Composer/musician anniversaries

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The following anniversaries of composers and church musicians fall in the year 2016:

50th of death
Benjamin Burrows
Herbert Ellingford
Quincy Porter
Godfrey Sceats

75th of birth
Diane Bish
Derek Bourgeois
Geoffrey Burgon
Humphrey Clucas
Sebastian Forbes
Edward Harper
Gilbert Martin
Anthony Newman
Herman van Vliet

75th of death
Frank Bridge
Walford Davies
Pierre Kunc
Christian Sinding

80th of birth
Richard Rodney Bennett
Harry Bramma
Colin Mawby
Steve Reich
Brian Wren
Lionel Rogg

80th of death
William Crane Carl
Alexander Glazunov
Ernest Grosjean
Ottorino Respighi

100th of birth
Milton Babbitt
C P Peter Burton
Alberto Ginastera
Douglas Guest
Moondog Hardin
Jack Hawes
Alice Jordan
Ian Parrott
Bernard Rose
Drummond Wolff

100th of death
Christian Cappelen
John Spencer Curwen
Edward Cutler
Enrique Granados
Septimus Kelly
Hamish MacCunn
Sir George Clement Martin
Max Reger
Edward Henry Thorne

125th of birth
Sir Arthur Bliss
Max Drischner
Karl Hoyer (& 80th of death)
C S Lang
Sergei Prokofiev

125th of death
August Haupt
Ann Sheppard Mounsey

150th of birth
J Stuart Archer
Ferruccio Busoni
John Keble
Edgar Pettman
Erik Satie
Bruce Steane
Mieczyslaw Surzyński
Charles Wood (see details of Wood’s anniversary concert in London)

150th of death
Félix Danjou
Clarence Lucas
John Mason Neale

200th of birth
William Sterndale Bennett
Sir George Elvey
Edward Francis Rimbault
Louis Thiele

200th of death
Samuel Webbe (the elder)

250th of birth
Jacques-Marie Beauvarlet-Charpentier
Giovanni Battista Pescetti
Samuel Wesley

250th of death
Giovanni Battista Pescetti
Thomas Roseingrave

300th of birth
Josef Seger

300th of death
Giovanni Battista Bassani
Sebastián Durón
Christian Friedrich Witt (Witte)

350th of birth
Johann Heinrich Buttstedt
Nicolaus Vetter

400th of birth
J J Froberger
Johann Erasmus Kindermann

400th of death
William Shakespeare
Johann Steffens

450th of death
Johann Agricola
Antonio de Cabezón
Juan de Cabezón