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Classical musicians


458 People in group

Elizabeth Nina Mary Frederica ('Liza') Lehmann (Mrs Bedford)

Elizabeth Nina Mary Frederica ('Liza') Lehmann (Mrs Bedford)

1862-1918
Singer and composer; daughter of (Wilhelm Augustus) Rudolf Lehmann
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Jeno Léner

1894-1948
Violinist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Raymond John Leppard

Raymond John Leppard

1927-2019
Conductor and harpsichordist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Henry David Leslie

Henry David Leslie

1822-1896
Conductor and composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Richard Leveridge

Richard Leveridge

1670?-1758
Singer and composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
David Aprahamian Liddle

David Aprahamian Liddle

1960-
Organist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind

1820-1887
Singer, known as 'the Swedish nightingale'; wife of Otto Moritz David Goldschmidt
Sitter in 20 portraits
Robert Lindley

Robert Lindley

1776-1855
Cellist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Linley the Elder

Thomas Linley the Elder

1732-1795
Composer
Sitter associated with 1 portrait
Thomas Linley the Younger

Thomas Linley the Younger

1756-1778
Violinist and composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Franz Liszt

Franz Liszt

1811-1886
Pianist and composer
Sitter in 9 portraits
George Walter Selwyn Lloyd

George Walter Selwyn Lloyd

1913-1998
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Baron Lloyd Webber

1948-
Composer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Julian Lloyd Webber

Julian Lloyd Webber

1951-
Cellist; brother of Baron Lloyd Webber
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Lloyd Webber

William Lloyd Webber

1914-1982
Composer and organist; Director of London College of Music
Sitter in 1 portrait
Matthew Locke

Matthew Locke

circa 1622-1677
Organist and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Loughran

James Loughran

1931-
Conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Martin Lovett

Martin Lovett

1927-2020
Cellist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Radu Lupu

Radu Lupu

1945-2022
Pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elisabeth Lutyens

Elisabeth Lutyens

1906-1983
Composer and musician; daughter of Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens
Sitter in 11 portraits
Dame Moura Lympany

Dame Moura Lympany

1916-2005
Pianist
Sitter in 6 portraits
John McCabe

John McCabe

1939-2015
Composer and pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Francis McCormack

John Francis McCormack

1884-1945
Irish singer
Sitter in 10 portraits
Hamish Maccunn

Hamish Maccunn

1868-1916
Musical composer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir George Macdonald

Sir George Macdonald

1862-1940
Numismatist, classical scholar, archaeologist and civil servant
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir John Blackwood McEwen

Sir John Blackwood McEwen

1847-1935
Composer; Principal of the Royal College of Music
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir George Alexander MacFarren

Sir George Alexander MacFarren

1813-1887
Composer
Sitter in 11 portraits
Joanna Clare MacGregor

Joanna Clare MacGregor

1959-
Concert pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie

1847-1935
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 18 portraits
Sir (Alan) Charles Maclaurin Mackerras

Sir (Alan) Charles Maclaurin Mackerras

1925-2010
Conductor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir William Neil Mckie

Sir William Neil Mckie

1901-1984
Organist, conductor and composer
Sitter in 4 portraits
James Loy MacMillan

James Loy MacMillan

1959-
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Elizabeth Maconchy (Dame Elizabeth LeFanu)

Dame Elizabeth Maconchy (Dame Elizabeth LeFanu)

1907-1994
Composer
Sitter in 12 portraits
Nikita Magaloff

Nikita Magaloff

1912-1992
Concert pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Southcote Mansergh Manners

Charles Southcote Mansergh Manners

1857-1935
Singer and manager
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir August Friedrich Manns

Sir August Friedrich Manns

1825-1907
Conductor
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Neville Marriner

Sir Neville Marriner

1924-2016
Conductor; founder and Director of the Academy of St Martin's in the Fields
Sitter in 2 portraits
Jean Blaise Martin

Jean Blaise Martin

1768-1837
French singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Giovanni Martinelli

1885-1969
Italian tenor as 'Gennaro' in Gioielli della Madonna
Sitter in 1 portrait
Steve Martland

Steve Martland

1959-2013
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Jules Massenet

1842-1912
French composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews

1946-
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Denis Matthews

Denis Matthews

1919-1998
Pianist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Thomas Matthews

Thomas Matthews

Violinist, London Symphony Orchestra
Sitter in 1 portrait
Victor Maurel

Victor Maurel

1848-1923
French singer
Sitter in 2 portraits
(John) Nicholas Maw

(John) Nicholas Maw

1935-2009
Composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Billy Mayerl

Billy Mayerl

1902-1959
Composer and pianist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Alfred Mellon

Alfred Mellon

1820-1867
Musician, violinist, conductor and composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Herbert Menges

Herbert Menges

1902-1972
Composer and conductor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Yehudi Menuhin

Yehudi Menuhin

1916-1999
Violinist, conductor and philanthropist
Sitter in 45 portraits
Hephzibah Menuhin

Hephzibah Menuhin

1920-1981
Concert pianist and human rights worker
Sitter in 3 portraits
Noel Mewton-Wood

Noel Mewton-Wood

1922-1953
Pianist and composer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Watkin Mills

Robert Watkin Mills

1856-1930
Baritone vocalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ernest John Moeran

Ernest John Moeran

1894-1950
Composer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Benno Moiseiwitsch

Benno Moiseiwitsch

1890-1963
Pianist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Bernhard Molique

Bernhard Molique

1802-1869
Violinist and composer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Lionel Monckton

Lionel Monckton

1861-1924
Composer
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Henry Monk

William Henry Monk

1823-1889
Organist and hymn writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gerald Moore

Gerald Moore

1899-1987
Pianist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Cynthia Morey

Cynthia Morey

1927-
Singer
Sitter in 1 portrait

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