Jacopo Peri was an Italian composer and singer from the period of transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque, and is considered the inventor of the opera.
Was a composer, gambista and Italian singer. It marked the transition between the polyphonic and madrigalist tradition of the sixteenth century and the birth of opera and lyrical drama in the seventeenth century.
He was being particularly significant in the development of musical forms based on Protestant hymns, many of which reflect an effort to improve the relationship between Protestants and Catholics.
The most well known and regarded piece of music composed by Allegri is the Miserere mei, Deus, and has obtained considerable celebrity.
Frescobaldi's printed collections contain some of the most influential music of the 17th century.
Like most Spanish organists from this era, details of his life are clouded by obscurity.
Was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France.
He wrote three volumes of pedagogical works for the baroque guitar that form an important part of today's classical guitar repertory and have informed modern scholars in the techniques of baroque guitar playing.
His mastery in writing sacred vocal music was recognized and hailed by his contemporaries.
He is considered by many to have been the greatest Spanish Baroque composer, and has been[by whom?] called the Spanish Bach.
His music was key in the development of the modern genres of sonata and concerto, in establishing the preeminence of the violin, and as the first coalescing of modern tonality and functional harmony.
Marin Marais was a master of the viol, and the leading French composer of music for the instrument.
In 1687, he resumed his connection with the theatre by furnishing the music for Dryden's tragedy, Tyrannick Love. In this year. He composed an anthem and two elegies for Queen Mary II's funeral.
His most famous book, L'art de toucher le clavecin ("The Art of Harpsichord Playing", published in 1716), contains suggestions for fingerings, touch, ornamentation and other features of keyboard technique.
He is the father of the tale. He composed more than 600. The most famous is "The 4 seasons"
Composes a music that brings together all the genres of the time and operates as Don Quixote
Was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era.
Handel is regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Baroque era, with works such as Water Music, Music for the Royal Fireworks and Messiah remaining steadfastly popular.
Son of Johann Sebastian Bach is the transition between the Baroque and the pre-Roman school
He is classified primarily as a Baroque composer chronologically, although his music was influential in the development of the Classical style and he was one of the few Baroque composers to transition into the classical period.
He is best known for his keyboard sonatas, an important contribution to the harpsichord, fortepiano and organ repertoire.