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Classical musicians


457 People in group

George Frideric Handel

George Frideric Handel

1685-1759
Composer
Sitter associated with 36 portraits
Maurice Hardy

Maurice Hardy

active 1934
Cellist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Sir William Henry Harris

1883-1973
Organist and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Beatrice Bohun Harrison

Beatrice Bohun Harrison

1892-1965
Cellist
Sitter in 6 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Imre Hartman

born 1895
Cellist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir (Herbert) Hamilton Harty

Sir (Herbert) Hamilton Harty

1879-1941
Musician, composer and conductor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jonathan Dean Harvey

Jonathan Dean Harvey

1939-2012
Composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Faustina Hasse (née Bordoni)

Faustina Hasse (née Bordoni)

1697-1781
Singer; wife of Johann Adolf Hasse
Sitter in 1 portrait
Johann Adolf Hasse

Johann Adolf Hasse

1699-1783
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Liptrot Hatton

John Liptrot Hatton

1809-1886
Composer, pianist, singer and conductor
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Robert Hausmann

1852-1909
Cellist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joseph Haydn

Joseph Haydn

1732-1809
Composer
Sitter in 4 portraits
David Heath

David Heath

1956-
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz

1901-1987
Russian-born American violinist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir George Henschel

Sir George Henschel

1850-1934
Singer and musician; founder and conductor of London Symphony concerts
Sitter in 12 portraits
Adolf von Henselt

Adolf von Henselt

1814-1889
Pianist and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Myra Hess

Dame Myra Hess

1890-1965
Pianist
Sitter in 59 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Alun Hoddinott

Alun Hoddinott

1929-2008
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Josef Holbrooke

Josef Holbrooke

1878-1958
Composer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Robin Greville Holloway

Robin Greville Holloway

1943-
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gustav Holst

Gustav Holst

1874-1934
Composer
Sitter in 13 portraits
Jascha Horenstein

Jascha Horenstein

1898-1973
Russo-German conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Edward Horn

Charles Edward Horn

1786-1849
Singer and composer
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Herbert Norman Howells

Herbert Norman Howells

1892-1983
Composer
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
John Nicholson Ireland

John Nicholson Ireland

1879-1962
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Robin Ireland

Robin Ireland

1954-
Violist; member of the Lindsay String Quartet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Steven John Isserlis

Steven John Isserlis

1958-
Cellist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gordon Jacob

Gordon Jacob

1895-1984
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Tadeusz Jarecki

1889-1955
Polish conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Simon Jeffes

Simon Jeffes

1949-1997
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joseph Joachim

Joseph Joachim

1831-1907
Violinist
Sitter in 20 portraits
Niccolò Jommelli

Niccolò Jommelli

1714-1774
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

1912-1993
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Eileen Joyce

Eileen Joyce

1912-1991
Pianist
Sitter in 15 portraits
Julius Katchen

Julius Katchen

1926-1969
Pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Peter Roy Katin

1930-2015
Concert pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hans Keller

Hans Keller

1919-1985
Musician and musicologist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly

1762-1826
Singer and composer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Joseph Kelway

Joseph Kelway

circa 1702-1782
Organist and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy

1956-
Solo concert violinist; Artistic Director, Polish Chamber Orchestra
Sitter in 2 portraits
Louis Philip Kentner

Louis Philip Kentner

1905-1987
Concert pianist and composer
Sitter in 10 portraits
Otto Klemperer

Otto Klemperer

1885-1973
Conductor and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Hans Knappertsbusch

Hans Knappertsbusch

1888-1965
Conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Oliver Knussen

Oliver Knussen

1952-2018
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Irene Kohler

Irene Kohler

1909-1996
Concert pianist
Sitter in 7 portraits
Maria Korchinska

Maria Korchinska

1895-1979
Harpist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Stephen Kovacevich

Stephen Kovacevich

1940-
Pianist and conductor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Fritz Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler

1875-1962
Violinist
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Johann Kruse

1859-1927
Violinist; member of the Joachim Quartet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jan Kubelik

Jan Kubelik

1880-1940
Czech violinist and composer
Sitter in 16 portraits
Wilhelm Kuhe

Wilhelm Kuhe

1823-1912
Pianist and impresario
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Efrem Kurtz

Efrem Kurtz

1900-1995
Conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Frederic Lamond

Frederic Lamond

1868-1948
Pianist and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Arthur Lanchbery

John Arthur Lanchbery

1923-2003
Conductor and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Michael Langdon

Michael Langdon

1920-1991
Singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Christian Ignatius Latrobe

Christian Ignatius Latrobe

1758-1836
Musical composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mary Law

Mary Law

1889-1919
Violinist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Malcolm Leonard Lawson

Malcolm Leonard Lawson

1847-1918
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nicola Frances LeFanu

Nicola Frances LeFanu

1947-
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Walter Legge

Walter Legge

1906-1979
Record producer
Sitter in 1 portrait

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