Virgil Thomson bio

Birth Name: Virgil Thomson

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Kansas City

Date Of Birth: November25, 1896

Date Of Death: September 30, 1989

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Virgil Thomson was born on the 25th of November, 1896. He was popular for being a Composer. Composer and critic who was instrumental in the development of the ‘American Sound’ in classical music. He wrote two operas with Gertrude Stein, ‘Four Saints in Three Acts’ and ‘The Mother of Us All.’ He also composed incidental music for Orson Welles’ version of ‘Macbeth’ from 1936.

Virgil Thomson was born in Kansas City. He studied with Erik Satie at Harvard. He was a student under Nadia Boulanger while in Paris where he attained great popularity. He was awarded the National Medal of Arts in 1988.

Virgil Thomson was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

JUMP TO: Virgil Thomson’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Virgil Thomson was born in 1890s.

Virgil Thomson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Virgil’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Virgil Thomson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Virgil Thomson’s parents.

Associated with

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Virgil Thomson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Virgil Thomson was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Virgil Thomson
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Virgil Thomson was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Virgil Thomson was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Virgil Thomson had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Virgil Thomson’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Composer in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Virgil Thomson’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with fresh details about Virgil Thomson. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.