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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  
Joubert U John b. 1927
South Africa 1927
England 1946
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Juon U ext Paul 1872–1940
Russian Empire 1872
Germany 1894
Azerbaijan 1897 ca.
Germany 1898
Switzerland 1934

The quartets were not numbered by the composer or the publisher.

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Additional references

Badrutt 1998

Juzeliūnas Julius 1916–2001
Latvia 1916
Lithuania 19uu
Russia 1949
Lithuania 1952

Born near the border of Lithuania when the two areas were part of the Russian Empire, shortly before their independence

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Kačinskas ext Jeronimas 1907–2005
Lithuania 1907
Czechoslovakia 1929
Lithuania 1931
Czechoslovakia 1944
Germany 1945
USA 1949
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Additional references

Biographical summary by Danutė Petrauskaitė [2013-10-02]

Kagel Mauricio 1931–2008
Argentina 1931
Germany (Federal Republic) 1957
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Kaipainen Jouni 1956–2015
Finland 1956
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Kalabis U Viktor 1923–2006
Czechoslovakia 1923
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Kallstenius Edvin 1881–1967
Sweden 1881
Germany 1904
Sweden 1907 ca.
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Kalniņš Jānis 1904–2000
Estonia 1904
Latvia 1910
Germany 1944
Canada 1948
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Kalsons Romualds b. 1936
Latvia 1936
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Kam ext Dennis b. 1942
USA 1942
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Problems, questions

Further residences to be determined

Additional references

Biljana Milovanović’s DMA thesis, University of Miami [2012-10-03]

Kanajan A
Կանայան
Канаян
Chatschatur A
Խաչատուր
Хачатур
b. 1971
USSR 1971
Germany (Democratic Republic) 198u

Born in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

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Kane U Mike  
Canada
USA 198u
Canada 1990
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Kaprálová U Vítězslava 1915–1940
Moravia 1915
France 1937
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Kardonne U Tova b. 1980
Canada 1980
France 2002
Canada 2003
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Karkoff Maurice 1927–2013
Sweden 1927
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Kasemets Udo 1919–2014
Estonia 1919
Canada 1951
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Kats-Chernin A
Кац-Чернин
ext
Elena A
Елена
b. 1957
Uzbekistan 1957
Russia 1972?
Australia 1975
Germany (Federal Republic) 1981
Australia 1994
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Problems, questions

The chronological order of the compositions is to be determined, and a few may not have been written for string quartet.

Katzer U Georg b. 1935
Germany 1935
Czechoslovakia 19uu
Germany (Democratic Republic) 19uu
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Kauder U Hugo 1888–1972
Moravia 1888
Austria 1905
Netherlands 1938
USA 1940
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