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Ludwig van BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven

16 December 1770

26 March 1827

Bonn, Germany

German

Sagittarius

Frédéric ChopinFrédéric Chopin

01 March 1810

17 October 1849

Żelazowa Wola

Polish

Pisces

Richard WagnerRichard Wagner

22 May 1813

13 February 1883

Leipzig

German

Gemini

Claude DebussyClaude Debussy

22 August 1862

25 March 1918

Saint-Germain-en-Laye

French

Leo

Franz LisztFranz Liszt

22 October 1811

31 July 1886

Raiding, Hungary

German,Hungarian

Libra

Johannes BrahmsJohannes Brahms

07 May 1833

03 April 1897

Hamburg

German

Taurus

Jean SibeliusJean Sibelius

08 December 1865

20 September 1957

Hämeenlinna, Finland

Finnish

Sagittarius

Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi

10 October 1813

27 January 1901

Le Roncole

Italian

Libra

Maurice RavelMaurice Ravel

07 March 1875

28 December 1937

Ciboure, France

French

Pisces

Sergei ProkofievSergei Prokofiev

23 April 1891

05 March 1953

Krasne, Ukraine

Ukrainian

Taurus

Camille Saint-SaensCamille Saint-Saëns

09 October 1835

16 December 1921

Paris

French

Libra

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi

04 July 1807

02 June 1882

Nice

Italian

Cancer

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini

22 December 1858

29 November 1924

Lucca

Italian

Sagittarius

Edward ElgarEdward Elgar

02 June 1857

23 February 1934

Broadheath

British

Gemini

Georges BizetGeorges Bizet

25 October 1838

03 June 1875

Paris, France

French

Scorpio

Carl OrffCarl Orff

10 July 1895

29 March 1982

Munich

German

Cancer

Charles IvesCharles Ives

20 October 1874

19 May 1954

New York City, New York, United States

American

Libra

Edgard VareseEdgard Varese

22 December 1883

06 November 1965

Paris

American

Sagittarius

Alban BergAlban Berg

09 February 1885

24 December 1935

Vienna

Austrian

Aquarius

Vincenzo Bellini Vincenzo Bellini

03 November 1801

23 September 1835

Catania

Italian

Scorpio

Paul HindemithPaul Hindemith

16 November 1895

01 January 1970

Hanau

German

Scorpio

Bela BartokBela Bartok

25 March 1881

26 September 1945

Sânnicolau Mare

Hungarian

Aries

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger

16 September 1887

22 October 1979

Paris

French

Virgo

Max BruchMax Bruch

06 January 1838

20 October 1920

Cologne

German

Capricorn

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni

01 April 1866

01 January 1970

Empoli

German,Italian

Aries

Hugo WolfHugo Wolf

13 March 1860

22 February 1903

Slovenj Gradec

Slovenian

Pisces

Max RegerMax Reger

19 March 1873

11 May 1916

Brand, Bavaria

German

Pisces

Clara Wieck SchumannClara Wieck Schumann

13 September 1819

20 May 1896

Leipzig

German

Virgo

Sigmund RombergSigmund Romberg

29 July 1887

09 November 1951

Nagykanizsa

American

Leo

Igor Fyodorovich StravinskyIgor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

17 June 1882

01 January 1970

Lomonosov

American

Gemini

Adolf von HenseltAdolf von Henselt

12 May 1814

10 October 1889

Schwabach

German

Taurus

Fryderyk Franciszek ChopinFryderyk Franciszek Chopin

01 March 1810

17 October 1849

Żelazowa Wola, Poland

Polish

Pisces

Noël CowardNoël Coward

16 December 1899

26 March 1973

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

British

Sagittarius

Richard StraussRichard Strauss

11 June 1864

08 September 1949

Munich

German

Gemini

Irving BerlinIrving Berlin

11 May 1888

22 September 1989

Tyumen

American

Taurus

Gustav HolstGustav Holst

21 September 1874

25 May 1934

Cheltenham

British

Virgo

John Philip SousaJohn Philip Sousa

06 November 1854

06 March 1932

Washington, D.C.

American

Scorpio

Clara SchumannClara Schumann

13 September 1819

20 May 1896

Leipzig

Virgo

Alexander ScriabinAlexander Scriabin

06 January 1872

27 April 1915

Moscow

Capricorn

Jelly Roll MortonJelly Roll Morton

20 October 1890

10 July 1941

Gulfport

American

Libra

Jacques OffenbachJacques Offenbach

20 June 1819

05 October 1880

Cologne

German,French

Gemini

Jerome KernJerome Kern

27 January 1885

11 November 1945

New York City

American

Aquarius

Alexander BorodinAlexander Borodin

12 November 1833

27 February 1887

Saint Petersburg

Scorpio

Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara

16 April 1896

25 December 1963

Moinești

French

Aries

Sidney BechetSidney Bechet

14 May 1897

14 May 1959

New Orleans

American

Taurus

Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti

22 December 1876

02 December 1944

Alexandria

Sagittarius

Fanny CrosbyFanny Crosby

24 March 1820

12 February 1915

Brewster

American

Aries

W. C. HandyW. C. Handy

16 November 1873

28 March 1958

Florence

American

Scorpio

Jules MassenetJules Massenet

12 May 1842

13 August 1912

Saint-Étienne

French

Taurus

Fritz KreislerFritz Kreisler

02 February 1875

29 January 1962

Vienna

Austrian

Aquarius

Henry CowellHenry Cowell

11 March 1897

10 December 1965

Menlo Park

American

Pisces

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen

09 June 1865

03 October 1931

Funen

Danish

Gemini

Houston Stewart ChamberlainHouston Stewart Chamberlain

09 September 1855

09 January 1927

Portsmouth

German,British

Virgo

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello

15 January 1893

06 March 1951

Cardiff

British

Capricorn

Ottorino RespighiOttorino Respighi

09 July 1879

18 April 1936

Bologna

Cancer

Peter WarlockPeter Warlock

30 October 1894

17 December 1930

London

British

Scorpio

Anton RubinsteinAnton Rubinstein

28 November 1829

20 November 1894

Podolia

Sagittarius

Fanny MendelssohnFanny Mendelssohn

14 November 1805

14 May 1847

Hamburg

German

Scorpio

Darius MilhaudDarius Milhaud

04 September 1892

22 June 1974

Aix-en-Provence

French

Virgo

Erich Wolfgang KorngoldErich Wolfgang Korngold

29 May 1897

29 November 1957

Brno

Austrian,American

Gemini

Max SteinerMax Steiner

10 May 1888

28 December 1971

Vienna

Austrian,American

Taurus

Cosima WagnerCosima Wagner

24 December 1837

01 April 1930

Bellagio

German

Capricorn

Francisco TárregaFrancisco Tárrega

21 November 1852

15 December 1909

Villarreal

Spanish

Scorpio

Giacomo BallaGiacomo Balla

18 July 1871

01 March 1958

Turin

Italian

Cancer

Charles-Valentin AlkanCharles-Valentin Alkan

30 November 1813

29 March 1888

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Arthur HoneggerArthur Honegger

10 March 1892

27 November 1955

Le Havre

Swiss,French

Pisces

Arnold BaxArnold Bax

08 November 1883

03 October 1953

Streatham

British

Scorpio

Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo

30 April 1885

04 February 1947

Portogruaro

Italian

Taurus

Pablo de SarasatePablo de Sarasate

10 March 1844

21 September 1908

Pamplona

Spanish

Pisces

Henri VieuxtempsHenri Vieuxtemps

17 February 1820

06 June 1881

Verviers

Belgian

Aquarius

Alexander GlazunovAlexander Glazunov

10 August 1865

21 March 1936

Saint Petersburg

Leo

Mily BalakirevMily Balakirev

31 December 1836

29 May 1910

Nizhny Novgorod

Russian

Capricorn

Léo DelibesLéo Delibes

21 February 1836

16 January 1891

La Flèche

French

Pisces

Bruno WalterBruno Walter

15 September 1876

17 February 1962

Berlin

German

Virgo

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn

09 August 1874

28 January 1947

Caracas

French,Venezuelan

Leo

Michael MaybrickMichael Maybrick

31 January 1841

26 August 1913

Liverpool

British

Aquarius

Engelbert HumperdinckEngelbert Humperdinck

01 September 1854

27 September 1921

Siegburg

German

Virgo

Lorenz HartLorenz Hart

02 May 1895

22 November 1943

New York City

American

Taurus

Arthur FreedArthur Freed

09 September 1894

12 April 1973

Charleston

American

Virgo

Samuel Coleridge-TaylorSamuel Coleridge-Taylor

15 August 1875

01 September 1912

London

British

Leo

Karol SzymanowskiKarol Szymanowski

03 October 1882

29 March 1937

Paris

Polish

Libra

Joseph JoachimJoseph Joachim

28 June 1831

15 August 1907

Kittsee

Hungarian

Cancer

Ferdinand Walsin EsterhazyFerdinand Walsin Esterhazy

16 December 1847

21 May 1923

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Artur SchnabelArtur Schnabel

17 April 1882

15 August 1951

Bielsko-Biała

Austrian

Aries

Agustín LaraAgustín Lara

30 October 1897

06 November 1970

Tlatlauquitepec Municipality

Mexican

Scorpio

Henryk WieniawskiHenryk Wieniawski

10 July 1835

31 March 1880

Lublin

Polish

Cancer

Hanns EislerHanns Eisler

06 July 1898

06 September 1962

Leipzig

Austrian

Cancer

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells

17 October 1892

23 February 1983

Gloucestershire

British

Libra

Charles-Marie WidorCharles-Marie Widor

21 February 1844

12 March 1937

Lyon

French

Pisces

Ernest ChaussonErnest Chausson

20 January 1855

10 June 1899

Paris

French

Capricorn

Édouard LaloÉdouard Lalo

27 January 1823

22 April 1892

Lille

French

Aquarius

Alexander von ZemlinskyAlexander von Zemlinsky

14 October 1871

16 March 1942

Vienna

Austrian

Libra

Serge KoussevitzkySerge Koussevitzky

26 July 1874

04 June 1951

Vyshny Volochyok

Leo

Max BrodMax Brod

27 May 1884

20 December 1968

Prague

Czech,Israeli

Gemini

Josef HofmannJosef Hofmann

20 January 1876

16 February 1957

Kraków

Polish,American

Capricorn

George SzellGeorge Szell

07 June 1897

30 July 1970

Budapest

Hungarian,American

Gemini

Lili BoulangerLili Boulanger

21 August 1893

15 March 1918

Paris

French

Leo

Efrem ZimbalistEfrem Zimbalist

21 April 1889

22 February 1985

Rostov-on-Don

American

Taurus

Emmanuel ChabrierEmmanuel Chabrier

18 January 1841

13 September 1894

Ambert

French

Capricorn

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