Rosas: Juventino. Sheet Music and Biography

Rosas Sheet Music Juventino Rosas (born 25 January 1868) was a composer and violinist. Said to be the first internationally acclaimed Mexican composer. Rosas is the composer of over fifty compositions, his most famous creation being Waltz over the Waves remaining very popular to this day. Unfortunately, it is often mistakenly attributed to Johann Strauss. You can see… Read More »

Rimsky-Korsakov: Nikolai. Sheet Music and Biography

Rimsky-Korsakov Sheet Music Nikolai Andréyevich Rimsky-Korsakov was born in Russia on 18 March 1884. Between 1856 and 1870 he was part of the group known as ‘The Five / Mighty Five / Russian Five’ . Their objective was to promote Russian musical independence from the West. Its members were Mily Balakirev (leader), César Antonovich Cui, Modest Mussorgsky, Alexander Borodin… Read More »

Schulhoff: Erwin. Sheet Music and Biography

Schulhoff Sheet Music Erwin Schulhoff (born 8 June 1894) was a Czech composer and pianist. He was one of the first classical composers to be inspired by Jazz and he won the Mendelssohn Prize not once but twice! Antonín Dvořák gave him the encouragement and inspiration to start a musical career. In 1927 he wrote one of his… Read More »

Reiche: Gottfried. Sheet Music and Biography

Reiche Sheet Music Gottfreid Reiche was a hornist, trumpet player and composer, born in Germany on 5 February 1667. His birth town, Weißenfels held a long tradition of trumpet music in its court. Reiche is probably most famous as J S Bach‘s chief trumpeter from Bach’s arrival in Leipzig in 1723 until Reiche’s death in 1734. Bach wrote many… Read More »

Reger: Max. Sheet Music and Biography

Max Reger Sheet Music Max Reger was a German composer born in Bavaria on 19 March 1873. His talents extend to playing the organ, piano, conductor and being an academic teacher. He wrote a variety of orchestral, chamber, vocal and choral, piano and organ music. His best-known piece for the piano and also the orchestra is his Variations… Read More »

Westendorf: Thomas. Sheet Music and Biography

Westendorf Sheet Music Thomas Westendorf was an American singer and songwriter born on 23 February 1848 in Virginia, USA. Writing over five hundred pieces and songs his most famous being I’ll Take You Home Kathleen’. You can view our collection of sheet music by Westerdorf of ‘I’ll Take You Home Kathleen’ on Life Westendorf was born in… Read More »

Waldteufel: Émile. Sheet Music and Biography

Waldteufel Sheet Music Émile Waldteufel was a French composer born on 9 December 1837. Famous for writing over three hundred dances, over half of which were waltzes. A few of his most famous being The Skaters, Estudiantina, and Dolores. You can view Émile Waldteufel sheet music of The Skaters on Family Émile was born into a musical family, his… Read More »

Sullivan: Arthur. Sheet Music and Biography

Sullivan Sheet Music Sir Arthur Sullivan (born 13 May 1842) was an English composer. He is famous for his unique partnership composing operettas with Sir W.S. Gilbert including the Pirates of Penzance. We have a selection of arrangements of A Policemans Lot from the Pirates of Penzance on Education Arthur’s father was an Irish musician who became… Read More »

Villoldo: Ángel: 16 Feb 1861 – 14 Oct 1919

Introduction Ángel Villoldo was an Argentinian composer, lyricist and performer who was born in the south of Buenos Aires. He contributed to changing the global perception of the Tango. Career & Works Villoldo was a man of many talents who did various jobs to earn a living including circus clown, typographer, and cuarteador (leading horses along tricky pathways… Read More »

Victoria: Tomas Luis de: c.1548 – 27 Aug 1611

Introduction Tomas Luis de Victoria was a composer, organist, singer and Catholic priest, devoting himself to sacred music. Known to many as one of the best composers of the sixteenth century. His works include 44 motets, 21 masses, along with hymns, psalm setting, four offices of the dead, many Magnificats and music for Holy Week. Requiem was his… Read More »