List of classical music composers by era-No composers with known baptized dates

-1800

Tomaso Albinoni (June 6, 1671-Gemini), Italian composer of at least one symphony.

Antonio Vivaldi (4 March 1678-Pisces), Italian composer of 21 string sinfonie.

Andrea Zani (11 November 1696-Scorpio), Italian composer of the earliest securely dated symphonies (part of his Op. 2, published in 1729).

Johann Gottlieb Janitsch (19 June 1708-Gemini), Silesian composer of at least 7 symphonies.

Franz Xaver Richter (December 1, 1709-Sagittarius), Czech composer of at least 69 symphonies.

Thomas Arne (12 March 1710-Pisces), British composer of roughly a dozen symphonies originally written as overtures to stage works.

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (22 November 1710-Sagittarius), Eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach, and a German composer of 8 symphonies.

Ignaz Holzbauer (18 September 1711-Virgo), Austro-German composer of 69 symphonies.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714-Pisces), German composer of around 20 symphonies.

Christoph Willibald Gluck (2 July 1714-Cancer), German opera reformer of at least several symphonies.

Georg Christoph Wagenseil (29 January 1715-Aquarius), Austrian composer of several symphonies.

Georg Matthias Monn (April 9, 1717-Aries), composer of the first symphony (1740) with a minuet as the third movement.

Johann Stamitz (June 18, 1717-Gemini), Czech composer of 58 symphonies, and the first composer to regularly include a minuet as the third movement.

Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719-Scorpio), Austrian composer who wrote symphonies in which he included French horns.

Carl Friedrich Abel (22 December 1723-Capricorn), German composer later active in London, wrote 23 symphonies.

Florian Leopold Gassmann (3 May 1729-Taurus), German-speaking Bohemian composer of 32 symphonies.

František Xaver Pokorný (20 December 1729-Sagittarius), Bohemian composer of about 140 symphonies, 104 of which were deliberately misattributed to other composers in 1796 by Theodor von Schacht.

Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach (21 June 1732-Gemini), German composer of 28 symphonies.

Joseph Haydn (31 March or April 1, 1732-Aries), Austrian composer, one of the best-known Classical composers of symphonies, he wrote 106 examples, combining wit and structural clarity (see the list of symphonies by Joseph Haydn and the Category of Haydn Symphonies).

Franz Ignaz Beck (February 20, 1734-Pisces), German composer of about 25 symphonies.

François-Joseph Gossec (17 January 1734-Capricorn), French composer of over 60 symphonies.

Karl von Ordoñez (April 19, 1734-Aries), Austrian composer of some 73 symphonies.

Johann Christian Bach (September 5, 1735-Virgo), German composer, son of Johann Sebastian Bach, wrote at least 28 symphonies.

Josef Myslivecek (9 March 1737-Pisces), Czech composer of over 45 symphonies.

Michael Haydn (14 September 1737-Virgo), Austrian composer of 41 symphonies.

Leopold Hoffmann (August 14, 1738-Leo), Austrian composer of several symphonies.

William Herschel (15 November 1738-Scorpio), German-born British composer of 24 symphonies.

Johann Baptist Wanhal (May 12, 1739-Taurus), Bohemian composer of 51 published symphonies.

Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf (2 November 1739-Scorpio), Austrian composer of at least 120 symphonies.

Andrea Luchesi (May 23, 1741-Gemini), Italian composer of at least 8 surviving symphonies.

Wenzel Pichl (25 September 1741-Libra), Austrian composer of about 89 symphonies.

Luigi Boccherini (February 19, 1743-Aquarius), Italian composer of about 30 symphonies.

Leopold Kozeluch (26 June 1747-Cancer), Czech composer of about 30 symphonies.

Muzio Clementi (24 January 1752-Aquarius), Italian composer of 2 opus numbers symphonies and 4 without opus numbers symphonies.

Franz Anton Hoffmeister (12 May 1754-Taurus), German composer of over 50 symphonies.

Joseph Martin Kraus (20 June 1756-Gemini), German-Swedish composer of over 20 symphonies, not all of which survive.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756-Aquarius), Austrian composer, one of the best-known Classical symphonists. Wrote around 50 symphonies, 41 of which are numbered.

Pavel Vranický (30 December 1756-Capricorn), Bohemian composer of about 50 symphonies.

Ignaz Pleyel (18 June 1757-Gemini), Austrian composer, publisher, and piano maker, wrote 41 symphonies.

António Leal Moreira (June 30, 1758-Cancer), Portuguese composer of 3 orchestral symphonies and 1 for six organs.

Luigi Cherubini (8 or 14 September 1760-Virgo), Italian composer of 1 symphony.

Friedrich Ludwig Aemilius Kunzen (24 September 1761-Libra), German-born Danish composer of 1 symphony.

Franz Danzi (June 15, 1763-Gemini), German composer of at least 6 symphonies, plus several sinfonie concertante.

Étienne Méhul (22 June 1763-Cancer), French composer of at least 4 symphonies.

Václav Jan Tomášek (17 April 1774-Aries), Czech composer of 3 symphonies.

Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse (5 March 1774-Pisces), German-born Danish composer of 7 symphonies.

João Domingos Bomtempo (December 28, 1775-Capricorn), Portuguese composer of 2 symphonies.

George Onslow (27 July 1784-Leo), French composer of 4 symphonies in a style combining echoes of Beethoven and Schubert.

Louis Spohr (5 April 1784-Aries), German composer of 10 symphonies.

Carl Maria von Weber (18 or 19 November 1786-Scorpio), German composer of 2 symphonies.

Friedrich Ernst Fesca (February 15, 1789-Aquarius), German composer of 3 symphonies.

Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (26 July 1791-Leo), Austrian composer of 1 symphony.

Jan Václav Voríšek (11 May 1791-Taurus), Czech composer of 1 symphony.

Cipriani Potter (3 October 1792-Libra), English composer of 9 symphonies.

Ignaz Moscheles (23 May 1794-Gemini), Czech composer of 1 symphony.

Franz Berwald (July 23, 1796-Leo), Swedish composer of 5 symphonies (the 1st lost save for a fragment of the first movement).

Gaetano Donizetti (29 November 1797-Sagittarius), Italian composer of at least 15 symphonies.

Franz Schubert (31 January 1797-Aquarius), Austrian composer of between 7 and 12 surviving symphonies (depending on the degree of completeness required), with the Symphony No. 8 (the Unfinished) and Symphony No. 9 (the Great) the largest in scale and best known.

1800-1900

Jan Krtitel Václav Kalivoda or Johann Baptist Wenzel Kalliwoda (February 21, 1801-Pisces), Czech composer of 7 symphonies.

Adolf Fredrik Lindblad (1 February 1801-Aquarius), Swedish composer of 2 symphonies.

Hector Berlioz (11 December 1803-Sagittarius), French composer of 4 program symphonies, best remembered for his first, the Symphonie fantastique, perhaps the first true programmatic symphony.

Franz Lachner (2 April 1803-Aries), German composer of 8 symphonies between 1828 and 1851. His 5th symphony won him the prize offered by the Vienna Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in 1835.

Louise Farrenc (31 May 1804-Gemini), French composer of 3 symphonies.

Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann (14 May 1805-Taurus), Danish composer of 2 symphonies.

Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga (January 27, 1806-Aquarius), Basque composer of 1 symphony.

Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski (15 February 1807-Aquarius), Polish composer of 2 symphonies.

Felix Mendelssohn (3 February 1809-Aquarius), Composer of 12 complete string symphonies (the 13th was left unfinished) and 5 numbered symphonies, with sketches for a 6th (1847).

Robert Schumann (8 June 1810-Gemini), German composer of 4 symphonies, the last of which[clarification needed] experimented with cyclic form.

Franz Liszt (October 22, 1811-Libra), Hungarian composer of 2 programmatic symphonies, the Faust Symphony and the Dante Symphony.

Johann Rufinatscha (1 October 1812-Libra), Austrian composer of 6 symphonies.

Richard Wagner (22 May 1813-Gemini), German composer of 1 symphony.

Robert Volkmann (6 April 1815-Aries), German composer of 2 symphonies.

Sir William Sterndale Bennett (13 April 1816-Aries), English composer of 5 symphonies.

Johannes Verhulst (March 19, 1816-Pisces), Dutch composer of 1 symphony.

Eduard Franck (5 October 1817-Libra), German composer of 4 symphonies, of which Nos. 1 and 2 are lost.

Niels Gade (22 February 1817-Pisces), Danish composer of 8 symphonies.

Charles Gounod (17 June 1818-Gemini), French composer of 2 symphonies and a 3rd for nine wind instruments (Petite symphonie).

César Franck (10 December 1822-Sagittarius), wrote 1 symphony best known for its use of cyclic form.

Joachim Raff (May 27, 1822-Gemini), Swiss-born German composer of 11 symphonies.

Édouard Lalo (27 January 1823-Aquarius), French composer of a “Symphony in G minor”.

Anton Bruckner (4 September 1824-Virgo), Austrian composer of 11 large-scale symphonies, including Nos. 00 and 0.

Bedrich Smetana (2 March 1824-Pisces), Czech composer of one symphony named Triumphal.

Richard Hol (23 July 1825-Leo), Dutch composer of 4 symphonies.

Woldemar Bargiel (3 October 1828-Libra), German composer of 1 symphony.

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (May 8, 1829-Taurus), American composer of 2 symphonies: Symphonie romantique “A Night in the Tropics” and “À Montevideo”.

Anton Rubinstein (November 28, 1829-Sagittarius), Russian composer of 6 symphonies, with the second, the Ocean, and the 6th being the best known (though neither as well known now as they were in Rubinstein’s day).

Karl Goldmark (May 18, 1830-Taurus), Hungarian composer of 2 symphonies.

Ludvig Norman (28 August 1831-Virgo), Swedish composer, conductor, pianist who wrote 3 symphonies.

Alexander Borodin (11/24/1883-Sagittarius), Russian composer of 3 symphonies, the last unfinished.

Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833-Taurus), German composer of 4 symphonies, considered by Eduard Hanslick to be the artistic heir of Beethoven.

Felix Draeseke (7 October 1835-Libra), German composer of the New German School wrote 4 symphonies.

Camille Saint-Saëns (9 October 1835-Libra), French composer of 5 symphonies (of which 3 are numbered), of which the best known is the third, his Symphony No. 3 with organ.

Mily Balakirev (2 January 1837-Capricorn), Russian composer of 2 symphonies.

Alexandre Guilmant (12 March 1837-Pisces), French composer of 2 symphonies for organ and orchestra, which are versions of his 1st and the 8th organ sonatas, respectively.

Max Bruch (6 January 1838-Capricorn), German composer of 3 symphonies.

Georges Bizet (25 October 1838-Scorpio), French composer remembered by his Opera Carmen, wrote his Symphony in C at the age of 17; a second symphony, Roma, is sometimes classified as a suite, though referred to as a symphony by the composer.

Alexis de Castillon (13 December 1838-Sagittarius), French composer of 2 symphonies.

Friedrich Gernsheim (17 July 1839-Cancer), German composer of 4 symphonies.

John Knowles Paine (January 9, 1839-Capricorn), American composer of 2 symphonies.

Alice Mary Smith (19 May 1839-Taurus), English composer of 3 symphonies.

Samuel de Lange jr. (22 October 1840-Libra), Dutch composer of 5 symphonies.

Johan Svendsen (30 September 1840-Libra), Norwegian violinist, conductor, and composer of 2 symphonies.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (April 25, 1840-Taurus), Russian composer of 6 numbered symphonies and the Manfred Symphony.

Elfrida Andrée (19 February 1841-Pisces), Swedish composer of 2 orchestral and 2 organ symphonies.

Antonín Dvorák (September 8, 1841-Virgo), Czech composer of 9 symphonies, of which the most famous is the ninth (From the New World). He combined Bohemian folk elements with large-scale structure.

Robert Fuchs (15 February 1847-Aquarius), Austrian composer of 3 symphonies.

Edvard Grieg (15 June 1843-Gemini), Norwegian composer of 1 symphony.

Giovanni Sgambati (May 28, 1841-Gemini), Italian composer of 2 numbered symphonies plus “Sinfonia-Epitalamio” and “Sinfonia Festosa”.

Asger Hamerik (April 8, 1843-Aries), Danish conductor and composer of 8 symphonies.

Heinrich von Herzogenberg (10 June 1843-Gemini), Austrian composer of 8 symphonies.

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (18 March 1844-Pisces), Russian composer of 3 symphonies and sketches for 2 others.

William Gilchrist (January 8, 1846-Capricorn), American composer of at least one symphony.

Zygmunt Noskowski (2 May 1846-Taurus), Polish composer of 3 symphonies.

Hubert Parry (27 February 1848-Pisces), British composer of 5 symphonies (1882–1912)

Zdenek Fibich (21 December 1850-Sagittarius), Czech composer of 3 complete symphonies, plus 4 fragmentary or lost symphonies.

Alexander Taneyev (January 17, 1850-Capricorn), Russian composer of 3 symphonies.

Victor Bendix (17 May 1851-Taurus), Danish composer of 4 symphonies.

Vincent d’Indy (27 March 1851-Aries), French composer of 3 symphonies.

Charles Villiers Stanford (30 September 1852-Libra), British composer of 7 symphonies (1876–1911).

George Whitefield Chadwick (November 13, 1854-Scorpio), American composer of 3 symphonies.

Bernard Zweers (May 18, 1854-Taurus), Dutch composer of 3 symphonies.

Ernest Chausson (20 January 1855-Capricorn), French composer of 1 symphony and sketches for a 2nd.

Julius Röntgen (9 May 1855-Taurus), Dutch composer of 21 symphonies.

Giuseppe Martucci (6 January 1856-Capricorn), Italian composer of 2 symphonies.

Christian Sinding (11 January 1856-Capricorn), Norwegian composer of 4 symphonies.

Sergei Taneyev (November 25 1856-Sagittarius), Russian composer of 4 symphonies.

George Templeton Strong (May 26, 1856-Gemini), American composer of 3 symphonies.

Frederic Cliffe (2 May 1857-Taurus), English composer of 2 symphonies.

Sir Edward Elgar (2 June 1857-Gemini), English composer completed 2 symphonies, with sketches for a third made into a performing version by Anthony Payne.

Sylvio Lazzari (December 30, 1857-Capricorn), French composer of 1 symphony.

Richard Franck (3 January 1858-Capricorn), German composer of 1 symphony.

Hans Rott (1 August 1858-Leo), Austrian composer of a symphony (1879/1880), which features many stylistic similarities to the later symphonies of his friend and fellow student Gustav Mahler. A Symphony No. 2 was planned.

Josef Bohuslav Foerster (30 December 1859-Capricorn), Czech composer of 5 symphonies.

Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (19 November 1859-Scorpio), Russian composer of 2 symphonies plus a “Sinfonietta for Orchestra”.

Sergei Lyapunov (30 November 1859-Sagittarius), Russian composer of 2 symphonies.

Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860-Cancer), Austrian composer completed 9 large-scale symphonies, plus an incomplete 10th—see Category of Mahler symphonies. His third symphony is his longest symphony at 95 minutes, and his eighth, the Symphony of a Thousand, premiered with over 1,000 performers.

Ignacy Jan Paderewski (18 November 1860-Scorpio), Polish composer of 1 symphony.

Emil von Reznicek (4 May 1860-Taurus), Austrian composer of 5 symphonies.

William Wallace (3 July 1860-Cancer), Scottish composer of a “Creation Symphony”.

Felix Woyrsch (8 October 1860-Libra), German composer of 7 symphonies.

Anton Arensky (12 July 1861-Cancer), Russian composer of 2 symphonies.

Maurice Emmanuel (2 May 1862-Taurus), French composer of 2 symphonies.

Edward German (17 February 1862-Aquarius), English composer of 2 symphonies.

Alberto Williams (November 23, 1862-Sagittarius), Argentine composer of 9 symphonies.

Horatio Parker (September 15, 1863-Virgo), American composer of 1 symphony.

Felix Weingartner (2 June 1863-Gemini), Austrian composer of 7 symphonies and a sinfonietta.

Alexander Gretchaninov (25 October 1864-Scorpio), Russian composer of 5 symphonies.

Johan Halvorsen (15 March 1864-Pisces), Norwegian composer of 3 symphonies.

Alexandre Levy (November 10, 1864-Scorpio), Brazilian composer of 1 symphony.

Guy Ropartz (June 15, 1864-Gemini), French composer of 5 symphonies, no. 3 (1905) with chorus.

Richard Strauss (11 June 1864-Gemini), German composer of programmatic symphonies.

August de Boeck (May 9, 1865-Taurus), Belgian composer of 1 symphony.

Paul Dukas (1 October 1865-Libra), French composer of 1 symphony.

Paul Gilson (15 June 1865-Gemini), Belgian composer of 3 symphonies and La Mer (4 Symphonic sketches).

Alexander Glazunov (July 29 1865-Leo), Russian composer of 9 symphonies.

Albéric Magnard (9 June 1865-Gemini), French composer of 4 symphonies.

Carl Nielsen (9 June 1865-Gemini), Danish composer of 6 symphonies.

Jean Sibelius (8 December 1865-Sagittarius), Finnish composer of the Kullervo Symphony, and of 7 numbered symphonies (an eighth symphony was destroyed by the composer in 1929).

Vasily Kalinnikov (January 13 1866-Capricorn), Russian composer of 2 symphonies.

Amy Beach (September 5, 186-Virgo) American composer of 1 symphony.

Charles Koechlin (27 November 1867-Sagittarius), French composer of 5 symphonies.

Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (27 February 1867-Pisces), Swedish composer of 5 symphonies.

Granville Bantock (7 August 1868-Leo), British composer of 4 symphonies: Hebridean Symphony, Pagan Symphony, The Cyprian Goddess: Symphony No. 3 and Celtic Symphony.

Alfred Hill (16 December 1869-Sagittarius), Australian composer of 12 symphonies.

Albert Roussel (5 April 1869-Aries), French composer of 4 symphonies.

Cornelis Dopper (7 February 1870-Aquarius), Dutch composer of 7 symphonies.

Vítezslav Novák (5 December 1870-Sagittarius), Czech composer of the May Symphony for solos, choir and orchestra.

Joseph Ryelandt (7 April 1870-Aries), Belgian composer of 6 symphonies.

Florent Schmitt (28 September 1870-Libra), French composer of 2 symphonies (the first a “symphonie concertante”) and 1 for strings (Janiana).

Charles Tournemire (22 January 1870-Aquarius), French composer of 8 orchestral symphonies, as well as a Simphonie-choral and Symphonie sacrée for organ.

Louis Vierne (8 October 1870-Libra), French composer of 1 orchestral symphony and 6 symphonies for organ.

Wilhelm Stenhammar (February 7, 1871-Aquarius), Swedish composer of 2 symphonies, 1 disowned by him, and sketches for a third.

Alexander von Zemlinsky (October 14, 1871-Libra), Austrian composer of 3 symphonies, a Lyrische Symphonie for soprano, baritone and orchestra, a symphony in all but name called Die Seejungfrau (1902), and a Sinfonietta (1934).

Hugo Alfvén (May 1, 1872-Taurus), Swedish violinist, conductor, and composer of 5 symphonies.

Alexander Scriabin (6 January 1872-Capricorn), Russian composer of 3 symphonies; his 2 tone poems, composed after the 3 symphonies, are also sometimes classified as symphonies Nos. 4 and 5.

Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872-Libra), English composer of 9 symphonies.

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1 April 1873-Aries), Russian composer of 3 symphonies in a late-Romantic style.

Gustav Holst (21 September 1874-Virgo), British composer of an unpublished Symphony “The Cotswolds” (1899–1900), a First Choral Symphony (1923–24), and a Scherzo (1933–34) for a projected but unfinished symphony .

Josef Suk (4 January 1874-Capricorn), Czech composer of 2 symphonies, including the Asrael Symphony.

Franz Schmidt (22 December 1874-Capricorn), Austrian composer of 4 symphonies.

Charles Ives (October 20, 1874-Libra), American composer of 4 symphonies, his “Holiday Symphony” referred to as his 5th, and his “Universe Symphony” later reconstructed.

Arnold Schoenberg (13 September 1874-Virgo), Austrian composer of 2 chamber symphonies and several sketches for unpublished symphonies. Alban Berg thought of Schoenberg’s tone poem Pelleas und Melisande (1902) as a symphony.

Franco Alfano (8 March 1875-Pisces), Italian composer of 2 symphonies.

Erkki Melartin (7 February 187-Aquarius), Finnish composer of 6 symphonies.

Julián Carrillo (January 28, 1875-Aquarius), Mexican composer, wrote 2 symphonies plus 3 atonal symphonies written in the “Thirteen Sound” technique.

Reinhold Glière (11 January 1875-Capricorn), Russian composer of 3 symphonies.

Cyril Rootham (5 October 1875-Libra), English composer of 2 symphonies.

Richard Wetz (26 February 1875-Pisces), German composer of 3 symphonies.

Havergal Brian (29 January 1876-Aquarius), English composer of 32 symphonies, most of which he wrote in his seventies and eighties. His first symphony, The Gothic, is one of the largest symphonies ever written.

John Alden Carpenter (February 28, 1876-Pisces), American composer of 2 symphonies.

Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (11 December 1876-Sagittarius), Polish composer of 1 symphony.

Ludolf Nielsen (January 29, 1876-Aquarius), Danish composer of 3 symphonies.

Bruno Walter (September 15, 1876-Virgo), German conductor and composer of 2 symphonies.

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari (January 12, 1876-Capricorn), Italian-German composer of the Sinfonia da Camera (1901); an early composer in the genre of the 20th century chamber symphony.

Sergei Bortkiewicz (28 February 1877-Pisces), Austrian pianist and composer of 2 symphonies.

Erno Dohnányi (July 27, 1877-Leo), Hungarian composer of two numbered symphonies and an earlier Symphony in F

Fritz Brun (18 August 1878-Leo), Swiss conductor and composer of 10 symphonies.

Artur Kapp (28 February 1878-Pisces), Estonian composer. Generally considered to be one of the founders of Estonian symphonic music. He wrote 5 symphonies.

Natanael Berg (9 February 1879-Aquarius), Swedish composer of 5 symphonies.

Frank Bridge (26 February 1879-Pisces), English composer of an unfinished Symphony for Strings (1941).

Sir Hamilton Harty (4 December 1879-Sagittarius), Irish composer of 1 symphony.

Ottorino Respighi (9 July 1879-Cancer), Italian composer of programmatic symphonies.

Franz Schreker (23 March 1878-Aries), Austrian composer of the Chamber Symphony.

Cyril Scott (27 September 1879-Libra), English composer of 4 symphonies.

Edgar Bainton (14 February 1880-Aquarius), British composer of 4 symphonies.

Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880-Leo), American composer of Swiss origin, whose works include (in addition to an unpublished Symphonie orientale amongst his juvenilia) a Symphony in C-sharp minor, a Sinfonia Breve, a Symphony for Trombone and Orchestra, and a Symphony in E-flat.

Ildebrando Pizzetti (20 September 1880-Virgo), Italian composer of “Symphony in A” and “Sinfonia del fuoco” (from music for the silent film Cabiria).

Nancy Dalberg (July 6, 1881-Cancer), Danish composer of 1 symphony (the first symphony written by a Danish female composer)

George Enescu (19 August 1881-Leo), Romanian composer. Wrote 3 acknowledged and complete symphonies, 4 earlier ones and 2 later ones—the last 2 completed by Pascal Bentoiu—as well as a Chamber Symphony.

Paul Le Flem (18 March 1881-Pisces), French composer of 4 symphonies.

Jan van Gilse (11 May 1881-Taurus), Dutch composer of 4 symphonies, skecthes for a fifth.

Nikolai Myaskovsky (20 April 1881-Aries), Russian composer (moved from Poland at a very young age) and composer of 27 symphonies.

Karl Weigl (6 February 1881-Aquarius), Austrian composer of 6 symphonies.

Gian Francesco Malipiero (18 March 1882-Pisces), Italian composer of 11 symphonies.

Joseph Marx (May 11, 1882-Taurus), Austrian composer of 1 symphony and a symphony for strings.

Igor Stravinsky (17 June 1882-Gemini), Russian composer of 3 purely orchestral symphonies plus the Symphony of Psalms for chorus and orchestra; his Symphonies of Wind Instruments uses the word symphony in its old sense of “sounding together”.

Karol Szymanowski (6 October 1882-Libra), Polish composer of 4 symphonies, No. 3 (The Song of the Night) with vocal soloists and choir, and No. 4 (Symphonie concertante) with piano soloist.

Joaquín Turina (9 December 1882-Sagittarius), Spanish composer of “Sinfonía sevillana” (1920) and “Sinfonía del mar” (1945).

Sir Arnold Bax (8 November 1883-Scorpio), English composer of 7 numbered symphonies, preceded by a Symphony in F, Op. 8 (unorchestrated, 1907) and a symphony titled Spring Fire (1913).

Alfredo Casella (25 July 1883-Leo), Italian composer of 3 symphonies.

Sir George Dyson (28 May 1883-Gemini), English composer of 1 symphony.

Paul von Klenau (11 February 1883-Aquarius), Danish composer of 9 symphonies.

Anton Webern (3 December 1883-Sagittarius), Austrian composer of 1 symphony (1928).

York Bowen (22 February 1884-Pisces), English composer of 3 symphonies.

Ture Rangström (30 November 1884-Sagittarius), Swedish composer of 4 symphonies.

Wallingford Riegger (April 29, 1885-Taurus), American composer of 4 symphonies.

Egon Wellesz (21 October 1885-Libra), Austrian musicologist and composer of 9 symphonies.

Marcel Dupré (3 May 1886-Taurus), French composer of a Symphony in G minor, Op. 25, for organ and orchestra.

Wilhelm Furtwängler (January 25, 1886-Aquarius), German composer of 3 symphonies.

Carlo Giorgio Garofalo (5 August 1886-Leo), Italian composer of 2 symphonies.

Jesús Guridi (25 September 1886-Libra), Spanish composer of “Pyrenean Symphony”.

Jef van Hoof (8 May 1886-Taurus), Belgian composer of 6 symphonies.

Paul Paray (24 May 1886-Gemini), French composer of 2 symphonies plus a “Symphonie d’archets” for string orchestra.

Kosaku Yamada (9 June 1886-Gemini), First Japanese symphonic composer. He wrote 3 symphonies.

Kurt Atterberg (12 December 1887-Sagittarius), Swedish composer of 9 symphonies.

Leevi Madetoja (17 February 1887-Aquarius), Finnish composer of 3 symphonies.

Florence Price (April 9, 1887-Aries), American composer of 4 symphonies.

Heinz Tiessen (10 April 1887-Aries), German composer of 2 symphonies.

Ernst Toch (7 December 1887-Sagittarius), Austrian composer of 7 symphonies.

Fartein Valen (25 August 1887-Virgo), Norwegian composer of 5 symphonies.

Heitor Villa-Lobos (March 5, 1887-Pisces), Brazilian composer of 12 symphonies.

Philip Greeley Clapp (August 4, 1888-Leo), American composer of 12 symphonies.

Matthijs Vermeulen (8 February 1888-Aquarius), Dutch composer of 7 symphonies.

Cecil Armstrong Gibbs (10 August 1889-Leo), English composer of 3 symphonies.

Francisco Santiago (January 29, 1889-Aquarius), Filipino composer of “Taga-ilog”, in 1938.

Rudolph Simonsen (April 30, 1889-Taurus), Danish composer of 2 symphonies.

Luís de Freitas Branco (12 October 1890-Libra), Portuguese composer of 4 symphonies.

Hans Gál (5 August 1890-Leo), Austrian composer of 4 symphonies.

Bohuslav Martinu (December 8, 1890-Sagittarius), Czech composer of 6 symphonies.

Gösta Nystroem (13 October 1890-Libra), Swedish composer of 6 symphonies.

Arthur Bliss (2 August 1891-Leo), English composer of A Colour Symphony (1922).

Karel Boleslav Jirák (January 28, 1891-Aquarius), Czech composer of 6 symphonies.

Sergei Prokofiev (27 April 1891-Taurus), Russian composer of 7 symphonies, plus a Symphony-Concerto for Cello and Orchestra—see Category of Prokofiev symphonies.

Hendrik Andriessen (17 September 1892-Virgo), Dutch composer of 4 numbered symphonies and a Symphonia Concertante.

Arthur Honegger (10 March 1892-Pisces), Swiss-French composer of 5 symphonies.

László Lajtha (30 June 1892-Cancer), Hungarian composer of 9 symphonies and 2 sinfoniettas.

Darius Milhaud (4 September 1892-Virgo), French composer of 12 numbered symphonies, 6 numbered chamber symphonies, an unnumbered Symphonie pour l’univers claudélien, and a Symphonie Concertante for four instruments and orchestra.

Hilding Rosenberg (June 21, 1892-Gemini), Swedish composer of 8 symphonies.

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (14 August 1892-Leo), English composer of 12 symphonies: 7 for piano, 3 for organ, and 2 for piano, organ, chorus and large orchestra. The first of his piano symphonies (“No. 0”) is the piano part of his otherwise unfinished 2nd Symphony for Orchestra.[1]Arthur Benjamin (18 September 1893-Virgo), Australian composer of 1 symphony (1944–45).

Eugene Goossens (26 May 1893-Gemini), British conductor and composer of 2 symphonies and a sinfonietta.

Rued Langgaard (28 July 1893-Leo), Danish composer of 16 symphonies.

Aarre Merikanto (29 June 1893-Cancer), Finnish composer of 3 symphonies.

Robert Russell Bennett (June 15, 1894-Gemini), American composer of 7 symphonies.

Pavel Borkovec (10 June 1894-Gemini), Czech composer of 3 symphonies.

Paul Dessau (19 December 1894-Sagittarius), German composer of 2 symphonies.

Ernest John Moeran (31 December 1894-Capricorn), British composer of 1 symphony.

Willem Pijper (8 September 1894-Virgo), Dutch composer of 3 symphonies.

Walter Piston (January 20, 1894-Capricorn), American composer of 8 symphonies.

Erwin Schulhoff (8 June 1894-Gemini), Czech composer of 8 symphonies (the last 2 in short score).

Mark Wessel (March 26, 1894-Aries), American composer of 1 symphony and a Symphony Concertante for piano and horn with orchestra.

Bjarne Brustad (4 March 1895-Pisces), Norwegian composer of 9 symphonies.

Juan José Castro (March 7, 1895-Pisces), Argentine composer of five symphonies.

Paul Hindemith (16 November 1895-Scorpio), German composer of several works with descriptive titles designated symphonies, of which the best known is Mathis der Maler, as well as the Symphony in E-flat of 1939 and the Symphony in B-flat for Concert Band.

Gordon Jacob (5 July 1895-Cancer), British composer of two numbered symphonies, a Symphony AD 78 for band, A Little Symphony, Sinfonia Brevis, and a Symphony for Strings.

Leo Sowerby (May 1, 1895-Taurus), American composer of 5 numbered orchestral symphonies, as well as a Symphony in G and Sinfonia brevis for organ.

William Grant Still (May 11, 1895-Taurus), American composer of 5 symphonies.

Eduard Erdmann (5 March 1896-Pisces), German composer of 4 symphonies.

Jacobo Ficher (15 January 1896-Capricorn), Argentine composer of ten symphonies.

Roberto Gerhard (25 September 1896-Libra), Catalan composer, active in England, wrote 5 numbered symphonies (1952–69, the last unfinished), and a Symphony “Homenaje a Pedrell” (1940–41).

Howard Hanson (October 28, 1896-Scorpio), American composer of 7 symphonies (No. 1 Nordic, No. 2 Romantic—his most famous, No. 4 Requiem, No. 5 Sinfonia Sacra, and No. 7 Sea Symphony).

Jean Rivier (21 July 1896-Cancer), French composer of 8 symphonies, four of which are for string orchestra

Roger Sessions (December 28, 1896-Capricorn), American composer of 9 symphonies, all but the first 2 of which are written using some form of the twelve-tone technique.

Boleslaw Szabelski (3 December 1896-Sagittarius), Polish composer of 5 symphonies.

Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896-Sagittarius), American composer of 3 symphonies.

Jørgen Bentzon (14 February 1897-Aquarius), Danish composer of 2 symphonies.

Henry Cowell (March 11, 1897-Pisces), American composer of 20 symphonies (a 21st exists only as sketches), as well as a Sinfonietta for chamber orchestra (1928) and an incomplete Symphonic Sketch (1943).

Oscar Lorenzo Fernández (4 November 1897-Scorpio), Brazilian composer of 2 symphonies.

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (May 29, 1897-Gemini), Czech composer of 1 symphony.

Francisco Mignone (September 3, 1897-Virgo), Brazilian composer of 3 orchestral symphonies and a chamber work titled Four Symphonies, for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon.

Knudåge Riisager (6 March 1897-Pisces), Danish composer of 2 symphonies.

Harald Sæverud (17 April 1897-Aries), Norwegian composer of 9 symphonies.

Alexandre Tansman (12 June 1897-Gemini), Polish composer of 9 symphonies.

Hanns Eisler (6 July 1898-Cancer), German composer of a Little Symphony (1932), a Chamber Symphony (1940) and a German Symphony for choir and orchestra (1930–1958),

Roy Harris (February 12, 1898-Aquarius), American composer of 15 symphonies, of which Symphony No. 3 is by far the most famous.

Viktor Ullmann (1 January 1898-Capricorn), Czech composer of 2 symphonies (1944, both are reconstructions from the short score of the Piano Sonatas No. 5 and Piano Sonatas No. 7 by Bernard Wulff).

Carlos Chávez (13 June 1899-Gemini), Mexican composer of 6 symphonies, as well as a “Dance Symphony” Caballos de vapor (AKA Horse Power), and a Sinfonía proletaria (proletarian symphony).

Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté ( 6 January 1899-Capricorn), Canadian composer of 2 symphonies and a Symphony-Concerto for piano and orchestra.

Pavel Haas (21 June 1899-Gemini), Czech composer of an unfinished Symphony (1940/41, orchestration completed by Zdenek Zouhar).

Eduardo Hernández Moncada (September 24, 1899-Libra), Mexican composer of 2 symphonies.

Finn Høffding (10 March 1899-Pisces), Danish composer of 4 symphonies.

Harl McDonald (July 27, 1899-Leo), American pianist, conductor, and composer of 4 symphonies.

Alexander Tcherepnin (21 January 1899-Aquarius), Russian composer of 4 symphonies.

Randall Thompson (April 21, 1899-Taurus), American composer of 3 symphonies.

Aries-19

Taurus-29

Gemini-36

Cancer-15

Leo-21

Virgo-20

Libra-28

Scorpio-15

Sagittarius-28

Capricorn-27

Aquarius-33

Pisces-33

 

Fire 68

Earth 76

Water 66

Air 97

Cardinal 89

Fixed 98

Mutable 117

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