choir
Hjalmar Borgstrøm 1864 1925 Norwegian Piano Concerto in C, Op. 22, Violin Concerto in G major Op. 25, Piano Quintet in F Op. 31,
Ricardo Castro 1864 1907 Mexican
Harry Falkenau 1864 1907 American
Eleanor Everest Freer 1864 1942 American
Louis Glass 1864 1936 Danish
Alexander Gretchaninov 1864 1956 Russian
Peter Griesbacher 1864 1933 German historicist
Johan Halvorsen 1864 1935 Norwegian Norwegian rhapsodies, three symphonies Romanticism, French influence
Alessandro Longo 1864 1945 Italian
Alberto Nepomuceno 1864 1920 Brazilian
Guy Ropartz 1864 1955 French Le Pays impressionism
Richard Strauss 1864 1949 German An Alpine Symphony; Der Rosenkavalier; Oboe Concerto; Salome; Metamorphosen Romanticism
Giovanni Tebaldini 1864 1952 Italian historicist
August de Boeck 1865 1937 Belgian impressionism
Herbert Brewer 1865 1928 English
Eduardo di Capua 1865 1917 Italian
Paul Dukas 1865 1935 French La Péri (ballet)
Herbert J. Ellis 1865 1903 English
Paul Gilson 1865 1942 Belgian impressionism
Alexander Glazunov 1865 1936 Russian Symphony No. 4 and No. 5; The Seasons (ballet); Violin Concerto; Saxophone Concerto Romanticism
Alfred Hollins 1865 1942 English
Borghild Holmsen 1865 1938 Norwegian
Gustav Jenner 1865 1920 German
Robert Kahn 1865 1951 German
Emil Kauppi 1865 1930 Finnish
Albéric Magnard 1865 1914 French Guercoeur
Enric Morera i Viura 1865 1942 Catalan
Carl Nielsen 1865 1931 Danish Symphony No. 4; No. 5; Maskarade; Clarinet Concerto
Giacomo Orefice 1865 1922 Italian
Jean Sibelius 1865 1957 Finnish Symphony No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5, and No. 7; Violin Concerto; Pelléas et Mélisande; Pohjola's Daughter; Luonnotar; The Oceanides; Tapiola
Amanda Christina Elizabeth Aldridge 1866 1956 British
Tor Aulin 1866 1914 Swedish
John Clare Billing 1866 1955 English
Ferruccio Busoni 1866 1924 Italian Fantasia contrappuntistica; Turandot Suite; Piano Concerto
Francesco Cilea 1866 1950 Italian L'arlesiana; Adriana Lecouvreur
Gustave Doret 1866 1943 Swiss
Vasily Kalinnikov 1866 1901 Russian
Clara Anna Korn 1866 1941 American Piano Concerto
Laura Lemon 1866 1924 Canadian
Vladimir Rebikov 1866 1920 Russian Yolka (opera), Basni v litzakh (9 dramatic fables for children)
Caro Roma 1866 1937 American
Erik Satie 1866 1925 French Gymnopédies; Relâche; Socrate minimalism, avant-garde, furniture music
Johann Strauss III 1866 1939 Austrian
Samuel Maykapar 1867 1938 Russian
Amy Beach 1867 1944 American
Margherita Galeotti 1867 1912 Italian Piano Trio in D minor
Umberto Giordano 1867 1948 Italian Siberia; Madame Sans-Gêne; La cena delle beffe verismo
Enrique Granados 1867 1916 Spanish Goyescas (piano suite); Goyescas
Fini Henriques 1867 1940 Danish
Amy Elsie Horrocks 1867 1920 English
Wilhelm Peterson-Berger 1867 1942 Swedish Frösöblomster Romantic nationalism
Scott Joplin c. 1867/1868 1917 American Treemonisha ragtime
Charles Koechlin 1867 1950 French Les Bandar-log; Les Heures persanes eclectic, atonality, twelve-tone technique, serialism, polytonality, quartal and quintal harmony
Ferdinand Küchler 1867 1937 German
Margaret Ruthven Lang 1867 1972 American
Jules Mouquet 1867 1946 French
Karel Navrátil 1867 1936 Czech
Česlovas Sasnauskas 1867 1916 Lithuanian
Martinus Sieveking 1867 1950 Dutch
Gustav Strube 1867 1953 German
Georges Martin Witkowski 1867 1943 French
Granville Bantock 1868 1946 British Omar Khayyám, Hebridean Symphony Romanticism, often with an exotic flavour
Hermann Bischoff 1868 1936 German
František Drdla 1868 1944 Czech
Carl Frühling 1868 1937 Austrian Suite in F major, Op. 36
Alberto Jonás 1868 1943 Spanish
Frederic Lamond 1868 1948 Scottish
Signe Lund 1868 1950 Norwegian Valse de Concert Op. 40
Hamish MacCunn 1868 1916 Scottish
John Blackwood McEwen 1868 1948 Scottish
Oskar Merikanto 1868 1924 Finnish
Vittorio Monti 1868 1922 Italian Csárdás
Jan Brandts Buys 1868 1933 Dutch-Austrian
Lodewijk Mortelmans 1868 1952 Belgian
José Vianna da Motta 1868 1948 Portuguese
Annie Patterson 1868 1934 Irish
Max von Schillings 1868 1933 German
Tokichi Setoguchi 1868 1941 Japanese
Leone Sinigaglia 1868 1944 Italian
Haldane Stewart 1868 1942 English
Joséphine Boulay 1869 1925 French
Vassily Brandt 1869 1923 Russian
Julius Conus 1869 1942 Russian
Walford Davies 1869 1941 British
Christian Geisler 1869 1951 Danish
Alfred Hill 1869 1960 Australian
Armas Järnefelt 1869 1958 Finnish
Vasily Kalafati 1869 1942 Russian
John N. Klohr 1869 1956 American Billboard March
Demetrios Lialios 1869 1940 Greek chamber music[vague]
Hans Pfitzner 1869 1949 German Palestrina post-romanticism
Maria Antonietta Picconi 1869 1926 Italian
Albert Roussel 1869 1937 French Symphony No. 3 and No. 4; Bacchus et Ariane (ballet) neoclassicism
Patty Stair 1869 1926 American
Ludvík Čelanský 1870 1931 Czech
Cornelis Dopper 1870 1939 Dutch
Henry Eichheim 1870 1942 American
Leopold Godowsky 1870 1938 Polish Studies on Chopin's Études; Passacaglia; Triakontameron
Viktor Kalinnikov 1870 1927 Russian
Nobu Kōda 1870 1946 Japanese Violin Sonata in E-flat major; Violin Sonata in D minor
Arseny Koreshchenko 1870 1921 Russian
Zygmunt Stojowski 1870 1946 Polish
Franz Lehár 1870 1948 Hungarian Der Graf von Luxemburg, Der Zarewitsch operettas
Vítězslav Novák 1870 1949 Czech
Arthur Pryor 1870 1942 American
Joseph Ryelandt 1870 1965 Belgian
Rosario Scalero 1870 1954 Italian
Florent Schmitt 1870 1958 French La Tragédie de Salomé
Mon Schjelderup 1870 1934 Norwegian Sonata in B minor, Op. 12
Oscar Straus 1870 1954 Austrian Ein Walzertraum; The Chocolate Soldier
Charles Tournemire 1870 1939 French L'Orgue Mystique
Louis Vierne 1870 1937 French
Ernest Walker 1870 1949 Indian-born English
Giacomo Balla 1871 1958 Italian
Henry Kimball Hadley 1871 1937 American
Adolphe Biarent 1871 1916 Belgian
Frederick Converse 1871 1940 American The Mystic Trumpeter
Hélène-Frédérique de Faye-Jozin 1871 1942 French
Leon Jessel 1871 1942 German The Parade of the Tin Soldiers
Ruben Liljefors 1871 1936 Swedish
Zakaria Paliashvili 1871 1933 Georgian Operas Abesalom da Eteri, Daisi, Latavra
Oreste Ravanello 1871 1938 Italian
Daniel Alomía Robles 1871 1942 Peruvian
Alexander Spendiaryan 1871 1936 Armenian
Wilhelm Stenhammar 1871 1927 Swedish Symphony No. 2 Romanticism
Alexander von Zemlinsky 1871 1942 Austrian Lyric Symphony; String Quartet No. 2; Der Zwerg post-Romanticism, New Objectivity, neoclassicism
Hugo Alfvén 1872 1960 Swedish Symphony No. 4: From the Outermost Skerries; Midsummer Vigil Romanticism
Eyvind Alnæs 1872 1932 Norwegian two symphonies, Piano Concerto
Frederic Austin 1872 1952 English Symphony in E minor
Stanislav Binički 1872 1942 Serbian Marš na Drinu
Henri Büsser 1872 1973 French
Julius Fučík 1872 1916 Czech Entrance of the Gladiators
Rubin Goldmark 1872 1936 American
Siegmund von Hausegger 1872 1948 Austrian
Ezra Jenkinson 1872 1947 English
Paul Juon 1872 1940 Russian
Joan Lamote de Grignon 1872 1949 Catalan Spanish
Lorenzo Perosi 1872 1956 Italian Il Giudizio Universale (oratorio) historicist
William H. Potstock 1872 1941 American
Albert Seitz 1872 1937 French
Bernhard Sekles 1872 1934 German
Alexander Scriabin 1872 1915 Russian The Poem of Ecstasy; Prometheus: The Poem of Fire; piano sonatas nos. 4–10 mysticism
Sergei Vasilenko 1872 1956 Russian
Ralph Vaughan Williams 1872 1958 English A Sea Symphony; A London Symphony; Sinfonia antartica; Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Fantasia on Greensleeves; The Lark Ascending impressionism, folk-influenced
Salvator Léonardi 1872 1938 Italian
Emil Votoček 1872 1950 Czech
Modest Altschuler 1873 1963 Russian
Dimitri Arakishvili 1873 1953 Georgian
William Henry Bell 1873 1946 English
Blagoje Bersa 1873 1934 Croatian
André Bloch 1873 1960 French
Lucien Capet 1873 1928 French Poème for violin and orchestra
Anna Cramer 1873 1968 Dutch
Leo Fall 1873 1925 Austrian Madame Pompadour (operetta) Romanticism
Joseph Jongen 1873 1953 Belgian Symphonie Concertante for organ and orchestra
Emma Lomax 1873 1963 English
Celeste Jaguaribe de Matos Faria 1873 1938 Brazilian
María de las Mercedes Adam de Aróstegui 1873 1957 Cuban
Mary Carr Moore 1873 1957 American
Henri Rabaud 1873 1949 French
Walter Rabl 1873 1940 Austrian Romanticism
Pascual Marquina Narro 1873 1948 Spanish
Sergei Rachmaninoff 1873 1943 Russian Piano Concerto No. 2 and No. 3; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Symphony No. 2; Prelude in C-sharp minor Romanticism, post-romanticism
Max Reger 1873 1916 German organ music, Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart, Hebbel Requiem historicism, modernism
Jean Roger-Ducasse 1873 1954 French
Arnold Safroni-Middleton 1873 1950 British
Nikolai Tcherepnin 1873 1945 Russian
Pol Albrecht 1874 1975 Luxembourgian
Ernest Austin 1874 1947 English Symphony atonality, Romanticism, folk-influenced, impressionism
Edward Bairstow 1874 1946 English
Ethel Barns 1874 1948 English
Giulio Bas 1874 1929 Italian Organ Sonata in F, XVI Preludi-Corali for organ
George Botsford 1874 1949 American ragtime
Katharine Emily Eggar 1874 1961 English
Edmund Eysler 1874 1949 Austrian
Reynaldo Hahn 1874 1947 Venezuelan/French Ciboulette (Opera)
Carl Cohn Haste 1874 1939 Danish
Gustav Holst 1874 1934 English The Planets; Beni Mora; Egdon Heath
Charles Ives 1874 1954 American The Unanswered Question; Central Park in the Dark; Variations on America; Three Places in New England; Concord Sonata avant-garde, folk-influenced
Serge Koussevitzky 1874 1951 Russian
Henri Marteau 1874 1934 French
Oskar Nedbal 1874 1930 Czech
František Neumann 1874 1929 Czech
Arnold Schoenberg 1874 1951 Austrian Gurre-Lieder; Verklärte Nacht; Variations for Orchestra; Pierrot Lunaire; Five Pieces for Orchestra; Violin Concerto Romanticism, later expressionism and serialism; founder of the Second Viennese School
Josef Suk 1874 1935 Czech Asrael Symphony; A Winter's Tale
Franz Schmidt 1874 1939 Austrian The Book with Seven Seals
Franco Alfano 1875 1954 Italian
Julián Carrillo 1875 1965 Mexican Preludio a Colón; Misa de la Restauración dedicada a Juan XXIII microtonal music
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor 1875 1912 English The Song of Hiawatha (cantata)
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis 1875 1911 Lithuanian
Ernesto De Curtis 1875 1937 Italian
Reinhold Glière 1875 1956 Russian Horn Concerto; The Red Poppy Romanticism
Alexander Goldenweiser 1875 1961 Russian
Dobri Hristov 1875 1941 Bulgarian
Albert Ketelbey 1875 1959 English
Jenő Huszka 1875 1960 Hungarian
Fritz Kreisler 1875 1962 Austrian Caprice Viennois; Liebesfreud; Liebesleid; Schön Rosmarin
Marcel Labey 1875 1968 French
Edgar Manas 1875 1964 Turkish
Erkki Melartin 1875 1937 Finnish
Adolf Mišek 1875 1955 Czech
Maurice Ravel 1875 1937 French Daphnis et Chloé; Valses nobles et sentimentales; Rapsodie espagnole; Tzigane; Piano Concerto; Bolero; piano music impressionism, neoclassicism
Henriette Renié 1875 1956 French
Cyril Rootham 1875 1938 English
Lucia Contini Anselmi 1876 1913 Italian
Hakon Børresen 1876 1954 Danish The Royal Guest romanticism
Havergal Brian 1876 1972 English Gothic Symphony
Edgar Bara 1876 1962 French
John Alden Carpenter 1876 1951 American
Pablo Casals 1876 1973 Spanish
Jens Laursøn Emborg 1876 1957 Danish
Manuel de Falla 1876 1946 Spanish The Three-Cornered Hat; Nights in the Gardens of Spain impressionism, neoclassicism
Josef Hofmann 1876 1957 Polish-American
Mieczysław Karłowicz 1876 1909 Polish Lithuanian Rhapsody, Stanislaw i Anna Oświęcimovie, Smutna opowieść; Symphony in E Minor; Violin Concerto Romanticism
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti 1876 1944 Italian
Fermo Dante Marchetti 1876 1940 Italian
Ludolf Nielsen 1876 1939 Danish
Armande de Polignac 1876 1962 French
Teresa del Riego 1876 1968 English
Carl Ruggles 1876 1971 American Sun-Treader
Mikhail Savoyarov 1876 1941 Russian The Drunken Moon, Trumpeters, Because of the Ladies chansonnier, light music, jazz-influenced
Ernest Schelling 1876 1939 American
Grikor Suni 1876 1939 Armenian
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari 1876 1948 Italian Comic operas
Antonio Russolo 1877 1942 Italian
Russell Alexander 1877 1915 American
Louis Aubert 1877 1968 French
Sergei Bortkiewicz 1877 1952 Russian (Ukrainian-born)
Pavel Chesnokov 1877 1944 Russian
Ernő Dohnányi 1877 1960 Hungarian Variations on a Nursery Tune Romanticism
Albert Dupuis 1877 1967 Belgian
Alexander Goedicke 1877 1957 Russian
Yevgeny Gunst 1877 1950 Russian
Jean Huré 1877 1930 French
Hans Jelmoli 1877 1936 Swiss
Sigfrid Karg-Elert 1877 1933 German 66 Choral-Improvisationen for organ, Op. 65
Hnat Khotkevych 1877 1938 Ukrainian
Elisabeth Kuyper 1877 1953 Dutch Violin Concerto in B minor, Violin Sonata in A major, Piano Trio in D major
Mykola Leontovych 1877 1921 Ukrainian Shchedryk, Church music, Arrangements of folk songs A capella choral music
Roger Quilter 1877 1953 English Songs
Petar Stojanović 1877 1957 Serbian
Vladimir Tsybin 1877 1949 Russian
Jeanne Beijerman-Walraven 1878 1969 Dutch
Rutland Boughton 1878 1960 English
Fritz Brun 1878 1959 Swiss
Eugenia Calosso 1878 1914 Italian
Conrado del Campo 1878 1953 Spanish
André Caplet 1878 1925 French
Adam Carse 1878 1958 English Two symphonies
Mabel Wheeler Daniels 1878 1971 American
Antun Dobronić 1878 1955 Croatian
Gabriel Dupont 1878 1914 French
Carl Ehrenberg 1878 1962 German Anneliese (opera) post-romanticism
Harry Farjeon 1878 1948 British
Ossip Gabrilowitsch 1878 1936 Russian-born American
Joseph Holbrooke 1878 1958 English
Artur Kapp 1878 1952 Estonian
Selim Palmgren 1878 1951 Finnish
Caradog Roberts 1878 1935 Welsh
Avery Robinson 1878 1965 American
Franz Schreker 1878 1934 Austrian Der ferne Klang (opera), Kammersymphonie modernism, eclectic (Romanticism, naturalism, symbolism, impressionism, Expressionism and Neue Sachlichkeit)
Frank Bridge 1879 1941 English Enter Spring; The Sea impressionism, later expressionism; mentor of Benjamin Britten
Viggo Brodersen 1879 1965 Danish
Joseph Canteloube 1879 1957 French Chants d'Auvergne
Paul Corder 1879 1942 English
Jean Cras 1879 1932 French
Maurice Delage 1879 1961 French Quatre poèmes hindous; Sept haï-kaïs impressionism, oriental-influenced
Stefano Donaudy 1879 1925 Italian
Percy Fletcher 1879 1932 English
Philippe Gaubert 1879 1941 French
Gabriel Grovlez 1879 1944 French
Joseph Haas 1879 1960 German Romanticism
Hamilton Harty 1879 1941 Irish An Irish Symphony; With the Wild Geese
Josip Hatze 1879 1959 Croatian
Edgar Henrichsen 1879 1955 Danish
John Ireland 1879 1962 English Piano Concerto in E flat
Frank La Forge 1879 1953 American
Nikolaos Lavdas 1879 1940 Greek composer for mandolin orchestra
Pablo Luna 1879 1942 Spanish El niño judío
Stanyslav Lyudkevych 1879 1979 Ukrainian
Carmela Mackenna 1879 1962 Chilean
Jules Mazellier 1879 1959 French
Joaquín Nin 1879 1949 Cuban
Alma Mahler 1879 1964 Austrian
Otto Olsson 1879 1964 Swedish Te Deum
Otakar Ostrčil 1879 1935 Czech
Ottorino Respighi 1879 1936 Italian The Fountains of Rome; The Pines of Rome impressionism
Rudolf Sieczyński 1879 1952 Austrian
Hugo Riesenfeld 1879 1939 Austrian-American
Paul Rung-Keller 1879 1966 Danish
Cyril Scott 1879 1970 English
Johanna Senfter 1879 1961 German
Marcel Tournier 1879 1951 French
Richard Trunk 1879 1968 German
Otakar Zich 1879 1934 Czech
Rentarō Taki 1879 1903 Japanese
Leo Ascher 1880 1942 Austrian
Ernest Bloch 1880 1959 American (Swiss-born) Schelomo; Suite hébraïque
Edgar Thomas Cook 1880 1953 English
Clara Edwards 1880 1974 American
John Foulds 1880 1939 English A World Requiem Post-romanticism, Indian influence
Rudolf Karel 1880 1945 Czech
Jan Kubelík 1880 1940 Czech
Nikolai Medtner 1880 1951 Russian 38 Skazki for piano, Piano Concerto No. 3 Romanticism
Ildebrando Pizzetti 1880 1968 Italian Assassinio nella cattedrale
Ferdinand Rebay 1880 1953 Austrian
Ivan Matetić Ronjgov 1880 1960 Croatian
James Simon 1880 1944 German
Robert Stolz 1880 1975 Austrian
Guillermo Uribe Holguín 1880 1971 Colombian
Clarence Cameron White 1880 1960 American neoromantic
Healey Willan 1880 1968 English
Francesco Balilla Pratella 1880 1955 Italian
Domenico Alaleona 1881 1928 Italian
Béla Bartók 1881 1945 Hungarian Concerto for Orchestra; six string quartets; The Miraculous Mandarin; Piano Concerto No. 1; Piano Concerto No. 2; Piano Concerto No. 3; Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta; Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion neoclassicism, folk-influenced
Theodor Blumer 1881 1964 German
Gena Branscombe 1881 1977 Canadian
Nancy Dalberg 1881 1949 Danish String Quartet No. 2
Fannie Charles Dillon 1881 1947 American
Sem Dresden 1881 1957 Dutch
George Enescu 1881 1955 Romanian Romanian Rhapsody No. 1, Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano ("In the Romanian Popular Style"), Octet for Strings, String Quartet No. 2, Œdip (opera), Cantabile et Presto for flute and piano folk-influenced; father of Romanian classical music
Henry Fillmore 1881 1956 American marches
Jan van Gilse 1881 1944 Dutch Thijl
Peder Gram 1881 1956 Danish
Richard Hageman 1881 1966 Dutch-born American
Sigurd Islandsmoen 1881 1964 Norwegian
Axel Jørgensen 1881 1947 Danish Romance for Trombone and Piano
Edvin Kallstenius 1881 1967 Swedish
Paul Le Flem 1881 1984 French
Arthur Marshall 1881 1968 American
Nikolai Myaskovsky 1881 1950 Russian Symphony No. 6, No. 10 and No. 13; Cello Concerto in C minor Romanticism
Kenneth J. Alford 1881 1945 British Colonel Bogey "British March King"
Reine Colaço Osorio-Swaab 1881 1971 Dutch
Nikolai Roslavets 1881 1944 Russian
Ignatz Waghalter 1881 1949 Polish-German Concerto for Violin in A Major; Mandragola; Jugend Romanticism
Arthur Willner 1881 1959 Czech
Hermann Zilcher 1881 1948 German
Emil Ábrányi 1882 1970 Hungarian
Marion Bauer 1882 1955 American
Alberto Bimboni 1882 1960 Italian-born American
Walter Braunfels 1882 1954 German Organ Concerto neotonality
Percy Grainger 1882 1961 Australian Country Gardens, Irish Tune from County Derry, Lincolnshire Posy folk-influenced
Mary Howe 1882 1964 American
Herbert Hughes 1882 1937 Irish
Emmerich Kálmán 1882 1953 Hungarian Operettas
Zoltán Kodály 1882 1967 Hungarian Háry János; Székelyfonó; Psalmus Hungaricus folk-influenced
Maurice Le Boucher 1882 1964 French
Ernestina Lecuona y Casado 1882 1951 Cuban Bolero
Mary Lucas 1882 1952 English
Gian Francesco Malipiero 1882 1973 Italian
Joseph Marx 1882 1964 Austrian vocal music
Geoffrey O'Hara 1882 1967 Canadian
Manuel Ponce 1882 1948 Mexican Concierto del sur for guitar and orchestra, guitar and piano pieces, songs (especially "Estrellita"), and folk-song arrangements
John Powell 1882 1963 American
Mart Saar 1882 1963 Estonian
Artur Schnabel 1882 1951 Austrian
Lazare Saminsky 1882 1959 Russian
Igor Stravinsky 1882 1971 Russian The Rite of Spring; The Firebird; Petrushka; Pulcinella; The Soldier's Tale; Symphony of Psalms; Symphonies of Wind Instruments; Canticum Sacrum; Threni neoclassicism, neotonality, later serialism, polystylism
Karol Szymanowski 1882 1937 Polish Symphony No. 3 and No. 4; Violin Concerto No. 1 and No. 2 impressionism, later folk-influenced
Joaquín Turina 1882 1949 Spanish
Ladislav Vycpálek 1882 1969 Czech
Haydn Wood 1882 1959 English
Maurice Abrahams 1883 1931 American
Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov 1883 1946 Russian
Emilius Bangert 1883 1962 Danish
Augustin Barié 1883 1915 French
Arnold Bax 1883 1953 English Symphony No. 2, No. 3, and No. 6; Tintagel Romanticism, impressionism
Alfredo Casella 1883 1947 Italian
Alexandre Eugène Cellier 1883 1968 French
Édouard Commette 1883 1967 French
George Dyson 1883 1964 English Symphony in G major
Mikhail Gnessin 1883 1957 Russian
Josef Matthias Hauer 1883 1959 Austrian
Manuel Infante 1883 1958 Spanish
Manolis Kalomiris 1883 1962 Greek
Paul von Klenau 1883 1946 Danish
Alexander Krein 1883 1951 Russian
Luigi Russolo 1883 1947 Italian futurism, noise music
Jan Kunc 1883 1976 Czech
Toivo Kuula 1883 1918 Finnish
Fran Lhotka 1883 1962 Czech-born Croatian
Robert Graham Manson 1883 1950 British
Romanos Melikian 1883 1935 Armenian
Jules Van Nuffel 1883 1953 Belgian In convertendo Dominus; Te Deum
Ludomir Różycki 1883 1953 Polish
Theophrastos Sakellaridis 1883 1950 Greek
Maximilian Steinberg 1883 1946 Russian
Fritz Stiedry 1883 1968 Austrian
Peeter Süda 1883 1920 Estonian
Enrico Toselli 1883 1926 Italian Serenata 'Rimpianto' Op. 6 No. 1
Edgard Varèse 1883 1965 French Amériques; Ionisation; Arcana; Density 21.5 Musique concrète, Electronic music
Anton Webern 1883 1945 Austrian Symphony; Six Pieces for Orchestra twelve-tone technique, serialism, polystylism; pupil of Arnold Schoenberg
Bedřich Antonín Wiedermann 1883 1951 Czech
Riccardo Zandonai 1883 1944 Italian
Juhan Aavik 1884 1982 Estonian
Dina Appeldoorn 1884 1938 Dutch
Boris Asafyev 1884 1949 Russian
Ralph Benatzky 1884 1957 Czech
York Bowen 1884 1961 English
May Brahe 1884 1956 Australian Bless This House and other songs
Max Brod 1884 1968 Czech
Charles Griffes 1884 1920 American
Louis Gruenberg 1884 1964 Russian The Emperor Jones (opera)
Juozas Gruodis 1884 1948 Lithuanian
Marguerite Béclard d'Harcourt 1884 1964 French
Jonny Heykens 1884 1945 Dutch
Jurgis Karnavičius 1884 1941 Lithuanian
Raoul Koczalski 1884 1948 Polish Piano Concerto, Op. 83
Boris Levenson 1884 1947 Russian-born American
Ture Rangström 1884 1947 Swedish four symphonies
Jaime Teixidor 1884 1957 Spanish
Wintter Watts 1884 1962 American
Xiao Youmei 1884 1940 Chinese
Alexander Albrecht 1885 1958 Slovak
Pedro Humberto Allende 1885 1959 Chilean
Agustín Barrios 1885 1944 Paraguayan
Alban Berg 1885 1935 Austrian Violin Concerto; Wozzeck; Lyric Suite serialism, Romanticism, expressionism, polystylism; pupil of Arnold Schoenberg
George Butterworth 1885 1916 English
Henri Collet 1885 1951 French
Dimitrie Cuclin 1885 1978 Romanian several exceptionally long symphonies
Benjamin Dale 1885 1943 English
Ernest Farrar 1885 1918 English
Julius Harrison 1885 1963 English
Stevan Hristić 1885 1958 Serbian
Werner Josten 1885 1963 German
Heino Kaski 1885 1957 Finnish
Eduard Künneke 1885 1953 German Der Vetter aus Dingsda
Artur Lemba 1885 1963 Estonian
Adriano Lualdi 1885 1971 Italian
Hildor Lundvik 1885 1951 Swedish
Dora Pejačević 1885 1923 Croatian Symphony in F-sharp Minor, Phantasie Concertante
Wallingford Riegger 1885 1961 American Symphony No. 3
Siegfried Salomon 1885 1962 Danish
Carlos Salzedo 1885 1961 French
Juhan Simm 1885 1959 Estonian
Edith Swepstone 1885 1930 English
Paul van Katwijk 1885 1974 Dutch-American
Leó Weiner 1885 1960 Hungarian
Egon Wellesz 1885 1974 Austrian Nine symphonies
Mana-Zucca 1885 1981 American
Joseph Achron 1886 1943 Russian Hebrew Melody
Arseny Avraamov 1886 1944 Russian avant-garde
Edward Ballantine 1886 1971 American Variations on "Mary Had a Little Lamb" for piano
John J. Becker 1886 1961 American
Rebecca Clarke 1886 1979 English
Eric Coates 1886 1957 English
Ellen Coleman 1886 1973 English
Edward Joseph Collins 1886 1951 American
Marcel Dupré 1886 1971 French Organ music
Wilhelm Furtwängler 1886 1954 German Symphony No. 1 in B minor, Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Symphony No. 3 in C♯ minor, Piano Quintet, Religöser Hymnus, Te Deum for Choir and Orchestra neoclassicism, folk-influenced, twelve-tone technique
Henri Gagnebin 1886 1977 Belgian-born Swiss
Carlo Giorgio Garofalo 1886 1962 Italian
Jesús Guridi 1886 1961 Spanish Sinfonia pirenaica
Elizabeth Gyring 1886 1970 American
Algot Haquinius 1886 1966 Swedish
Jef van Hoof 1886 1959 Belgian
Ethel Leginska 1886 1970 British
Paul Paray 1886 1979 French Mass for the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Joan of Arc
Emilio Pujol 1886 1980 Spanish
Othmar Schoeck 1886 1957 Swiss Penthesilea
Ole Windingstad 1886 1959 Norwegian-American
Kosaku Yamada 1886 1965 Japanese Overture in D major
Pietro Yon 1886 1943 Italian Gesù bambino
Willem Andriessen 1887 1964 Dutch Piano Concerto in D major
Kurt Atterberg 1887 1974 Swedish Symphony No. 6 "Dollar Symphony"
Nadia Boulanger 1887 1979 French
Nicolae Bretan 1887 1968 Romanian
Lawrance Collingwood 1887 1982 English
Mildred Couper 1887 1974 American quarter tone
Heino Eller 1887 1970 Estonian
Emilia Gubitosi 1887 1972 Italian
Henry Ley 1887 1962 English
Oskar Lindberg 1887 1955 Swedish
Leevi Madetoja 1887 1947 Finnish Symphony No. 1 (1916), Symphony No. 2 (1918), Symphony No. 3 (1926), the opera The Ostrobothnians (1923), the ballet-pantomime Okon Fuoko (1927), and Elegia (1909). Student of Jean Sibelius, 1908–10.
Zorko Prelovec 1887 1939 Slovenian
Florence Price 1887 1953 American
Ernest Pingoud 1887 1942 Finnish
Anatol Provazník 1887 1950 Czech
Emil Reesen 1887 1964 Danish Operas
Stasys Šimkus 1887 1943 Lithuanian
Rudi Stephan 1887 1915 German Romanticism
Heinz Tiessen 1887 1971 German
Ernst Toch 1887 1964 German 7 symphonies
Max Trapp 1887 1971 German
Heitor Villa-Lobos 1887 1959 Brazilian Chôros; Bachianas brasileiras; Magdalena: a Musical Adventure; Rudepoêma; neoclassicism, folk-influenced
Anatoly Nikolayevich Alexandrov 1888 1982 Russian
May Aufderheide 1888 1972 American
Carmen Barradas 1888 1963 Uruguayan
Vasyl Barvinsky 1888 1963 Ukrainian
Johanna Beyer 1888 1944 German-American
Emil Bohnke 1888 1928 German
Ina Boyle 1888 1967 Irish
Philip Greeley Clapp 1888 1954 American 12 symphonies
Cecil Coles 1888 1918 Scottish
Claude Delvincourt 1888 1954 French
Ilse Fromm-Michaels 1888 1986 German
Anna Maria Klechniowska 1888 1973 Polish
Ion Nonna Otescu 1888 1940 Romanian
Julie Reisserová 1888 1938 Czech
Maria Rodrigo 1888 1967 Spanish
Poul Schierbeck 1888 1949 Danish
Alexei Stanchinsky 1888 1914 Russian
Cristòfor Taltabull 1888 1964 Catalan
Matthijs Vermeulen 1888 1967 Dutch Seven symphonies
Gabriel von Wayditch 1888 1969 Hungarian-American
Emiliana de Zubeldia 1888 1987 Spanish
Alton Adams 1889 1987 American
Aksel Agerby 1889 1942 Danish
Harald Agersnap 1889 1982 Danish
Felix Arndt 1889 1918 American
Grigoraș Dinicu 1889 1949 Romanian
Armstrong Gibbs 1889 1960 English
Ethel Glenn Hier 1889 1971 American
Václav Kaprál 1889 1947 Czech
Cyrillus Kreek 1889 1962 Estonian
Egon Ledeč 1889 1944 Czech
Rudolf Mauersberger 1889 1971 German
Vilém Petrželka 1889 1969 Czech
Karl Rautio 1889 1963 Finnish
Levko Revutsky 1889 1977 Ukrainian Piano Concerto in F major
Vladimir Shcherbachov 1889 1952 Russian
Johannes Andersen 1890 1980 Danish
Ernest Bullock 1890 1979 English
Victor Dolidze 1890 1933 Soviet Georgian
Samuil Feinberg 1890 1962 Russian and Soviet
Luís de Freitas Branco 1890 1955 Portuguese
Hans Gál 1890 1987 Austrian
Carlos Gardel 1890 1935 French
Ivor Gurney 1890 1937 English
Pauline Hall 1890 1969 Norwegian
Jacques Ibert 1890 1962 French Concertino da camera; Escales neoclassicism impressionism
Philip James 1890 1975 American
Sándor Jemnitz 1890 1963 Hungarian
Kathleen Lockhart Manning 1890 1951 American
Frank Martin 1890 1974 Swiss Ballade for flute and piano; Petite symphonie concertante
Bohuslav Martinů 1890 1959 Czech Symphony No. 3, No. 4, and No. 6; Gilgamesh (oratorio); Chamber music neoclassicism, folk-influenced
Yves Nat 1890 1956 French
Gösta Nystroem 1890 1966 Swedish
Eda Rapoport 1890 1968 American
Morishige Takei 1890 1947 Japanese
Otto Albert Tichý 1890 1973 Czech
Roy Agnew 1891 1944 Australian
Schahan Berberian 1891 1956 Armenian
Arthur Bliss 1891 1975 English A Colour Symphony
Benjamin Burrows 1891 1966 English
Claude Champagne 1891 1965 Canadian
Noël Gallon 1891 1966 French
Marcel Grandjany 1891 1975 French Pieces for harp; Headed Harp Dept at Fontainebleau & Juilliard Noted harpist and teacher
Thomas Griselle 1891 1955 American
Karel Boleslav Jirák 1891 1972 Czechoslovak
Mihail Jora 1891 1971 Romanian
Alexander Kasyanov 1891 1982 Soviet Russian
Frida Kern 1891 1988 Austrian
Karl King 1891 1971 American "Barnum and Bailey's Favorite" Marches
Florentina Mallá 1891 1973 Czech
Federico Moreno Tórroba 1891 1982 Spanish classical guitar
Edmund Nick 1891 1974 German
Sergei Prokofiev 1891 1953 Russian Romeo and Juliet; The Love for Three Oranges; Classical Symphony; Symphony No. 5 and No. 6; Violin Concerto No. 1 and No. 2; Piano Concerto No. 2 and No. 3; Alexander Nevsky; Lieutenant Kijé; Peter and the Wolf neoclassicism, Romanticism
Alexis Roland-Manuel 1891 1966 French
Philip Sainton 1891 1967 British-French
W. K. Stanton 1891 1978 English
Catherine Murphy Urner 1891 1942 American
Paul Abraham 1892 1960 Hungarian operettas
Isidor Achron 1892 1948 Polish
Hendrik Andriessen 1892 1981 Dutch father of Louis Andriessen
Samuel L. M. Barlow 1892 1982 American
Johanna Bordewijk-Roepman 1892 1971 Dutch
Hans Bottermund 1892 1949 German
Augusto Brandt 1892 1942 Venezuelan
Katherine Kennicott Davis 1892 1980 American
Giorgio Federico Ghedini 1892 1965 Italian
Ferde Grofé 1892 1972 American Grand Canyon Suite; Mississippi Suite
Ilmari Hannikainen 1892 1955 Finnish Romanticism
Sandor Harmati 1892 1936 Hungarian-American
Mirrie Hill 1892 1986 Australian
Arthur Honegger 1892 1955 Swiss Symphony No. 3 "Liturgique"; Pacific 231 neoclassicism; also a composer of film music: Les Misérables
Herbert Howells 1892 1983 English Hymnus paradisi
Frank Hutchens 1892 1965 Australian
William G. James 1892 1977 Australian
Knud Jeppesen 1892 1974 Danish
Otakar Jeremiáš 1892 1962 Czech
Yrjö Kilpinen 1892 1959 Finnish neoclassical
Fritz Heinrich Klein 1892 1977 Austrian
Jaroslav Kvapil 1892 1958 Czech
László Lajtha 1892 1963 Hungarian
Arthur Lourié 1892 1966 Russian
Darius Milhaud 1892 1974 French La Création du Monde; Le Bœuf sur le toit jazz-influenced, neoclassical, polytonal
John Jacob Niles 1892 1980 American
Nikolai Obukhov 1892 1954 Russian
Felix Petyrek 1892 1951 Austrian
Hilding Rosenberg 1892 1985 Swedish Violin Concerto
Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji 1892 1988 English Opus clavicembalisticum; Études transcendantes (100); Sequentia cyclica super "Dies irae" ex Missa pro defunctis; Piano Symphony No. 2; "Gulistān" – Nocturne for Piano neoclassical, neoromantic, postimpressionistic
Germaine Tailleferre 1892 1983 French
Jean Absil 1893 1974 Belgian
Arthur Benjamin 1893 1960 Australian Jamaican Rhumba
Georges Boulanger 1893 1958 Romanian
Lili Boulanger 1893 1918 French
Marta Canales 1893 1986 Chilean
Osvald Chlubna 1893 1971 Czech
Zinovy Feldman 1893 1942 Russian
Aleksandr Gauk 1893 1963 Russian/Soviet
Eugene Aynsley Goossens 1893 1962 English
Dorothy Gow 1893 1982 English
Hambarsoom Grigorian 1893 1975 Armenian
Alois Hába 1893 1973 Czech Matka microtonal
Helen Eugenia Hagan 1893 1964 American
Rued Langgaard 1893 1952 Danish 16 symphonies, The Music of the Spheres, Antikrist
Franz Mittler 1893 1970 Austrian
Federico Mompou 1893 1987 Spanish piano music
Douglas Moore 1893 1969 American The Ballad of Baby Doe, The Devil and Daniel Webster (Folk opera)
Ivor Novello 1893 1951 Welsh
Leo Ornstein 1893 2002 American (Russian-born) Wild Men's Dance, Suicide in an Airplane, 8 piano sonatas, Piano Quintet, 3 String Quartets avant-garde, later neoromanticism
Charles Wilfred Orr 1893 1976 English Songs
Sergei Protopopov 1893 1954 Russian 3 piano sonatas Avant-garde
Bernard Rogers 1893 1968 American
John Laurence Seymour 1893 1986 American
Marcel Tyberg 1893 1944 Austrian
Stanisław Wiechowicz 1893 1963 Polish
Pylyp Kozytskiy 1893 1960 Ukrainian In memory of the Bolsheviks (1951) avant-garde
Hugo Chaim Adler 1894 1955 Belgian
Aaron Avshalomov 1894 1965 Russian
Krešimir Baranović 1894 1975 Yugoslav
Robert Russell Bennett 1894 1981 American Broadway arrangements; pieces for band
Pavel Bořkovec 1894 1972 Czech
Paul Dessau 1894 1979 German
Sabin Drăgoi 1894 1968 Romanian Piano Concerto
Kalitha Dorothy Fox 1894 1934 English
Wilhelm Grosz 1894 1939 Austrian
Žiga Hirschler 1894 1941 Croatian
Edmund Jenkins 1894 1926 American
Jane Joseph 1894 1929 English
Filip Lazăr 1894 1936 Romanian avant-garde
Ernest John Moeran 1894 1950 English Symphony in G minor folk-influenced
Willem Pijper 1894 1947 Dutch Six Adagios; Piano Concerto atonality
Walter Piston 1894 1976 American The Incredible Flutist (ballet); Symphony No. 2, No. 3, No. 6, and No. 7 Neoclassicism
Władysław Raczkowski 1894 1959 Polish
Erwin Schulhoff 1894 1942 Czech
Nicolas Slonimsky 1894 1995 Russian-born American
Albert Stoessel 1894 1943 American
Bernard Wagenaar 1894 1971 Dutch/American
Peter Warlock 1894 1930 Anglo-Welsh Capriol Suite, The Curlew
Vally Weigl 1894 1982 Austrian-American
Mark Wessel 1894 1973 American The King of Babylon; Concertino for Flute or Violin and Orchestra
August Baeyens 1895 1966 Belgian
Henriëtte Bosmans 1895 1952 Dutch
Jorge Bravo de Rueda 1895 1940 Peruvian
Bjarne Brustad 1895 1978 Norwegian
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco 1895 1968 Italian Naomi and Ruth; guitar music
Juan José Castro 1895 1968 Argentine
Ernest Charles 1895 1984 American
Georges Dandelot 1895 1975 French
Johann Nepomuk David 1895 1977 Austrian neoclassical
Nico Dostal 1895 1981 Austrian
Lindley Evans 1895 1982 South African-born Australian
Jakov Gotovac 1895 1982 Croatian
Ivo Tijardović 1895 1976 Croatian
Paul Hindemith 1895 1963 German Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber; Mathis der Maler; Ludus Tonalis' neoclassicism, Expressionism
Gordon Jacob 1895 1984 English
Eva Jessye 1895 1992 American
Rudolf Kattnigg 1895 1955 Austrian
Ernesto Lecuona 1895 1963 Cuban
Ernst Levy 1895 1981 Swiss
Borys Lyatoshynsky 1895 1968 Ukrainian
Carl Orff 1895 1982 German Carmina Burana polystylism
Slavko Osterc 1895 1941 Slovenian Symphony
Kathleen Richards 1895 1984 English
Dane Rudhyar 1895 1985 French
Boris Sobinov 1895 1956 Russian
Leo Sowerby 1895 1968 American
William Grant Still 1895 1978 American 5 symphonies, including Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American"; Troubled Island (opera), A Bayou Legend (opera) folk-influenced; known as "the Dean" of African-American composers
Eduard Toldrà 1895 1962 Spanish
Maria Bach 1896 1978 Austrian Piano Quartet
Erling Brene 1896 1980 Danish
František Brož 1896 1962 Czech
Shirley Graham Du Bois 1896 1977 American
Eduard Erdmann 1896 1958 German
Jacobo Ficher 1896 1978 Argentine 10 symphonies; 3 piano concertos; chamber music; El Oso (opera, after Chekhov) eclectic
Roberto Gerhard 1896 1970 Spanish
Howard Hanson 1896 1981 American 7 symphonies Romanticism
Józef Koffler 1896 1944 Polish
Viktor Kosenko 1896 1938 Ukrainian Piano concerto
Dimitri Mitropoulos 1896 1960 Greek
María Teresa Prieto 1896 1982 Spanish
Jean Rivier 1896 1987 French
Leroy Robertson 1896 1971 American
Roger Sessions 1896 1985 American 9 symphonies, Violin Concerto, Montezuma neoclassicism, twelve-tone technique
Petko Staynov 1896 1977 Bulgarian
Bolesław Szabelski 1896 1979 Polish
George Thalben-Ball 1896 1986 British
Virgil Thomson 1896 1989 American Four Saints in Three Acts, The Mother of Us All; Louisiana Story; also noted critic folk-influenced, eclectic
Wladimir Vogel 1896 1984 Swiss
Jaromír Weinberger 1896 1967 Czech Schwanda the Bagpiper
Sergei Aslamazyan 1897 1978 Soviet Armenian
Břetislav Bakala 1897 1958 Czech
Paul Ben-Haim 1897 1984 Israeli
Jørgen Bentzon 1897 1951 Danish
Gaspar Cassadó 1897 1966 Spanish Toccata, Requiebros
Henry Cowell 1897 1965 American The Tides of Manaunaun, Dynamic Motion eclectic, experimental
Oscar Lorenzo Fernández 1897 1948 Brazilian "Batuque" from Malazarte nationalism
António Fragoso 1897 1918 Portuguese
Luis Gianneo 1897 1968 Argentine
Sim Gokkes 1897 1943 Dutch Modernist
Yefim Golyshev 1897 1970 Ukrainian String Trio
Hermann Heiss 1897 1966 German
Harrison Kerr 1897 1978 American
Erich Wolfgang Korngold 1897 1957 Austrian Violin Concerto also composed film music: Die Tote Stadt
György Kósa 1897 1984 Hungarian
Agustín Lara 1897 1970 Mexican Granada
Theo Mackeben 1897 1953 German
Enrico Mainardi 1897 1976 Italian
Karl Marx 1897 1985 German
Benna Moe 1897 1983 Danish
Hermann Neuling 1897 1967 German
Fernando Obradors 1897 1945 Spanish Canciones clásicas españolas
Quincy Porter 1897 1966 American 2 symphonies, 9 string quartets, Piano Quintet, Concerto concertante for two pianos and orchestra
Jaroslav Řídký 1897 1956 Czech
Knudåge Riisager 1897 1974 Denmark
Harald Sæverud 1897 1992 Norwegian Peer Gynt, 9 symphonies
Pablo Sorozábal 1897 1988 Spanish
Margaret Sutherland 1897 1984 Australian Violin Concerto Haunted Hills
Kay Swift 1897 1993 American
Alexandre Tansman 1897 1986 French (Polish-born)
Terig Tucci 1897 1973 Argentine
Alexander Abramsky 1898 1985 Russian folk-influenced
Thomas Armstrong 1898 1994 English
Ernst Bacon 1898 1990 American
Edward Boatner 1898 1981 American
Carlton Cooley 1898 1981 American
Norman Demuth 1898 1968 English
Hanns Eisler 1898 1962 German/Austrian Auferstanden aus Ruinen (Eastern Germany national anthem)
George Gershwin 1898 1937 American Rhapsody in Blue; Piano Concerto; An American in Paris; Porgy and Bess jazz-influenced; also a composer of popular songs
Barbara Giuranna 1898 1998 Italian
Ebbe Hamerik 1898 1951 Danish
Roy Harris 1898 1979 American Symphony No. 3 neotonality
Tibor Harsányi 1898 1954 Hungarian
Alberto Hemsi 1898 1976 Turkish
Dorothy Howell 1898 1982 English
Maurice Journeau 1898 1999 French
Lev Knipper 1898 1974 Russian
Jeanne Leleu 1898 1979 French
Marcel Mihalovici 1898 1985 French (Romanian-born) Krapp, ou, La dernière bande neoclassicism, serialism, etc.; folk-influenced
Günther Ramin 1898 1956 German
Vittorio Rieti 1898 1994 Italian
Rito Selvaggi 1898 1972 Italian
María Luisa Sepúlveda 1898 1958 Chilean
Viktor Ullmann 1898 1944 Austrian
Ephraim Amu 1899 1995 Ghanaian
Georges Auric 1899 1983 French
William Baines 1899 1922 English
Mansi Barberis 1899 1986 Romanian
Radie Britain 1899 1994 American
Carlos Chávez 1899 1978 Mexican Sinfonía de Antígona, Sinfonía india, Symphony No. 6, Toccata for percussion instruments, The Visitors (opera) modernist, primitivist, folk-influenced, neoclassicism, serialist
Frederic Curzon 1899 1973 English
Arthur Duff 1899 1956 Irish
Sophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté 1899 1974 Russian-born Canadian
Yusef Greiss 1899 1961 Egyptian
Patrick Hadley 1899 1973 British
Pavel Haas 1899 1944 Czech
Eduardo Hernández Moncada 1899 1995 Mexican
Finn Høffding 1899 1997 Danish
Albert Huybrechts 1899 1938 Belgian
Hans Krása 1899 1944 Czech
Ricard Lamote de Grignon 1899 1962 Catalan Spanish
Jón Leifs 1899 1968 Icelandic Oratorios based on Edda idiosyncratic orchestration and percussion used to evoke Icelandic natural phenomena
Marcelle de Manziarly 1899 1989 French
Harl McDonald 1899 1955 American
George Frederick McKay 1899 1970 American
Duke Ellington 1899 1974 American
Francis Poulenc 1899 1963 French Babar the Elephant; Flute Sonata Stabat Mater neoclassicism
Silvestre Revueltas 1899 1940 Mexican Janitzio, Homenaje a Federico García Lorca, Sensemayá nationalist, political music, primitivist, popular-music influence. modernism
Herbert Sumsion 1899 1995 English
Alexander Tcherepnin 1899 1977 Russian
Randall Thompson 1899 1984 American Alleluia; The Testament of Freedom
Pancho Vladigerov 1899 1978 Bulgarian 4 piano concertos folk-influenced
Franz Salmhofer 1900 1975 Austrian Lieder: Heiteres Herbarium Late romantic / progressive
Evald Aav 1900 1939 Estonian
Kai Normann Andersen 1900 1967 Danish
George Antheil 1900 1959 American Ballet mécanique; Symphony No. 4 avant-garde, modernism, later neoclassical
Henry Barraud 1900 1997 French Concertino for piano, flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon and chamber orchestra
Nicolai Berezowsky 1900 1953 Russian-American Christmas Festival Overture (Ukrainian Noel), Duo for Clarinet and Viola
Willy Burkhard 1900 1955 Swiss
Alan Bush 1900 1995 English
Lola Castegnaro 1900 1979 Costa Rican
Niels Clemmensen 1900 1950 Danish
Aaron Copland 1900 1990 American Appalachian Spring (ballet); Billy the Kid (ballet); Rodeo (ballet); Fanfare for the Common Man; Clarinet Concerto neoclassical, folk-influenced, jazz-influenced, early twelve-tone, later serialism
Isaak Dunayevsky 1900 1955 Russian
Pierre-Octave Ferroud 1900 1936 French
Isadore Freed 1900 1960 Belarusian-born American
Grigori Gamburg 1900 1967 Russian
Hector Gratton 1900 1970 Canadian
Gotfrid Hasanov 1900 1965 Russian
Hans Haug 1900 1967 Swiss
Michael Head 1900 1976 British
Maurice Jaubert 1900 1940 French
Yasuji Kiyose 1900 1981 Japanese
Uuno Klami 1900 1961 Finnish Sea Pictures; Kalevala Suite
Paul Kletzki 1900 1973 Polish
Ernst Krenek 1900 1991 Austrian Jonny spielt auf, Karl V neoclassical, twelve-tone, later serial, neoromantic, eclectic
Otto Luening 1900 1996 American
Colin McPhee 1900 1964 Canadian Tabuh-Tabuhan: Toccata for Orchestra folk-influenced
Alexander Mosolov 1900 1973 Russian Iron Foundry avant-garde
Henri Pensis 1900 1958 Luxembourger
Fred Raymond 1900 1954 Austrian operettas; also composed film music
Hermann Reutter 1900 1985 German
Amadeo Roldán 1900 1939 Cuban Rítmicas Nos. 5 and 6
Hans Schimmerling 1900 1967 Czech
Bernd Scholz 1900 1969 German
Leo Smit 1900 1943 Dutch
Marko Tajčević 1900 1984 Serbian
Zdenka Ticharich 1900 1979 Hungarian
Elinor Remick Warren 1900 1991 American
Kurt Weill 1900 1950 German/American 2 symphonies; String Quartets; "Die Dreigroschenoper"; Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny; "Mahagonny-Songspiel"; several Broadway musicals neoclassical
David Wynne 1900 1983 Welsh
Walther Aeschbacher 1901 1969 Swiss
Karel Albert 1901 1987 Belgian Marieken van Niemeghen (incidental music); four symphonies constructionist, neoclassical, twelve-tone technique
Blaž Arnič 1901 1970 Slovenian neoromanticism
Conrad Beck 1901 1989 Swiss
Ruth Crawford Seeger 1901 1953 American String Quartet modernism
Gerald Finzi 1901 1956 English Cello Concerto; songs neoromantic
Lillian Fuchs 1901 1995 American
Eivind Groven 1901 1977 Norwegian
Povl Hamburger 1901 1972 Danish
Victor Hely-Hutchinson 1901 1947 British
Emil Hlobil 1901 1987 Czechoslovakian
Dorothy James 1901 1982 American
Olav Kielland 1901 1985 Norwegian
Boris Koutzen 1901 1966 Russian-American
Rudolf Matz 1901 1988 Croatian
William McKie 1901 1984 Australian
Dimitar Nenov 1901 1953 Bulgarian Toccata
Harry Partch 1901 1974 American Daphne of the Dunes, Revelation in the Courthouse Park microtonal, just intonation, self-built instruments
Juan Carlos Paz 1901 1972 Argentine twelve-tone technique and serialism
Marcel Poot 1901 1988 Belgian
Bernard Reichel 1901 1992 Swiss
Joaquín Rodrigo 1901 1999 Spanish Concierto de Aranjuez; guitar music neoclassical, folk music influence
Heinz Eric Roemheld 1901 1985 American
Kjell Roikjer 1901 1999 Danish
Edmund Rubbra 1901 1986 English
Henri Sauguet 1901 1989 French
Henri Tomasi 1901 1971 French
Emmy Wegener 1901 1973 Dutch
Werner Egk 1901 1983 German
Jesús Arámbarri 1902 1960 Spanish
Theodore Chanler 1902 1961 American
Maurice Duruflé 1902 1986 French Requiem; organ music
Vladimir Fere 1902 1971 Russian
Evaristo Fernández Blanco 1902 1993 Spanish
Lūcija Garūta 1902 1977 Latvian Piano Concerto
Antonio José 1902 1936 Spanish
Helvi Leiviskä 1902 1982 Finnish
Lino Liviabella 1902 1964 Italian
Jiro Nakano 1902 2000 Japanese
Vissarion Shebalin 1902 1963 Russian The Taming of the Shrew (opera)
Andriy Shtoharenko 1902 1992 Ukrainian
Veselin Stoyanov 1902 1969 Bulgarian Three concertos for piano and orchestra; Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Concertino for violin folk-influenced
Jenő Takács 1902 2005 Austrian
Rose Thisse-Derouette 1902 1989 Belgian
Antonio María Valencia 1902 1952 Colombian
John Vincent 1902 1977 American Consort for Piano and Strings neoclassical
William Walton 1902 1983 English Symphony No. 1; Violin Concerto; Viola Concerto; Variations on a Theme by Hindemith; Belshazzar's Feast (oratorio) avant-garde (early), neoromantic, neoclassical; also a composer of film music
Meredith Willson 1902 1984 American
Stefan Wolpe 1902 1972 German Battle Piece for piano serial, modernism
Claude Arrieu 1903 1990 French
Lennox Berkeley 1903 1989 English Horn Trio neoclassical, later serial
Boris Blacher 1903 1975 German
Abram Chasins 1903 1987 American Two piano concertos; Parade for orchestra
Tudor Ciortea 1903 1983 Romanian
Rhoda Coghill 1903 2000 Irish
Avril Coleridge-Taylor 1903 1998 English
Hugo Distler 1908 1942 German
Vernon Duke 1903 1969 Russian both post-tonal style as Dukelsky and in the style of Tin Pan Alley as Duke
André Fleury 1903 1995 French
Vittorio Giannini 1903 1966 Italian Blennerhassett neoclassical
Walter Goehr 1903 1960 German
Berthold Goldschmidt 1903 1996 German
Hilding Hallnäs 1903 1984 Swedish
He Luting 1903 1999 Chinese
Vladimir Horowitz 1903 1989 American
Jens Bjerre Jacobsen 1903 1986 Danish
Aram Khachaturian 1903 1978 Armenian Gayane (ballet, includes Sabre Dance); Spartacus (ballet); concertos
Mykola Kolessa 1903 2006 Ukrainian
Marc Lavry 1903 1967 Israeli Symphonic Poem Emek, Opera Dan Hashomer
Leighton Lucas 1903 1982 English
Robin Milford 1903 1959 English
Saburō Moroi 1903 1977 Japanese
Ervin Nyiregyházi 1903 1987 Hungarian Romanticism
Carl Gustav Sparre Olsen 1903 1984 Norwegian
Flor Peeters 1903 1986 Belgian
Mario Pilati 1903 1938 Italian Piedigrotta (opera)
Thomas Pitfield 1903 1999 British
Priaulx Rainier 1903 1986 South African / English Ploërmel, Quanta, String Trio
Günter Raphael 1903 1960 German
Luis H. Salgado 1903 1977 Ecuadorian Sanjuanito futurista; Eunice; Cumandá folk-influenced, modernist
Åke Uddén 1903 1987 Swedish
Vladimir Vlasov 1903 1986 Russian
Rudolf Wagner-Régeny 1903 1969 German Prometheus (opera)
Percy Whitlock 1903 1946 English
Richard Addinsell 1904 1977 British Warsaw Concerto
Joseph Ahrens 1904 1997 German
Herbert Kennedy Andrews 1904 1965 English
John Antill 1904 1986 Australian Corroboree (ballet suite)
Jean Berveiller 1904 1976 French
Walter Bricht 1904 1970 Austrian
Erik Chisholm 1904 1965 Scottish Piano Concerto No. 2 ("Hindustani") "Scotland's forgotten composer", nicknamed "MacBartok"
Karl Clausen 1904 1972 Danish
Luigi Dallapiccola 1904 1975 Italian Il prigioniero (opera); Il canto sospeso serialism, electronic music
Balys Dvarionas 1904 1974 Lithuanian
Kunihiko Hashimoto 1904 1949 Japanese
Huang Tzu 1904 1938 Chinese In Memoriam
Dmitry Kabalevsky 1904 1987 Russian The Comedians
Tadeusz Kassern 1904 1957 Polish
Iša Krejčí 1904 1968 Czech 20 Variations on the Composer s Own Theme in the Style of a Folk Song neoclassical
Goffredo Petrassi 1904 2003 Italian
Gavriil Popov 1904 1972 Russian Chamber Symphony; Symphony No. 1
Cemal Reşit Rey 1904 1985 Turkish
Manuel Rosenthal 1904 2003 French
Theodor Schaefer 1904 1969 Czech
Hermann Schroeder 1904 1984 German
Nikos Skalkottas 1904 1949 Greek 36 Greek Dances for orchestra; Violin Concerto twelve-tone, folk music influence, modernism
Franz Syberg 1904 1955 Danish
Jack Westrup 1904 1975 English
Aleksey Zhivotov 1904 1964 Russian
Heikki Aaltoila 1905 1975 Finnish
William Alwyn 1905 1985 English Lyra Angelica; Elizabethan Dances neoromantic
Boris Arapov 1905 1992 Russian Violin Concerto neoromantic, atonality
Albert Arlen 1905 1993 Turkish Australian
Paul Arma 1905 1987 Hungarian-French
Vytautas Bacevičius 1905 1970 Lithuanian atonality
Marc Blitzstein 1905 1964 American The Cradle Will Rock (musical) political music
Eugène Bozza 1905 1991 French
Mario Braggiotti 1905 1996 American (Italian-born)
Yevgeny Brusilovsky 1905 1981 Kazakhstani
Francis Chagrin 1905 1972 Romanian
Ulric Cole 1905 1992 American
Christian Darnton 1905 1981 British
Ferenc Farkas 1905 2000 Hungarian
Karl Amadeus Hartmann 1905 1963 German Concerto funebre; Gesangsszene; Symphony No. 1; Symphony No. 4
André Hossein 1905 1983 Iranian
André Jolivet 1905 1974 French Flute Concerto No. 1
Erich Itor Kahn 1905 1956 German
Taneli Kuusisto 1905 1988 Finnish
Constant Lambert 1905 1951 English The Rio Grande popular music influence, jazz influence
Guillaume Landré 1905 1968 Dutch
Walter Leigh 1905 1942 English Concertino for Harpsichord and Strings; Agincourt; Jolly Roger; Music for Strings neoclassical
Ernst Hermann Meyer 1905 1988 German
Léon Orthel 1905 1987 Dutch
Alan Rawsthorne 1905 1971 English 3 symphonies; Symphonic Studies neoclassical
Luis Sandi 1905 1996 Mexican
Giacinto Scelsi 1905 1988 Italian Quattro pezzi chiascuno su una nota sola
Verdina Shlonsky 1905 1990 Israeli Piano Concerto; String Quartet; numerous piano music, including Pages from the Diary; Five Sketches; Youth Suite; Reflection; Still Life Polystylism
Fela Sowande 1905 1987 Nigerian
Daniel Sternefeld 1905 1986 Belgian
Michael Tippett 1905 1998 English The Midsummer Marriage; 4 symphonies; A Child of Our Time (oratorio)
Eduard Tubin 1905 1982 Estonian 11 symphonies
Xian Xinghai 1905 1945 Chinese Yellow River Cantata
Xiao Shuxian 1905 1991 Chinese
Winfried Zillig 1905 1963 German
Murray Adaskin 1906 2002 Canadian
Ahn Eak-tai 1906 1965 Korean Aegukga
Hasan Ferit Alnar 1906 1978 Turkish
Daniel Ayala Pérez 1906 1975 Mexican Tribu (symphonic poem)
Andria Balanchivadze 1906 1992 Georgian
Franz Biebl 1906 2001 German Ave Maria
Walter Braithwaite 1906 1991 English
Pierre Capdevielle 1906 1969 French
Bernhard Christensen 1906 2004 Danish
Alessandro Cicognini 1906 1995 Italian
Milo Cipra 1906 1985 Croatian
Arnold Cooke 1906 2005 British
Paul Creston 1906 1985 American neoclassical
Volfgangs Dārziņš 1906 1962 Latvian
Claire Delbos 1906 1959 French
Antal Doráti 1906 1988 American
Klaus Egge 1906 1979 Norwegian
Will Eisenmann 1906 1992 German-Swiss
Ulvi Cemal Erkin 1906 1972 Turkish
Eric Fenby 1906 1997 English
Armando José Fernandes 1906 1983 Portuguese neoclassical
Benjamin Frankel 1906 1973 English
Giovanni Fusco 1906 1968 Italian
Alejandro García Caturla 1906 1940 Cuban
Zoltán Gárdonyi 1906 1986 Hungarian Psalm 46, organ sonatas, motets sacred music
Miriam Gideon 1906 1996 American modernism
Radamés Gnattali 1906 1988 Brazilian
Philip Herschkowitz 1906 1989 Romanian atonality, twelve-tone technique pupil of Alban Berg & Anton Webern
Willy Hess 1906 1997 Swiss
Joaquim Homs 1906 2003 Spanish
Tomojirō Ikenouchi 1906 1991 Japanese
Jānis Ivanovs 1906 1983 Latvian neoromantic
Maxime Jacob 1906 1977 French
Jaroslav Ježek 1906 1942 Czech
Eugen Kapp 1906 1996 Estonian
Jacques Leguerney 1906 1997 French
Oscar Levant 1906 1972 American
Zara Levina 1906 1976 Ukrainian
Normand Lockwood 1906 2002 American
Fernando Lopes-Graça 1906 1994 Portuguese
Elisabeth Lutyens 1906 1983 English
Abdylas Maldybaev 1906 1978 Kyrgyzstani
Peter Mieg 1906 1990 Swiss neoclassical
Alexander Moyzes 1906 1984 Slovak neoromantic
Willson Osborne 1906 1979 American neoclassical
Carmelo Pace 1906 1993 Maltese
Boris Papandopulo 1906 1991 Croatian
Ludovit Rajter 1906 2000 Slovak
Dmitri Shostakovich 1906 1975 Russian 15 symphonies, including No. 5, No. 7, No. 9, No. 10, and No. 11; Violin Concerto No. 1; Cello Concerto No. 1; Festive Overture; 15 string quartets, including String Quartet No. 8; Piano Quintet; The Gadfly Suite modernism, neoclassical, neoromantic, polystylism
Berta Alves de Sousa 1906 1997 Portuguese
Leopold Spinner 1906 1980 Ukrainian
Louise Talma 1906 1996 American
Teng Yu-hsien 1906 1944 Taiwanese
Johannes Paul Thilman 1906 1973 German
David Van Vactor 1906 1994 American
Grace Williams 1906 1977 Welsh
Lora Aborn 1907 2005 American Toccata for Piano folk-influenced
Kurken Alemshah 1907 1947 Armenian
Henk Badings 1907 1987 Dutch
Günter Bialas 1907 1995 German
Yvonne Desportes 1907 1993 French
Roy Douglas 1907 2015 British
Federico Elizalde 1907 1979 Filipino-Spanish Concertos, symphonic poems
Wolfgang Fortner 1907 1987 German Bluthochzeit (opera)
Koharik Gazarossian 1907 1967 Armenian
Camargo Guarnieri 1907 1993 Brazilian Dansa brasileira, Pedro Malazarte (opera), Suite IV Centenário nationalism, neoclassicism, twelve-tone technique
Gene Gutchë 1907 2000 German
Heinz Friedrich Hartig 1907 1969 German
Karl Höller 1907 1987 German
Imogen Holst 1907 1984 British
Jeronimas Kačinskas 1907 2005 Lithuanian-born American
Walter Kaufmann 1907 1984 Czech
Jean Langlais 1907 1991 French
Elizabeth Maconchy 1907 1994 English Quintet for oboe and strings; 13 string quartets
Yoritsune Matsudaira 1907 2001 Japanese
Otto Mortensen 1907 1986 Danish
Zygmunt Mycielski 1907 1987 Polish
Roman Palester 1907 1989 Polish
Ödön Pártos 1907 1977 Hungarian-Israeli
Maria Teresa Pelegrí i Marimón 1907 1995 Spanish
Burrill Phillips 1907 1988 American Selections from McGuffey's Reader
Hisato Ohzawa 1907 1953 Japanese
Willem van Otterloo 1907 1978 Dutch
Miklós Rózsa 1907 1995 Hungarian folk-influenced
Tolibjon Sadikov 1907 1957 Uzbekistani
Ahmed Adnan Saygun 1907 1991 Turkish
Martin Scherber 1907 1974 German
Howard Swanson 1907 1978 American Short Symphony; The Negro Speaks of Rivers neoclassical
Václav Trojan 1907 1983 Czech
Georges Tzipine 1907 1987 French
Alec Wilder 1907 1980 American
Necil Kazım Akses 1908 1999 Turkish
Leroy Anderson 1908 1975 American Sleigh Ride; Blue Tango; Jazz Pizzicato; Irish Suite; Suites of Carols
Menachem Avidom 1908 1995 Israeli
Jan Zdeněk Bartoš 1908 1981 Czech
Joseph Beer 1908 1987 German
Roberta Bitgood 1908 2007 American
Elliott Carter 1908 2012 American Variations for Orchestra; A Symphony of Three Orchestras; 5 string quartets neoclassical (early), modernist
Jean Coulthard 1908 2000 Canadian
Jean-Yves Daniel-Lesur 1908 2002 French
Gustav Ernesaks 1908 1993 Estonian
Howard Ferguson 1908 1999 British
Gunnar de Frumerie 1908 1987 Swedish
Helen Glatz 1908 1996 English
Irwin Heilner 1908 1991 American
Kurt Hessenberg 1908 1994 German
Miloslav Kabeláč 1908 1979 Czech
Herman David Koppel 1908 1998 Danish neoclassical
Lars-Erik Larsson 1908 1986 Swedish
Joan Mary Last 1908 2002 English
Nina Makarova 1908 1976 Russian
Lucien Martin 1908 1950 Canadian
Olivier Messiaen 1908 1992 French Turangalila Symphony; Quartet for the End of Time; Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus; Saint François d'Assise mysticism, postimpressionist
Vano Muradeli 1908 1970 Soviet Georgian
Trude Rittmann 1908 2005 German
Alice Samter 1908 2004 German
Julian Scriabin 1908 1919 Russian
Halsey Stevens 1908 1989 American
Eugen Suchoň 1908 1993 Slovak folk-influenced
Jonas Švedas 1908 1971 Lithuanian
Sidney Torch 1908 1990 British
Geirr Tveitt 1908 1981 Norwegian folk-influenced
William Wordsworth 1908 1988 Scottish
Lorenc Antoni 1909 1991 Kosovo Albanian
Isabel Aretz 1909 2005 Argentine-Venezuelan
Grażyna Bacewicz 1909 1969 Polish String Quartet No. 3
Gunnar Berg 1909 1989 Danish (Swiss-born) Suite for cello serialism
Jean Berger 1909 2002 American (German-born)
Paul Constantinescu 1909 1963 Romanian
Václav Dobiáš 1909 1978 Czech
Jaroslav Doubrava 1909 1960 Czech
Maria Dziewulska 1909 2006 Polish
Harald Genzmer 1909 2007 German neoclassicism
Isador Goodman 1909 1982 South African-Australian
Richard de Guide 1909 1962 Belgian 3 symphonies, choral works, songs for voice and piano, a concerto for the piano and chamber works
Vagn Holmboe 1909 1996 Danish 13 symphonies neoclassicism
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino 1909 1987 Italian
Primitivo Lázaro 1909 1997 Spanish
Ljubica Marić 1909 2003 Serb Sounds of Space; Ostinato Super Thema Octoicha; Threshold of Dream post-modernism
Charles Naginski 1909 1940 American
Paul Nordoff 1909 1977 American
Robin Orr 1909 2006 Scottish
Kurt Schwaen 1909 2007 German neoclassicism
Elie Siegmeister 1909 1991 American 9 operas[vague]; 8 symphonies[vague]; Western Suite
Todor Skalovski 1909 2004 Macedonian
Ādolfs Skulte 1909 2000 Latvian
Ignace Strasfogel 1909 1994 Polish
Dana Suesse 1909 1987 American
Asaf Zeynally 1909 1932 Azerbaijani
Erkki Aaltonen 1910 1990 Finnish
Samuel Barber 1910 1981 American Adagio for Strings; Violin Concerto; Symphony in One Movement; Vanessa Romanticism
Willy Berking 1910 1979 German
Herman Berlinski 1910 2001 German-born American
Miguel Bernal Jiménez 1910 1956 Mexican
Ronald Binge 1910 1979 British light music
Patricia Blomfield Holt 1910 2003 Canadian
Paul Bowles 1910 1999 American
Henri Challan 1910 1977 French
Salvador Contreras 1910 1982 Mexican String Quartet No. 2; Tres movimientos para guitarra; Dos piezas dodecafónicas neoclassical, serial
Francis Judd Cooke 1910 1995 American
Farid El-Atrache 1910 1974 Syrian-Egyptian
Blas Galindo 1910 1993 Mexican Sones de Mariachi
Remo Giazotto 1910 1998 Italian Adagio attributed to Albinoni
Evgeny Golubev 1910 1988 Russian
Bernhard Heiden 1910 2000 German-American
Gerard Hengeveld 1910 2001 Dutch
Mohamed Jamoussi 1910 1982 Tunisian
Jiang Wen-Ye 1910 1983 Chinese
Otto Joachim 1910 2010 German-born Canadian electronic music
Charles Jones 1910 1997 Canadian
Abu Bakr Khairat 1910 1963 Egyptian
Erland von Koch 1910 2009 Swedish
Pierre Lantier 1910 1998 French
Rolf Liebermann 1910 1999 Swiss Leonore 40/45 (opera); Concerto for Jazzband and Symphony Orchestra
Jean Martinon 1910 1976 French
Paule Maurice 1910 1967 French
Alfred Mendelssohn 1910 1966 Romanian
Herbert Owen Reed 1910 2014 American La Fiesta Mexicana folk-influenced
William Reed 1910 2002 English
Karel Reiner 1910 1979 Czech
Pierre Schaeffer 1910 1995 French Musique concrète
Friedrich Schröder 1910 1972 German light music
William Schuman 1910 1992 American New England Triptych; Symphony No. 6
Meinrad Schütter 1910 2006 Swiss
Leon Stein 1910 2002 American
Robert Still 1910 1971 English
Soulima Stravinsky 1910 1994 Swiss-American
Heinrich Sutermeister 1910 1995 Swiss
Josef Tal 1910 2008 Israeli 7 operas; 6 symphonies; 13 concerti
Stanley Vann 1910 2010 English
Jehan Alain 1911 1940 French Litanies (organ)
René Amengual 1911 1954 Chilean
José Ardévol 1911 1981 Cuban 3 symphonies atonality
Stanley Bate 1911 1959 English
Jeanne Behrend 1911 1988 American
Paul Burkhard 1911 1977 Swiss
Ján Cikker 1911 1989 Slovak folk-influenced
Gábor Darvas 1911 1985 Hungarian electronic music
Ding Shande 1911 1995 Chinese Long March Symphony
Mark Fax 1911 1974 American
Roberto García Morillo 1911 2003 Argentine
Jean-Jacques Grunenwald 1911 1982 French
Bernard Herrmann 1911 1975 American Wuthering Heights
Alan Hovhaness 1911 2000 American 67 numbered symphonies including Mysterious Mountain; And God Created Great Whales (taped whale sounds and orchestra); Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints
Kikuko Kanai 1911 1986 Japanese
Jan Koetsier 1911 2006 Dutch
Vilho Luolajan-Mikkola 1911 2005 Finnish
Frederick May 1911 1985 Irish
Robert McBride 1911 2007 American
Gian Carlo Menotti 1911 2007 Italian The Medium; The Consul; Amahl and the Night Visitors
Anne-Marie Ørbeck 1911 1996 Norwegian
Allan Pettersson 1911 1980 Swedish Barefoot Songs; Symphony No. 9
Eduard Pütz 1911 2000 German
Franz Reizenstein 1911 1968 German-born British
Nino Rota 1911 1979 Italian
Ananda Samarakoon 1911 1962 Sri Lankan
Endre Szervánszky 1911 1977 Hungarian
Władysław Szpilman 1911 2000 Polish
Tan Xiaolin 1911 1948 Chinese
Vladimir Ussachevsky 1911 1990 American
Hans Vogt 1911 1992 German Die Stadt hinter dem Strom (opera), Requiem
Eberhard Werdin 1911 1991 German
Bojan Adamič 1912 1995 Slovenian
Mukhtar Ashrafi 1912 1975 Uzbekistani
Wayne Barlow 1912 1996 American The Winter's Passed, for oboe and string orchestra; Hampton Beach Overture; Sinfonia da camera
Arthur Berger 1912 2003 American
John Cage 1912 1992 American 4'33"; Sonatas and Interludes Aleatoric music, extended technique, prepared piano
Ingolf Dahl 1912 1970 German-born American
Alfred Desenclos 1912 1971 French
Rudolf George Escher 1912 1980 Dutch
Arkady Filippenko 1912 1983 Ukrainian
Jean Françaix 1912 1997 French Clarinet Concerto; Two-Piano Concerto neoclassicism
Don Gillis 1912 1978 American Symphony No. 5½
Peggy Glanville-Hicks 1912 1990 Australian
Carlos Guastavino 1912 2000 Argentine
Johana Harris 1912 1995 Canadian
Gisela Hernández 1912 1971 Cuban
Robert Hughes 1912 2007 Scottish-born Australian
Daniel Jones 1912 1993 Welsh
Sirvart Kalpakyan Karamanuk 1912 2008 Armenian
Ma Sicong 1912 1987 Chinese
Igor Markevitch 1912 1983 Ukrainian
Tauno Marttinen 1912 2008 Finnish
José Pablo Moncayo 1912 1958 Mexican Huapango
Xavier Montsalvatge 1912 2002 Spanish
Conlon Nancarrow 1912 1997 American-Mexican Studies for player-piano
Nie Er 1912 1935 Chinese folk-influenced
Barbara Pentland 1912 2000 Canadian
Zoltán Pongrácz 1912 2007 Hungarian
Vadim Salmanov 1912 1978 Russian Symphony No. 2
Jadwiga Szajna-Lewandowska 1912 1994 Polish
Jiří Traxler 1912 2011 Czech
Günter Wand 1912 2002 German
Milton Adolphus 1913 1988 American
Violet Archer 1913 2000 Canadian
Anatoly Bogatyrev 1913 2003 Belarusian In the Forests of Polesie, Nadezhda Durova Nationalism
Margaret Bonds 1913 1972 American
Henry Brant 1913 2008 Canadian-American Orbits, Verticals Ascending, Angels and Devils spatial music
Benjamin Britten 1913 1976 English War Requiem; Sinfonia da Requiem; Peter Grimes; The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra; Cello Symphony Neoclassicism, neotonality
Merton Brown 1913 2000 American
Storm Bull 1913 2007 American
Matilde Capuis 1913 2017 Italian
Ronald Center 1913 1973 Scottish
Peggy Stuart Coolidge 1913 1981 American Spirituals in Sunshine and Shadow, New England Autumn folk- and blues-influenced
Gyula Dávid 1913 1977 Hungarian
Norman Dello Joio 1913 2008 American
František Domažlický 1913 1997 Czech
Alvin Etler 1913 1973 American
Ernest van der Eyken 1913 2010 Belgian Elegie voor Bieke
Vivian Fine 1913 2000 American
Morton Gould 1913 1996 American
Raymond Hanson 1913 1976 Australian
Hans Henkemans 1913 1995 Dutch
Dulcie Holland 1913 2000 Australian
Miriam Hyde 1913 2005 Australian
Jørgen Jersild 1913 2004 Danish
Kent Kennan 1913 2003 American
Tikhon Khrennikov 1913 2007 Russian
René Leibowitz 1913 1972 French Chamber Concerto for 12 instruments
George Lloyd 1913 1998 English
Witold Lutosławski 1913 1994 Polish Concerto for Orchestra; Jeux vénitiens; Musique funebre; Symphony No. 2; Symphony No. 3 Neoclassicism, folk-influenced, later Aleatoric music
Aleksandr Machavariani 1913 1995 Georgian
Jerome Moross 1913 1983 American
Maurice Ohana 1913 1992 French
Willy Ostijn 1913 1993 Belgian neoclassicism
Gardner Read 1913 2005 American
Svend S. Schultz 1913 1998 Danish
Constantin Silvestri 1913 1969 Romanian
Raimond Valgre 1913 1949 Estonian
Valery Zhelobinsky 1913 1946 Russian
Carl-Olof Anderberg 1914 1972 Swedish Concerto for viola and orchestra
Cacilda Borges Barbosa 1914 2010 Brazilian
Dimitris Dragatakis 1914 2001 Greek
Cecil Effinger 1914 1990 American Little Symphony No. 1; Four Pastorales for oboe and chorus neoclassicism
Irving Fine 1914 1963 American Partita for wind quintet; Symphony serial
Roger Goeb 1914 1997 American
Cor de Groot 1914 1993 Dutch
Alexei Haieff 1914 1994 American Piano Concerto; Symphony No. 2 neoclassical, jazz-influenced
Hermann Haller 1914 2002 Swiss neoclassical
Fumio Hayasaka 1914 1955 Japanese
Akira Ifukube 1914 2006 Japanese
Dezider Kardoš 1914 1991 Slovak folk-influenced
Rafael Kubelík 1914 1996 Czech
Gail Kubik 1914 1984 American
Ludwig Lenel 1914 2002 American
William Lloyd Webber 1914 1982 English
Riccardo Malipiero 1914 2003 Italian atonality, twelve-tone technique
Ismail Marzuki 1914 1958 Indonesian
Wilfrid Mellers 1914 2008 English
Josef Páleníček 1914 1991 Czech
Andrzej Panufnik 1914 1991 Polish 10 symphonies
Teresa Rampazzi 1914 2001 Italian
Stjepan Sulek 1914 1986 Croatian
Harold Truscott 1914 1992 English
Josée Vigneron-Ramackers 1914 2002 Belgian
Haim Alexander 1915 2012 Israeli
David Ashkenazi 1915 1997 Russian
Esther Ballou 1915 1973 American
Alexander Brott 1915 2005 Canadian
David Diamond 1915 2005 American Rounds for string orchestra neoclassicism
Grigory Frid 1915 2012 Russian The Diary of Anne Frank
Alojz Geržinič 1915 2008 Slovenian
Sembiin Gonchigsumlaa 1915 1991 Mongolian
Ebbe Grims-land 1915 2015 Swedish
Júlia Hajdú 1915 1987 Hungarian
Pamela Harrison 1915 1990 English
Najla Jabor 1915 2001 Brazilian
Vítězslava Kaprálová 1915 1940 Czech Military Sinfonietta
Eunice Katunda 1915 1991 Brazilian
Homer Keller 1915 1996 American
Dorian Le Gallienne 1915 1963 Australian
Dai-Keong Lee 1915 2005 Chinese-American
Vic Legley 1915 1994 Belgian
Douglas Lilburn 1915 2001 New Zealander
Knut Nystedt 1915 2014 Norwegian
Robert Moffat Palmer 1915 2010 American
George Perle 1915 2009 American
Vincent Persichetti 1915 1987 American neoclassicism
Dimitar Sagaev 1915 2003 Bulgarian
Gösta Schwarck 1915 2012 Danish
John Serry Sr. 1915 2003 American American Rhapsody; Concerto for Free Bass Accordion symphonic jazz influenced
Robert Strassburg 1915 2003 American
Carlos Surinach 1915 1997 Spanish
Georgy Sviridov 1915 1998 Russian Piano Sonata neoromantic
Earl Wild 1915 2010 American
Joseph R. Wood 1915 2000 American
Jan Håkan Åberg 1916 2012 Swedish
Rostom Aramovic Alagian 1916 2009 Georgian
Gaston Allaire 1916 2011 Canadian
Denis ApIvor 1916 2004 British
Milton Babbitt 1916 2011 American Composition for Four Instruments; String Quartet No. 2; All Set; Philomel serialism, electronic music
Philip Bezanson 1916 1975 American
Karl-Birger Blomdahl 1916 1968 Swedish Aniara (opera) Swedish modernism
Valentino Bucchi 1916 1976 Italian
Mutal Burhonov 1916 2002 Uzbekistani
Henri Dutilleux 1916 2013 French Timbres, espace, mouvement; Tout un Monde Lointain; The Shadows of Time neo-impressionism
Helmut Eder 1916 2005 Austrian
Merrill Leroy Ellis 1916 1981 American
Einar Englund 1916 1999 Finnish
Alberto Ginastera 1916 1983 Argentine Bomarzo; Cinco canciones populares argentinas; Danzas Argentinas
Douglas Guest 1916 1996 English
Luis Herrera de la Fuente 1916 2014 Mexican
Malcolm MacDonald 1916 1992 British
Carin Malmlöf-Forssling 1916 2005 Swedish
Warren Martin 1916 1982 American
Veli Mukhatov 1916 2005 Turkmenistani
Nydia Pereyra-Lizaso 1916 1998 Uruguayan
Nikolay Peyko 1916 1995 Russian
Jan Rychlík 1916 1964 Czech
Zikmund Schul 1916 1944 German
Mordecai Seter 1916 1994 Russian-born Israeli
Bernard Stevens 1916 1983 British
Irwin Swack 1916 2006 American
Erna Tauro 1916 1993 Finnish-Swedish
Guido Turchi 1916 2010 Italian
Arnold van Wyk 1916 1983 South African
Els Aarne 1917 1995 Estonian
Richard Arnell 1917 2009 English
Brian Boydell 1917 2000 Irish
Rudolf Brucci 1917 2002 Italian-Croatian
Anthony Burgess 1917 1993 English
Edward T. Cone 1917 2004 American
Roque Cordero 1917 2008 Panamanian
Ivor Darreg 1917 1994 American microtone, xenharmonic
Robert Erickson 1917 1997 American twelve tone, extended technique
Robert Farnon 1917 2005 Canadian light music
John Gardner 1917 2011 English Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Pietro Grossi 1917 2002 Italian computer music
Egil Harder 1917 1997 Danish
Lou Harrison 1917 2003 American Concerto for Violin and Percussion Orchestra; Piano Concerto
Prenkë Jakova 1917 1969 Albanian
Hilda Jerea 1917 1980 Romanian
Václav Kašlík 1917 1989 Czech
Rena Kyriakou 1917 1994 Greek
Antonio Lauro 1917 1986 Venezuelan guitar music
Clarisse Leite 1917 2003 Brazilian
Emanuel Leplin 1917 1972 American Symphonies 1, 2 & 3; Violin Concerto; Comedy, Galaxy, Cosmos
Dinu Lipatti 1917 1950 Romanian
José Maceda 1917 2004 Filipino
Jean-Étienne Marie 1917 1989 French
Oskar Morawetz 1917 2007 Canadian
Geraldine Mucha 1917 2012 Scottish
James Penberthy 1917 1999 Australian
Tarateño Rojas 1917 2001 Bolivian
Reginald Smith Brindle 1917 2003 British El Polifemo de Oro for guitar
Maj Sønstevold 1917 1996 Swedish
Eta Tyrmand 1917 2008 Belarusian
Robert Ward 1917 2013 American Concerto for piano and orchestra
Richard Yardumian 1917 1985 American
Isang Yun 1917 1995 Korean-German
Olivier Alain 1918 1994 French
Louis Applebaum 1918 2000 Canadian
Jürg Baur 1918 2010 German Concerto romano for oboe and orchestra; Der Roman mit dem Kontrabass (opera) serialism, quotation, neoclassicism
Leonard Bernstein 1918 1990 American West Side Story; Chichester Psalms; Candide; Serenade; Mass jazz-influenced and pop-influence; also a composer of popular songs, under pseudonym "Lenny Amber"
Lorne Betts 1918 1985 Canadian
Lina Pires de Campos 1918 2003 Brazilian
Gayane C'ebotaryan 1918 1998 Armenian
Liviu Comes 1918 2004 Romanian choral
Philip Cranmer 1918 2006 English
Robert Docker 1918 1992 English
Gottfried von Einem 1918 1996 Austrian Dantons Tod, Der Besuch der alten Dame, cantata An die Nachgeborenen eclectic
Raymond Gallois-Montbrun 1918 1994 French
Gara Garayev 1918 1982 Azerbaijani
Harold Gramatges 1918 2008 Cuban
Lucrecia Roces Kasilag 1918 2008 Filipino
Marcelo Koc 1918 2006 Argentine Música para 5 instrumentos; Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
Lila Lalauni 1918 1996 Greek
Leonard B. Meyer 1918 2007 American
Anthony A. Mitchell 1918 2009 American
Arie Van de Moortel 1918 1976 Belgian
A. J. Potter 1918 1970 Irish
Godfrey Ridout 1918 1984 Canadian
George Rochberg 1918 2005 American serialism, later Neoromanticism
Denise Tolkowsky 1918 1991 English
Jórunn Viðar 1918 Icelandic
Bernd Alois Zimmermann 1918 1970 German Die Soldaten; Musique pour les soupers du Roi Ubi; Tratto; Tempus loquendi serialism, musical quotation, collage, electronic music, jazz-influenced, eclectic, polystylism
István Anhalt 1919 2012 Hungarian-Canadian
Bülent Arel 1919 1990 Turkish electronic music
Jacob Avshalomov 1919 2013 American
Sven-Erik Bäck 1919 1994 Swedish
Bernard Barrell 1919 2005 English
Niels Viggo Bentzon 1919 2000 Danish
Karel Berman 1919 1995 Czech
Roslyn Brogue 1919 1981 American
Ota Čermák 1919 1963 Czech
John W. Duarte 1919 2004 British
Eleonora Eksanishvili 1919 Georgian
Ludmila Frajt 1919 1999 Serbian
Udo Kasemets 1919 2014 Estonian-born Canadian
Leif Kayser 1919 2001 Danish
Talivaldis Kenins 1919 2008 Latvian-Canadian
Leon Kirchner 1919 2009 American
Gideon Klein 1919 1945 Czech
Li Huanzhi 1919 2000 Chinese
Václav Nelhýbel 1919 1996 Czech-American
Juan Orrego-Salas 1919 Chilean
Jiří Pauer 1919 2007 Czech
Qu Xixian 1919 2008 Chinese
Rezső Sugár 1919 1988 Hungarian
Helen Tobias-Duesberg 1919 2010 Estonian-American
Akihiro Tsukiyama 1919 Japanese
Galina Ustvolskaya 1919 2006 Russian
Harold Van Heuvelen 1919 American
Roman Vlad 1919 2013 Italian eclectic
Mieczysław Weinberg 1919 1996 Polish
John Worley 1919 1999 American
Alexander Arutiunian 1920 2012 Armenian Trumpet Concerto in A-flat major avant-garde
Bebe Barron 1920 1989 American electronic music
José Antonio Bottiroli 1920 1990 Argentine
Dave Brubeck 1920 2012 American
Geoffrey Bush 1920 1998 English
Henri Crolla 1920 1960 Italian
Rolande Falcinelli 1920 1996 French
Dorothea Anne Franchi 1920 2003 New Zealander
Peter Racine Fricker 1920 1990 English
Jacob Gilboa 1920 2007 Israeli
Karen Khachaturian 1920 2011 Soviet and Russian
Earl Kim 1920 1998 American
John La Montaine 1920 2013 American
Kurt Leimer 1920 1974 German
John Lessard 1920 2003 American
Aleksandr Lokshin 1920 1987 Russian
Bruno Maderna 1920 1973 Italian Satyricon avant-garde, electronic music
Robert Moevs 1920 2007 American
Jean Perrin 1920 1989 Swiss
Marco Rizo 1920 1998 Cuban
Armin Schibler 1920 1986 Swiss
Harold Shapero 1920 2013 American Symphony for Classical Orchestra
Heikki Suolahti 1920 1936 Finnish Sinfonia piccola Romanticism
Robert Turner 1920 2012 Canadian
John Vallier 1920 1991 English
Zbyněk Vostřák 1920 1985 Czech
Douglas Allanbrook 1921 2003 American
Chaya Arbel 1921 2007 Israeli
Malcolm Arnold 1921 2006 English Symphony No. 5 and No. 7; English Dances
Arno Babajanian 1921 1983 Armenian
Seymour Barab 1921 2014 American
Jack Beeson 1921 2010 American Lizzie Borden
William Bergsma 1921 1994 American Violin Concerto, March with Trumpets
Dennis Berry 1921 1994 English
Marcel Bitsch 1921 2011 French
Laci Boldemann 1921 1969 Swedish
Jarmil Burghauser 1921 1997 Czech
Adrienne Clostre 1921 2006 French
Jeanne Demessieux 1921 1968 French
Andrzej Dobrowolski 1921 1990 Polish
Johannes Driessler 1921 1998 German
Halim El-Dabh 1921 Egyptian-born American electronic music
Hans Ulrich Engelmann 1921 2011 German
Oscar Feltsman 1921 2013 Russian
Fritz Geißler 1921 1984 German
Ruth Gipps 1921 1999 British
Nazife Güran 1921 1993 Turkish
Antony Hopkins 1921 2014 British
Karel Husa 1921 Czech-American Music for Prague 1968; Music for Band, Orchestra, Chamber Ensembles
Andrew Imbrie 1921 2007 American neoclassicism
Yoshirō Irino 1921 1980 Japanese
Kan Ishii 1921 2009 Japanese
Božidar Kantušer 1921 1999 American/Slovenian
Joonas Kokkonen 1921 1996 Finnish
Mustafa Krantja 1921 Albanian
Robert Kurka 1921 1957 American
Ingvar Lidholm 1921 2017 Swedish
Edward Salim Michael 1921 2006 French
Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia 1921 Ghanaian
Will Ogdon 1921 2013 American
Astor Piazzolla 1921 1992 Argentine tangos
Ariel Ramírez 1921 2010 Argentine Misa Criolla (1964)
Primož Ramovš 1921 1999 Slovenian
Alfred Reed 1921 2005 American
Ralph Shapey 1921 2002 American
Robert Simpson 1921 1997 English
Leo Smit 1921 1999 American
Vladimír Sommer 1921 1997 Czech
Jan Tausinger 1921 1980 Czech
İlhan Usmanbaş 1921 Turkish
Peter Wishart 1921 1984 English
Rosalina Abejo 1922 1991 Philippine
Fikret Amirov 1922 1984 Azerbaijani
Peter Tranchell 1922 1993 English
Raffaello de Banfield 1922 2008 English
Sadao Bekku 1922 2012 Japanese
Antonio Bibalo 1922 2008 Italian-Norwegian opera
John Boda 1922 2002 American
Gérard Calvi 1922 French
Doreen Carwithen 1922 2003 British
Alessandro Casagrande 1922 1964 Italian
Chen Peixun 1922 2007 Chinese
Đỗ Nhuận 1922 1991 Vietnamese
Tom Eastwood 1922 1999 English
Lukas Foss 1922 2009 German-born American Baroque Variations, Griffelkin
Wim Franken 1922 2012 Dutch
German Galynin 1922 1966 Russian Sonata Triad for piano, First Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Second Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Spanish Fantasy for piano
Odette Gartenlaub 1922 2014 French
Stefans Grové 1922 South African
Iain Hamilton 1922 2000 Scottish chamber & orchestral works; operas & vocal works[vague]
Michael Howard 1922 2002 English
Ilja Hurník 1922 2013 Czech sonata da camera for flute, oboe, cello and harpsichord
David N. Johnson 1922 1987 American
Kelsey Jones 1922 2004 Canadian
Leo Kraft 1922 2014 American
Otmar Mácha 1922 2006 Czech
Ester Mägi 1922 Estonian
Tale Ognenovski 1922 2012 Macedonian
Allen Sapp 1922 1999 American
Kazimierz Serocki 1922 1981 Polish
Attia Sharara 1922 Egyptian
Francis Thorne 1922 American
Leif Thybo 1922 2001 Danish
Camillo Togni 1922 1993 Italian Helian di Trakl, Rondeaux per dieci, Blaubart (opera)
George Walker 1922 American
Felix Werder 1922 2012 German-born Australian electronic music
Raymond Wilding-White 1922 2001 English
James Wilson 1922 2005 Irish
Iannis Xenakis 1922 2001 Greek Metastaseis avant-garde, stochastic music
Zhu Jian'er 1922 Chinese
Doris Akers 1923 1995 American
Warren Barker 1923 2006 American
Leslie Bassett 1923 2016 American
Jocelyne Binet 1923 1968 Canadian
Jan Boerman 1923 Dutch
Teresa Borràs i Fornell 1923 2010 American
James Clifford Brown 1923 2004 English
Arthur Butterworth 1923 2014 English influenced by Sibelius
Jean Catoire 1923 2005 French
Chou Wen-chung 1923 Chinese/American Landscapes
Radim Drejsl 1923 1953 Czech
Madeleine Dring 1923 1977 English
Asankhan Dzhumakhmatov 1923 2008 Kyrgyzstani
Karel Goeyvaerts 1923 1993 Belgian Sonata for Two Pianos, Nr. 2 for thirteen instruments, Nr. 5 met zuivere tonen, Aquarius (opera) neoclassicism, serialism, minimalism, postminimalism, mysticism, electronic music
Simeon ten Holt 1923 2012 Dutch Canto Ostinato minimalism
Jiří Hudec 1923 1996 Czech
Jean Eichelberger Ivey 1923 2010 American
Rune Lindblad 1923 1991 Swedish
György Ligeti 1923 2006 Hungarian Atmosphères, Musica ricercata, Lux Aeterna avant-garde, micropolyphony, polystylism
Ursula Mamlok 1923 German-born, American
Peter Mennin 1923 1983 American
Vasilije Mokranjac 1923 1984 Serbian
Rexho Mulliqi 1923 1982 Albanian
Daniel Pinkham 1923 2006 American
Mel Powell 1923 1998 American
Stefan Remenkov 1923 1988 Bulgarian
Elena Romero 1923 1996 Spanish
Ned Rorem 1923 American Our Town, 3 symphonies
Triphon Silyanovski 1923 2005 Bulgarian
Donald Swann 1923 1994 English
Lester Trimble 1923 1986 American
Ludmila Ulehla 1923 2009 American
Gerhard Wimberger 1923 Austrian
Friedrich Zehm 1923 2007 German
Claude Abravanel 1924 Swiss
Leni Alexander 1924 2005 German-Chilean
Axel Borup-Jørgensen 1924 2012 Danish
Altamiro Carrilho 1924 2012 Brazilian
Pierre Cochereau 1924 1984 French
Jeanne Colin-De Clerck 1924 Belgian
Ikuma Dan 1924 2001 Japanese Symphony No. 4 (1965), Sonata for flute and piano (1986) atonality
Stephen Dodgson 1924 2013 British
Heimo Erbse 1924 2005 German
Arthur Frackenpohl 1924 American
Lejaren Hiller 1924 1994 American HPSCHD (collaboration with John Cage) computer music, stochastic music
Stanley Hollingsworth 1924 2003 American
Egil Hovland 1924 2013 Norwegian church music
Klaus Huber 1924 Swiss
Maurice Jarre 1924 2009 French
Lockrem Johnson 1924 1977 American
Milko Kelemen 1924 Croatian
Ezra Laderman 1924 American
Yehoshua Lakner 1924 2003 Israeli
Benjamin Lees 1924 2010 American Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
Riichiro Manabe 1924 Japanese
Franco Mannino 1924 2005 Italian
Angela Morley 1924 2009 English
Krystyna Moszumańska-Nazar 1924 2009 Polish
Serge Nigg 1924 2008 French
Luigi Nono 1924 1990 Italian Il canto sospeso, Intolleranza 1960, Prometeo avant-garde
Gladys Nordenstrom 1924 American
Mikhaïl Nossyrev 1924 1981 Russian Modernist
Julia Perry 1924 1979 American
Joly Braga Santos 1924 1988 Portuguese
Ruth Schönthal 1924 2006 German
Jitka Snížková 1924 1989 Czech
Robert Starer 1924 2001 Austrian-born American
Otar Taktakishvili 1924 1989 Georgian
Ernest Tomlinson 1924 2015 English
Georgi Tutev 1924 1994 Bulgarian
Yasushi Akutagawa 1925 1989 Japanese Rapsodia per orchestra (1971) atonality
Jurriaan Andriessen 1925 1996 Dutch
Louis Barron 1925 2008 American electronic music
Veniamin Basner 1925 1996 Russian
Robert Beadell 1925 1994 American The Number of Fools (opera) jazz-influenced
Gustavo Becerra-Schmidt 1925 2010 Chilean
Cathy Berberian 1925 1983 American Stripsody avant-garde
Luciano Berio 1925 2003 Italian Sequenza; Sinfonia avant-garde, polystylism
Edith Borroff 1925 American
André Boucourechliev 1925 1997 French
Pierre Boulez 1925 2016 French Le marteau sans maître; …explosante-fixe…; Répons avant-garde, serialism, aleatory, polystylism
Tristram Cary 1925 2008 English-Australian
Charles Chaynes 1925 French
Aldo Clementi 1925 2011 Italian
Andrei Eshpai 1925 Russian
Cromwell Everson 1925 1991 South African
Jindřich Feld 1925 2007 Czech
Eloy Fominaya 1925 2002 American
Fernando González Casellas 1925 1998 Argentine
Ron Goodwin 1925 2003 British New Zealand Suite best known as a composer of film scores
Clytus Gottwald 1925 German
Manos Hatzidakis 1925 1994 Greek
Svatopluk Havelka 1925 2009 Czech
Bertold Hummel 1925 2002 German
Ginette Keller 1925 French
Giselher Klebe 1925 2009 German
Gerard Kockelmans 1925 1965 Dutch
Włodzimierz Kotoński 1925 2014 Polish Concerto per quattro, for piano, harpsichord, guitar, harp, and orchestra
Frank Lewin 1925 2008 American
Teo Macero 1925 2008 American One and Three Quarters microtonal, jazz-influenced
Kiril Makedonski 1925 1984 Macedonian five symphonies, two ballets, two symphonic poems, choral music and songs
Ivo Malec 1925 French Cantate pour elle; Dodecameron; Lumina
Kirke Mechem 1925 American four operas (Tartuffe), two symphonies, choral music
Miroslav Miletić 1925 Croatian
Nguyễn Văn Quỳ 1925 Vietnamese
Julián Orbón 1925 1991 Spanish/Cuban Three Symphonic Versions
Michel Philippot 1925 1996 French
Hans-Hubert Schönzeler 1925 1997 German-born Australian
Gunther Schuller 1925 2015 American jazz-influence; Third Stream
Vladimir Shainsky 1925 Russian
Hale Smith 1925 2009 American
Claudio Spies 1925 Chilean-American
Ernie Stires 1925 2008 American
Boris Tchaikovsky 1925 1996 Russian
Mikis Theodorakis 1925 Greek Symphony No. 7; Kata Saddukaion Pathi (Sadducean-Passion) also composer of popular songs and film scores including Zorba the Greek; Serpico
Sulkhan Tsintsadze 1925 1991 Georgian
Vladimir Vavilov 1925 1973 Russian
Paul W. Whear 1925 American Catharsis Suite for orchestra; Lancaster Overture for orchestra; Catskill Legend for band
Sergei Agababov 1926 1959 Russian
Herbert H. Ágústsson 1926 Icelandic
Garbis Aprikian 1926 Armenian
Rodolfo Arízaga 1926 1985 Argentine
John Bevan Baker 1926 1994 British Suite for Piano; The Seer (opera)
Edward Bland 1926 2013 American
Brian Bonsor 1926 2011 Scottish
Modesta Bor 1926 1998 Venezuelan
Brian Brockless 1926 1995 English
Earle Brown 1926 2002 American December 1952; Available Forms I & II open form; graphic notation
Louis Calabro 1926 1991 American
Edwin Carr 1926 2003 New Zealander
Jacques Castérède 1926 French
Friedrich Cerha 1926 Austrian
Janine Charbonnier 1926 French
Barney Childs 1926 2000 American extended technique, improvisation, indeterminacy
Eregzengiin Choidog 1926 1988 Mongolian
Jani Christou 1926 1970 Greek Mysterion, Praxis for 12 atonality, meta-serialism,[clarification needed] improvisation
Francis Dhomont 1926 French
Manuel Enríquez 1926 1994 Mexican
Franco Evangelisti 1926 1980 Italian Incontri di fasce sonore electronic music
Morton Feldman 1926 1987 American Rothko Chapel, String Quartet No. 2
Carlisle Floyd 1926 American Susannah; Wuthering Heights; Of Mice and Men
Kenneth Gaburo 1926 1993 American The Flow of (u)
Johann Melchior Gletle 1926 1983 Swiss Vespers in Vienna
Čestmír Gregor 1926 2011 Czech
Eric Gross 1926 2011 Austrian-Australian
Hans Werner Henze 1926 2012 German Ondine polystylism
Lee Hoiby 1926 2011 American
Zhun Huang 1926 Chinese
Ben Johnston 1926 American Sonata for Microtonal Piano; String Quartet No. 4 (Variations on "Amazing Grace") microtonal music
Betsy Jolas 1926 French
Werner Kaegi 1926 Swiss electronic music
Melinda Kistétényi 1926 1999 Hungarian
Gottfried Michael Koenig 1926 German-Dutch
Karl Kohn 1926 American
Oldřich František Korte 1926 Czech Concerto Grosso neo-classicism, expressionist, neo-romantic
Meyer Kupferman 1926 2003 American
György Kurtág 1926 Hungarian Játékok
Doming Lam 1926 Chinese
John Lambert 1926 1995 British
Celso Garrido Lecca 1926 Peruvian
Ton de Leeuw 1926 1996 Dutch
Maria de Lourdes Martins 1926 2009 Portuguese
Janez Matičič 1926 Slovenian
Hans Otte 1926 2007 German
Carmen Petra-Basacopol 1926 Romanian
Claire Polin 1926 1995 American
Marga Richter 1926 American Concerto for Piano and Violas, Cellos and Basses
William Schmidt 1926 2009 American
Kurt-Heinz Stolze 1926 1970 German
Natela Svanidze 1926 Georgian
Cornel Trăilescu 1926 Romanian
David Tudor 1926 1996 American
Anatol Vieru 1926 1998 Romanian Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra; seven symphonies; eight string quartets modality
Robert Wykes 1926 American
Rolv Yttrehus 1926 American
Aleksandr Zatsepin 1926 Russian
Marilyn J. Ziffrin 1926 American
André Almuró 1927 2009 French
W. D. Amaradeva 1927 Sri Lankan
Paul Angerer 1927 Austrian
John Beckwith 1927 Canadian
Pascal Bentoiu 1927 2016 Romanian
Josef Berg 1927 1971 Czech
Joseph Castaldo 1927 2000 American
Asger Lund Christiansen 1927 1998 Danish neoclassicism
Dolores Claman 1927 Canadian
John Diercks 1927 American
Emma Lou Diemer 1927 American
Franco Donatoni 1927 2000 Italian
John W. Downey 1927 2004 American
Donald Erb 1927 2008 American Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra; Concerto for Violin and Orchestra jazz-influenced, aleatory, electronic music, eclectic
Pierre Henry 1927 French Symphonie pour un homme seul musique concrète
Elaine Hugh-Jones 1927 Welsh
Wilfred Josephs 1927 1997 English
John Joubert 1927 English
Wilhelm Killmayer 1927 German Sinfonia I–III, Song cycles
Osvaldo Lacerda 1927 2011 Brazilian
Vlastimil Lejsek 1927 2010 Czech
Bernhard Lewkovitch 1927 Danish
Janet Maguire 1927 Austrian
Richard Maxfield 1927 1969 American
Ștefan Niculescu 1927 2010 Romanian Ison II
Bernard Parmegiani 1927 2013 French electronic or acousmatic music
Wayne Peterson 1927 American The Face of the Night, the Heart of the Dark electro-acoustic, and electronic music
Witold Szalonek 1927 2001 Polish
William Ennis Thomson 1927 American
George Balch Wilson 1927 American
Thomas Wilson 1927 2001 Scottish
Çesk Zadeja 1927 1997 Albanian
Margrit Zimmermann 1927 Swiss
Samuel Adler 1928 American (German-born)
Luna Alcalay 1928 2012 Austrian
Ruth Anderson 1928 American
Tadeusz Baird 1928 1981 Polish
Jean Barraqué 1928 1973 French Piano Sonata, Chant après chant serialism
Lubor Bárta 1928 1972 Czech Piano Trio in C Major, Concertino for trombone and piano
Frank Bencriscutto 1928 1997 American Concerto Grosso for saxophone quartet and band concert band music
Euel Box 1928 American
Vitaly Bujanovsky 1928 1993 Russian
Jean-Michel Damase 1928 2013 French
George Dreyfus 1928 French
Jacob Druckman 1928 1996 American Windows
Du Mingxin 1928 Chinese
Judith Dvorkin 1928 1995 American
David Farquhar 1928 2007 New Zealander A Unicorn for Christmas, Ring Round the Moon neoclassicism
Nicolas Flagello 1928 1994 American Neoclassicism
Valentin Gheorghiu 1928 Romanian
Otar Gordeli 1928 1994 Georgia
Beverly Grigsby 1928 American
Bengt Hambraeus 1928 2000 Swedish
Robert Helps 1928 2001 American
Frigyes Hidas 1928 2007 Hungarian
Miloslav Ištvan 1928 1990 Czech
Karl Korte 1928 American
Bidzina Kvernadze 1928 2010 Georgian
Kamilló Lendvay 1928 Hungarian
Henk van Lijnschooten 1928 2006 Dutch
Zdeněk Lukáš 1928 2007 Czech
Ennio Morricone 1928 Italian also a composer of film music: Once Upon a Time in America; The Mission; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; A Fistful of Dollars; Once Upon a Time in the West
Thea Musgrave 1928 Scottish
Jorge Peña Hen 1928 1973 Chilean
Thomas Rajna 1928 Hungarian
Einojuhani Rautavaara 1928 Finnish Cantus Arcticus; Symphony No. 7 "Angel of Light"; Piano Concerto No. 3 "The Gift of Dreams"
Ronald Stevenson 1928 British
Karlheinz Stockhausen 1928 2007 German Kontra-Punkte; Gesang der Jünglinge; Klavierstücke; Gruppen; Kontakte; Hymnen; Stimmung; Mantra; Tierkreis; Inori, first six operas of the Licht cycle avant-garde, electronic music, serialism, aleatory, intuitive music, formula composition, polystylism
Jay Sydeman 1928 American
Peter Tahourdin 1928 2009 English-born Australian
Tommy Tycho 1928 2013 Hungarian-Australian
Raymond Warren 1928 British
Nikolla Zoraqi 1928 1991 Albanian
Harry Bannink 1929 1999 Dutch
Erling Bjerno 1929 Danish
Augustyn Bloch 1929 2006 Polish
Antonio Braga 1929 2009 Italian
Reiner Bredemeyer 1929 1995 German
Theo Bruins 1929 1993 Dutch
Nini Bulterijs 1929 1989 Belgian
Geghuni Hovannesi Chitchian 1929 Armenian
Dinos Constantinides 1929 Greek-American Antigone (opera), Cello Concerto "Shenzhen"
George Crumb 1929 American Ancient Voices of Children, Black Angels extended technique, numerology
Samar Das 1929 2001 Bangladeshi
Edison Denisov 1929 1996 Russian L'écume des jours (opera), Requiem, 2 Symphonies, Violin Concerto, Flute Concerto avant-garde, serialism, extended technique, polystylism, electronic music
Frédéric Devreese 1929 Belgian
Petr Eben 1929 2007 Czech
Hormoz Farhat 1929 Iranian
Luc Ferrari 1929 2005 French Presque rien No. 1: "Le Lever du jour au bord de la mer" electronic music
Carlton Gamer 1929 American
Jerry Goldsmith 1929 2004 American also composer of film scores, Music for Orchestra; Fireworks
Alun Hoddinott 1929 2008 Welsh
Pedro Iturralde 1929 Spanish
Leonard Kastle 1929 2011 American
Waldemar Kazanecki 1929 1991 Polish
Charles Knox 1929 American neo-classical, musical palindromes
Ctirad Kohoutek 1929 2011 Czech
Boris Kravchenko 1929 1979 Russian
Kenneth Leighton 1929 1988 English
Miłosz Magin 1929 1999 Polish
André Mathieu 1929 1968 Canadian
Teizo Matsumura 1929 2007 Japanese atonality
Toshiro Mayuzumi 1929 1997 Japanese
Robert Muczynski 1929 2010 American
Ron Nelson 1929 American Rocky Point Holiday
Aleksandra Pakhmutova 1929 Russian
Henri Pousseur 1929 2009 Belgian Scambi; Votre Faust; Trois visages à Liège; Couleurs croisées serialism, aleatory, eclectic, polystylism, electronic music, world music, popular music influence,
André Previn 1929 German/American A Streetcar Named Desire
Josef Anton Riedl 1929 German
Bogusław Schaeffer 1929 Polish
Peter Sculthorpe 1929 2014 Australian Requiem; Kakadu; Earth Cry; Rites of Passage
Hans Stadlmair 1929 Austrian Trumpet Concerto with strings; Saxofonia; Miró
Siegfried Strohbach 1929 German 5 Galgenlieder; Ein Stern aus Jacob
James Helme Sutcliffe 1929 2000 American
Avet Terterian 1929 1994 Armenian
Lloyd Ultan 1929 1998 American
James Yannatos 1929 2011 American
Akio Yashiro 1929 1976 Japanese piano concerto atonality
Gerd Zacher 1929 German
Muhal Richard Abrams 1930 American
Yardena Alotin 1930 1994 Israeli
David Amram 1930 American
Robert Ashley 1930 2014 American In Memoriam... Kit Carson (opera) electronic music, extended techniques
Larry Austin 1930 American Improvisations for Orchestra and Jazz Soloists electronic music, computer music, jazz-influenced
Petar Bergamo 1930 Croatian Romanticism, atonality
Claude Bolling 1930 French Suite for flute and jazz piano trio jazz-influenced
Jacques Calonne 1930 Belgian
John Carmichael 1930 Australian
Robert Cogan 1930 American
John Davison 1930 1999 American
Pierre-Max Dubois 1930 1995 French
Jean Guillou 1930 French
Friedrich Gulda 1930 2000 Austrian
Cristóbal Halffter 1930 Spanish Líneas y puntos; Don Quixote eclectic, electronic music
Christopher Headington 1930 1996 British
Ryōhei Hirose 1930 2008 Japanese
Nikolai Karetnikov 1930 1994 Russian Symphony No. 3, Concert Piece for piano
Antoinette Kirkwood 1930 English
Günter Kochan 1930 2009 German
Gordon Langford 1930 2017 English Facets of Glass; Rhapsody for Trombone brass band music
Theo Loevendie 1930 Dutch
Lu Yen 1930 2008 Chinese-born Taiwanese
Gudrun Lund 1930 Danish
Usko Meriläinen 1930 2004 Finnish
William P. Perry 1930 American
Betty Roe 1930 English
Dieter Schnebel 1930 German Mahler-Moment; Maulwerke; Baumzucht
Pieter van der Staak 1930 2007 Dutch
Tōru Takemitsu 1930 1996 Japanese A Flock Descends into the Pentagonal Garden; Toward the Sea neo-impressionism
Eino Tamberg 1930 2010 Estonian
Veljo Tormis 1930 Estonian
Nancy Van de Vate 1930 American
Joan Franks Williams 1930 2003 American
Robert William Witt 1930 1967 American neoclassical
Heinz Werner Zimmermann 1930 German
Louis W. Ballard 1931 2007 American
Vytautas Barkauskas 1931 Lithuanian
Martin Boykan 1931 American Echoes of Petrarch; Piano Trio No. 2; String Quartet No. 3 serialism
Sylvano Bussotti 1931 Italian
Charles Camilleri 1931 2009 Maltese
Nancy Laird Chance 1931 American
F. R. C. Clarke 1931 2009 Italian
Lucia Dlugoszewski 1931 2000 American
Felicia Donceanu 1931 Romanian
Frederick A. Fox 1931 2011 American
Robert Gauldin 1931 American
Lucien Goethals 1931 2006 Belgian serialism, electronic music
Sofia Gubaidulina 1931 Russian Offertorium; Music for Flute, Strings, and Percussion
Donald Harris 1931 American
Hikaru Hayashi 1931 2012 Japanese Viola Concerto "Elegia"
Derek Holman 1931 English
Josef Maria Horváth 1931 Hungarian
Mauricio Kagel 1931 2008 Argentine / German Staatstheater; Kantrimiusik; Ludwig van polystylism
Rudolf Kelterborn 1931 Swiss
Krzysztof Komeda 1931 1969 Polish
Rudolf Komorous 1931 Canadian
Yüksel Koptagel 1931 Turkish
André Laporte 1931 Belgian Das Schloss eclectic
David Lumsdaine 1931 Australian
Maria Dolores Malumbres 1931 Spanish
Myriam Marbe 1931 1997 Romanian
Donald Martino 1931 2005 American
Arne Nordheim 1931 2010 Norwegian Epitaffio; The Tempest (ballet); Magma many works include electronics
Ib Nørholm 1931 Danish
Ivo Petrić 1931 Slovenian
Leon Schidlowsky 1931 Chilean-Israeli
Makoto Shinohara 1931 Japanese Fragmente electronic music, influence of traditional Japanese music
Yuzo Toyama 1931 Japanese
Peter Westergaard 1931 American
Malcolm Williamson 1931 2003 Australian Mass of Christ the King; The Dawn is at Hand; 7 numbered symphonies; cassations
Elaine Barkin 1932 American
François Bayle 1932 French
Niccolò Castiglioni 1932 1996 Italian
Henning Christiansen 1932 2008 Danish fluxus
Rudi Martinus van Dijk 1932 2003 Dutch
Tod Dockstader 1932 2008 American electronic music
James Douglas 1932 Scottish
Alexander Goehr 1932 English Arianna twelve-tone, later modal, eclectic
Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen 1932 2016 Danish
André Hajdu 1932 Israeli
Baligh Hamdi 1932 1993 Egyptian
Diana Pereira Hay 1932 Danish
Hans G. Helms 1932 2012 German
Marta Jiráčková 1932 Czech
M. William Karlins 1932 2005 American Works for Saxophone; works for Double Bass[vague]
Wojciech Kilar 1932 2013 Polish Krzesany holy minimalism; also composer of film music: Dracula (film music)
Bronius Kutavičius 1932 Lithuanian
Henri Lazarof 1932 2013 Bulgarian
Martin Mailman 1932 2000 American
Tera de Marez Oyens 1932 1996 Dutch
Richard Meale 1932 2009 Australian Voss avant-garde
Per Nørgård 1932 Danish Voyage into the Golden Screen
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson 1932 2004 American
Malcolm Peyton 1932 American
Gundaris Pone 1932 Latvian-American
Max Schubel 1932 2010 American
Kilza Setti 1932 Brazilian
Rodion Shchedrin 1932 Russian Lolita; 2 symphonies; The Carmen Ballet; 6 piano concertos polystylism
Sergei Slonimsky 1932 Russian polystylism
Claude T. Smith 1932 1987 American
Gitta Steiner 1932 1990 American
Muammer Sun 1932 Turkish
Gilles Tremblay 1932 Canadian Sonorisation du Pavillon du Québec; Fleuves electronic music, serialism
John Williams 1932 American also composer of film scores, The Five Sacred Trees
Hugh Wood 1932 English Symphony; Cello Concerto; Piano Concerto; Violin Concerto No. 1; Scenes from Comus symphonic serialism
Leonardo Balada 1933 Spanish-American 6 symphonies[vague]; 6 operas[vague] Avant-garde, later folk-influenced
Easley Blackwood Jr. 1933 American polyrhythm, microtone
Seóirse Bodley 1933 Irish
Michael Brimer 1933 Australian
Colin Brumby 1933 Australian
Walter Buczynski 1933 Canadian
Justin Connolly 1933 British modernism
Ramiro Cortés 1933 1984 American serialism, atonality
Pozzi Escot 1933 American
Antón García Abril 1933 Spanish
Henryk Górecki 1933 2010 Polish Symphony of Sorrowful Songs holy minimalism
Don Kay 1933 Australian
István Láng 1933 Hungarian
Bo Linde 1933 1970 Swedish Neoromanticism
Altaf Mahmud 1933 1971 Bangladeshi
W. Francis McBeth 1933 2012 American
Arne Mellnäs 1933 2002 Swedish
Akira Miyoshi 1933 2013 Japanese
Harrison Oxley 1933 2009 British
Krzysztof Penderecki 1933 Polish Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima; St. Luke Passion; Polish Requiem; Symphony No. 2: Christmas avant-garde, extended technique, later neoromanticism, polystylism
Yves Prin 1933 French neo-impressionism
John Sanders 1933 2003 English
George Tibbits 1933 2008 Australian
Tôn-Thất Tiết 1933 Vietnamese-French
Roland Trogan 1933 American
Bertram Turetzky 1933 American
Xin Huguang 1933 2011 Chinese Gada Meilin
Pierre Ancelin 1934 2001 French
Alain Bancquart 1934 French
İlhan Baran 1934 Turkish
Harrison Birtwistle 1934 English The Mask of Orpheus (opera), Silbury Air
Rob du Bois 1934 2013 Dutch Pastorale VII; Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra serialism, improvisation, musical quotation
Benjamin Boretz 1934 American
Mario Davidovsky 1934 American
Peter Maxwell Davies 1934 2016 English Taverner, Eight Songs for a Mad King, Symphony No. 1, Symphony No. 3, Symphony No. 6, Strathclyde Concertos, Naxos Quartets
Peter Dickinson 1934 English
Anthony Gilbert 1934 British
Vinko Globokar 1934 French
Geoffrey Grey 1934 British
Jan Klusák 1934 Czech polystylism
Nicole Lachartre 1934 1991 French
William Mathias 1934 1992 Welsh Let the people praise Thee, O God
Siegfried Matthus 1934 German Judith, Te Deum
Zhanneta Metallidi 1934 Russian
Gonzalo de Olavide 1934 2005 Spanish
Paul Panhuysen 1934 Dutch
Raymond Premru 1934 1998 American
Bernard Rands 1934 English
Roger Reynolds 1934 American
Alan Ridout 1934 1996 British
Alfred Schnittke 1934 1998 Russian 10 symphonies, notably the First Symphony (1969–1972), the Third (1981), Fourth (1984), and Fifth (1988) Symphonies; and the Viola (1985) and 1st Cello (1985–1986) Concertos, First Concerto Grosso (1977), Second (1980) and Third (1983) String Quartets and the String Trio (1985) polystylism
Ramon Sender 1934 Spanish electronic music
Avo Sõmer 1934 American
Walter Steffens 1934 German
James Tenney 1934 2006 American
Alicia Terzian 1934 Argentine
Fisher Tull 1934 1994 American
Bernard Vitet 1934 French
Richard Wernick 1934 American
Christian Wolff 1934 American Summer, for string quartet; Pebbles, for violin and piano indeterminacy
Arlene Zallman 1934 2006 American
Vasif Adigozalov 1935 2006 Azerbaijani
Luis Advis 1935 2004 Chilean
Theodore Antoniou 1935 Greek
Ayo Bankole 1935 1976 Nigerian
Jiří Bárta 1935 2012 Czech Concerto for Orchestra
Derek Bell 1935 2002 Irish
Nigel Butterley 1935 Australian
Chen Gang 1935 Chinese Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto (collaboration with He Zhanhao)
John Eaton 1935 American microtonal music
Biancamaria Furgeri 1935 Italian
Helen Gifford 1935 Australian
Kazuko Hara 1935 Japanese
Elgar Howarth 1935 English
Teiji Ito 1935 1982 Japanese
Samuel Jones 1935 American
Sandor Kalloś 1935 Russian
Giya Kancheli 1935 Georgian 7 symphonies holy minimalism
Helmut Lachenmann 1935 German Schwankungen am Rand; Gran Torso; Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern extended technique
François-Bernard Mâche 1935 French
Pierre Mariétan 1935 2003 Swiss
Diego Masson 1935 French
Nicholas Maw 1935 2009 English Odyssey; The World in the Evening
Khayyam Mirzazade 1935 Azerbaijani
Akin Euba 1935 Nigerian
Jacqueline Nova 1935 1975 Colombian
Arvo Pärt 1935 Estonian Tabula Rasa; Fratres; Summa; Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten holy minimalism, polystylism
Ali Ahmadifar 1976 Iranian
Terry Riley 1935 American In C minimalism
Aulis Sallinen 1935 Finnish The King Goes Forth to France
Peter Schat 1935 2003 Dutch
Kurt Schwertsik 1935 Austrian
Noam Sheriff 1935 Israeli
Donald Sur 1935 1999 American
Conrad Susa 1935 American
Gloria Wilson Swisher 1935 American
André Tchaikowsky 1935 1982 Polish
Jiří Teml 1935 Czech
Wang Qiang 1935 Chinese
La Monte Young 1935 American The Well-Tuned Piano minimalism, microtonal music, improvisation, Asian-music influence
Mirjana Živković 1935 Serbian
Gilbert Amy 1936 French serialism, electronic music, also composer of film music
Izabella Arazova 1936 Armenian Concerto for Orchestra
Richard Rodney Bennett 1936 2012 English
David Blake 1936 British
Herbert Blendinger 1936 German-Austrian viola concerto, cantata Mdia in vita, string quartets also a violist
Harold Budd 1936 American avant-garde, ambient music
Cornelius Cardew 1936 1981 English Treatise; The Great Learning serialism, improvisation, aleatory
Monic Cecconi-Botella 1936 French
Michel Decoust 1936 French
Aleksandar Džambazov 1936 Macedonian Rhapsody for Skopje, Seven dance variations for piano and orchestra
Iván Erőd 1936 Hungarian-Austrian opera Seidenraupen, song cycle Milchzahnlieder, piano trios
Malcolm Forsyth 1936 2011 Canadian
Erika Fox 1936 British
Éric Gaudibert 1936 2012 Swiss
Frans Geysen 1936 Belgian
Malcolm Goldstein 1936 American
Daniel Goode 1936 American
Barbara Heller 1936 German
Michael Hennagin 1936 1993 American
Takekuni Hirayoshi 1936 1998 Japanese
Mogens Winkel Holm 1936 1999 Danish
Maki Ishii 1936 2003 Japanese
Oleksandr Krasotov 1936 2007 Ukrainian
Ladislav Kupkovič 1936 Slovak Vier Präparierter Texte Wandelkonzerte, historicism
Young-ja Lee 1936 South Korean
Gérard Masson 1936 French
Colin Mawby 1936 English Laudate Pueri Dominum; Requiem of Hope; The Quest
Sheila Nelson 1936 English
Jocy de Oliveira 1936 Brazilian
Anthony Payne 1936 English
Erika Radermacher 1936 German
Steve Reich 1936 American Piano Phase; Music for 18 Musicians minimalism; Neoconservative postmodernism
Aribert Reimann 1936 German Lear; Nahe Ferne; Wolkenloses Christfest
Vivian Adelberg Rudow 1936 American
Elliott Schwartz 1936 American Equinox for orchestra
Brunhilde Sonntag 1936 2002 German
Robert Suderburg 1936 2013 American Concerto, Within the Mirror of Time, for piano and orchestra; Chamber Music VII ("Ceremonies")
John White 1936 English Cello and Tuba Machine; 175 piano sonatas
Hans Zender 1936 German
Keiko Abe 1937 Japanese
Edward Applebaum 1937 American
Rafig Babayev 1937 1994 Azerbaijani
Jan Bach 1937 American
Junsang Bahk 1937 South Korean
Osvaldas Balakauskas 1937 Lithuanian
Janet Beat 1937 Scottish
David Bedford 1937 2011 British
David Behrman 1937 American
Constança Capdeville 1937 1992 Portuguese
Azio Corghi 1937 Italian Divara – Wasser und Blut
Zbigniew Bargielski 1937 Polish
Miguel Ángel Coria 1937 Spanish
David Cornwall 1937 2006 American
Gordon Crosse 1937 British
David Del Tredici 1937 American Child Alice; Final Alice neoromanticism
Harutiun Dellalian 1937 1990 Armenian
Anatoly Dokumentov 1937 Russian
John Ferritto 1937 2010 American
Misha Geller 1937 2007 Russian Concerto for Violin, Piano and Orchestra
Philip Glass 1937 American Violin Concerto; operas; 8 symphonies minimalism
Lóránt Hajdú 1937 Hungarian
Jon Hassell 1937 American
Walter Hekster 1937 2012 Dutch
Katherine Hoover 1937 American
Shamshi Kaldayakov 1937 1992 Kazakhstani
Nikolai Kapustin 1937 Russian
Povl Kjøller 1937 1999 Danish
Marta Lambertini 1937 Argentine
Philip Ledger 1937 2012 British
Paul Méfano 1937 French
Robert Moran 1937 American
Bo Nilsson 1937 Swedish
Irina Odagescu 1937 Romanian
John Ogdon 1937 1989 English
Jean-Louis Petit 1937 French
Jože Privšek 1937 1998 Slovenian
Irma Ravinale 1937 2013 Italian
Edwin Roxburgh 1937 English
Valentin Silvestrov 1937 Ukrainian Symphony No. 5
Dmitry Smolsky 1937 Belarusian
Joop Stokkermans 1937 2012 Dutch
Loris Tjeknavorian 1937 Iranian-Armenian
Wang Xilin 1937 Chinese folk-influenced
Olly Wilson 1937 American
Guy Woolfenden 1937 2016 English
Yehuda Yannay 1937 American-Israeli At the End of the Parade; Radiant Inner Light; Piano Concerto extended techniques, multimedia, postmodern
Maryanne Amacher 1938 2009 American
Elizabeth R. Austin 1938 American
Virko Baley 1938 Ukrainian-American
Bart Berman 1938 Dutch-Israeli
E. Clement Bethel 1938 1987 Bahamian
Howard Blake 1938 English
Jean-Claude Risset 1938 2016 French
William Bolcom 1938 American Songs of Experience; Songs of Innocence
David Borden 1938 American
Glen Carter-Varney 1938 Australian
Álvaro Cassuto 1938 Portuguese serialism, neotonality
Paul Chihara 1938 American Shogun: The Musical
Gloria Coates 1938 American Music on Open Strings
John Corigliano 1938 American Symphony No. 2; A Dylan Thomas Trilogy polystylism, also compose of film music: The Red Violin
Alvin Curran 1938 American For Cornelius; Songs and Views of the Magnetic Garden; Inner Cities
Jean-Claude Éloy 1938 French Electroacoustic music
Givi Gachechiladze 1938 Georgian
Calvin Hampton 1938 1984 American
John Harbison 1938 American The Great Gatsby Neoconservative postmodernism
Paavo Heininen 1938 Finnish
Hans-Joachim Hespos 1938 German Seiltanz avant-garde, extended techniques
Jacques Hétu 1938 2010 Canadian
Tyzen Hsiao 1938 Taiwanese
Ashenafi Kebede 1938 1998 Ethiopian The Shepherd Flutist
Raja Hossain Khan 1938 1989 Bangladeshi
Zygmunt Krauze 1938 Polish
Piotr Lachert 1938 Polish
Douglas Leedy 1938 American
Reinbert de Leeuw 1938 Dutch
Mesías Maiguashca 1938 Ecuadorian F-Melodies; Ayayayayay electronic music; spectralism
Barton McLean 1938 American Rainforest Images (jointly composed with Priscilla McLean) postmodernist, ambient, drone, minimalist, musique concrète, computer music
Michael Parsons 1938 English
Piera Pistono 1938 Italian
Simon Preston 1938 English
Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee 1938 American
Michel Rateau 1938 French
Frederic Rzewski 1938 American The People United Will Never Be Defeated!
Tona Scherchen 1938 Swiss
José Serebrier 1938 Uruguayan
Mieko Shiomi 1938 Japanese
Gregory Short 1938 1999 American
Christopher Steel 1938 1991 British
Atli Heimir Sveinsson 1938 Icelandic
Yuji Takahashi 1938 Japanese
Cornelia Tăutu 1938 Romanian
Dimitri Terzakis 1938 Greek
Joan Tower 1938 American Petroushskates; Concerto for Orchestra; Sequoia; Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Jan Vriend 1938 Dutch
Charles Wuorinen 1938 American Time's Encomium; 8 symphonies; chamber music twelve-tone technique, serialism
José Antonio Abreu 1939 Venezuelan
Alojz Ajdič 1939 Slovenian
Louis Andriessen 1939 Dutch minimalism
Jon Appleton 1939 American
Elinor Armer 1939 American
Charles Boone 1939 American
Leo Brouwer 1939 Cuban
Wendy Carlos 1939 American Switched-On Bach (record album of transcriptions, produced with the use of a Moog synthesizer) Electronic music (original and transcriptions)
Gian Paolo Chiti 1939 Italian
Maija Einfelde 1939 Latvian
Oleg Felzer 1939 1998 Azerbaijani
Jonathan Harvey 1939 2012 English Mortuos Plango Vivos Voco; Advaya; Bhakti; Wheel of Emptiness spectralism
Heinz Holliger 1939 Swiss Schneewittchen
Nicolaus A. Huber 1939 German
Tom Johnson 1939 American An Hour for Piano minimalism
Mikheil Kobakhidze 1939 Georgian
Barbara Kolb 1939 American
Jaroslav Krček 1939 Czech
Jean-Pierre Leguay 1939 French
Arkady Luxemburg 1939 Moldovan
Ma Shui-Long 1939 Taiwanese
Tigran Mansurian 1939 Armenian
Bruce Mather 1939 Canadian
John McCabe 1939 English Chagall Windows; symphonies; ballets; string quartets
María Luisa Ozaita 1939 Spanish
Florencio Pozadas 1939 1968 Bolivian electroacoustic music
Tomáš Svoboda 1939 Czech-American Overture of the Season; Marimba Concerto; "Children's Treasure Box" piano series
Zsigmond Szathmáry 1939 Hungarian
Richard Teitelbaum 1939 American
Boris Tishchenko 1939 2010 Russian polystylism
Inger Wikström 1939 Swedish
James Willey 1939 American
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich 1939 American neoromanticism
Dieter Acker 1940 2006 German
Juraj Beneš 1940 2004 Slovak
Margaret Brouwer 1940 American
Graciela Castillo 1940 Argentine electroacoustic
Julius Eastman 1940 1990 American
Joseph Fennimore 1940 American Berlitz: Introduction to French; Eventide eclectic
Henry Flynt 1940 American
Eleanor Hovda 1940 2009 American
Alden Jenks 1940 American
Terry Jennings 1940 1981 American minimalist
David C. Johnson 1940 American
Ken-Ichiro Kobayashi 1940 Japanese
Maria Teresa Luengo 1940 Argentine
Dorothy Rudd Moore 1940 American
Gary Lee Nelson 1940 American
Nguyen-Thien Dao 1940 2015 Vietnamese-French
Jorge Peixinho 1940 1995 Portuguese electronic music
Peer Raben 1940 2007 German
Dan-Alexandru Voiculescu 1940 2009 Romanian
Alexander Yossifov 1940 Bulgarian
Frank Zappa 1940 1993 American The Perfect Stranger; The Yellow Shark
Adrienne Albert 1941 American
Stephen Albert 1941 1992 American Symphony No. 1: Riverrun
Judith Margaret Bailey 1941 English
Anđelka Bego-Šimunić 1941 Bosnian neoclassicism
Konrad Boehmer 1941 2014 Dutch
Derek Bourgeois 1941 English
Geoffrey Burgon 1941 2010 British Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis; Monty Python's Life of Brian (film score)
David Cope 1941 American
James Di Pasquale 1941 American
Johannes Fritsch 1941 2010 German
Kay Gardner 1941 American
Angelo Gilardino 1941 Italian
Adolphus Hailstork 1941 American
Sorrel Hays 1941 American
Moya Henderson 1941 Australian Lindy
Valeri Kikta 1941 Ukrainian
Philip Krumm 1941 American
Antony le Fleming 1941 English
Paul Alan Levi 1941 American
John Melby 1941 American
Yvar Mikhashoff 1941 1993 American
John Mitchell 1941 American
Richard Nanes 1941 2009 American
Emmanuel Nunes 1941 2012 Portuguese Machina Mundi; Quodlibet electronic music
Sook-Ja Oh 1941 Korean
Magaly Ruiz 1941 Cuban
Erkki Salmenhaara 1941 2002 Finnish minimalism
Serge Tcherepnin 1941 American
Richard Edward Wilson 1941 American
Birgitte Alsted 1942 Danish
Philip Bračanin 1942 Australian
John Cale 1942 Welsh
John Barnes Chance 1942 1972 American Elegie; Variations on a Korean Folk Song
Brian Cherney 1942 Canadian
Charles Dodge 1942 American Earth's Magnetic Field electronic music, computer music
Chinary Ung 1942 Cambodian
Adel Kamel 1942 2003 Egyptian
Volker David Kirchner 1942 German Gilgamesh; Missa Moguntina; Symphony No. 2 "Mythen"
Jonathan Kramer 1942 2004 American postmodernism
Tomás Marco 1942 Spanish Concierto del agua, for guitar and orchestra; 5 symphonies; String Quartet No. 3 Anatomía fractal de los ángeles; Ojos verdes de luna avant-garde, neoclassical, folk-influenced, eclectic
Ingram Marshall 1942 American
David Matthews 1942 English
Paul McCartney 1942 English Ecce Cor Meum member of Beatles
John McGuire 1942 American Pulse Music III; A Capella electronic music, fusion of serialism and minimalism, postminimalism
Priscilla McLean 1942 American Rainforest Images (jointly composed with Barton McLean) postmodernist, ambient, drone, minimalist, musique concrète, computer music
Haruna Miyake 1942 Japanese
Meredith Monk 1942 American
Gentil Montaña 1942 2011 Colombian
David Padrós 1942 Catalan
Horațiu Rădulescu 1942 2008 Romanian/French six string quartets spectralism
Diogenes Rivas 1942 Venezuelan
Daniel Roth 1942 French
Wojciech Rybicki 1942 Polish
Shigeaki Saegusa 1942 Japanese Piano Concerto avant-garde
Clive Strutt 1942 English The Tragedy of Man neoromantic
Kyungsun Suh 1942 Korean
Viktor Suslin 1942 2012 Russian
José Antônio Rezende de Almeida Prado 1943 2010 Brazilian
Solange Ancona 1943 French
Daniel Börtz 1943 Swedish
Joanna Bruzdowicz 1943 Polish
Gavin Bryars 1943 English Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet, Doctor Ox's Experiment
Laura Clayton 1943 American
Eleanor Cory 1943 American
Edward Cowie 1943 English
William Duckworth 1943 American
Hugues Dufourt 1943 French
Dennis Eberhard 1943 2005 American
Ross Edwards 1943 Australian
Margriet Ehlen 1943 Dutch
Julio Estrada 1943 Mexican
Brian Ferneyhough 1943 English Etudes Transcendantales New Complexity
Faraj Garayev 1943 Azerbaijani
Rolf Gehlhaar 1943 American Sub rosa; Five German Dances electronic music, sound installations
Heinz Karl Gruber 1943 Austrian Frankenstein!!, Charivari, Aerial
Robin Holloway 1943 English
Bill Hopkins 1943 1981 English En Attendant; Sensation
Jerry Hunt 1943 1993 American
Ilaiyaraaja 1943 Indian How to Name it; Nothing but wind; Thiruvasagam -An Oratorio; The Music Messiah; India 24 hours; Indian Classical (Carnatic), Western classical, Fusion, Jazz, Indian folk
Zoltán Jeney 1943 Hungarian
Alexander Knaifel 1943 Russian The Canterville Ghost modernism, polystylism
Morten Lauridsen 1943 American vocal works
Tania León 1943 Cuban
Fred Lerdahl 1943 American Neoconservative postmodernism
Bruce MacCombie 1943 2012 American
Bill McGlaughlin 1943 American Remembering Icarus; Walt Whitman's Dream
Krzysztof Meyer 1943 Polish 12 string quartets
Costin Miereanu 1943 French
Alejandro Núñez Allauca 1943 Peruvian
Marta Ptaszynska 1943 Polish
Joseph Schwantner 1943 American Aftertones of Infinity; A Sudden Rainbow
Alice Shields 1943 American
Roger Smalley 1943 2015 Australian (born English) Pulses; 2 piano concertos serialism, eclectic
Pril Smiley 1943 American electronic music
Tim Souster 1943 1994 British
Ivan Tcherepnin 1943 1998 French-American
Vangelis 1943 Greek electronic music
Michael Vetter 1943 2013 German Missa Universalis new-age, Zen-influenced
Alexander Vustin 1943 Russian Word
Udo Zimmermann 1943 German opera
William Albright 1944 1998 American polystylistic
Alison Bauld 1944 Australian
Gilbert Biberian 1944 British
Willem Breuker 1944 2010 Dutch
Neely Bruce 1944 American postminimalist
Tatyana Chudova 1944 Russian
Barry Conyngham 1944 Australian
Lyell Cresswell 1944 New Zealander
Péter Eötvös 1944 Hungarian Love and Other Demons eclectic, extended technique, electronic music, folk-music influence
John Fodi 1944 2009 Canadian
Christopher Gunning 1944 British
John Hawkins 1944 2007 Canadian
York Höller 1944 German Schwarze Halbinseln; Der Meister und Margarita electronic music, serialism, Gestalt composition
Karl Jenkins 1944 Welsh The Armed Man; Adiemus; Requiem
Thomas Koppel 1944 2006 Danish avant-garde
Beatriz Lockhart 1944 Uruguayan
Arif Mirzayev 1944 Azerbaijani
Pehr Henrik Nordgren 1944 2008 Finnish
Michael Nyman 1944 English The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat minimalism
Claire Renard 1944 French
Goff Richards 1944 2011 English
Leif Segerstam 1944 Finnish
John Tavener 1944 2013 English holy minimalism
László Vidovszky 1944 Hungarian
Ahmed Achour 1945 Tunisian Concerto for clarinet and orchestra
Graciela Agudelo 1945 Mexican
Charles Amirkhanian 1945 American
Georges Aperghis 1945 Greek
Clarence Barlow 1945 Indian-British
Anthony Braxton 1945 American
Ole Buck 1945 Danish
Boudewijn Buckinx 1945 Belgian
Judith Clingan 1945 Australian
Rauf Dhomi 1945 Kosovan
Edward Gregson 1945 English
Keith Jarrett 1945 American
Ivan Karabyts 1945 2002 Ukrainian
Shirish Korde 1945 American
Fredric Kroll 1945 American
Chan-Hae Lee 1945 South Korean
Thomas Oboe Lee 1945 Chinese-American
Jacques Lenot 1945 French
Luca Lombardi 1945 Italian
Younghi Pagh-Paan 1945 South Korean
Thomas Pasatieri 1945 American
Russell Peck 1945 2009 American
Johnterryl Plumeri 1945 American
Basil Poledouris 1945 2006 American
Štěpán Rak 1945 Czech
Doug Riley 1945 2007 Canadian
John Rutter 1945 English choral music
Carol Sams 1945 American Beauty and the Beast (children's opera)
İstemihan Taviloğlu 1945 2006 Turkish
Thomas Wells 1945 American
Judith Lang Zaimont 1945 American
Zhao Jiping 1945 Chinese
Barbara Benary 1946 German
Gilius van Bergeijk 1946 Dutch
Niels Bernhart 1946 2008 Danish
Renate Birnstein 1946 German
Robert Boury 1946 American
Anne Boyd 1946 Australian
Martin Bresnick 1946 American
Geneviève Calame 1946 1993 Swiss
Suzanne Ciani 1946 American electronic music
Pierre Even (composer) 1946 Luxembourgian
Michael Finnissy 1946 English
Zsolt Gárdonyi 1946 Hungarian German Magnificat, Mozart Changes (organ)
Janice Giteck 1946 American
Gérard Grisey 1946 1998 French Vortex temporum
Ann-Elise Hannikainen 1946 2012 Finnish
Ho Wai-On 1946 British
Tristan Keuris 1946 1996 Dutch
Ladislav Kubík 1946 Czech-American
Yasuo Kuwahara 1946 2003 Japanese
Peter Lieberson 1946 2011 American
Ulrich Leyendecker 1946 German
Vladimir Martynov 1946 Russian minimalism
Dimitri Nicolau 1946 2008 Italian
David Noon 1946 American
Nicola Piovani 1946 Italian
Kenneth Platts 1946 1989 British
Robert Xavier Rodriguez 1946 American
Tolib Shakhidi 1946 Tajik
Giuseppe Sinopoli 1946 2001 Italian
Denis Smalley 1946 New Zealander electroacoustic music, acousmatic music
Richard St. Clair 1946 American The Lamentations of Shinran; Album of Ragtime Pieces for Piano; Love-Canzonettes for Chorus; Piano Sonatas Neoromanticism
Pēteris Vasks 1946 Latvian
Diderik Wagenaar 1946 Dutch
Dana Wilson 1946 American
Heinz Winbeck 1946 German
John Adams 1947 American Nixon in China; Harmonielehre; Shaker Loops, Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Violin Concerto post-minimalism
David Ahern 1947 1988 Australian
Liana Alexandra 1947 2011 Romanian
Franghiz Ali-Zadeh 1947 Azerbaijani
Laurie Anderson 1947 American
Ruth Bakke 1947 Norwegian
Jean-Yves Bosseur 1947 French
Alan Bullard 1947 English
Michel Chion 1947 French
Anders Eliasson 1947 Swedish four symphonies
Jack Gallagher 1947 American
Donald Grantham 1947 American
Barry Guy 1947 British
John S. Hilliard 1947 American Baron Cimetiere's Mambo
Ko Fan-long 1947 Taiwanese
Jo Kondo 1947 Japanese
Grigoriy Korchmar 1947 Russian
Nikolai Korndorf 1947 2001 Russian and Canadian
Zarrina Mirshakar 1947 Tajik
Tristan Murail 1947 French Gondwana spectral music
Paul Patterson 1947 English
Morris Pert 1947 2010 Scottish
Karl Aage Rasmussen 1947 Danish
Václav Riedlbauch 1947 Czech
Salvatore Sciarrino 1947 Italian
Howard Skempton 1947 English
Emil Tabakov 1947 Bulgarian
Roger Craig Vogel 1947 American
Gwyneth Van Anden Walker 1947 American
Zunduin Khangal 1948 1996 Mongolian
Claude Baker 1948 American
Josef Bardanashvili 1948 Georgian
Gisèle Barreau 1948 French
Michael Berkeley 1948 English
Chester Biscardi 1948 American
Glenn Branca 1948 2018 American avant-garde
Stephen Brown 1948 Canadian
Diana Burrell 1948 English
Brian Elias 1948 British
Brian Eno 1948 English ambient music, minimalism
Richard Festinger 1948 American
Jani Golob 1948 Slovenian
Mikko Heiniö 1948 Finnish
Bern Herbolsheimer 1948 2016 American Aria da capo (opera)
Bo Holten 1948 Danish
Jean-Michel Jarre 1948 French
Kerstin Jeppsson 1948 Swedish
Theo Jörgensmann 1948 German
Marjan Mozetich 1948 Canadian
Peter Ruzicka 1948 German
Allen Shawn 1948 American
Dmitri Smirnov 1948 Russian / British Tiriel (opera), Thel (opera) serialism, collage, electroacoustic music, polystylism, musical cryptography
Jukka Tiensuu 1948 Finnish
Julia Tsenova 1948 2010 Bulgarian Sinfonia con piano concertante; Endless Circle for string quintet; Musica Solitudinis; Four songs, to poems by Emily Dickinson
Claude Vivier 1948 1983 Canadian Kopernikus: Rituel de la Mort spectral music, Asian-music influence
Eleanor Alberga 1949 Jamaican
Kalevi Aho 1949 Finnish
Carlos Azevedo 1949 2012 Portuguese
Carol E. Barnett 1949 American
Leonid Bobylev 1949 Russian Symphony (1985), Concerto for viola and string orchestra (1970)
Jolyon Brettingham Smith 1949 2008 English
John Casken 1949 English
Daniel Catán 1949 2011 Mexican Florencia en el Amazonas; Rappaccini's Daughter neo-impressionism
Chan Ka Nin 1949 Canadian
Daniel Steven Crafts 1949 American
Rocco Di Pietro 1949 Italian
Dean Drummond 1949 2013 American
Tim Hodgkinson 1949 English
Michel Herr 1949 Belgian
Michaël Lévinas 1949 French
Dan Locklair 1949 American
Fernando Mencherini 1949 1997 Italian
Theodore Papakonstantinou 1949 1970 Cypriot
Stephen Paulus 1949 American Pilgrim's Hymn; The Road Home;
Geoffrey Poole 1949 English
Christopher Rouse 1949 American Karolju; Phantasmata; Trombone Concerto; Symphony No. 1; Symphony No. 2
Poul Ruders 1949 Danish
Thomas Schmidt-Kowalski 1949 2013 German
Dave Smith 1949 English
Steven Stucky 1949 American Son et Lumière; Concerto for Orchestra No. 2; Rhapsodies; August 4, 1964
Vladimir Tošić 1949 Serbian
Kevin Volans 1949 South African Hunting Gathering
Philip Wilby 1949 English brass-band music
Ernani Aguiar 1950 Brazilian
Beth Anderson 1950 American
Robert Black 1950 1993 American
Gene Bowen 1950 American
Stephen Chatman 1950 Canadian
David B. Doty 1950 American
Elena Firsova 1950 Russian / British The Nightingale and the Rose
Olivier Greif 1950 2000 French
Åse Hedstrøm 1950 Norwegian
Alistair Hinton 1950 Scottish
Christopher Hobbs 1950 English
Otomar Kvěch 1950 Czech
Emmanuel Gyimah Labi 1950 Ghanaian
Lam Manyee 1950 Chinese
Libby Larsen 1950 American Marimba Concerto
Elodie Lauten 1950 American
Arturo Márquez 1950 Mexican Danzón no. 2
Joseph Pehrson 1950 American
Stephen Oliver 1950 1992 English
Jay Reise 1950 American
Lepo Sumera 1950 2000 Estonian electro-acoustic music
William Sweeney 1950 Scottish folk-influenced
Carl Verbraeken 1950 Belgian
Rafał Augustyn 1951 Polish
Alan Belkin 1951 Canadian
Michael Blake 1951 South African French Suite
John Burke 1951 Canadian
Howard J. Buss 1951 American Modern Times
Chen Qigang 1951 Chinese-French
Anthony Davis 1951 American
Paul Dresher 1951 American
Huib Emmer 1951 Dutch
Richard Emsley 1951 British
James Erber 1951 British
Lorenzo Ferrero 1951 Italian Salvatore Giuliano, La Conquista, Risorgimento! postmodern
David Froom 1951 American
Nancy Galbraith 1951 American postmodern/postminimalist
Francisco Guerrero Marín 1951 1997 Spanish
Halina Harelava 1951 Belarusian
Earl Howard 1951 American avant-garde
Brian Israel 1951 1986 American
Viera Janárceková 1951 Slovakian
Patricia Jünger 1951 Swiss-Austrian
Aivars Kalējs 1951 Latvian Neoromanticism
Patrick Larley 1951 British
Mona Lyn Reese 1951 American
Michael Rosenzweig 1951 South African Symphony in One Movement; String Quartet No. 2
Doina Rotaru 1951 Romanian Concerto for clarinet and orchestra; Florilegium, concerto for flute and flutes orchestra; Wings of Light for 24 flutists
Craig Russell 1951 American
Robert Savage 1951 1993 American "An Eye-Sky Symphony"
George Tsontakis 1951 American
Hans Abrahamsen 1952 Danish
Sérgio Assad 1952 Brazilian
Simon Bainbridge 1952 British
Gerald Barry 1952 Irish
Max Beckschäfer 1952 German Michelangelo-Fragmente, vocal music also academic for music theory
Judith Bingham 1952 British
Roger Bourland 1952 American
David Carlson 1952 American
Mark Carlson 1952 American
Rhys Chatham 1952 American avant-garde, minimalism
Maia Ciobanu 1952 Romanian
Tina Davidson 1952 American
Richard Einhorn 1952 American Voices of Light (oratorio); The Origin (opera/oratorio)
Reinhard Febel 1952 German opera Sekunden und Jahre des Caspar Hauser, Wolkenstein, Sinfonie
Heiner Goebbels 1952 German
Stephen Hartke 1952 American
Margriet Hoenderdos 1952 2010 Dutch
Scott Johnson 1952 American
Oliver Knussen 1952 British Where the Wild Things Are
Lev Konov 1952 Russian
Gerd Kühr 1952 German operas Stallerhof, Tod und Teufel
Christian Lauba 1952 Tunisian born French The Lose Forest for ensemble of 12 saxophones, Neuf études pour saxophone
Irfan Ljubijankić 1952 1995 Bosnian
Philippe Manoury 1952 French 60th Parallel (opera), Pluton for piano and live electronics punctualism, computer-assisted composition
Kazuhiro Morita 1952 Japanese
Dominic Muldowney 1952 English
Alla Pavlova 1952 Russian
Qu Xiao-Song 1952 Chinese
Godfried-Willem Raes 1952 Belgian
Wolfgang Rihm 1952 German 12 string quartets; Die Eroberung von Mexico (opera) New Simplicity, expressionism, neoromanticism
Kaija Saariaho 1952 Finnish L’amour de loin; Adriana Mater; La Passion de Simone
Tatyana Sergeyeva 1952 Russian
Motoyuki Shitanda 1952 Japanese
Ryuichi Sakamoto 1952 Japanese
Peter-Jan Wagemans 1952 Dutch
Moshe Zorman 1952 Israeli
John Luther Adams 1953 American Various pieces inspired by Alaskan landscapes
Martin Amlin 1953 American
Avril Anderson 1953 English
Patrick Ascione 1953 French Divertissement Electroacoustic and Acousmatic music
Daniel Asia 1953 American
Roger Bellon 1953 French
Josefina Benedetti 1953 American
Susan Morton Blaustein 1953 American
Cornelis de Bondt 1953 Dutch
Hans-Jürgen von Bose 1953 German Piano music
Wendy Mae Chambers 1953 American
Chen Yi 1953 Chinese
Andrew Culver 1953 American
Stéphane Delplace 1953 French
Jody Diamond 1953 American
Violeta Dinescu 1953 Romanian Der 35. Mai (children's opera)
Arnold Dreyblatt 1953 American
Denis Dufour 1953 French Cycle Plis de perversion, Bocalises, Messe à l'usage des vieillards, Hérisson Cathédrale instrumental perceptive morphology, acousmatic music, mixed music, electronic music
Nicolas Economou 1953 1993 Cypriot
René Eespere 1953 Estonian
Eibhlis Farrell 1953 Irish
David Felder 1953 American
David First 1953 American
Georg Friedrich Haas 1953 Austrian Double Concerto for accordion, viola and chamber ensemble, Concerto for violin and orchestra spectral music
He Xuntian 1953 Chinese
Adriana Hölszky 1953 Romanian-German
Juhani Komulainen 1953 Finnish
Peter Scott Lewis 1953 American
Tod Machover 1953 American
Jeff Manookian 1953 American
Wim Mertens 1953 Belgian The Belly of an Architect (incl. Struggle for Pleasure), Maximizing the Audience minimalism
Akira Nishimura 1953 Japanese
Anthony Powers 1953 British
Alexander Raskatov 1953 Russian
Roberto Sierra 1953 Puerto Rican Missa Latina
Vladimir Soltan 1953 1997 Belarusian
Z. Randall Stroope 1953 American "Inscription of Hope", "The Pasture", "Homeland"
James Wood 1953 English Stoicheia, Ho shang Yao microtonality, percussion, voice
Takashi Yoshimatsu 1953 Japanese Symphony No. 2
Zhou Long 1953 Chinese
Lidia Zielińska 1953 Polish
John Zorn 1953 American Avant-garde
Richard Blackford 1954 English
Sylvie Bodorová 1954 Czech
Elisabetta Brusa 1954 Italian
Robert Carl 1954 American
Chan Wing-wah 1954 Chinese
Nicolas Collins 1954 American electronic music
Michael Daugherty 1954 American UFO
Paul Dirmeikis 1954 American Message laisse á Pondichéry le 18 novembre 1973 eclectic
Joël-François Durand 1954 French Piano Concerto
María Escribano 1954 2002 Spanish
Eric Ewazen 1954 American
Susan Frykberg 1954 New Zealander electroacoustic
Elliot Goldenthal 1954 American
Irina Hasnaș 1954 Romanian
Birgit Havenstein 1954 German
Anders Hillborg 1954 Swedish
Vladimír Hirsch 1954 Czech avant-garde
Brenda Hutchinson 1954 American
Stephen Jaffe 1954 American
Denise Kelly 1954 Irish
Eric Moe 1954 American
John Musto 1954 American
Șerban Nichifor 1954 Romanian
Betty Olivero 1954 Israeli
Cecilie Ore 1954 Norwegian
Tobias Picker 1954 American
Arturo Rodas 1954 Franco-Ecuadorian Arcaica, a concerto for percussion & orchestra; 24.5 Preludes for piano; El Árbol de los Pájaros (The birds tree): opera "for the voice of the instruments" avant-garde, polystylism
Jan Sandström 1954 Swedish Motorbike Concerto, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen, Rekviem
Paweł Szymański 1954 Polish
Carl Vine 1954 Australian
Judith Weir 1954 British
René Wohlhauser 1954 Swiss
Bob Chilcott 1955 British Choral music
David Conte 1955 American
Pascal Dusapin 1955 French Perelà, uomo di fumo
Roland Dyens 1955 Tunisian-French
Mark Edgley Smith 1955 2008 English
Ludovico Einaudi 1955 Italian minimalism
Juraj Filas 1955 Slovak
Diamanda Galás 1955 American
Kyle Gann 1955 American Just intonation
Naji Hakim 1955 Lebanese-French
Toshio Hosokawa 1955 Japanese Vision of Lear, Circulating Ocean, Voiceless Voice in Hiroshima neo-impressionism
David A. Jaffe 1955 American "Silicon Valley Breakdown"; "The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" computer music, folk-music-influenced
Olli Kortekangas 1955 Finnish
Bernardo Kuczer 1955 Argentinian Civilización o Barbarie Electronic music
Jukka Linkola 1955 Finnish
Pedro Luís Neves 1955 Portuguese
Michael Obst 1955 German Solaris electronic music
Gérard Pape 1955 American electronic music
Bright Sheng 1955 Chinese The Silver River Folk-influenced
Tibor Szemző 1955 Hungarian
Krassimir Taskov 1955 Bulgarian
Ian Venables 1955 English Songs of Eternity and Sorrow, Remember This
Ye Xiaogang 1955 Chinese
Eduardo Alonso-Crespo 1956 Argentine
Javier Álvarez 1956 Mexican Metro Chabacano, Temazcal
Regina Harris Baiocchi 1956 American
Sally Beamish 1956 British
Chiara Benati 1956 Italian
Tim Brady 1956 Canadian
Benet Casablancas 1956 Spanish
Richard Danielpour 1956 American Margaret Garner
Daniel Dorff 1956 American
Anne Dudley 1956 English
Dror Elimelech 1956 Israeli
Michelle Ekizian 1956 American
Miguel Frasconi 1956 American
Kenneth Fuchs 1956 American Falling Man (for baritone voice and orchestra, text by Don DeLillo, adapted by J. D. McClatchy) American Symphonic School
Vladimír Godár 1956 Slovak
Michael Gordon 1956 American
Philip Grange 1956 English
Guo Wenjing 1956 Chinese Opera
Madeleine Isaksson 1956 Swedish
Jouni Kaipainen 1956 Finnish
Makiko Kinoshita 1956 Japanese
Graeme Koehne 1956 Australian Inflight Entertainment (oboe concerto); Tivoli Dances
Leon Milo 1956 American TimeTexture for piano and electronics electroacoustic music
Thomas Pernes 1956 Austrian avant-garde
Paul Phillips 1956 American
Iris ter Schiphorst 1956 German
Oliver Schroer 1956 2008 Canadian
Stefano Scodanibbio 1956 2012 Italian
Laurence Traiger 1956 American
Miguel del Águila 1957 Uruguayan-American Concierto en Tango, Conga,Salon Buenos Aires, Violin Concerto, Wind Quintet No. 2
Masamichi Amano 1957 Japanese
Gheorghi Arnaoudov 1957 Bulgarian minimalism
Charles Roland Berry 1957 American
Linda Bouchard 1957 Canadian
Mary Ellen Childs 1957 American
James Clarke 1957 English
Chaya Czernowin 1957 Israeli
Alexandre Danilevsky 1957 Russian-born French
Andrew Ford 1957 English-born Australian
Ellen Fullman 1957 American
Jiří Gemrot 1957 Czech
Guan Xia 1957 Chinese Symphonic Overture No. 1
Regina Irman 1957 Swiss
Ivo Josipović 1957 Croatian
Elena Kats-Chernin 1957 Australian
Camille Kerger 1957 Luxembourg
Kim Jin-hi 1957 South Korean
David Lang 1957 American The Little Match Girl Passion
Jorge Liderman 1957 2008 American
Paul Moravec 1957 American Spiritdance; Chamber Symphony; Tempest Fantasy; The Time Gallery
Zurab Nadareishvili 1957 Georgian
Pan Shiji 1957 Taiwanese String Quartet no. 4
Gerhard Präsent 1957 Austrian Himmelslicht; Missa minima; Trio intricato
Gerhard Schedl 1957 2000 Austrian Slow, Cello Concerto
Petros Shoujounian 1957 Armenian-Canadian
Cong Su 1957 Chinese
Tan Dun 1957 Chinese Water Passion after St. Matthew Extended technique, Folk-influenced; also composer of film music: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Michael Glenn Williams 1957 American
Falko Steinbach 1957 German
Eve Beglarian 1958 American
Karl Gottfried Brunotte 1958 German
Giulio Castagnoli 1958 Italian Concerto for Cello and Double Orchestra; Concerto for Piano and Orchestra; Missa Sancti Evasii
Oscar van Dillen 1958 Dutch
Paul Elwood 1958 American
Suzanne Giraud 1958 French
Hanna Havrylets' 1958 Ukrainian
Richard Kastle 1958 American Neoclassical
Mark Kilstofte 1958 American
Christian Lindberg 1958 Swedish Arabenne, Mandrake in the Corner
Magnus Lindberg 1958 Finnish Kraft; Clarinet Concerto
Mladen Milicevic 1958 Bosnian/American cl? - for prepared clarinet and electronics (1985) experimental music, sound installation, and film music
Jun Miyake 1958 Japanese
Mo Wuping 1958 1993 Chinese
Esa-Pekka Salonen 1958 Finnish LA Variations; Insomnia
Thomas Simaku 1958 Albanian
Bent Sørensen 1958 Danish
Rafał Stradomski 1958 Polish
Nigel Westlake 1958 Australian
Julia Wolfe 1958 American
Sinta Wullur 1958 Indonesian-Dutch
Akio Yasuraoka 1958 Japanese
Jay Alan Yim 1958 American
Andrew York 1958 American
Hiroaki Zakōji 1958 1987 Japanese
Davide Zannoni 1958 Italian
Caroline Ansink 1959 Dutch
Richard Barrett 1959 Welsh Construction electroacoustic music, improvisation
Kendall Durelle Briggs 1959 American
Sebastian Currier 1959 American
Paul Doornbusch 1959 Australian computer music, electroacoustic music
Alfio Fazio 1959 Italian
Vladimír Franz 1959 Czech
Lucio Garau 1959 Italian
James Harley 1959 Canadian
Adina Izarra 1959 Venezuelan
Vakhtang Kakhidze 1959 Georgian
Shigeru Kan-no 1959 Japanese Play Station Cycles; Simulation Cycles
Ana Lara 1959 Mexican
James MacMillan 1959 Scottish The Sacrifice; Veni veni Emmanuel (percussion concerto); The Confession of Isobel Gowdie; St. John Passion; 3 symphonies
Steve Martland 1959 2013 English
John Palmer 1959 British
Victor Rasgado 1959 Mexican
Erkki-Sven Tüür 1959 Estonian 6 symphonies; Violin Concerto; Piano Concerto; Searching for Roots
Nobuo Uematsu 1959 Japanese Liberi Fatali
Robert Ian Winstin 1959 2010 American
Maria de Alvear 1960 Spanish-German
Dirk Brossé 1960 Belgian
George Benjamin 1960 English Sudden Time; Antara
Nigel Clarke 1960 English Samurai; A Richer Dust (Symphony No 1.); The Miraculous Violin; Mysteries of the Horizon (Trumpet/Cornet Concerto); Earthrise; Gagarin
Sidney Corbett 1960 American
Nathan Currier 1960 American Gaian Variations
Karlheinz Essl, Jr. 1960 Austrian
Detlev Glanert 1960 German operas Leyla und Medjnun, Caligula, Solaris
Osvaldo Golijov 1960 Argentine
Annie Gosfield 1960 American
Julian Grant 1960 English
Georg Hajdu 1960 German
Pertti Jalava 1960 Finnish Music for orchestra (including five symphonies), chamber ensembles, big band, jazz ensembles, wind band and choir
Aaron Jay Kernis 1960 American Musica Instrumentalis, Colored Field
Priti Paintal 1960 Indian
Alexander Shchetynsky 1960 Ukrainian
William Susman 1960 American Marimba Montuño (solo); Camille (chamber ensmeble); Trailing Vortices (chamber orchestra); Fate of the Lhapa (film score) postminimalism; also composer of film music: Native New Yorker
Mark-Anthony Turnage 1960 English Greek; From All Sides; Mambo, Blue and Tarantella (violin concerto); From the Wreckage (trumpet concerto); Fractured Lines (percussion concerto); Five Views of a Mouth (flute concerto); A Fast Stomp
Ana-Maria Avram 1961 Romanian spectral music
John Burge 1961 Canadian
Unsuk Chin 1961 South Korean Alice in Wonderland; Violin Concerto; Fantasie mécanique; Cantatrix Sopranica
Marc-André Dalbavie 1961 French
Nailia Galiamova 1961 Uzbekistani
Lucio Gregoretti 1961 Italian
Jorge Grundman 1961 Spanish
Daron Hagen 1961 American
Jake Heggie 1961 American Dead Man Walking
Hanna Kulenty 1961 Polish Ad Unum, Breathe, The Mother of Black Winged-Dreams, Trumpet Concerto, String Quartet No. 4
Lowell Liebermann 1961 American
Peter Machajdík 1961 Slovak / German Namah; Double Bayan Concerto; Farewell Fanfares; Lasea; Nell'autunno del suo abbraccio insonne postminimalism, electronic music
Alo Mattiisen 1961 1996 Estonian
Erica Muhl 1961 American Consolation
Remilson Nery 1961 Brazilian Works for classical guitar, piano, strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, chamber music, including mixed choir and children’s choir
Michael Torke 1961 American "Vanada"; Javelin; Rapture (percussion concerto); Ecstatic Orange
Roman Turovsky-Savchuk 1961 Ukrainian/American Tombeau for Omelyan Kovch historicistneo-Baroque
Mohamed Abdelwahab Abdelfattah 1962 Egypt Die Wunderzahl, String Quartet No. 2 "Monamnamat" electroacoustic, postmodernism
Michael Abels 1962 American Global Warming
Sylvia Constantinidis 1962 Venezuelan-American
Arne Eigenfeldt 1962 Canadian
Carl Faia 1962 American
Stefano Gervasoni 1962 Italian
Jack Gibbons 1962 English Ave Verum Corpus, Choral works, Serenade for string orchestra, Song cycles, Piano works
Jennifer Higdon 1962 American
Craig Hella Johnson 1962 American Numerous choral compositions and arrangements
Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf 1962 German
P. Q. Phan 1962 Vietnamese
Surendran Reddy 1962 2010 South African
Rudi Spring 1962 German Heimkunft, chamber symphonies, song cycles
Kaoru Wada 1962 Japanese
Graham Waterhouse 1962 English Piccolo Quintet, Three Pieces for Solo Cello, Gestural Variations
Sandeep Bhagwati 1963 Indian opera Ramanujan
Michel Bosc (fr) 1963 French
Philip Cashian 1963 British
Graham Fitkin 1963 British
Michael Zev Gordon 1963 British
Svante Henryson 1963 Swedish
Sophie Lacaze 1963 French
Shinkichi Mitsumune 1963 Japanese
Hikari Ōe 1963 Japanese
John Pickard 1963 British
Fausto Romitelli 1963 2004 Italian
Calliope Tsoupaki 1963 Greek
Hana Vejvodová 1963 1994 Czech Brass Quintet
Edson Zampronha 1963 Brazilian Lamenti, Recycling Collaging Sampling, Concert for Piano N.1, Modelagem X-a
Luca Belcastro 1964 Italian
Marco Betta 1964 Italian
Scott Boerma 1964 American
Boris Böhmann 1964 German
Gregers Brinch 1964 Danish
Judy Dunaway 1964 American avant-garde
Julia Gomelskaya 1964 2016 Ukrainian
Fiona Joy Hawkins 1964 Australian
Jun Nagao 1964 Japanese
Javier Parrado 1964 Bolivian
Cristian Pațurcă 1964 2011 Romanian
Richard Rijnvos 1964 Dutch Block Beuys
Anton Batagov 1965 Russian post-minimalist
Irina Bogushevskaya 1965 Russian
Zana Clarke 1965 Australian
Carin Bartosch Edström 1965 Swedish
Moritz Eggert 1965 German
Thierry Escaich 1965 French
Yoshiki Hayashi 1965 Japanese
Yuri Khanon 1965 Russian The Shagreen Bone, The Symphony of Dogs, The Middle Symphony, Agonia Dei, What Zarathustra Said Indeed polystylism, neoclassicism
Gordon McPherson 1965 Scottish
Peter Nardone 1965 Scottish
Bernd Redmann 1965 German opera Die Gehetzten, orchestra Fiasko, chamber Migrant
Georgia Spiropoulos 1965 Greek Klama, for mixed choir & live electronics avant-garde
Paul Steenhuisen 1965 Canadian
Mats Wendt 1965 Swedish Eddan – The Invincible Sword of the Elf-Smith
Roberto Carnevale 1966 Italian Linae (1992–1995)
Nicholas Frances Chase 1966 American
Juan J. Colomer 1966 Spanish La complicidad del espectro
Jan Müller-Wieland 1966 German operas Gastspiel, Komödie ohne Titel, Das Märchen der 672. Nacht
John Psathas 1966 New Zealand
Juan María Solare 1966 Argentine
Donald Reid Womack 1966 American
Julian Anderson 1967 British
Mark Applebaum 1967 American
Derek Bermel 1967 American
Sansan Chien 1967 2011 Chinese
Salvatore Di Vittorio 1967 Italian
Amos Elkana 1967 Israeli
Jens Josef 1967 German Musik für Flöte(n), Viola und Kontrabass, chamber music
Andreas Kunstein 1967 Dutch
Olli Mustonen 1967 Finnish
Alberto Posadas 1967 Spanish
Eric Qin 1967 1993 American experimental music
Christopher Theofanidis 1967 American
Xu Yi 1967 Chinese
Jun Yamaguchi 1967 Japanese
Hiroyuki Yamamoto 1967 Japanese
Laura Andel 1968 Argentine
Joe Cutler 1968 British
Jens Joneleit 1968 German operas Der Brand, Piero &‐ Ende der Nacht, Metanoia. Über das Denken hinaus
Johannes Kretz 1968 Austrian
Francisco Lara 1968 Spanish
Olga Neuwirth 1968 Austrian avant-garde
Roxanna Panufnik 1968 English
Alwynne Pritchard 1968 British
Nicola Campogrande 1969 Italian
Andrea Cera 1969 Italian Electroacoustic
Johanna Doderer 1969 Austrian Opera
Ciarán Farrell 1969 Irish
Pierre Kolp 1969 Belgian avant-garde
Yannis Kyriakides 1969 Cypriot
Jocelyn Morlock 1969 Canadian
Patrick Nunn 1969 British
Roy Zu-Arets 1969 American-Israeli
Michel van der Aa 1970 Dutch After Life
Rodolfo Acosta 1970 Colombian
David Bruce 1970 British-American
Fred Momotenko 1970 Russian-Dutch
Graziella Concas 1970 Italian
Donnacha Dennehy 1970 Irish
Daniel Felsenfeld 1970 American Insomnia Redux
Fazıl Say 1970 Turkish 1001 Nights in the Harem, Istanbul Symphony Piano symphony Turkish music (style)
Eric Whitacre 1970 American Cloudburst, Lux Aurumque, Water Night choral music
Thomas Adès 1971 English Powder Her Face; Asyla; Traced Overhead
Yoshino Aoki 1971 Japanese
Richard Causton 1971 English
Carlo Forlivesi 1971 Italian Requiem
Michael Hersch 1971 American Symphony No. 1; Fracta; Arraché
Klaus Lang 1971 Austrian
Paweł Mykietyn 1971 Polish
Takatomi Nobunaga 1971 Japanese String Quartet
Guto Puw 1971 Welsh
Tomomi Adachi 1972 Japanese
Natasha Barrett 1972 British electroacoustic
Hiba Kawas 1972 Lebanese
Bappa Mazumder 1972 Bangladeshi
Kevin Puts 1972 American
André Ristic 1972 Canadian
Lera Auerbach 1973 Russian
Fred Jonny Berg 1973 Norwegian
J. Ryan Garber 1973 American Parabolisms; Resonances
Nihad Hrustanbegovic 1973 Bosnian-Dutch Stork suite; Sevdah Medieval Rhapsody minimalism; also a composer of film music, and an improviser
Mindia Khitarishvili 1973 Georgian
Jörg Widmann 1973 Germany Fantasie for clarinet solo; First String Quartet
Kristoffer Zegers 1973 Dutch
Ehesuma 1974 Chinese
Marek Brezovský 1974 1994 Slovak
Derek Charke 1974 Canadian Past Winters Solstice, for piano trio
Julian Cochran 1974 English-born Australian
Tim Benjamin 1975 Anglo-French
Avner Dorman 1975 Israeli
Bongani Ndodana-Breen 1975 South African
Olesya Rostovskaya 1975 Russian Concert for oboe
Đuro Živković 1975 Serbian-Swedish
Pritom Ahmed 1976 Bangladeshi
Svitlana Azarova 1976 Ukrainian Dutch Diagram for 5 cellos
Tomi Räisänen 1976 Finnish A Walk Through the Fields of Symmetry
Frederik Magle 1977 Danish Concerto for organ and orchestra
Wu Fei 1977 Chinese
Daniel Hensel 1978 German
Jimmy López 1978 Peruvian Arco de luz
Tarik O'Regan 1978 British-American
Mehdi Hosseini 1979 Iranian
Christophe Bertrand 1981 2010 French