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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Montgomery, Garth Co-wrote Chiqita Banana jingle in 1944 when working for an ad agency
Montoya, David V. 1968 US composer who has spent his career making music in various churches around Southern California as a conductor, composer, tenor soloist and cantor. Currently, he is teaching as a member of the La Habra High School HiARTS program where he directs the choirs and teaches guitar, piano and Advanced Placement Music Theory.
Moody, Ivan 1964 British composer. Moody's compositions show the influences of Eastern liturgical chant and the Orthodox Church. He is a widely published musicologist and editor
Moore, Undine Smith 1904 1989 Notable and prolific female African-American composer
Moore, Donald 1946 Organist-Choirmaster at Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He is a prolific composer, arranger, lyricist and author with over 500 compositions in print
Moore, J. David 1962 American musician who has composed or arranged over two hundred arrangements of vocal jazz, spirituals, barbershop quartet, Celtic mouth music, Civil Rights marching songs, early American hymn tunes, sixteenth-century madrigals, and folk music in Ukrainian, Gaelic, Austrian, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and Latin.
Moore, Thomas 1779 1852 Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer".
Moore, William 1893 1951 African American blues singer and guitarist.
Mora, Valda 1902 2001 Latvian Poet
Morales, Cristobal de 1500 1553 Spanish composer of the Renaissance. He is generally considered to be the most influential Spanish composer before Victoria.
Morehen, John British organist, Emeritus Professor at the University of Nottingham. For 25 years (1964-89) a regular BBC solo recitalist and continuo player. Amongst conductors for whom he has prepared choirs are Yehudi Menuhin, Sir Charles Mackerras and Sir David Willcocks. On graduating from Cambridge in 1967 he returned to Washington as joint-Lecturer at the College of Church Musicians and at American University, serving also as Washington critic for The Musical Times. He returned to the UK in 1968 o
Morell, Thomas 1703 1784 English librettist, classical scholar, and printer. Morell wrote the longest and most detailed surviving account of collaboration with Handel
Morgan, Freddy Morgenstern, Frederick 1910 1970 American actor, A composer as well as a performer, his popular song compositions included "The Japanese Farewell Song" and his biggest hit, "Hey, Mr. Banjo.".
Morgan, John Calgary organist, choral conductor, composer, arranger and clinician, who is well versed in the classical, musical, jazz and pop genres.
Morgan, Reginald British composer of light music active from at least the 1930s to the 1960s, composed many ballad-type songs, several of them with words of a "sacred" character. He did not confine himself to vocal pieces,
Morley, Thomas 1557 1603 English composer, theorist, singer and organist of the Renaissance. He was one of the foremost members of the English Madrigal School. He became organist at St Paul's Cathedral. He was the most famous composer of secular music in Elizabethan England. He and Robert Johnson are the composers of the only surviving contemporary settings of verse by Shakespeare.
Morosan, Vladimir Dr Of Russian descent, American Founder and President of Musica Russica, is one of the leading experts outside Russia in the fields of Russian choral music and Orthodox liturgical music. He is also the composer and editor of numerous choral arrangements, chiefly for Orthodox liturgical use
Morrah, Dave 1914 1991 Humorous writer, best known for his mock German style, he wrote for Collier's, Look and American Magazine as well as The Saturday Evening Post.
Morricone, Ennio Savio, Maestro, Dan; Nichols, Leo 1928 Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor and former trumpet player, who has written music for more than 500 motion pictures and television series, as well as contemporary classical works. Over the past seven decades, Morricone has composed over 500 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works. His filmography includes over 70 award-winning films.
Morris, (Mrs.) C. H. 1862 1929 American composer of hymns. She is said to have written 1000 texts and many tunes including "Sweeter as the years go by."
Morris, Albert Kaisermann, Maurício Alberto 1951 Brazilian singer and songwriter best known for the hit song "Feelings" composed by Loulou Gasté
Morris, Christopher 1922 2015 Church organist who worked with Sir William Walton and commissioned the Carols for Choirs books . He was also music editor at Oxford University Press. arranged several pieces for the organ, and also created a cantata from Vaughan Williams’s opera A Pilgrim’s Progress. Morris’s own composition Born in a Manger was performed at the King’s College Cambridge Carol Service in 1962, and subsequently recorded by the Bach Choir. He also composed a number of songs.
Morris, Nathan 1971 African American singer, businessman, and a founding member of Boyz II Men.
Morris, Norman 1927 2009 British born American based composer, arranger and choirdirector
Morris, R. O. Morris , Reginald Owen 1886 1948 British composer whose compositions have been overshadowed by his formidable reputation as a teacher. He was professor of counterpoint and composition at the Royal College of Music Students of Morris included composers Gerald Finzi, Sir Michael Tippett, Constant Lambert, Robin Milford, Anthony Milner, Edmund Rubbra, Bernard Stevens and Jean Coulthard.
Morris, Robert L. Conductor, Accompanist, Composer. Director of the Leigh Morris Chorale whose performances educate audiences about African American classical and written choral music traditions.
Morris, Stevland (Judkins) Morris, Stevland Hardaway; Wonder, Stevie 1950 American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. A child prodigy, he became one of the most creative and loved musical performers of the late 20th century
Morris, Wanya 1973 American R&B singer, best known as a member of the R&B group Boyz II Men.
Morris, William 1835 1896 English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist. Associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movemen
Morrison, George Ivan Morrison, Sir George Ivan; Morrison, Van 1945 Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician. He has received six Grammy Awards, the 1994 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music and has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2016 he was knighted for his musical achievements and his services to tourism and charitable causes in Northern Ireland.