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But in the next world I shan't be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it. Ralph Vaughan Williams

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Mikalojus Čiurlionis (1875-1911)
String Quartet in c minor (1903)
Vilnius String Quartet
Jurgis Karnavičius (1884-1941)
String Quartet No. 2 in d minor, Op. 6 (c. 1917)
Vilnius String Quartet
Jurgis Karnavičius (1884-1941)
String Quartet No. 1 in g minor, Op. 1 ((?) 1913)
Vilnius String Quartet
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, B. 180, "American" (1893)
Mozarteum String Quintet
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, B. 180, "American" (1893)
Vlach Quartet Prague, Ladislav Kyselak
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, B. 180, "American" (1893)
Roberto Diaz, Dover Quartet
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Quintet No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, B. 180, "American" (1893)
Musicians from Marlboro
Gideon Klein (1919-c.1945)
Fantasie a Fuga for String Quartet (1942-1943)
Hawthorne String Quartet
Gideon Klein (1919-c.1945)
Divertimento (for wind octet) (1939-1940)
Philharmonia Wind Octet
César Franck (1822-1890)
String Quartet in D major, M. 9 (1889-1890)
Petersen Quartet (score)
Mel Bonis (1858-1937)
Soir, matin for Piano Trio, Op. 76 (1907)
Virginie Buscail, Nadine Pierre, Anne-Lise Gastaldi
Mel Bonis (1858-1937)
Soir, matin for Piano Trio, Op. 76 (1907)
Nuovo Trio Parsifal
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Air in Motion (for flute and string quartet) (2019)
Carol Wincenc, Escher Quartet
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
String Quartet No. 2, Icefield Sonnets (2004)
Ying Quartet
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Secret Alchemy for Piano Quartet (2012)
Curtis Macomber, Danielle Farina, Alexis Pia Gerlach, Michael Boriskin
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Crossings (for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano) (2011)
Linda Chesis, Derek Bermel, Karina Canellakis, Nicholas Canellakis, Michael Boriskin
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Piano Trio No. 1 (1998)
Curtis Macomber, Wilhelmina Smith, Michael Boriskin
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Secret Alchemy for Piano Quartet (2012)
Bernadette Harvey, Jupiter String Quartet
Carl Vine (born 1954)
Fantasia for Piano Quintet (2013)
Bernadette Harvey, Jupiter String Quartet
Steven Stucky (1949-2016)
Piano Quartet (2005)
Bernadette Harvey, Jupiter String Quartet
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Piano Trio No. 2 (2014)
Morgenstern Trio
Pierre Jalbert (born 1967)
Piano Quintet (2017)
Bernadette Harvey, Jupiter String Quartet
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47 (1842)
ATOS Trio, Isabel Charisius
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47 (1842)
Vovka Ashkenazy, Simone Roggen, Ada Meinich, Birgit Böhme (score)
Peter Hänsel (1770-1831)
String Quartet in C major, Op. 20, No. 3
Casal Quartett
Reza Vali (born 1952)
Geryân: Calligraphy No. 12 for String Quartet (2012)
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Reza Vali (born 1952)
Gâtâr: Calligraphy No. 11 for String Quartet (2011)
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Reza Vali (born 1952)
Nayshâborak: Calligraphy No. 6 for String Quartet (2006)
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Reza Vali (born 1952)
Raak: Calligraphy No. 15 for String Quartet (2015)
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Reza Vali (born 1952)
String Quartet No. 4, Ormavi (2017)
Carpe Diem String Quartet

Composers born on April 19

Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)
Nationality: French
Born: April 19, 1892, Parc-St-Maur Died: November 7, 1983, Paris (age 91)
Alexandre Boëly (1785-1858)
Nationality: French
Born: April 19, 1785, Versailles Died: December 27, 1858, Paris (age 73)
Graham Fitkin (born 1963)
Nationality: English
Born: April 19, 1963 (age 58)
Max von Schillings (1868-1933)
Nationality: German
Born: April 19, 1868, Düren Died: July 24, 1933, Berlin (age 65)
Felix Blumenfeld (1863-1931)
Nationality: Russian
Born: April 19, 1863, Kovalyovka, Ukraine Died: January 21, 1931, Moscow (age 67)
Georg Schneider (1770-1839)
Nationality: German
Born: April 19, 1770, Darmstadt Died: January 19, 1839, Berlin (age 68)

Composers who died on April 19

Dag Wirén (1905-1986)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: October 15, 1905, Striberg, Närke Died: April 19, 1986, Stockholm (age 80)
Pieter Hellendaal (1721-1799)
Nationality: Dutch | English
Baptized: April 1, 1721, Rotterdam Died: April 19, 1799, Cambridge (age 78)
Ernst Lévy (1895-1981)
Nationality: Swiss
Born: November 18, 1895, Basle Died: April 19, 1981, April (age 85)
Božidar Širola (1889-1956)
Nationality: Croatian
Born: December 20, 1889, Žakanj Died: April 19, 1956, Zagreb (age 66)
Johanna Müller-Hermann (1878-1941)
Nationality: Austrian
Born: January 15, 1878, Vienna Died: April 19, 1941, Vienna (age 63)
Tobias Hume (c.1579-1645)
Nationality: English
Born: c.1579 Died: April 19, 1645, London (age 66)
Gustave Doret (1866-1943)
Nationality: Swiss
Born: September 20, 1866, Aigle Died: April 19, 1943, Lausanne (age 76)
Graciela Agudelo (1945-2018)
Nationality: Mexican
Born: December 7, 1945, Mexico City Died: April 19, 2018 (age 72)

Recently Added Composers

Reza Vali (born 1952)
Nationality: Iranian
Born: 1952, Ghazvin (age 68 or 69)
Courtney Bryan
Nationality: American
Frédéric d'Erlanger (1868-1943)
Nationality: French | German | American
Born: May 29, 1868, Paris Died: April 23, 1943 (age 74)
Vasile Ijac (1899-1976)
Nationality: Romanian
Born: 1899, Caransebeș Died: 1976 (age 76 or 77)
Ron Klimko (1936-2012)
Nationality: American
Born: December 13, 1936, Lena, Wisconsin Died: March 18, 2012, McCall, Idaho (age 75)
Harold Charles King (1895-1984)
Nationality: Dutch | Swiss
Born: December 30, 1895, Winterthur Died: June 12, 1984, Amsterdam (age 88)
Vladimír Polívka (1896-1948)
Nationality: Czech
Born: July 6, 1896, Prague Died: May 11, 1948, Prague (age 51)
Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy (1925-2013)
Nationality: American
Born: March 27, 1925, Atlanta, Georgia Died: December 7, 2013, Ithaca, New York (age 88)
David Lampel (born 1959)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: 1959 (age 61 or 62)
Silvia Colasanti (born 1975)
Nationality: Italian
Born: 1975, Rome (age 45 or 46)
Françoise Choveaux (born 1953)
Nationality: French
Born: 1953 (age 67 or 68)
Poldowski (1879-1932)
Nationality: Polish | Belgian
Born: May 16, 1879, Ixelles, Brussels Died: January 28, 1932, London (age 52)
Jonathan Leshnoff (born 1973)
Nationality: American
Born: September 8, 1973, New Brunswick, New Jersey (age 47)
Carl Eppert (1882-1961)
Nationality: American
Born: November 5, 1882, Carbon, Indiana Died: October 1, 1961, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (age 78)
Hugh Aitken (1924-2012)
Nationality: American
Born: September 7, 1924, New York City Died: December 24, 2012 (age 88)