Personalities to the letter «C»

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CABALLE Montserrat (C-0)

12/04/1933, Barcelona, Spain - 06/10/2018, same place

Spanish operatic soprano. She sang a wide variety of roles, but is best known as an exponent of the works of Verdi and of the bel canto repertoire, notably the works of&nbs...

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CABALLERO Manuel Fernandez (C-0-2)

14/03/1835, Murcia, Spain – 26/02/1906, Madrid, Spain

Spanish composer, notably of zarzuelas. He also composed religious works and salon songs. The Murcian musician was one of the great Spanish composers of the nineteenth century, having such a n...


CALLAS Maria (C-1)

02/12/1923, New York City, U.S.A. - 16/09/1977, Paris, France

American-born Greek soprano who was one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Many critics praised her bel canto technique, wide-ranging voice and dramatic interpr...


CALLIDO Gaetano (C-2)

14/01/1727, Este, Italy - 08/12/1813, Venice, Italy

Italian organ builder. In 44 years of activity he built 430 organs in the Republic of Venice (north-east Italy, Istria and Dalmatia ), in Emilia-Romagna, in Trentino in the Marches, in Malta and in...


CAMILLERI Charles (C-3)

07/09/1931, Ħamrun, Malta – 03/01/2009, Naxxar, Malta

Maltese composer. As a teenager, composed many works based on folk music and legends of his native Malta. He moved from his early influences by Maltese folk music to a musical form "in wh...



30/06/1845, Parma, Italy – 14/11/1896, Villa Vegato, Italy

Leading Italian operatic tenor, whose career reached its height in London in the 1870s and in New York City in the 1880s and 1890s. He had a repertoire of 80 operas and was the brother of the orche...

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CAMPBELL Archie (C-5)

07/11/1914, Bulls Gap, Tennessee, USA - 29/08/1987, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

American comedian, writer, and country singer. He had several hits for RCA Victor in the 1960s. Campbell was a charter member of the cast of Hee Haw on CBS-TV from its beginning in 1969, ...



22/04/1936, Billstown, Arkansas, USA - 08/08/2017, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.

American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and television host. He was best known for a series of hit songs in the 1960s and 1970s, and for hosting The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS televis...

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CAMPENHOUT Francois van (C-7)

05/02/1779, Brussels, Belgium - 24/04/1848, same place

Belgian opera singer, conductor and composer. He composed the music for the Belgian national anthem, "La Brabançonne". He worked initially as an office clerk, but soon pursued a career ...


CAMPIANI Lucio (C-8)

16/09/1822, Mantua, Italy - 04/11/1914, same place

Italian composer and musical pedagogue, a pupil of Gioachino Rossini. From the very first compositions he showed a marked tendency for sacred music. In Mantua, in addition to giving ...


CAMPIONI Carlo (C-9)

16/11/1720, Luneville, France - 12/04/1788, Florence, Italy

Prolific French-Italian composer who represented a link between Baroque compositional methods and those of the Classical style. He composed many instrumental pieces for harpsichord a...


CAMPRA Andre (C-10)

04/12/1660, Aix-en-Provence, France - 29/06/1744, Versailles, France

French composer and conductor. The leading French opera composer in the period between Jean-Baptiste Lully and Jean-Philippe Rameau, Campra wrote several tragédies en musique and opér...


CANTELON Gustave (C-11)

17/05/1851, Saint-Quentin, France - 30/11/1930, same place

Master carillonneur from 1880 and author of the melody of the carillon of the hotel of his native town Saint-Quentin. He initiated the reconstruction of the carillon destroyed and looted ...


CANTEMIR Dimitrie (C-12)

05/11/1673, Moldova — 01/09/1723, Dmitrovka, Russia

Moldovan and Russian statesman and scientist. In 1703-1704 he created the "Book of the Science of Music". Cantemir made a great contribution to the development of Turkish music livin...


CAPOTORTI Luigi (C-13)

17/03/1767, Molfetta, Italy - 17/11/1842, San Severo, Italy

Italian composer of both sacred and secular music. He was the maestro di cappella of several Neapolitan churches; the composer of ten operas, five of which premiered at the Teatro San Carlo in Napl...

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