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Duration in minutes: A 0–10 B 10–20 C 20–30 D 30–50 E 50–80 F 80–130 G 130+
Family name Given name Life dates Residence Began Notes  
Wright U ext David b. 1946
Great Britain
  M
Problems, questions

Residence to be confirmed

Wuorinen U Charles b. 1938
USA 1938
  M P R
Wyner Yehudi b. 1929
Canada 1929
USA 19uu
Italy 1953
USA 1956
  M R
Wyschnegradsky U A
Вышнеградский
Vïshnegradskiy
Ivan A
Иван
1893–1979
Russian Empire 1893
France 1920
  M P R
Xenakis A
Ξενάκης
Iannis A
Ιάννης
1922–2001
Greece 1922
France 1947
  M R
Yamamoto U A
山本
Kazutomo A
和智
b. 1975
Japan 1975
  M P
Yamanaka U Ayane b. 1987
Japan 1987
Ireland
Poland 20uu
  M
Yang Lin b. 1982
China 1982
Germany 2007
  M P R
Yannatos ext James b. 1929
USA 1929
  M P
Additional references

Communication from the composer, 2011-04-08

Yip U Stephen b. 1971
Hong Kong 1971
USA
  M P R
Young U Gayle b. 1950
Canada 1950
  M
Yun U ext Isang 1917–1995
Korea 1917
Japan 1933
Korea 1936
Japan 1938
Korea 1941
France 1956
Germany (Federal Republic) 1957
Korea (Republic) 1967
Germany (Federal Republic) 1969
  M P R
Problems, questions

„Ich habe sogar wieder komponiert, Lieder und Streichquartette“ [“I even composed again, songs and string quartets”] (Rinser 1977, the quotation referring to approximately 1948–50).

Additional references

Heister 1997

Zaimont U Judith Lang b. 1945
USA 1945
France 19uu
USA 19uu
  M P
Zappa Frank 1940–1993
USA 1940
  M P
Zbinden Julien-François b. 1917
Switzerland 1917
  M
Zechlin U ext Ruth 1926–2007
Germany 1926
  M R
Additional references

Suder 2001

Zemlinsky U ext Alexander (von) 1871–1942
Austria 1871
Bohemia 1911
Germany 1927
Austria 1933
USA 1938
  M P R
Additional references

Beaumont 2000

Zhurbin U A
Журбин
Lev A
Лев
b. 1978
USSR 1978
USA 1990

Also known as Ljova; born in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

M P R
Zika Richard 1897–1947
Moravia 1897
Slovenia 1917 ca.
Czechoslovakia 1921
  M
Zimbalist A
Цимбалист
Efrem A
Ефрем
1890–1985
Russian Empire 1890
USA 1914
  M R