Vocal Literature Timeline

Events

Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

1659 - 1695

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

1732 - 1809

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

1749 - 1832

Classical Period

1750 - 1820

Industrial Revolution

1750

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

1756 - 1791

7 Years War Begins

1756

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

1770 - 1827

Friedrich Rückert (1788-1866)

1788 - 1866

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788-1857)

1788 - 1857

French Revolution

1789

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

1797 - 1828

Heinrich Heine (1797-1856)

1797 - 1856

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

1803 - 1869

Territorial Reform of the German States

1803

Eduard Morike (1804-1875)

1804 - 1875

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (1805-1847)

1805 - 1847

TAlfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

1809 - 1892

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

1809 - 1847

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

1810 - 1856

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

1811 - 1886

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

1811 - 1886

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

1813 - 1883

Emanuel von Geibel (1815-1884)

1815 - 1884

Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

1818 - 1893

Prussian-Austrian War

1818

Clara Wieck Schumann (1819-1896)

1819 - 1896

Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

1819 - 1892

Jacque Offenbach (1819-1880

1819 - 1880

Romantic Period

1820 - 1900

Pauline Viardot (1821-1910)

1821 - 1910

Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

1822 - 1890

Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864)

1826 - 1864

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

1830 - 1886

Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse (1830 – 1914)

1830 - 1914

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

1833 - 1897

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

1835 - 1921

Leo Delibes (1836-1891)

1836 - 1891

Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

1838 - 1875

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

1840 - 1928

Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894)

1841 - 1894

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)

1841 - 1904

Jules Massenet (1842-1912)

1842 - 1912

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

1843 - 1907

Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

1845 - 1924

Henri Duparc (1848-1933)

1848 - 1933

Communist Manifesto Published

1848

Vincent D'Indy (1851-1931)

1851 - 1931

Ernest Chausson (1855-1899)

1855 - 1899

Cecile Chaminade (1857-1944)

1857 - 1944

A.E. Housman (1859-1936)

1859 - 1936

Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

1860 - 1911

Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)

1860 - 1903

Frederick Delius (1862-1934)

1862 - 1934

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

1862 - 1918

Frederick Delius (1862-1934)

1862 - 1934

Alred Bachelet (1864-1944)

1864 - 1944

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

1864 - 1949

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)

1865 - 1957

Erik Satie (1866-1925)

1866 - 1925

H.T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

1866 - 1949

Austro-Hungarian Empire

1867

Amy Beach (1867-1944)

1867 - 1944

Albert Roussel (1869-1937)

1869 - 1937

Impressionism

1870 - 1890

Franco- Prussian War

1870

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1956)

1872 - 1956

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

1874 - 1951

Reynaldo Hahn (1874-1947)

1874 - 1947

Charles Ives (1847-1954)

1874 - 1954

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

1875 - 1937

Roger Quilter (1877-1953)

1877 - 1953

Andre Caplet (1878-1925)

1878 - 1925

Joh Ireland (1879-1962)

1879 - 1962

Ernst Bloch (1880-1959)

1880 - 1959

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

1882 - 1971

Joseph Marx (1882-1964)

1882 - 1964

Peter Warlock (1884-1930)

1884 - 1930

Charles Griffes (1884-1920)

1884 - 1920

Alban Berg (1885-1935)

1885 - 1935

George Butterworth (1885-1916)

1885 - 1916

Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)

1886 - 1979

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)

1887 - 1979

Ivor Gurney (1890-1937)

1890 - 1937

Arthur Honegger (1892-1955)

1892 - 1955

Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)

1892 - 1974

Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)

1892 - 1983

Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)

1893 - 1918

Virgil Thomson (1896-1989)

1896 - 1989

Erich Korngold (1897-1957)

1897 - 1957

Ernest Bacon (1898-1990)

1898 - 1990

Georges Auric (1899-1983)

1899 - 1983

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

1899 - 1963

John Duke (1899-1984)

1899 - 1984

Michael Head (1900-1976)

1900 - 1976

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

1900 - 1990

Kurt Weill (1900-1950)

1900 - 1950

Henri Sauguet (1901-1989)

1901 - 1989

Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)

1901 - 1956

Theodore Chanler (1902-1961

1902 - 1961

Sir Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)

1903 - 1989

W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

1907 - 1973

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

1908 - 1992

Elizabeth Lutyens (1906-1983)

1909 - 1983

Paul Bowles (1910-1999)

1910 - 1999

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

1910 - 1981

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

1913 - 1976

World War I

1914

Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987)

1915 - 1987

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)

1918 - 1990

Treaty of Versailles

1919

Ned Rorem (b. 1923)

1923 - Present

Pierre Boulez (b. 1925)

1925 - Present

Lee Hoiby (1926-2011)

1926 - 2011

Richard Faith (b. 1926)

1926 - Present

Dominick Argento (b. 1927)

1927 - Present

Richard Hundley (b. 1931)

1931 - Present

Hitler appointed Chancellor of the Third Reich

1933

Peter Dickinson (b. 1934)

1934 - Present

William Bolcom (b. 1938)

1938 - Present

Nazi Holocaust

1938

World War II

1939

Thomas Pasatieri (b. 1945)

1945 - Present

Libby Larsen (b. 1950)

1950 - Present

Korean War

1950

Austria becomes an Independent Republic

1953

John Musto (b. 1954)

1954 - Present

Lori Latiman (b. 1955)

1955 - Present

Ricky Ian Gordon (b. 1956)

1956 - Present

Vietnam War

1959

Ben Moore (b. 1960)

1960 - Present

Daron Aric Hagen (b. 1961)

1961 - Present

Operation Desert Storm

1990