French Vocal Lit Timeline

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French Composers

Berlioz, Hector

1803 - 1869

Liszt, Franz

1811 - 1886

Gounod, Charles

1818 - 1893

Pauline Viradot

1821 - 1910

Franck, César

1822 - 1890

Saint-Saëns, Camille

1835 - 1921

Bizet, Georges

1838 - 1875

Lili Boulanger

1838 - 1918

Massenet, Jules

1842 - 1912

Fauré, Gabriel

1845 - 1924

Duparc, Henri

1848 - 1933

Ernest Chausson

1855 - 1899

Cecile Chaminade

1857 - 1944

Debussy, Claude

1862 - 1918

Satie, Erik

1866 - 1925

Roussel, Albert

1869 - 1937

Reynaldo Hahn

1874 - 1947

Ravel, Maurice

1875 - 1937

Durey, Louis

1888 - 1979

Honegger, Arthur

1892 - 1955

Milhaud, Darius

1892 - 1974

Tailleferre, Germaine

1892 - 1983

Poulenc, Francis

1899 - 1963

Auric, Georges

1899 - 1983

British Composers

Vaughan Williams, Ralph

1872 - 1958

Quilter, Roger

1877 - 1953

Bridge, Frank

1879 - 1941

Ireland, John

1879 - 1962

Butterworth, George

1885 - 1916

Finzi, Gerald

1901 - 1956

Britten, Benjamin

1913 - 1976

American Composers

Ives, Charles

1874 - 1954

Copland, Aaron

1900 - 1990

Dougherty, Celius

1902 - 1986

Barber, Samuel

1910 - 1981

Rorem, Ned

1923

Hoiby, Lee

1926 - 2011

Argento, Dominick

1927

Hundley, Richard

1931

Bolcom, William

1938

Larsen, Libby

1950

Musto, John

1954

Ian Gordon, Ricky

1956

Tom Cipullo

1956

Heggie, Jake

1961

Lutenists

Dowland, John

1563 - 1626

Campion, Thomas

1567 - 1620

Purcell, Henry

1659 - 1695

World Events

Industrial Revolution

1750 - 1850

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Reign of Terror in France

1793 - 1794

Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

Russo-Persian War

1804 - 1813

War of 1812

1812

Franco-Prussian War

1870 - 1871

World War I

1914 - 1918

World War II

1939 - 1945

Vietnam War

1955 - 1975

Cold War

1985 - 1991

Global War on Terrorism

2001

Notable Poets

Pierre de Ronsard

1524 - 1585

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1749 - 1832

William Blake

1757 - 1827

Robert Burns

1759 - 1796

Friedrich Rückert

1788 - 1866

Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff

1788 - 1857

Heinrich Heine

1797 - 1856

Eduard Mörike

1804 - 1875

Charles Baudelaire

1821 - 1867

Théodore de Banville

1823 - 1891

Thomas Hardy

1840 - 1928

Stéphane Mallarmé

1842 - 1898

Paul Verlaine

1844 - 1896

Arthur Rimbaud

1854 - 1891

Pierre Louÿs

1870 - 1925

T.S. Eliot

1888 - 1965

Wilfred Owen

1893 - 1918

Randall Swingler

1909 - 1967