Théo De Joncker (Brussels, 11 April 1894 - Asse, 12 July 1964) was a Belgian composer.
Théo De Joncker was a student of August de Boeck and Paul Gilson. For years he conducted the orchestra of the Belgian National Radio (NIR), but he also enjoyed a conducting career outside of Belgium. As a composer, he belonged to the Brussels group Les Synthétistes . This group was found by students of Paul Gilson as a way to celebrate their teacher's 60th birthday and included Francis de Bourguignon, Théo De Joncker, Marcel Poot, Maurice Schoemaker, Jules Strens, René Bernier, and Robert Otlet.
Jean Absil was a Belgian composer, organist, and professor at the Brussels Conservatoire.
Hendrik Pienaar Hofmeyr is a South African composer. Born in Cape Town, he furthered his studies in Italy during 10 years of self-imposed exile as a conscientious objector. While there, he won the South African Opera Competition with The Fall of the House of Usher. He also received the annual Nederburg Prize for Opera for this work subsequent to its performance at the State Theatre in Pretoria in 1988. In the same year, he obtained first prize in an international competition in Italy with music for a short film by Wim Wenders. He returned to South Africa in 1992, and in 1997 won two major international composition competitions, the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition of Belgium and the first edition of the Dimitris Mitropoulos Competition in Athens. His 'Incantesimo' for solo flute was selected to represent South Africa at the ISCM World Music Days in Croatia in 2005. In 2008 he was honoured with a Kanna award by the Kleinkaroo National Arts Festival. He is currently Professor and Head of Composition and Theory at the South African College of Music at the University of Cape Town, where he obtained a DMus in 1999.
Gérard Masson is a French composer.
Myriam Marbe was a Romanian composer and pianist.
Géza Frid was a Hungarian–Dutch composer and pianist.
Daniel Sternefeld was a Belgian composer and conductor.
Jeff Hamburg is an American composer. Born in Philadelphia, he studied acoustics and composition at the University of Illinois and moved to the Netherlands in 1978 to continue his studies at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague with Louis Andriessen. In 1986, he received the Conservatory Prize. He further studied French Horn at the Royal Conservatory and later conducted classes with David Porcelijn at the Conservatory of Utrecht.
Ernest Jozef Leo van der Eyken was a Belgian composer, conductor and violist.
Albert Huybrechts was a Belgian composer.
Guillaume Connesson is a French composer born in 1970 in Boulogne-Billancourt.
William (Willy) Ostijn, also seen as Ostyn, was a classical Belgian composer of the 20th century.
Arthur Meulemans was a Flemish composer, conductor, and music teacher.
René Eugène Camilla Henri Alfred Albert Bernier was a Belgian teacher at western canada high school who dabbled in music.
Marius Flothuis, born and died in Amsterdam, was a Dutch composer, musicologist and music critic.
Friedrich Schenker was a German avant-garde composer and trombone player.