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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
L'Estrange, Alexander L'Estrange, Alexander Richard William 1974 English composer of choral music and music for television and an arranger for world-class vocal ensembles. He is also an accomplished jazz musician (piano and double bass), choral workshop leader, presenter of children's concerts and jazz examiner
La Cour, Niels 1944 Danish composer. Niels la Cour taught music theory at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in Odense between 1968 and 1977 and at the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen from 1978 onwards in 1988 he was awarded "Choir Composer of the Year" by the Danish Amateur Choral Federation.
La Touche, John 1914 1956 American musician and writer. Much of his work included Rabelaisian humor and was therefore often censored or caused protest.
Lacôme, Paul Lacôme d'Estalenx, Paul-Jean-Jacques 1838 1920 French composer. Between 1870 and the turn of the century he produced a series of operettas and operas-bouffes that were popular both in France and abroad
LaForge, Frank La Forge, Frank 1879 1953 American pianist and composer and arranger of art songs.
Lai, Francis 1932 French accordionist, and composer noted for his film scores.
Laine, Cleo Bullock, Clementine Dinah ; Laine, Dame Cleo Lady Dankworth 1927 English jazz and pop singer and an actress, noted for her scat singing and for her vocal range.
Lakond, Wladimir 1987 Editor, Author and Translator, former Director of Edward B. Marks Music Corporation. In 1987 the American Academy of Arts received a bequest from Wladimir and Rhoda Lakond for a biennial award of $10,000 given either to a composition student or an experienced composer.
Lallouette, Jean Francois 1651 1728 French composer of the Baroque period
Lamb, W. R. M. Lamb, Walter Rangeley Maitland 1882 1961 20th century Poet author and Translator. In a career spanning forty years, Lai has written music for films, television programs and alone or in collaboration with others has composed music for more than one hundred films and has personally written more than six hundred songs. Notably, he penned the music for the Perry Como hit "I Think of You" (lyrics by Rod McKuen).
Lambert, Constant 1905 1951 British composer and conductor
Landes, Rob Contemporary American pianist, organist, harpist, arranger, conductor and published composer.
Landon, H. C. Robbins 1926 2009 American musicologist, journalist, historian and broadcaster, best known for his work in rediscovering the huge body of neglected music by Haydn and in correcting misunderstandings about Mozart.
Lane, Burton Kushner, Morris Hyman 1912 1997 American composer and lyricist. His most popular and successful works include Finian's Rainbow and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever.
Lang, Andrew 1844 1912 Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales.
Lang, C. S. Lang, Craig Sellar 1891 1971 New Zealand-born British organist, composer and music teacher.
Lang, Rupert 1948 Canadian composer, Director of Music at West Vancouver United Church, where he founded the Vancouver Children’s Choir. Since 1986, he has been Organist and Director of Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver. Lang has written innovative music for both choirs he directs - a number of them published by Boosey & Hawkes
Langdon, John British Organist, music arranger and editor, who began his musical life as a chorister at Worcester Cathedral. He studied at King’s College, Cambridge as an organ scholar under Sir David Willcocks. Teacher at Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama eventually elected to a Fellowship in 2005 and retired in 2015
Lange, Robert 1948 Zambian-born British record producer and songwriter
Langford, Gordon Colman, Gordon Maris 1930 English composer, arranger and performer. Although well known in the brass band community as a composer and arranger, he is less well known as a composer of orchestral music, despite winning an Ivor Novello award for his March from the Colour Suite in 1971.
Langlais, Jean 1907 1991 French composer, blind from the age of 2. He was a pre-eminent organist and pianist
Langley, James W. 1994 Senior BBC music producer, brass band competition adjudicator, and Trinity College music examiner, with the remarkable unbroken period of 38 years that he freely devoted to the Midland Youth Orchestra (MYO) . From the orchestra’s formation in 1956 right up to the moment of his brief illness, James Langley was continuously at the service of the MYO, first as a horn player, then Associate Conductor, Conductor and, ultimately, its outstanding Music Director for so many years.”
Lantz, David Lantz, David III American trombonist, teacher, choral director. While not teaching or playing, he fills his spare time with music publishing activities, including editing, engraving, arranging and composing choral music and occasionally conducting choral reading sessions. He has nearly 300 choral octavos in print. Married to Marti Lunn Lantz
Lantz, Marti Lunn American pianist, organist, composer, vocalist and teacher of piano and voice. Collaborating with her husband, composer and teacher David Lantz III on many choral works, she is co-owner of Lantz Choral Publications, a publisher of sacred choral works
Lara, Agustin Aguirre del Pino, Ángel Agustín María Carlos Fausto Mariano Alfonso del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Lara y 1900 1970 Mexican singer, actor and songwriter.
Larentz-Jones, Gabriel American Music arranger
Larkin, Michael 1951 American educator at Music School, Delaware. As a composer, Dr. Larkin has over 250 choral and keyboard compositions in print
Larsen, Libby 1950 American composer
Larson, Jonathan 1960 1996 American composer
Larson, Lloyd 1954 American free-lance composer/arranger with a masters degree in church music