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List of famous people who majored in musical composition, including photos when available. This list of famous musical composition majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in musical composition. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in musical composition you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

This list contains people like Wendy Carlos and Alfred Schnittke.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were musical composition majors?" and "Which famous people studied musical composition?"
Wendy Carlos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Musical Composition
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Wendy Carlos is an American composer and electronic musician. Carlos first came to prominence in 1968 with Switched-On Bach, a recording of music by J.S. Bach assembled phrase-by-phrase on a Moog synthesizer, at the time a relatively new and unknown instrument. The album earned three Grammy Awards in 1969. Other classical recordings followed. Carlos later began releasing original compositions, including the first-ever album of synthesized environmental sounds, Sonic Seasonings and an album exploring alternate tunings Beauty in the Beast. She has also worked in film music, notably writing and performing scores for two Stanley Kubrick movies, A Clockwork Orange and The Shining, as well as Walt ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States of America

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Dennis Tobenski is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Musical Composition
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Dennis Tobenski is an American composer of contemporary classical music and art song. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, United States of America

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Murray Hidary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Musical Composition
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Marray Hidary is an entrepreneur in the finance and technology sectors. Murray Hidary currently serves as CEO of Internet audio and video content provider, iAmplify. Prior to iAmplify, he served as Co-Founder and Managing Director of Vista Research, an independent financial research provider serving the country's largest hedge funds and mutual funds. Vista Research was acquired by McGraw-Hill/Standard & Poor's in April 2005. Murray also served as Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Dice, Inc. (formerly EarthWeb), where his responsibilities included managing the company's global Mergers & Acquisition efforts as well as its Strategic Investments Program. Under his management, the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 47

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Woodstock, Canada

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