List of Composers

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

GEOGRAPHIC ORIGIN / SEXDates
AFRICAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou (Ethiopia)1923-
Stella Rambisai Chiweshe (Zimbabwe)1946-
Edewede Oriwoh (Nigeria) 1981-
Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania) ?
AFRICAN MALE COMPOSERS
Stefans Grové (South Africa)1922-2014
Stanley Glasser (South Africa)1926-2018
Francis Bebey (Cameroon)1929-2001
Justinian Tamusuza (Uganda)1951-
Foday Musa Suso (Gambia)1953-
Ayub Ogada (Kenya)1956-2019
Christian Onyeji (Nigeria)1967
Soza Molesi Chisale (Malawi)?
Sylvester Otieno (Kenya)?
ASIAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
ASIAN MALE COMPOSERS
Rentarō Taki (Japan)1879-1903
Kōsaku Yamada1886-1965
Ding Shande (China)1911-1995
Takashi Yoshimatsu (Japan)1953
EASTERN EUROPEAN / CENTRAL ASIAN / RUSSIAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
EASTERN EUROPEAN / CENTRAL ASIAN / RUSSIAN MALE COMPOSERS
Mussorgsky, Modest (Russia)1839-1881
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Russia)1840-1893
Sergi Rachmaninov1873-1943
Arvo Pärt (Estonia)1935
WESTERN EUROPEAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
Hildegard of Bingen (German)1098-1179
Claudia Francesca Rusca1593-1676
Elisabeth Sophie (Germany)1613-1676
Maria Francesca Nascinbeni (Italy)1658-1680
Isabella Leonarda (Italy)1620-1704
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (France)1665-1729
Maria Teresa Agnesi Pinottini (Italy)1720-1795
Elisabetta de Gambarini (England)1730-1765
Anna Bon (Italy)1738-1769
Anna Amalia (Germany)1739-1807
Marianna Martines (Austrian)1744-1812
Maddalena Laura Sirmen (Italy)1745-1818
Charlotte von Brandenstein (Germany)1754-1813
Marianna Auenbrugger (Austria)1759-1782
Maria Theresia von Paradis (Austria)1759-1824
Hélène de Montgeroult (France)1764-1836
Louise Reichardt (Germany)1779-1826
Maria Szymanowska (Poland)1789-1831
Louise Farrenc (French)1804-1875
Fanny (Cäcilie) Mendelssohn Bartholdy (Germany)1805-1847
Emilie Luise Friderica Mayer (Germany)1812-1883
Josephine Caroline Lang (Germany)1815-1880
Clara Josephine Schumann (Germany)1819-1896
Elfrida Andrée (Sweden)1841-1929
Clara Kathleen Rogers (UK / United States)1844-1931
Marie Jaëll (France)1846-1925
Luise Adolpha Le Beau (Germany)1850-1927
Amanda Röntgen-Maier (Sweden)1853-1894
Mathilde Aloisia Kralik von Meyrswalden (Austria)1857-1944
Alma Mahler (Austria)1879-1964
Lili Boulanger (France)1893-1918
Ida Presti (French)1924-1967
Shirley J. Thompson OBE (UK)1958
Hannah Kendall (UK)1984
WESTERN EUROPEAN MALE COMPOSERS
George Augustus Polgreen Bridgetower (UK)1778-1860
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (UK)1875-1912
Béla Bartók (Hungarian)1881-1945
Ramin Djawadi (Iranian-German)1974
MIDDLE EASTERN / NORTH AFRICAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
MIDDLE EASTERN / NORTH AFRICAN MALE COMPOSERS
Riad Al Sunbati (Egypt) 1906-1981
El Hadj M’Hamed El Anka (Algeria) 1907-1978
LATIN AMERICAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
María Teresa Gertrudis de Jesús Carreño García (Venezuela) 1853-1917
Errollyn Wallen (Belize / UK)1958
LATIN AMERICAN MALE COMPOSERS
Esteban Ponce de Leon (Peru)1692-175?
Rafael Antonio Castellanos (Guatemala)1725-1791
Charles Ignatius Sancho (Viceroyalty of New Granada / UK)1729-1780
José Francisco Velásquez – the elder (Venezuela) 1755-60 – 1805
José Maurício Nunes Garcia (Brazil)1767-1830
José Francisco Velásquez – the younger (Venezuela) 1781-1822
Felipe de Jesús Villanueva Gutiérrez (Mexico)1862-1893
Alberto Nepomuceno (Brazil)1864-1920
Manuel María Ponce Cuéllar (Mexico)1882-1948
Enrique Soro Barriga (Chile)1884-1954
Agustín Pío Barrios (Paraguay) 1885-1944
CARIBBEAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
Eleanor Alberga (UK-based)1949-
CARIBBEAN MALE COMPOSERS
Joseph Bologne (Guadeloupe / France)1745-1799
Jose Silvestre White (Cuba)1835-1918
Fernando Callejo Ferrer (Puerto Rico / United States)1862-1926
Juan Morel Campos (Puerto Rico / United States)1857-1896
Lin-Manuel Miranda (Puerto Rico / United States)1980
NORTH AMERICAN FEMALE COMPOSERS
Nkeiru Okoye (United States / Kenya)1972
Florence Price (United States)1887-1953
Amy Beach (United States)1867-1944
Constance Faunt Le Roy Runcie (United States)1836-1911
NORTH AMERICAN MALE COMPOSERS
Ulysses Kay (United States)1917-1995
Wallace McClain Cheatham (United States)1945-2021
Edmond Dédé (United States)1927-1903
Francis Johnson (United States)1792-1844
Jacob J. Sawyer (United States)1856-1885
Robert Nathaniel Dett (Canada) 1882-1943
William Brady (United States)? – 1854
John Thomas Douglass (United States)1847-1886
Justin Holland (United States)1819-1887
Basile Barès (United States)1845-1902
Colin McPhee (Canada)1900-1964
AUSTRALIAN / OCEANIC FEMALE COMPOSER
May Brahe1884-1956
Alice Charbonnet-Kellermann1858-1914
Mirrie Hill1889-1986
Ruby Claudia Davy1883-1949
AUSTRALIAN / OCEANIC MALE COMPOSER