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Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic. Jean Sibelius

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Composers born on December 6

John Fernström (1897-1961)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: December 6, 1897, Ichang, China Died: October 19, 1961, Lund (age 63)
Tomas Svoboda (born 1939)
Nationality: American | Czech
Born: December 6, 1939, Paris (age 82)
Henryk Górecki (1933-2010)
Nationality: Polish
Born: December 6, 1933, Czernica Died: November 12, 2010, Katowice (age 76)
Bright Sheng (born 1955)
Nationality: Chinese | American
Born: December 6, 1955, Shanghai (age 66)
Gideon Klein (1919-c.1945)
Nationality: Czech | Moravian
Born: December 6, 1919, Přerov, Moravia Died: c.January, 1945 (age 25)
Sebastian Fagerlund (born 1972)
Nationality: Finnish
Born: December 6, 1972, Parainen (age 49)
Henriëtte Bosmans (1895-1952)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: December 6, 1895, Amsterdam Died: July 2, 1952, Amsterdam (age 56)
Mikuláš Moyzes (1872-1944)
Nationality: Slovokian
Born: December 6, 1872, Zvolenská Slatina Died: April 2, 1944, Prešov (age 71)
Virgilio Mortari (1902-1993)
Nationality: Italian
Born: December 6, 1902, Milan Died: September 5, 1993, Rome (age 90)
Beat Furrer (born 1954)
Nationality: Austrian | Swiss
Born: December 6, 1954, Schaffhausen (age 67)
Jacques Bondon (1927-2008)
Nationality: French
Born: December 6, 1927, Boulbon, Bouches-du-Rhône Died: April 2, 2008, Coulommiers (age 80)
Dave Brubeck (1920-2012)
Nationality: American
Born: December 6, 1920 Died: December 5, 2012 (age 92)
Albertus Groneman (c.1711-c.1778)
Nationality: German | Dutch
Born: c.December 6, 1711, Cologne Died: c.June 1, 1778, The Hague (age 66)

Composers who died on December 6

Yngve Sköld (1899-1992)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: April 29, 1899, Vallby Died: December 6, 1992, Stockholm (age 93)
Karel Kovařovic (1862-1920)
Nationality: Czech
Born: December 9, 1862, Prague Died: December 6, 1920, Prague (age 58)
Maximilian Steinberg (1883-1946)
Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: July 4, 1883, Vilnius Died: December 6, 1946, Leningrad (age 63)
Claire Polin (1926-1995)
Nationality: American
Born: January 1, 1926, Philadelphia Died: December 6, 1995, Merion, PA (age 69)
Raymond Hanson (1913-1976)
Nationality: Australian
Born: November 23, 1913, Sydney Died: December 6, 1976, Sydney (age 63)
Auguste Chapuis (1858-1933)
Nationality: French
Born: April 20, 1858, Dampierre-sur-Salon Died: December 6, 1933, Paris (age 75)
Giovanni Pacini (1796-1867)
Nationality: Italian
Born: February 17, 1796, Catania Died: December 6, 1867, Pescia (age 71)
Victor Bruns (1904-1996)
Nationality: German
Born: August 15, 1904, Ollila Died: December 6, 1996, Berlin (age 92)
Benedictus a Sancto Josepho Buns (1642-1716)
Nationality: Dutch | German
Born: 1642 Died: December 6, 1716 (age 74)
András Szőllősy (1921-2007)
Nationality: Hungarian
Born: February 27, 1921, Szászváros, Transylvania Died: December 6, 2007, Budapest (age 86)
Augustin Savard (1861-1942)
Nationality: French
Born: May 15, 1861, Paris Died: December 6, 1942, Lyons (age 81)
Walther Aeschbacher (1901-1969)
Nationality: Swiss
Born: October 2, 1901 Died: December 6, 1969 (age 68)
Joyce Howard Barrell (1917-1989)
Nationality: English
Born: November 26, 1917, Salisbury, Wiltshire Died: December 6, 1989, Ipswich (age 72)
Fania Chapiro (1926-1994)
Nationality: Dutch | Russian
Born: June 10, 1926, Soerabaya, Java Died: December 6, 1994, Hilversum (age 68)
Christoph Förster (1693-c.1745)
Nationality: German
Born: November 30, 1693, Bibra, Thuringia Died: c.December 6, 1745, Rudolstadt (age 52)

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