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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
D'Aquin, Louis-Claude D'Aquino, d'Aquin, d'Acquin 1694 1772 French composer of Jewish ancestry, writing in the Baroque and Galant styles. He was a virtuoso organist and harpsichordist.
Da Gagliano, Marco 1582 1643 Italian composer of the early Baroque era. He was important in the early history of opera and the development of the solo and concerted madrigal.
da Todi, Jacopone 1230 1306 13th Century Franciscan Friar. He wrote several laudi (songs in praise of the Lord) in Italian
Dakers, Lionel 1924 2003 English organist and administrator, past director of Royal Society of Church Music, Church musician
Dale, Jim 1935 English actor, voice artist, and singer-songwriter
Dale, P. Music Arranger
Daley, Eleanor Daley, Eleanor Joanne 1955 Canadian composer of choral and church music, a church choirmaster, choral clinician and accompanist.
Dalglish, Malcolm 1952 American hammered dulcimer player and builder, composer, and choral director.
Dalziel, Kathleen 1881 1969 Australian author.poet and lyricist
Damrosch, Frank Damrosch, Frank Heino 1859 1937 German-born American music conductor and educator.
Daniel-Lesur, Jean-Yves 1908 2002 French organist and composer
Daniel, George 1789 1864 English author and poet
Danzig, Evelyn Levine, Evelyn Danzig 1902 1996 American songwriter
Darby, Kenneth Lorin Darby, Ken 1909 1992 American composer, vocal arranger, lyricist, composer of film scores and conductor
Dare, Anthony Hall, Frederick (Fred) Fifield ; Morel, Gabriel, Brand, Georges , Stanbridge, C. and Surrey, Charles. 1878 1956 Australian composer; lyricist; conductor; pianist; arranger
Dargomyzhsky, Aleksandr Sergeyevich 1813 1869 19th-century Russian composer. He bridged the gap in Russian opera composition between Mikhail Glinka and the later generation of The Five and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Darion, Joe 1917 2001 American musical theatre lyricist,
Darke, Harold 1888 1976 English composer and organist.
Darley, George 1795 1846 Irish poet, novelist, and critic.
Dart, Thurston 1921 1871 British musicologist, conductor and keyboard player
Dash, Julian 1916 1974 American swing music jazz tenor saxophonist
Dashnaw, Alexander American Professor of Music, composer, arranger and Choral Director. Professor Emeritus of Music at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, has served as president of the Eastern Division of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), and as president of the New York State Association of College Music Programs (NYSACMP). Alexander Dashnaw has also been a champion of new choral music. He has commissioned 38 new works for chorus, from over 30 recognized composers.
Daumer, Georg Friedrich 1800 1875 German poet and philosopher
Daunton, Frank 1919 2007 British Music teacher, Arranger and broadcaster
Davalos, Jaime 1921 1981 Argentinian Poet and Musician, particularly the folk music of Argentina
Davenant, W. D'Avenant, William, Sir; Davenant, William, Sir 1606 1668 English poet and playwright
Davenport, John Blackwell, Otis 1931 2002 African-American songwriter, singer, and pianist, whose work significantly influenced rock and roll
Davey, J. L. Music arranger
David, H. T. David, Hans Theodor 1902 1967 German born American Musicologist and editor. In 1937 Hans T. David joined the staff at the New York Public Libary, and in 1939 became a lecturer at New York University; after serving as a professor and head of the musicology department at Southern Methodist University in Dallas (1945-1950), he was professor of music history at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (from 1950). He was highly regarded as a Bach scholar.
David, Hal 1921 2012 American lyricist. He was best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach and his association with Dionne Warwick. The duo's film work includes the Oscar-nominated title songs for "What's New Pussycat?" and "Alfie", "The Look of Love", from Casino Royale; and the Oscar-winning Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. In addition, "Don't Make Me Over", "(They Long to Be) Close to You" and "Walk On By" have been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fam