August composer birthdays

We’re celebrating 16 composer birthdays during the month of August. Each composer has a link to our entire collection of texts for that individual.

Granville Bantock 1868 - 1946
Sir Granville Ransome Bantock
Sir Granville Ransome Bantock, born 8/7/1868
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/b/bantock-sir-granville-ransome-1868-1946.html

Cecile Chaminade, born 8/8/1857
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/c/chaminade-cecile-1857-1944.html

Benedetto Marcello, born 8/9/1686
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/m/marcello-benedetto-1686-1739.html

Reynaldo Hahn, born 8/9/1874
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/h/hahn-reynaldo-1875-1947.html

Maurice Greene, born 8/12/1696
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/g/greene-maurice-1696-1755.html

John Ireland, born 8/13/1879
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/i/ireland-john-1879-1962.html

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, born 8/14/1892
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/s/sorabji-kaikhosru-1892-1988.html

Jacques Ibert, born 8/15/1890
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/i/ibert-jacques-1890-1962.html

Heinrich August Marschner, born 8/16/1795
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/i/ibert-jacques-1890-1962.html

Henri-Constant-Gabriel Pierne, born 8/16/1863
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/p/pierne-gabriel-1863-1937.html

Benjamin Louis Paul Godard, born 8/18/1849
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/g/godard-benjamin-1849-1895.html

Juliette Marie Olga Lili Boulanger, born 8/21/1893
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/b/boulanger-lili-1893-1918.html

Claude Debussy ca 1908, foto av Félix Nadar
Achille-Claude Debussy
Achille-Claude Debussy, born 8/22/1862
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/d/debussy-claude-1862-1918.html

Leonard Bernstein, born 8/25/1918
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/b/bernstein-leonard-1918-1990.html

By the way, per Mental Floss, did you know that “in addition to his baton and the score of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, Leonard Bernstein was buried with a copy of the book he always took with him on his travels—Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland?”

 

Rebecca Clarke, born 8/27/1886
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/c/clarke-rebecca-1886-1979.html

Amilcare Ponchielli, born 8/31/1834
Our collection: https://www.ipasource.com/composer/p/ponchielli-amilcare-1834-1886.html

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