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I know perfectly well that I'm not one of those composers who have made harmonic innovations like Igor [Stravinsky], Ravel or Debussy, but I think there's room for new music which doesn't mind using other people's chords. Francis Poulenc

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Composers born on February 28

Reine Jönsson (born 1960)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: February 27, 1960, Kristianstad (Näsum , Skåne) (age 60)
Johan Hammerth (born 1953)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: February 27, 1953, Kalmar (age 67)
John Speight (born 1945)
Nationality: Icelandic | English
Born: February 27, 1945, Plymouth (age 75)
Nicole Lachartre (1934-1992)
Nationality: French
Born: February 27, 1934, Paris Died: January 25, 1992, Versailles (age 57)
Vassily Zagorsky (1926-2003)
Nationality: Ukrainian | Russian
Born: February 27, 1926, Kara-Mahmed, Bessarabia Died: October 1, 2003 (age 77)
Heimo Erbse (1924-2005)
Nationality: German
Born: February 27, 1924, Rudolstadt Died: September 22, 2005, Baden (age 81)
Viktor Kalabis (1923-2006)
Nationality: Czech
Born: February 27, 1923, Červený Kostelec Died: September 28, 2006, Prague (age 83)
András Szőllősy (1921-2007)
Nationality: Hungarian
Born: February 27, 1921, Szászváros, Transylvania Died: December 6, 2007, Budapest (age 86)
Roman Haubenstock-Ramati (1919-1994)
Nationality: Austrian | Polish
Born: February 27, 1919, Kraków Died: March 3, 1994, Vienna (age 75)
Dimitar Sagaev (1915-2003)
Nationality: Bulgarian
Born: February 27, 1915, Plovdiv Died: October 28, 2003, Sofia (age 88)
Georges Migot (1891-1976)
Nationality: French
Born: February 27, 1891, Paris Died: January 5, 1976, Levallois (age 84)
Karl Rorich (1869-1941)
Nationality: German
Born: February 27, 1869 Died: July 4, 1941 (age 72)
Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867-1942)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: February 27, 1867, Ullånger, Ångermanland Died: December 3, 1942, Östersund (age 75)
Hubert Parry (1848-1918)
Nationality: English
Born: February 27, 1848, Bournemouth Died: October 7, 1918, Rustington (age 70)
Pietro Gnocchi (1689-1775)
Nationality: Italian
Born: February 27, 1689, Alfianello Died: December 9, 1775, Brescia (age 86)
Johann Philipp Krieger (1649-1725)
Nationality: German
Baptized: February 27, 1649, Nuremberg Died: February 6, 1725, Weissenfels (age 76)

Composers who died on February 28

Ludvík Podéšť (1921-1968)
Nationality: Czech
Born: December 19, 1921, Dubňany u Hodonína Died: February 27, 1968, Prague (age 46)
Jórunn Viðar (1918-2017)
Nationality: Icelandic
Born: December 7, 1918, Reykjavík Died: February 27, 2017, Reykjavík (age 98)
Vadim Salmanov (1912-1978)
Nationality: Russian
Born: November 4, 1912, St. Petersburg Died: February 27, 1978, St. Petersburg (age 65)
Lucijan Marija Škerjanc (1900-1973)
Nationality: Yugoslavian | Slovenian
Born: December 17, 1900, Graz, Austria Died: February 27, 1973, Ljubljana, Slovenia (age 72)
Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)
Nationality: Russian
Born: November 12, 1833, St. Petersburg Died: February 27, 1887, St. Petersburg (age 53)
Joseph Drechsler (1782-1852)
Nationality: Bohemian | Czech
Born: May 26, 1782, Vlachovo Brězí Died: February 27, 1852, Vienna (age 69)

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David Fulmer (born 1981)
Nationality: American
Born: 1981, Boston (age 39)
Henrik Melcher Melchers (1882-1961)
Nationality: Swedish
Born: May 30, 1882, Stockholm Died: April 9, 1961, Stockholm (age 78)
Karólína Eiríksdóttir (born 1951)
Nationality: Icelandic
Born: January 10, 1951, Reykjavík (age 69)
Anna Clyne (born 1980)
Nationality: English
Born: March 9, 1980, London (age 39)
David Gompper (born 1954)
Nationality: American
Born: 1954 (age 66)
Victor Kissine (born 1953)
Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: March 15, 1953, St. Petersburg (age 66)
Robert Fürstenthal (1920-2016)
Nationality: Austrian | American
Born: June 27, 1920, Vienna Died: November 16, 2016, San Diego (age 96)
Miroslav Srnka (born 1975)
Nationality: Czech
Born: March 23, 1975, Prague (age 44)
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Kotoka Suzuki (born 1972)
Nationality: Japanese | Canadian
Born: 1972 (age 48)
Joey Roukens (born 1982)
Nationality: Dutch
Born: March 28, 1982, Schiedam (age 37)
Gabriel Prokofiev (born 1975)
Nationality: English | Russian
Born: January 6, 1975 (age 45)
Antonín Tučapský (1928-2014)
Nationality: Czech
Born: March 27, 1928, Opatovice Died: September 9, 2014 (age 86)
Elodie Lauten (1950-2014)
Nationality: American | French
Born: October 20, 1950, Paris, France Died: June 3, 2014 (age 63)
Yelena Konshina (born 1950)
Nationality: Russian | Soviet
Born: January 9, 1950, Kirovgrad (age 70)