Composers

Lange, Gustav

Gustav Lange (1830 – 1889) was a German composer known mainly for his melodious salon music for the piano. Wikipedia Not to be confused with the Norwegian composer, Gustav Fredrik Lange.

Hasse, Johann Adolph

Johann Adolph Hasse (1699–1783) was an 18th-century German composer, singer, and teacher of music. Immensely popular in his time, Hasse was best known for his prolific operatic output, though he also composed a considerable quantity of sacred music. Wikipedia

Jaëll, Marie

Marie Jaëll née Marie Trautmann (1846 – 1925) was a French pianist, composer, and pedagogue. Marie Jaëll composed pieces for piano, concertos, quartets, and others. She dedicated her cello concerto to Jules Delsart, and was the first pianist to perform all the piano sonatas of Beethoven in Paris. Wikipedia

Alveri, Giovanni Battista

Giovanni Battista Alveri (before 1670 – after 1719) Italian musician and composer of vocal works. His first collection of Cantate a voce sola da camera was published in 1687 followed by Arie italiane amorose e lamentabili in 1690. Music to his two operas does not survive.  MGG-online

Araia, Francesco

Francesco Domenico Araja or Araia (1709 – 1770) was an Italian composer who spent 25 years in Russia and wrote at least 14 operas for the Russian Imperial Court including Tsefal i Prokris, the first opera in Russian. Wikipedia

Dell’Acqua, Eva

Eva Dell’Acqua (1856 – 1930) was a Belgian singer and composer of Italian ancestry. Wikipedia

Beck, John Ness

John Ness Beck (1930 – 1987) was a composer and arranger of choral music. He was best known for his very popular and accessible settings of traditional Sacred music. Beck was a conductor and arranger of international renown. Wikipedia

Canal, Marguerite

Marie-Marguerite-Denise Canal (1890 – 1978) was a French conductor, music educator and composer. She was born in Toulouse into a musical family, and her father introduced her to music and poetry. Wikipedia