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Hildegard of Bingen

1098 - 1179

A German Benedictine philosopher, mystic and composer during the middle ages. Her work Ordo Virtutum is one of the earliest examples of a morality play.

Guillaume de Machaut

1300 - 1377

A Medieval French composer who was also a poet. Machaut led a movement known as ars nova, pushing forward middle age polyphony and music notation. He also wrote masses, Messe de Nostre Dame is a particularly notable one.

Francesco Landini

1325 - 1397

John Dunstable

1390 - 1453

Guillaume Dufay

1397 - 1474

Giovanni Palestrina

1525 - 1594

William Byrd

1540 - 1623

Claudio Monteverdi

1567 - 1643

Arcangelo Corelli

1653 - 1713

Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre

1666 - 1729

Antonio Vivaldi

1678 - 1741

J.S. Bach

1685 - 1750

Domenico Scarlatti

1685 - 1757

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759

Franz Joseph Hadyn

1732 - 1809

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Gioachino Rossini

1792 - 1869

Franz Schubert

1797 - 1828

Napoleonic Wars

1803 - 1815

Hector Berlioz

1803 - 1869

Felix Mendelssohn

1809 - 1847

Frederic Chopin

1810 - 1849

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

Franz Liszt

1811 - 1886

Guiseppe Verdi

1813 - 1901

Verdi

1813 - 1901

Richard Wagner

1813 - 1883

Death of Napoleon

1821

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Bizet

1838 - 1875

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

1844 - 1908

Gustav Mahler

1860 - 1911

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

Alexander Scriabin

1872 - 1915

Sergei Rachmaninoff

1873 - 1943

Arnold Schoenberg

1874 - 1951

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

Sergei Prokofiev

1891 - 1953

Shostakovich

25 September 1906 - 9 August 1975

John Cage

1912 - 1992

World War 1

1914 - 1918

Russian Revolution

1917

treaty of versailles / league of nations / Amristar Massacre

1919

Stalin

1924 - 1953

Hitler Became Chancellor

January 1933

Hitler and Nazis come to power in Germany

1933 AD

Arvo Part

1935 - Present

Winston Churchill

1940 - 1945

Hitler Commits Suicide

4/30/1945

John Adams

1947 - 2015

Death of Stalin

1953