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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.
Morrissey, Wendy Morrisey, Wendy 1926 2005 Australian composer of . Vocal and choral music ranging from children's songs and operettas to a capella choral works, as well as instrumental music, mostly for strings, includes light-hearted as well as serious approaches.
Morse, Theodore 1873 1924 American songwriter and composer, many in association with Jack Drislane. Among his most famous works are, Blue Bell (1904), M-O-T-H-E-R (1915), Down In Jungle Town (1908) and Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here (1917). In 1903, Morse wrote Hurray For Baffin Bay for a new stage show that would become the basis for a blockbuster movie, The Wizard of Oz.
Morton, Graeme director of choral activities at St. Peter's Lutheran College in Brisbane, Australia. One of Australia's more eclectic choral musicians, he conducts the Brisbane Chamber Choir, St. Peter's Chorale, and the choir at Christ Church St. Lucia. During the 2003 season, he was artistic director and conductor of the Australian National Youth Choir. He is also passionate about liturgical music and is an accomplished organist. In 1993 he and Stephen Leek created The Australian Voices
Morton, Ralph President of RSCM Australia. Co publisher with his brother Graeme of Morton publishing Brisbane
Morton, Thomas 1764 1838 English playwright who wrote about 25 popular plays. There is a brief comment about Bishop's Glees, the Tramp Chorus being adapted by popular playwright Thomas Morton
Moss, Jeff Moss, Jeffrey Arnold 1942 1998 Composer, lyricist, playwright and television writer, best known for his award winning work on the children's television series Sesame Street.
Moss, John 1948 2010 Composer, Arranger and orchestrator in a wide variety of musical styles and formats.
Mote, Arnold Mote, Arnold R. Australian composer of the early 20th Century
Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Bojaxhiu, Agnes ; Teresa, Mother, of Calcutta 1910 1997 Roman Catholic nun, who devoted her life to serving the poor and destitute around the world.
Mother Thekla, Sharf, Marina 1919 2012 Russian born Abbess of a Greek Orthodox Monastery in Yorkshire, England, best known to the wider world as the spiritual muse of the composer Sir John Tavener.
Motteux, Peter Anthony Motteux, Pierre Antoine 1660 1718 French born English author, playwright, and translator. Motteux wrote a series of plays and musical librettos that were produced during the 1690s and early 18th century,
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus 1756 1791 Composed a string of operas, concertos, symphonies and sonatas that profoundly shaped classical music.
Müchler, Karl 1763 1857 German poet
Muczynsky, Robert 1929 2012 Polish American Composer
Mueller, Carl Frank 1892 1982 American composer, organist and choir conductor with a published output of 500 works, most of which are sacred music