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Name Other Names Birthyear Deathyear Notes
Martin, Stephanie Martin, Stéphanie American and Canadian singer-songwriter and actress having performed in notable musical productions in both French and English.
Martini, Giovanni Battista Martini, Giambattista; Martini, Padre 1706 1784 Italian Conventual Franciscan friar, who was a leading musician and composer of the period.
Martini, Jean-Paul-Égide Martini, Il Tedesco,; Martini, Giovanni; Martini, Johann; Schwarzendorf , Johann Paul Aegidius 1741 1816 German born, he He adopted the family name Martini after moving to France as a young man. There, he established a successful career as a court musician. Having directed concerts for the Queen, he adapted to the changing regimes throughout the French Revolution, and later wrote music for Napoleon's marriage as well as for the restored Chapelle royale
Martinů, Bohuslav 1890 1959 Czech composer of modern classical music and teacher
Marvin, Jameson 1941 American choral conductor, composer, arranger, and editor
Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542 1587 It is thought that Mary wrote "Think on me" while awaiting her execution at Forthinghay castle. Some 39 poems have been attributed to Mary - is likely some of these poems were not written by the queen, but were forgeries. All, however, were circulated as Mary’s writing and under her signature
Marzuki, Marilyn S.
Mascagni, Pietro 1863 1945 Italian composer most noted for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria rusticana caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music.
Maschwitz, Eric Marvell, Holt 1901 1969 English entertainer, writer, lyricist, broadcaster and broadcasting executive.
Masefield, John 1878 1967 English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and poems, including "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever".
Maselwa, J.N. Edited Choral songs of the Bantu from African part songs.
Mason, B. Mason , Babbie Yvett Robie Wade 1955 American gospel singer, songwriter, writer, and adjunct professor of songwriting at Point University and Lee University, and also a television talk-show host.
Mason, Barry Mason, John Barry 1935 English songwriter who wrote the bulk of his most successful songs in partnership with Les Reed & Sylvan Whittingham.
Mason, Gaylord Early 20th Century Music Theatre Musician and director
Mason, Geoffrey M. G. M. M. Music editor for Walton Music. Pseudonym of Harry Robert Mason
Mason, Harold E. Music editor and translator of lyrics
Mason, Lowell 1792 1872 Leading figure in American church music, the composer of over 1600 hymn tunes, many of which are often sung today. His most well-known tunes include his arrangement of "Joy to the World" and "Bethany", his setting of the hymn, "Nearer, My God, to Thee".
Mason, Neil Music Director of Bach Society of Queensland, and member of a capella group Jones and Co.
Mason, Veronica British born Tasmanian poet of the early 20th Century
Massenet, Jules 1842 1912 French composer best known for his operas, of which he wrote more than thirty. The two most frequently staged are Manon (1884) and Werther (1892). He also composed oratorios, ballets, orchestral works, incidental music, piano pieces, songs and other music.
Masser, Michael 1941 American composer
Massey, J. Massey, Joseph Son of Joseph Massey senior, also an organist. Organist of St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney in 1920-23
Massey, V. Massey, Victor Roy 1896 1959 Australian Composer, was educated at St Andrew's Cathedral School in Sydney and organist and master of the choristers at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, for 23 years. . He was organist at St Cuthbert's Naremburn, All Saints' Woollahra and St Mark's Darling Point. Son of Joseph Massey senior
Matheson, George 1842 1906 Blind Scottish minister and writer of Hymns
Mathias, William 1934 1992 Welsh Composer, much of whose music was written for the Anglican choral tradition, most famously the anthem Let the people praise Thee, O God written for the July 1981 royal wedding of the Prince and Princess of Wales,
Matson, Vera Darby, Ken; Matson , Vera Almeda 1909 1994 Love me Tender , the words and music of which are credited to Ken Darby under the pseudonym "Vera Matson", the name of his wife,
Matthews, Michael 1950 Canadian composer. He is currently director of the composition program at the Marcel A. Desautels Faculty of Music at the University of Manitoba.
Matthews, Thomas 1915 1999 Had a distinguished career as a church musician in Philadelphia, Chicago, and Tulsa. He also taught music at the Northwestern University School or Music and was Director of Music for Seabury-Western Theological Seminary.
Mattson, Phil American Grammy-nominated pianist, teacher, arranger and conductor who has written many arrangements for vocal jazz ensemble and choir
Matusovsky, M. Matusovsky, Mikhail Lvovich 1915 1990 Soviet poet, a winner of the USSR State Prize (1977).