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Family name Given name Life dates Residence Began Notes  
Argento Dominick 1927–2019
USA 1927
Italy 1951 ca.
USA 1952 ca.
  M
Arnell U Richard 1917–2009
England 1917
USA 1939
England 1947
  M R
Arnold U ext Malcolm 1921–2006
England 1921
  M P R
Additional references

Craggs 1998

Arroyo Juan b. 1981
Perú 1981
  M P
Ashrafiy A
Ашрафи
Muxtor A
Мухтар
1912–1975
Uzbekistan 1912
Russia 1934 ca.
Uzbekistan 193u?
Russia 194u
Uzbekistan 194u
  M
Asia U Daniel b. 1953
USA 1953
England 1986
USA 1988
  M P R
Atterberg ext Kurt 1887–1974
Sweden 1887
  M
Additional references

Swedish Musical Heritage [2015-01-10]

Auerbach U A
Ауэрбах
Lera A
Лера
b. 1973
USSR 1973
USA 1991
Germany uuuu
USA 20uu

Born in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

M P R
Aykal Gürer b. 1942
Turkey 1942
  M R
Babbitt Milton 1916–2011
USA 1916
  M P R
Bacevičius Vytautas 1905–1970
Poland 1905
Lithuania 1926
USA 1940
  M R
Bacewicz U Grażyna 1909–1969
Poland 1909
  M P R
Bach ext P. D. Q. 1807–1742
USA 1935

Alter ego of Peter Schickele

M P R
Additional references

Ravas 2004

Bäck ext Sven-Erik 1919–1994
Sweden 1919
  M
Problems, questions

Åstrand 1979 lists Préambule pour Pierre (1949), which Swedish Music indicates is for string quintet.

Bacri U Nicolas b. 1961
France 1961
Italy 1983
France 1985
Spain 1991
France 1993
  M P R
Baculewski Krzysztof 1950–
Poland 1950
Austria 19uu
France 19uu
Poland 19uu
  M R
Badings ext Henk 1907–1987
Dutch East Indies 1907
Netherlands 1915

Badings also wrote seven quartets for instruments ad lib., some of which may be played by a string quartet.

M P R
Additional references

Dutch music encyclopedia [2011-12-13]
Netherlands Music Institute [2011-12-13]

Baines U William 1899–1922
England 1899
  M
Bainton Edgar 1880–1956
England 1880
Germany 1914
England 191u
Australia 1934
  M R
Bajoras Feliksas b. 1934
Lithuania 1934
  M R