Vocal Literature: French and English

Composers of Song

Hector Berlioz

1803 - 1869

Franz Liszt

1811 - 1886

Charles Gounod

1818 - 1893

Cesar Franck

1822 - 1890

Camille Saint-Saens

1835 - 1921

Georges Bizet

1838 - 1875

Jules Massenet

1842 - 1912

Gabriel Faure

1845 - 1924

Henri Duparc

1848 - 1933

Ernest Chausson

1855 - 1899

Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

Erik Satie

1866 - 1925

Albert Roussel

1869 - 1937

Ralph Vaughan Williams

1872 - 1958

Charles Ives

1874 - 1954

Reynaldo Hahn

1874 - 1947

Maurice Ravel

1875 - 1937

Roger Quilter

1877 - 1953

Frank Bridge

1879 - 1941

George Butterworth

1885 - 1916

Louis Durey

1888 - 1979

Darius Milhaud

1892 - 1974

Arthur Honegger

1892 - 1955

Germaine Tailleferre

1892 - 1983

Georges Auric

1899 - 1983

Francis Poulenc

1899 - 1963

Aaron Copland

1900 - 1990

Gerald Finzi

1901 - 1956

Samuel Barber

1910 - 1981

Benjamin Britten

1913 - 1976

Ned Rorem

1923 - 05/07/2013

Lee Hoiby

1926 - 2011

Dominick Argento

1927 - 05/07/2013

Richard Hundley

1931 - 05/07/2013

William Bolcom

1938 - 05/07/2013

John Musto

1954 - 05/07/2013

Jake Heggie

1961 - 05/07/2013

Poets

Victor Hugo

1802 - 1885

Theophile Gautier

1811 - 1872

Charles Baudelaire

1821 - 1867

Paul Verlaine

1844 - 1896

Jean Cocteau

1889 - 1963

Historical Events

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Franco Prussian War

1870 - 1871

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945