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Classical musicians


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Karl Friedrich Abel

Karl Friedrich Abel

1723-1787
Composer and concert impresario
Sitter in 5 portraits
Richard Addinsell

Richard Addinsell

1904-1977
Composer
Sitter in 5 portraits
John Addison

John Addison

1920-1998
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès

Thomas Joseph Edmund Adès

1971-
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Alwyn

William Alwyn

1905-1985
Composer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Julian Anderson

Julian Anderson

1967-
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ernest Ansermet

Ernest Ansermet

1883-1969
Conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ludovico Ariosto

Ludovico Ariosto

1474-1533
Composer
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Richard Anthony Sayer Arnell

Richard Anthony Sayer Arnell

1917-2009
Conductor and composer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold

Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold

1921-2006
Composer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Daniel Auber

Daniel Auber

1782-1871
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Frederic Austin

Frederic Austin

1872-1952
Singer and composer
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Richard Austin

Richard Austin

1903-1989
Conductor
Sitter in 11 portraits
Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685-1750
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Gina Bachauer

Gina Bachauer

1913-1976
Greek pianist; wife of Alec Sherman
Sitter in 1 portrait
Walter Bache

Walter Bache

1842-1888
Pianist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Wilhelm Backhaus

Wilhelm Backhaus

1884-1969
German pianist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dame Isobel Baillie

Dame Isobel Baillie

1895-1983
Singer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Edward Cuthbert Bairstow

Sir Edward Cuthbert Bairstow

1874-1946
Organist and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Janet Baker

Janet Baker

1933-
Singer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe

1808-1870
Composer
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
Sir Granville Bantock

Sir Granville Bantock

1868-1946
Composer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir John Barbirolli

Sir John Barbirolli

1899-1970
Conductor and cellist
Sitter in 17 portraits
Herbert Bardgett

Herbert Bardgett

circa 1895-1962
Conductor, chorus master and organist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim

1942-
Pianist, conductor and musical director; husband of Jacqueline du Pré
Sitter in 7 portraits
John Barnett

John Barnett

1802-1890
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rudolf Borisovich Barshai

Rudolf Borisovich Barshai

1924-2010
Soviet conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Bela Viktor Janos Bartok

Bela Viktor Janos Bartok

1881-1945
Composer and pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Arnold Bax

Sir Arnold Bax

1883-1953
Composer
Sitter in 33 portraits
Hugh Cecil Bean

Hugh Cecil Bean

1929-2003
Violinist
Sitter in 2 portraits
David Bedford

David Bedford

1937-2011
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bt

Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bt

1879-1961
Conductor
Sitter in 24 portraits
Sidney Beer

Sidney Beer

1899-1971
Conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770-1827
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Nicola Benedetti

Nicola Benedetti

1987-
Violinist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Julius Benedict

Sir Julius Benedict

1804-1885
Conductor and composer
Sitter in 19 portraits
Arthur Benjamin

Arthur Benjamin

1893-1960
Composer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir William Sterndale Bennett

Sir William Sterndale Bennett

1816-1875
Composer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley

Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley

1903-1989
Composer
Sitter in 23 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Francesco Bernardi ('Senesino')

Francesco Bernardi ('Senesino')

circa 1680-circa 1750
Castrato
Sitter in 4 portraits
Ferdinando Bertoni

Ferdinando Bertoni

1725-1813
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel)

Elizabeth Billington (née Weichsel)

1765-1818
Singer
Sitter in 11 portraits
Ronald Birks

Ronald Birks

1945-
Violinist; member of The Lindsay String Quartet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Harrison Birtwistle

Sir Harrison Birtwistle

1934-
Composer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

1786-1855
Composer of operas and glees
Sitter in 3 portraits
James ('Jimmy') Blades

James ('Jimmy') Blades

1901-1999
Percussionist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henry Gamble Blagrove

Henry Gamble Blagrove

1811-1872
Violinist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Harry Blech

Harry Blech

1910-1999
Conductor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Arthur Bliss

Sir Arthur Bliss

1891-1975
Composer
Sitter in 41 portraits
Jacob Blumenthal

Jacob Blumenthal

1829-1908
Composer and pianist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rutland Boughton

Rutland Boughton

1878-1960
Composer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Adrian Boult

Sir Adrian Boult

1889-1983
Conductor
Sitter in 67 portraits
Sir John Dykes Bower

Sir John Dykes Bower

1905-1981
Organist; Honorary Secretary, Royal College of Organists
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
William Boyce

William Boyce

1711-1779
Organist and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dennis Brain

Dennis Brain

1921-1957
Horn player
Sitter in 10 portraits
Norbert Brainin

Norbert Brainin

1923-2005
Violinist; member of the Amadeus Quartet
Sitter in 2 portraits
Warwick Braithwaite

Warwick Braithwaite

1896-1971
Conductor
Sitter in 5 portraits
Julian Bream

Julian Bream

1933-2020
Guitarist and lutenist
Sitter in 5 portraits

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