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  Moose Nobel Laureates, Sorted by
 
YEAR


 
2008     Aznavour, Charles, 1924 - , singer and songwriter
2008     Lynn, Loretta, 1935 - , country singer and songwriter

2008     Rollins, Sonny, 1930 - , jazz tenor saxophonist
2008     Veloso, Caetano, 1942 - , singer and songwriter

2007     Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, 1925 - , Lieder baritone

2007     Diddley, Bo, 1928 - , guitarist, songwriter, and rock pioneer

2007     Inoue, Daisuke, 1940 - , inventor of the karaoke machine

2007     Évora, Cesária, 1941 - Morna singer

2006     Domino, Fats, 1928 - , pioneering R & B singer and songwriter

2006     Chieftains, The, 1962 - , traditional Irish music group

2006     N'Dour, Youssou, 1959 - , mbalax singer and bandleader

2006     Zawinul, Joe, 1932 - 2007, jazz composer and keyboardist

2005     James, Etta, 1938 - , blues singer

2005     Public Enemy, 1982 - , hip-hop group

2005     Wells, Kitty, 1919 - , country singer

2005     Dr. Dre, 1965 - , rap artist

2004     Bowie, David, 1947 - , rock songwriter, singer, and record producer

2004     Nilsson, Birgit, 1918 - 2005, soprano

2004     Paul, Les, 1915 - , guitarist, guitar designer, and recording innovator

2004     Wonder, Stevie, 1950 - , soul, R & B, and rock singer and songwriter

2003     Bambaataa, Afrika, 1960 - , DJ

2003     Sakamoto, Ryuichi, 1952 - , composer and pianist

2003     Waits, Tom, 1949 - , jazz and soul songwriter, singer, pianist, and guitarist

2003     Toure, Ali Farka, 1949 - 2006, guitarist, singer, and songwriter

2002     John, Sir Elton, 1947 - , and Bernie Taupin, 1950 - , songwriters

2002     Lightfoot, Gordon, 1938 - , folk songwriter and singer

2002     Jackson, Michael, 1958 - , singer, songwriter, and record producer

2002     Simmons, Russell, 1957 - , pioneering hip-hop producer and label owner

2001     Run-DMC, 1982 - 2002, hip-hop group

2001     Spector, Phil, 1940 - , record producer and songwriter

2001     Eno, Brian, 1948 - , and David Byrne, 1952 - , songwriters and producers

2001     Theodorakis, Mikis, 1925 - , composer

2000     Sinopoli, Giuseppe, 1946 - 2001, conductor and composer

2000     Young, Neil, 1945 - , songwriter, singer, and guitarist

2000     Morrison, Van, 1945 - , soul, blues, jazz, and folk songwriter and singer

2000     Grandmaster Flash, 1957 - , DJ and hip-hop pioneer

1999     Kraftwerk, 1970 - 2000, electronic pop group

1999     Lee, Peggy, 1920 - 2002, jazz and pop singer and songwriter

1999     Tebaldi, Renata, 1922 - 2004, soprano

1999     Nelson, Willie, 1933 - , country singer and songwriter

1998     Bhosle, Asha, 1933 - , singer

1998     Kool DJ Herc, 1955 - , DJ and hip-hop pioneer

1998     Reich, Steve, 1936 - , composer

1998     Peterson, Oscar, 1925 - 2007, jazz pianist and composer

1997     Mayfield, Curtis, 1942 - 1999, soul, funk, and R & B singer and songwriter

1997     Livingston, Jay, 1915 - 2001, and Ray Evans, 1915 - , songwriters

1997     Strouse, Charles, 1928 - , songwriter

1997     Wilson, Brian, 1942 - , rock and pop songwriter, singer, and producer

1996     Khan, Nusrat Fateh Ali, 1948 - 1997, Qawwali singer

1996     Belafonte, Harry, 1927 - , singer

1996     Santana, Carlos, 1947 - , guitarist and songwriter

1996     Simon, Paul, 1941 - , pop and rock songwriter and singer

1995     Steeleye Span,1969 - 1996, folk-rock group

1995     Shakur, 2pac, 1971 - 1996, rap artist

1995     Franklin, Aretha, 1942 -, soul, R & B, and gospel singer

1995     Robinson, Smokey, 1940 - , soul and R & B singer and songwriter

1994     Ramones, The, 1975 - 1995, punk rock band

1994     Grateful Dead, The, 1965 - 1995, rock band

1994     Kuti, Fela, 1938 - 1997, Afrobeat multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and singer

1994     Pavarotti, Luciano, 1935 - , tenor

1993     Leiber, Jerry, 1933 - , and Stoller, Mike, 1933 - , songwriters

1993     Ade, King Sunny, 1946 - , juju bandleader, singer, and drummer

1993     Moog, Robert, 1934 - 2005, designer and inventor of electronic instruments

1993     Jarre, Maurice, 1924 - , composer of film music

1992     Zappa, Frank, 1940 - 1993, songwriter, guitarist, and singer

1992     Clinton, George, 1945 - , funk musician and songwriter

1992     Mitchell, Joni, 1943 - , songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1992     Little Richard, 1932 - , R & B and rock singer, songwriter, and pianist

1991     Lutoslawski, Witold, 1913 - 1994, composer

1991     Cash, Johnny, 1932 - 2003, country singer and songwriter

1991     Ligeti, Gyorgy, 1923 - 2006, composer

1991     Cohen, Leonard, 1934 - , songwriter and singer

1990     Queen, 1970 - , rock band

1990     Masekela, Hugh, 1939 - , cornet and flugelhorn player

1990     Jones, George, 1931 - , country singer and songwriter

1990     Sondheim, Stephen, 1930 - , songwriter

1989     Bradley, Owen, 1915 - 1998, country record producer

1989     Charles, Ray, 1930 - 2004, R & B and soul singer, pianist, and songwriter

1989     Shankar, Ravi, 1920 - , sitar player and composer

1989     Blackwell, Chris, 1937 - , producer and record label founder

1988     Who, The, 1964 - , rock band

1988     Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928 - 2007, composer and educator

1988     Ferrer, Ibrahim, 1927 - 2005, bolero singer

1988     Gilberto, Joao, 1931 - , singer, guitarist, composer, and co-creator of bossa nova

1987     Morricone, Ennio, 1928 - , composer

1987     Haggard, Merle, 1937 - , country singer and songwriter

1987     Brown, James, 1928 - 2006, soul and funk singer, songwriter, and bandleader

1987     Bacharach, Burt, 1928 - , and Hal David, 1921 - , songwriters

1986     Baker, Chet, 1929 - 1988, jazz trumpeter and singer

1986     Bennett, Tony, 1926 - , singer

1986     Rostropovich, Mstislav, 1927 - 2007, cellist, composer, and conductor

1986     Gordy, Berry, 1929 - , R & B and soul songwriter and label owner

1985     Davis, Miles, 1926 - 1991, jazz trumpeter and bandleader

1985     Jobim, Antonio Carlos, 1927 - 1994, composer and co-creator of bossa nova

1985     Mighty Sparrow, 1935 - , calypso singer and songwriter

1985     Deep Purple, 1968 - , hard rock and early heavy metal band

1984     Blakey, Art, 1919 - 1990, jazz drummer and bandleader

1984     Boulez, Pierre, 1925 - , composer and conductor

1984     Jones, Quincy, 1933 - , producer and songwriter

1984     King, B. B., 1925 - , blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter

1983     Gaye, Marvin, 1939 - 1984, soul and R & B singer and songwriter

1983     Wilson, Jackie, 1934 - 1984, soul and R & B singer

1983     Bryant, Boudleaux, 1920 - 1987, and Felice Bryant, 1925 - 2003, songwriters

1983     Mouskouri, Nana, 1936 - , singer

1982     Vaughan, Sarah, 1924 - 1990, jazz singer

1982     Pink Floyd, 1965 - 1994, rock band

1982     Rich, Buddy, 1917 - 1987, jazz drummer, singer, and bandleader

1982     Jagger, Mick, 1943 - , and Keith Richards, 1943 - , songwriter-performers

1981     Clash, The, 1977 - 1982, punk rock band

1981     Gould, Glenn, 1932 - 1982, pianist and composer

1981     Berio, Luciano, 1925 - 2003, composer

1981     Vigneault, Gilles, 1928 - , songwriter and singer

1980     Marley, Bob, 1945 - 1981, reggae singer, songwriter, and bandleader

1980     Puente, Tito, 1923 - 2000, Latin jazz and salsa percussionist and bandleader

1980     Martin, Sir George, 1926 - , record producer, arranger, and composer

1980     McCartney, Sir Paul, 1942 - , rock and pop songwriter and singer

1979     Led Zeppelin, 1968 - , blues-rock and early heavy metal band

1979     Evans, Bill, 1929 - 1980, jazz pianist

1979     Lennon, John, 1940 - 1980, rock and pop songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1979     Xenakis, Iannis, 1922 - 2001, composer

1978     Mingus, Charles, 1922 - 1979, jazz bassist, composer, and bandleader

1978     Travis, Merle, 1917 - 1983, country singer, songwriter, and guitarist

1978     Williams, Joe, 1918 - 1999, jazz singer

1978     Berry, Chuck, 1926 - , and Johnnie Johnson, 1924 - 2005, rock songwriters and performers

1977     Sex Pistols, The, 1975 - 1978, punk rock band

1977     Brel, Jacques, 1929 - 1978, singer and songwriter

1977     Stern, Isaac, 1920 - 2001, violinist

1977     Makeba, Miriam, 1932 - , singer

1976     Callas, Maria, 1923 - 1977, soprano

1976     Presley, Elvis, 1935 - 1977, rock and pop singer

1976     Band, The, 1967 - 1976, folk-rock group

1976     Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917 - 1993, jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader

1975     Mercer, Johnny, 1909 - 1976, and Henry Mancini, 1924 - 1994, songwriters

1975     Seeger, Charles, 1886 - 1979, and Pete Seeger, 1919 - , folk musicologists, songwriters, and singers

1975     Spence, Joseph, 1910 - 1984, folk and gospel guitarist and singer

1975     Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916 - 1999, violinist and conductor

1974     Holland, Brian, 1941 -, Lamont Dozier, 1944 - , and Eddie Holland,
1939 - , R & B and soul songwriters and record producers

1974     Flatt, Lester, 1914 - 1979, and Earl Scruggs, 1924 - , bluegrass duo

1974     Hammond, Sr., John, 1910 - 1987, jazz, folk, and rock record producer

1974     Snow, Hank, 1914 - 1999, country singer and songwriter

1973     Monk, Thelonious, 1917 - 1982, jazz pianist and composer

1973     MacColl, Ewan, 1915 - 1989, folk songwriter and singer

1973     Atkins, Chet, 1924 - 2001, guitarist and record producer

1973     Phillips, Sam, 1923 - 2003, rock record producer

1972     Tharpe, Sister Rosetta, 1915 - 1973, gospel singer and guitarist

1972     Waters, Muddy, 1915 - 1983. blues singer and guitarist

1972     Leclerc, Felix, 1914 - 1988, songwriter and singer

1972     Coleman, Ornette, 1930 - , jazz multi-instrumentalist and composer

1971     Funk Brothers, 1959 - 1972, R & B, soul, and funk studio band

1971     Frizzell, Lefty, 1928 - 1975, country singer and songwriter

1971     Tubb, Ernest, 1914 - 1984, country singer, songwriter, and guitarist

1971     Lomax, Alan, 1915 - 2002, folk song collector

1970     Doors, The, 1965 - 1971, rock band

1970     Britten, Benjamin, 1913 - 1976, composer, conductor, and pianist

1970     Brubeck, Dave, 1920 - , jazz pianist and composer

1970     Pentland, Barbara, 1912 - 2000, composer

1969     Carter Family, 1927 - 1970, country music group

1969     Hendrix, Jimi, 1942 - 1970, rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter

1969     Joplin, Janis, 1943 - 1970, blues, rock, and soul singer and bandleader

1969     Lane, Burton, 1912 - 1997, songwriter

1968     Prima, Louis, 1911 - 1978, jazz trumpeter and singer

1968     Dixon, Willie, 1915 - 1992, blues songwriter, bassist, and singer

1968     Cage, John, 1912 - 1992, composer

1968     Dylan, Bob, 1941 - , songwriter, singer, guitarist, and harmonica player

1967     Piazzolla, Astor, 1921 - 1992, tango composer and bandoneon player

1967     Rota, Nino, 1911 - 1979, composer

1967     Stanley, Ralph, 1927 - , bluegrass singer and banjo player

1967     Khan, Ali Akbar, 1922 - , sarode player, composer, and educator

1966     Redding, Otis, 1941 - 1967, soul singer and songwriter

1966     Coltrane, John, 1926 - 1967, tenor and soprano saxophonist and composer

1966     Hermann, Bernard, 1911 - 1975, film composer

1966     Bernstein, Leonard, 1918 - 1990, composer, conductor, and pianist

1965     Strayhorn, Billy, 1915 - 1967, jazz composer, arranger, and pianist

1965     Chess, Leonard, 1917 - 1969, R & B record producer and label owner

1965     Khachaturian, Aram, 1903 - 1978, composer and conductor

1965     Sinatra, Frank, 1915 - 1998, singer

1964     Loesser, Frank, 1910 - 1969, songwriter and music publisher

1964     Walker, T-Bone, 1910 - 1975, blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter

1964     Howlin' Wolf, 1910 - 1976, blues singer, songwriter, and harmonica player

1964     Borge, Victor, 1909 - 2000, pianist, musical comedian, and conductor

1963     Cooke, Sam, 1931 - 1964, gospel and soul singer and songwriter

1963     Reeves, Jim, 1923 - 1964, country singer

1963     Turner, Big Joe, 1911 - 1985, blues and R & B singer

1963     Van Heusen, Jimmy, 1913 - 1990, Sammy Cahn, 1913-1993, and Johnny Burke, 1908 - 1964, songwriters

1962     Cline, Patsy, 1932 - 1963, country singer

1962     Piaf, Edith, 1915 - 1963, singer

1962     Cole, Nat King, 1917 - 1965, jazz and pop singer and pianist

1962     Fender, Leo, 1909 - 1991, inventor of solid-body electric guitar and bass

1961     Washington, Dinah, 1924 - 1963, jazz, blues, and pop singer

1961     Karajan, Herbert von, 1908 - 1989, conductor

1961     Monroe, Bill, 1911 - 1996, bluegrass singer, songwriter, and bandleader

1961     Hampton, Lionel, 1908 - 2002, jazz vibraphonist and bandleader

1960     Oistrakh, David, 1908 - 1974, violinist

1960     McPartland, Jimmy, 1907 - 1991, jazz cornetist

1960     Messiaen, Olivier, 1908 - 1992, composer and organist

1960     Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917 - 1996, jazz singer

1959     Guthrie, Woody, 1912 - 1967, folk songwriter and singer

1959     Shostakovich, Dmitry, 1906 - 1975, composer

1959     Calloway, Cab, 1907 - 1994, jazz singer and bandleader

1959     Grappelli, Stephane, 1908 - 1997, jazz violinist

1958     Asch, Moses, 1905 - 1986, folk music record producer and label owner

1958     Dorsey, Thomas Andrew, 1899 - 1993, blues and gospel songwriter and music publisher

1958     Styne, Jule, 1905 - 1994, Betty Comden, 1919 - 2006, and Adolph Green, 1915 - 2002, songwriters

1958     Tippett, Sir Michael, 1905 - 1998, composer

1957     Young, Lester, 1909 - 1959, tenor saxophonist and bandleader

1957     Teagarden, Jack, 1905 - 1964, jazz trombonist and bandleader

1957     Jackson, Mahalia, 1911 - 1972, gospel singer

1957     Lynn, Dame Vera, 1917 - , singer

1956     Holiday, Billie, 1915 - 1959, jazz singer

1956     Krupa, Gene, 1909 - 1973, jazz drummer and bandleader

1956     Wills, Bob, 1905 - 1975, western swing fiddler, singer, and bandleader

1956     Jordan, Louis, 1908 - 1975, jazz and R & B saxophonist and bandleader

1955     Basie, Count, 1904 - 1984, jazz bandleader and pianist

1955     House, Son, 1902 - 1988, blues singer and guitarist

1955     Acuff, Roy, 1903 - 1992, country singer, songwriter, and music publisher

1955     Carter, Benny, 1907 - 2003, alto saxophonist, trumpeter, and composer

1954     Andrews Sisters, 1932 - 1955, vocal trio

1954     Dorsey, Tommy, 1905 - 1956, and Jimmy Dorsey, 1904 - 1957, swing instrumentalists and bandleaders

1954     Fain, Sammy, 1902 - 1989, and Paul Francis Webster, 1907 - 1984, songwriters

1954     Horowitz, Vladimir, 1903 - 1989, pianist

1953     Rose, Fred, 1898 - 1954, country songwriter and record producer

1953     Parker, Charlie, 1920 - 1955, jazz alto saxophonist

1953     Berlin, Irving, 1888 - 1989, songwriter

1953     Goodman, Benny, 1909 - 1986, swing clarinettist, bandleader, and composer

1952     Reinhardt, Django, 1910 - 1953, jazz guitarist

1952     Tatum, Art, 1909 - 1956, jazz pianist

1952     Carmichael, Hoagy, 1899 - 1981, and Mitchell Parish, 1900 - 1993, songwriters

1952     Lerner, Alan Jay, 1918 - 1986, and Frederick Loewe, 1901 - 1988, songwriters

1951     Williams, Sr., Hank, 1923 - 1953, country singer and songwriter

1951     Hawkins, Coleman, 1904 - 1969, tenor saxophonist

1951     Armstrong, Louis, 1901 - 1971, jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader

1951     Crosby, Bing, 1904 - 1977, singer

1950     Bjorling, Jussi, 1911 - 1960, tenor

1950     Newman, Alfred, 1900 - 1970, conductor and composer of music for films

1950     Arlen, Harold, 1905 - 1986, E. Y. ("Yip") Harburg, 1898 - 1981, and Ted Koehler, 1894 - 1973, songwriters

1950     Anderson, Marian, 1899 - 1993, contralto

1949     Cotton, Billy, 1899 - 1969, jazz drummer and bandleader

1949     Coward, Sir Noel, 1899 - 1973, musical comedy songwriter and singer

1949     Suzuki, Shin'ichi, 1898 - 1998, music educator

1949     Shaw, Artie, 1910 - 2004, swing clarinettist, bandleader and composer

1948     McTell, Blind Willie, 1898 - 1959, blues singer and guitarist

1948     Ellington, Duke, 1899 - 1974, jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader

1948     Robeson, Paul, 1898 - 1976, bass-baritone

1948     Harris, Roy, 1898 - 1979, composer

1947     Williamson, the Original Sonny Boy, 1914 - 1948, blues singer and harmonica player

1947     Duke, Vernon, 1903 - 1969, songwriter and classical composer

1947     Copland, Aaron, 1900 - 1990, composer, pianist, and conductor

1947     Autry, Gene, 1907 - 1998, country singer

1946     Henderson, Fletcher, 1897 - 1952, jazz bandleader, composer, and pianist

1946     Formby, Jr., George, 1904 - 1961, music hall singer

1946     Sessions, Roger, 1896 - 1985, composer and educator

1946     Heifetz, Jascha, 1901 - 1987, violinist

1945     Bouchillon, Christopher, 1893 - 1968, originator of talking blues

1945     Henderson, Ray, 1896 - 1970, Lew Brown, 1893 - 1958, and Buddy De Sylva, 1895 - 1950, songwriters

1945     Klemperer, Otto, 1895 - 1973, conductor

1945     Orff, Carl, 1895 - 1982, composer and educator

1944     Hindemith, Paul, 1895 - 1963, composer, educator, and conductor

1944     Hurt, Mississippi John, 1894 - 1966, blues singer and guitarist

1944     Piston, Walter, 1894 - 1976, composer and educator

1944     Segovia, Andres, 1893 - 1987, Spanish guitarist

1943     Miller, Glenn, 1904 - 1944, swing trombonist and bandleader

1943     Youmans, Vincent, 1898 - 1946, and Mack Gordon, 1904 - 1959, songwriters

1943     Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896 - 1964, and Arthur Freed, 1894 - 1973, songwriters

1943     McHugh, Jimmy, 1894 - 1969, Dorothy Fields, 1905 - 1974, and Ned Washington, 1901 - 1976, songwriters

1942     Waller, Fats, 1904 - 1943, and Andy Razaf, 1895 - 1973, songwriters

1942     Rogers, Roy and the Sons of the Pioneers, 1933 - 1950, country music group

1942     Weill, Kurt, 1900 - 1950, Bertolt Brecht, 1898 - 1956, and Maxwell Anderson, 1888 - 1959, songwriters

1942     Rodgers, Richard, 1902 - 1979, Lorenz Hart, 1895 - 1943, and Oscar Hammerstein II, 1895 - 1960, songwriters

1941     Gay, Noel, 1898 - 1954, music hall and musical comedy songwriter

1941     MacMillan, Sir Ernest, 1893 - 1973, conductor and composer

1941     Memphis Minnie, 1897 - 1973, blues singer and guitarist

1941     Warren, Harry, 1893 - 1981, and Al Dubin, 1891 - 1945, songwriters

1940     Christian, Charlie, 1916 - 1942, jazz guitarist

1940     Delmore Brothers, The, 1916 - 1952, country singer-songwriter duo

1940     Broonzy, Big Bill, 1893 - 1958, blues singer and guitarist

1940     Stalling, Carl, 1888 - 1974, composer of cartoon music

1939     Donaldson, Walter, 1893 - 1947, and Gus Kahn, 1886 - 1941, songwriters

1939     Bliss, Sir Arthur, 1891 - 1975, composer

1939     Boulanger, Nadia, 1887 - 1979, educator, composer, and conductor

1939     Vallee, Rudy, 1901 - 1986, vaudeville and musical comedy singer

1938     Rainey, Ma, 1886 - 1939, blues and jazz singer

1938     Morton, Jelly Roll, 1890 - 1941, jazz composer and pianist

1938     Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891 - 1953, composer

1938     Whiteman, Paul, 1890 - 1967, jazz bandleader

1937     Johnson, Robert, 1911 - 1938, blues singer and guitarist

1937     Webern, Anton, 1883 - 1945, composer and conductor

1937     Handy, W. C., 1873 - 1958, blues songwriter and band leader

1937     Porter, Cole, 1891 - 1964, songwriter

1936     Smith, Bessie, 1894 - 1937, blues and jazz singer

1936     Gershwin, George, 1898 - 1937, and Ira Gershwin, 1896 - 1983, songwriters

1936     Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887 - 1959, composer

1936     Lehmann, Lotte, 1888 - 1976, soprano

1935     Toch, Ernst, 1887 - 1964, composer and educator

1935     Stravinsky, Igor, 1882 - 1971, composer

1935     Chevalier, Maurice, 1888 - 1972, musical comedy singer

1935     Rubinstein, Artur, 1887 - 1982, pianist (not Anton, who died in 1894, alas)

1934     Carr, Leroy, 1905 - 1935, blues singer and pianist

1934     Oliver, King, 1885 - 1938, jazz cornetist and bandleader

1934     McCormack, John, 1884 - 1945, tenor

1934     Jolson, Al, 1886 - 1950, vaudeville singer

1933     Original Dixieland Jazz Band (ODJB), 1916 - 1937, jazz band

1933     Johnson, Tommy, 1896 - 1956, blues songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1933     Hay, George D., 1895 - 1968, founder of the Grand Ole Opry

1933     Blake, Eubie, 1883 - 1983, ragtime pianist and composer

1932     Rodgers, Jimmie, 1897 - 1933, country blues singer and songwriter

1932     Patton, Charley, 1887 - 1934, blues songwriter, singer, and guitarist

1932     Kern, Jerome, 1885 - 1945, songwriter

1931     Leadbelly, 1885 - 1949, blues singer and 12-string guitarist

1931     Johnson, James P., 1894 - 1955, jazz pianist and composer

1931     Grainger, Percy, 1882 - 1961, composer and pianist

1930     Macon, Uncle Dave, 1870 - 1952, country singer, songwriter, and banjoist

1930     Cantor, Eddie, 1892 - 1964, vaudeville singer and songwriter

1930     Stokowski, Leopold, 1882 - 1977, conductor

1929     Beiderbecke, Bix, 1903 - 1931, jazz cornetist

1929     Sachs, Curt, 1881 - 1959, and Erich von Hornbostel, 1877 - 1935, musicologists

1929     Kodaly, Zoltan, 1882 - 1967, composer and ethnomusicologist

1928     Smith, Pine Top, 1904 - 1929, blues and jazz pianist and singer

1928     Tucker, Sophie, 1884 - 1966, ragtime and vaudeville singer

1928     Ory, Kid, 1890 - 1973, jazz trombonist and bandleader

1927     Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 1897 - 1929, blues singer and guitarist

1927     Bartok, Bela, 1881 - 1945, composer, pianist, and ethnomusicologist

1927     Bloch, Ernest, 1880 - 1959, composer and educator

1926     Cohan, George M., 1878 - 1942, vaudeville songwriter and performer

1926     Lauder, Sir Harry, 1870 - 1950, music hall singer and composer

1926     Beecham, Sir Thomas, 1879 - 1961, conductor

1925     Peerless Quartet, 1904 - 1928, vaudeville vocal group

1925     Ziegfeld, Florenz, 1867 - 1932, producer of musical theatre

1925     Casals, Pablo, 1876 - 1973, cellist, conductor, and composer

1924     Murray, Billy, 1877 - 1954, vaudeville singer

1924     Kreisler, Fritz, 1875 - 1962, violinist and composer

1924     Friml, Rudolf, 1897 - 1972, operetta and musical comedy composer

1923     Ravel, Maurice, 1875 - 1937, composer

1923     Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872 - 1958, composer, educator, and conductor

1923     Lamb, Joseph F., 1877 - 1960, ragtime composer and pianist

1922     Harris, Charles K., 1865 - 1930, vaudeville and music hall songwriter and music publisher

1922     Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872 - 1946, vaudeville songwriter and music publisher

1922     Ives, Charles, 1874 - 1954, composer

1921     Macdonough, Harry, 1871-1931, vaudeville singer

1921     Lehar, Franz, 1870 - 1948, conductor and composer of operettas

1921     Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874 - 1951, composer

1920     American Quartet, 1909 - 1922, ragtime and vaudeville vocal group

1920     Scott, James, 1886 - 1938, ragtime composer and pianist

1920     Burr, Henry, 1882 - 1941, vaudeville singer

1919     Jackson, Tony, 1876 - 1921, jazz, ragtime, and blues pianist, songwriter, and singer

1919     Harney, Ben, 1871 - 1938, ragtime pianist, composer, and singer

1919     Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873 - 1943, composer, pianist, and conductor

1918     Europe, James Reese, 1881 - 1919, ragtime and jazz composer and bandleader

1918     Caruso, Enrico, 1873 - 1921, tenor

1918     Williams, Bert, 1875 - 1922, vaudeville singer and songwriter

1917     Ossman, Vess L., 1868 - 1923, ragtime banjoist

1917     Schenker, Heinrich, 1868 - 1935, music theorist

1917     Harlan, Byron, 1861 - 1936, vaudeville and ragtime singer

1916     Caryll, Ivan, 1861 - 1921, composer and conductor of musical comedies and operettas

1916     Nielsen, Carl, 1865 - 1931, composer

1916     Lomax, John Avery, 1867 - 1948, folk song collector

1915     Satie, Erik, 1866 - 1925, composer and pianist

1915     Collins, Arthur, 1864 - 1933, vaudeville and ragtime singer

1915     Toscanini, Arturo, 1867 - 1967, conductor

1914     Scriabin, Aleksandr, 1872 - 1915, composer and pianist

1914     Joplin, Scott, 1867 - 1917, ragtime composer and pianist

1914     Sibelius, Jean, 1865 -1957, composer

1913     Haydn Quartet, 1894 - 1914, barbershop style vocal group

1913     Stanford, Sir Charles Villiers, 1852 - 1924, composer and conductor

1913     Strauss, Richard, 1864 - 1949, composer and conductor

1912     Saint-Saens, Camille, 1835 - 1921, composer and organist

1912     Herbert, Victor, 1859 - 1924, cellist, conductor, and composer of operettas

1912     Delius, Frederick, 1862 - 1934, composer

1911     Debussy, Claude, 1862 - 1918, composer

1911     Puccini, Giacomo, 1858 - 1924, composer

1911     Janacek, Leos, 1854 - 1928, composer

1910     Berliner, Emile 1851 - 1929, inventor of disc recording and mass duplication

1910     Melba, Dame Nellie, 1861 - 1931, soprano

1909     Somervell, Sir Arthur, 1863 - 1937, composer and educator

1909     Paderewski, Ignacy Jan, 1860 - 1941, pianist and composer

1908     Mahler, Gustav, 1860 - 1911, composer and conductor

1908     Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847 - 1931, inventor of sound recording

1907     MacDowell, Edward 1860 - 1908, composer, pianist, and educator

1907     Lehmann, Lilli, 1848 - 1929, soprano

1906     Bolden, Buddy, 1877 - 1931, jazz and blues cornetist and bandleader

1906     Elgar, Sir Edward, 1857 - 1934, composer

1905     Bland, James A., 1854 - 1911, minstrel performer and songwriter

1905     Sousa, John Philip, 1854 - 1932, marching band composer and conductor

1904     Grieg, Edvard, 1843 - 1907, composer and conductor

1904     Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854 - 1921, composer and educator

1903     Crosby, Fanny, 1820 - 1915, gospel hymn writer

1903     Bruch, Max, 1838 - 1920, composer

1902     Dvorak, Antonin, 1841 - 1904, composer

1902     Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai, 1844 - 1908, composer

1901     Wolf, Hugo, 1860 - 1903, composer

1901     Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813 - Jan 27, 1901, composer and vocalist in the guise of a Swedish moose

 


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