Personalities to the letter «H»

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HAAS Joseph (H-1)

19/03/1879, Maihingen, Germany - 30/03/1960, Munchen, Germany

German romantic composer and music teacher. The work of Haas was entirely based on tonality. At first, he was strongly influenced by his mentor Max Reger, whose language of poly...

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HABENECK Francois (H-2)

01/06/1781, Mezieres, France - 08/02/1849, Paris, France

French classical violinist and conductor. Habeneck was born at Mézières, the son of a musician in a French regimental band. During his early youth, Habeneck was taught by his fat...

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HAGAUDZH Magometh (H-3)


An outstanding Adyghe harmonist, composer and improviser of dance tunes, an excellent singer, the first Adyghe composer. His name has become a household name for every virtuoso musician - pshchynao...


HAGEN Johann August (H-4)

02/04/1786, Pirna, Saxony - 21/06/1877, Revel, Russian Empire

A German-estonian singer, composer and organist. Studied in Dresden. Lived in Revel since 1815. He worked as a singer and music techer and travelled widely including Vienna and Berlin. From 18...

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HAGGARD Merle (H-5)

06/04/1937, Oildale, California, U.S.A. - 06/04/2016, Palo Cedro, California, U.S.A.

An American country music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. His childhood was troubled after the death of his father, and he was incarcerated several times in his youth. Af...

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HAHN Reynaldo (H-6)

09/08/1874, Caracas, Venezuela – 28/01/1947, Paris, France

A Venezuelan-born French composer, conductor, music critic, and singer. He is best known for his songs – mélodies – of which he wrote more than 100. His family mov...

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HAITINK Bernard (H-7)

04/03/1929, Amsterdam, Netherlands - 21/10/2021, London, England

A Dutch conductor and violinist. He was the principal conductor of several international orchestras, beginning with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in 1961. He moved to London, as principal condu...

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18/09/1885, Agdzhabedi, Shusha region, Russian Empire - 23/11/1948, Baku, USSR

Azerbaijani Soviet composer, conductor, musicologist, publicist, playwright, teacher and public figure, founder of Azerbaijani professional music. In 1899-1904 he studied at the teachers' seminary ...

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HALEVY Jacques Fromantal (H-9)

27/05/1799, Paris, France - 17/03/1862, Nizza, France

A French composer. He is known today largely for his opera La Juive. son of the cantor Élie Halfon Halévy, who was the secretary of the Jewish community of Paris and a writer and...

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HALEY Bill (H-10)

06/07/1925, Highland Park, Michigan, USA - 09/02/1981, Harlingen, Texas, USA

an American rock and roll musician. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets and million-selling hits such as ...

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HALLDÉN Björn (H-11)

02/08/1862, Vimmerby, Sweden - 15/10/1935, Stokholm, Sweden

A Swedish composer, lyricist and conductor. Halldén was basically trained in piano. He became a student in 1881 and a student at the Academy of Music in 1885. He made his debut as a theater ...

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HALLE Charles (H-12)

11/04/1819, Hagen, Westphalia – 25/10/1895, Manchester, England

An Anglo-German pianist and conductor, and founder of The Hallé orchestra in 1858. As a child he showed remarkable gifts for pianoforte playing. He performed a sonatina in public at the...

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HALLYDAY Johnny (H-13)

15/06/1943, Paris, France - 05/12/2017, Marnes-la-Coquette, France

Jean-Philippe Léo Smet, better known by his stage name Johnny Hallyday, was a French rock and roll and pop singer and actor, credited with having brought rock and ro...

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24/02/1940, Myurcha, Turkmen Republic, USSR - 04/08/1983, Ashkhabad, USSR

Turkmen Soviet composer. He graduated from the Turkmen State Music College (1958) and the Moscow Conservatory (1963, composition class of A.N. Alexandrov), where he subsequently studied as a gradua...

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HALMOS Bela (H-15)

04/06/1946, Szombathely, Hungary – 18/07/2013, Budapest, Hungary

Hungarian violinist, folk musician, folk music researcher, music teacher, one of the initiators of the Hungarian instrumental folk music and dance hall movement. Since 1990 he has been the leader o...

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