List of centenarians (musicians, composers and music patrons)

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The following is a list of centenarians – specifically, people who became famous as musicians, composers and music patrons – known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see: Lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
AdaskinFrances Adaskin 1900–2001 100 Canadian pianist[citation needed]
AlbaneseLicia Albanese 1909–2014 105 Italian-born American operatic soprano[1]
AlexanderVan Alexander 1915–2015 100 American bandleader and composer[2]
AndersonRobert Alexander Anderson 1894–1995 100 American composer[citation needed]
AndyKatja Andy 1907–2013 106 German-American classical pianist and piano professor[3]
AsmussenSvend Asmussen 1916–2017 100 Danish jazz violinist[4]
BerlinIrving Berlin 1888–1989 101 Russian-American lyricist and composer [5]
BerkowitzRalph Berkowitz 1910–2011 100 American composer and classical pianist[6]
BiermanBernard Bierman 1908–2012 104 American composer[7]
BorjaEsther Borja 1913–2013 100 Cuban singer[8]
BryantSlim Bryant 1908–2010 101 American country music singer and songwriter[9]
BüsserHenri Büsser 1872–1973 101 French composer
CaesarIrving Caesar 1895–1996 101 American composer
CoppolaAnton Coppola 1917– 100 American opera conductor and composer[10]
CapuisMatilde Capuis 1913–2017 104 Italian composer[11]
CarterElliott Carter 1908–2012 103 American classical music composer[12]
ChalifouxAlice Chalifoux 1908–2008 100 American harpist[13]
CignaGina Cigna 1900–2001 101 Italian soprano[14]
ColeOrlando Cole 1908–2010 101 American cellist[15]
ColumbusChris Columbus 1902–2002 100 American jazz drummer[16]
CuénodHugues Cuénod 1902–2010 108 Swiss tenor[17]
DassyDeva Dassy 1911–2016 104 French mezzo-soprano[18]
DinwoodeyAnnette Richardson Dinwoodey 1906–2007 100 American Latter Day Saint vocalist[citation needed]
DouglasRoy Douglas 1907–2015 107 British composer[19]
EkierJan Ekier 1913–2014 100 Polish pianist and composer[20]
FederhoferHellmut Federhofer 1911–2014 102 Austrian musicologist[21]
FebrosLionel Ferbos 1911–2014 103 American jazz trumpeter[22]
FieldsIrving Fields 1915–2016 101 American pianist[23]
Galla-RiniAnthony Galla-Rini 1904–2006 102 American accordionist[citation needed]
GarcíaManuel García 1805–1906 101 Spanish music and singing teacher[citation needed]
GerrishJohn Gerrish 1910–2010 100 American composer[24]
GilbertPeggy Gilbert 1905–2007 102 American jazz saxophonist[citation needed]
GoodeColeridge Goode 1914–2015 101 Jamaican jazz musician[25]
GoossensSidonie Goossens 1899–2004 105 English harpist[citation needed]
HendersonRoy Henderson 1899–2000 100 English baritone[citation needed]
Herz-SommerAlice Herz-Sommer 1903–2014 110 Austro-Hungarian pianist[26]
HokansonRandolph Hokanson 1915– 102 American pianist[27]
HopeDolores Hope 1909–2011 102 American singer and philanthropist[28]
HorszowskiMieczysław Horszowski 1892–1993 100 Polish pianist[citation needed]
JeffriesHerb Jeffries 1913–2014 100 American singer and actor[29]
JohnsonWilliam Manuel Johnson 1872–1972 100 American jazz musician[citation needed]
JourneauMaurice Journeau 1898–1999 100 French composer[citation needed]
KhanAbdul Rashid Khan 1908–2016 107 Indian musician[30]
KolessaMykola Kolessa 1903–2006 102 Ukrainian composer[citation needed]
LacourMarcelle de Lacour 1896–1997 100 French harpsichordist[31]
LaneMarjorie Lane 1912–2012 100 American singer[32]
LangMargaret Ruthven Lang 1867–1972 104 American composer[citation needed]
LangeJohnny Lange 1905–2006 100 American Academy Award-nominated songwriter[citation needed]
LavagneAndré Lavagne 1913–2014 100 French composer[33]
Le FlemPaul Le Flem 1881–1984 103 French composer[citation needed]
LeeEverett Lee 1916– 100 American conductor and violinist[34]
LeonardConrad Leonard 1898–2003 104 British pianist and composer[citation needed]
LongHuey Long 1904–2009 105 American jazz singer[35]
LucieLawrence Lucie 1907–2009 101 American jazz musician[36]
LudesAlice Ludes 1912–2017 104 American singer[37]
LynchNonie Lynch 1910–2011 101 Irish singer[38]
LynnVera Lynn 1917— 100 English singer and songwriter[39]
MainerWade Mainer 1907–2011 104 American country music singer and banjoist[40]
MarjaneLéo Marjane 1912–2016 104 French singer[41]
MatkovicDraga Matković 1907–2013 105 German classical pianist[42]
MayerSir Robert Mayer 1879–1985 105 German-born British philanthropist
MorenoBuddy Moreno 1912–2015 103 American singer, bandleader, and radio personality[43]
MoyseBlanche Honegger Moyse 1909–2011 101 Swiss-born American conductor[44]
MuleMarcel Mule 1901–2001 100 French classical saxophonist[citation needed]
O HamsaighDonnchadh Ó Hámsaigh 1695–1807 111–112 Irish harpist[45]
OliveroMagda Olivero 1910–2014 104 Italian soprano[46]
OrnsteinLeo Ornstein 1893–2002 108 Ukrainian-born American pianist and composer
OsborneUncle Charlie Osborne 1890–1992 101 American Appalachian Mountains musician
PaulinErnest "Doc" Paulin 1907–2007 100 American brass band leader
PregerAndreja Preger 1912–2015 103 Austro-Hungarian-born Yugoslav and Serbian pianist[47]
RabinowitzHarry Rabinowitz 1916–2016 100 British film and television composer[48]
ReedH. Owen Reed 1910–2014 103 American composer, conductor, and author[49]
RespighiElsa Respighi 1894–1996 101 Italian composer and singer; wife of Ottorino Respighi[citation needed]
RioRosa Rio 1902–2010 107 American organist[50]
RosEdmundo Ros 1910–2011 100 Trinidadian musician, vocalist, and bandleader[51]
RoundThomas Round 1915–2016 100 English opera singer[52]
RudgeOlga Rudge 1895–1996 100 American violinist[citation needed]
SalemiJoseph Salemi 1902–2003 100 American jazz trombonist[citation needed]
SalganHoracio Salgán 1916–2016 100 Argentine composer and pianist[53]
SaporitiTeresa Saporiti 1763–1869 106 Italian soprano[54]
SheaGeorge Beverly Shea 1909–2013 104 Canadian-born American gospel music singer and songwriter[55]
SlonimskyNicolas Slonimsky 1894–1995 101 Russian-American composer and conductor[citation needed]
SmithEleanor Sokoloff 1914– 103 American pianist[56]
SmithViola Smith 1912– 104 American drummer[57]
SolbergLeif Solberg 1914–2016 101 Norwegian classical composer and organist[58]
SpillerLjerko Spiller 1908–2008 100 Croatian and Argentine violinist[59]
SweetlandSally Sweetland 1911–2015 103 American soprano[60]
TakácsJenő Takács 1902–2005 103 Austrian-Hungarian composer and pianist
TapiaBill Tapia 1908–2011 103 American musician[61]
TeddlieTillit Sidney Teddlie 1885–1987 102 American hymn composer
TorrealbaJuan Vicente Torrealba 1917– 100 Venezuelan harpist and composer[62]
TotenbergRoman Totenberg 1911–2012 101 Polish-born American violinist and educator[63]
TuckerOrrin Tucker 1911–2011 100 American bandleader and composer[64]
VannStanley Vann 1910–2010 100 English composer[65]
WainBea Wain 1917– 100 American vocalist and big band singer[66]
Winifred Warburton 1907-2008 101 English singer (The Zimmers)[67]
WilsonElder Roma Wilson 1910– 106 American gospel harmonicist[68]
ZielinskaIzabella Zielińska 1910– 106 Polish pianist[69]

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