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Family name Given name Life dates Residence Began Notes  
Bloch U ext Ernest 1880–1959
Switzerland 1880
Belgium 1897
Germany 1900
France 1903
Switzerland 1904
USA 1916
  M P R
Additional references

Claude Torres

Blomdahl Karl-Birger 1916–1968
Sweden 1916
  M
Body Jack A
John
1944–2015
New Zealand 1944
Netherlands 1969
New Zealand 1970
Indonesia 1976
New Zealand 1977
  M P R
Bolcom U ext William b. 1938
USA 1938
France 1959
USA 1961
  M R
Additional references

Communication from William Bolcom, 2011-07-06 et seq.

Bondon Jacques 1927–2008
France 1927
  M P R
Bonighton Ian 1942–1975
Australia 1942
England 1974
  M R
Bonneau ext Gilles Yves 1941–2002
Canada 1941
USA

Quartet No. 1 is for violin, 2 violas, and cello.

Problems, questions

Whether he wrote music for the usual string quartet formation is unknown.

Additional references

Kalvos & Damian [2014-06-05]

Borup-Jørgensen U Axel 1924–2012
Denmark 1924
Sweden 192u?
Denmark 1946
  M
Bosmans Henriëtte 1895–1952
Netherlands 1895
  M R
Bottje ext Will Gay b. 1925
USA 1925

Quartet No. 7 is for violin, viola, cello, and string bass; Quartet No. 8 is for 2 violins and 2 violas.

M
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American Composers Alliance [2014-06-03]

Bouchard U Linda b. 1957
Canada 1957
USA 197u
Canada 1990
USA 1997
  M P R
Boucourechliev U André 1925–1997
Bulgaria 1925
France 1949 ca.
  M P R
Boulez U Pierre 1925–2016
France 1925
  M P R
Bourdon ext Émile 1884–1974
France 1884
  M P
Problems, questions

Other residences to be determined

Bourgeois Derek 1941–2017
England 1941
Spain 2002
England 2009
  M
Bowen U York 1884–1961
England 1884
  M R
Bowman ext Calvin b. 1972
Australia 1972
France
USA
Australia
  M P R
Problems, questions

Residences need adjustment.

Boykan U Martin b. 1931
USA 1931
Austria 1953
USA 1955
  M P R
Boyle Ina 1889–1967
Ireland 1889
  M
Bozay Attila 1939–1999
Hungary 1939
  M R