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- 08 JAN American composer Benjamin Lee's 80th birthday.
- 09 JAN American composer Seymour Barab's 75th birthday.
- 24 JAN American composer Norman Dello Joio's 90th birthday.
- 24 JAN 85th anniversary of birth of Austrian composer Gottfried von Einem.
- 25 JAN 90th anniversary of birth of Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski. d-1994.
- 12 FEB 80th anniversary of birth of American composer Mel Powell.
- 16 FEB 65th birthday of American composer John Corigliano.
- 22 FEB Centenary of the death of Austrian composer Hugo Wolf in Vienna.
- 04 MAR 75th birthday of German born American composer Samuel Adler.
- 23 APR 50th anniversary of death of Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev.
- 11 MAY 50th anniversary of death of American composer William Grant Still.
- 12 MAY Centenary of the birth of English composer Lennox Berkeley.
- 27 MAY 75th birthday of Scottish composer Thea Musgrave.
- 06 JUN Centenary of the birth of Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian.
- 13 JUN 25th anniversary of death of Mexican composer Carlos Chavez.
- 23 JUN 75th birthday of American film composer Gerard Schumann.
- 09 SEP 65th birthday of American composer and pianist Joan Tower.
- 22 SEP 70th birthday of Spanish (Catalan) composer Leonardo Balada.
- 25 OCT American composer Ned Rorem's 80th birthday.
- 06 DEC Polish composer Henryk Gorecki's 70th birthday.
- 10 DEC 90th anniversary of birth of American composer Morton
- 11 DEC 95th birthday of American composer Elliott Carter.
- 20 DEC 65th birthday of American composer John Harbison.