Was an Italian composer and singer of the transitional period between the Renaissance and Baroque styles, and is often called the inventor of opera.
Was an Italian composer, gambist, singer, and Catholic priest.
Was a German composer, organist, and music theorist.
Was an Italian composer of the Roman School and brother of Domenico Allegri; he was also a priest and a singer. He was born and died in Rome.
Was a musician from Ferrara, one of the most important composers of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods
Was a notable Spanish organist, composer, and theorist of the late Renaissance.
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 is considered a master of the French baroque style.
Better known as Gaspar Sanz, was an Aragonese composer, guitarist, organist and priest born to a wealthy family in Calanda in the comarca of Bajo Aragón, Spain.
Was a French composer of the Baroque era.
Was an organist and Spanish composer of baroque music.
Was an Italian violinist and composer of the Baroque era. 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.
Was a French composer and viol player
Was an English composer
Was a French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist. He was known as Couperin le Grand ("Couperin the Great") to distinguish him from other members of the musically talented Couperin family.
Was an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric.
Was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist
Was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era.
was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He enriched established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation, and the adaptation of rhythms, forms, and textures from abroad, particularly from Italy and France. Bach's compositions include the Brandenburg Concertos, the Goldberg Variations, the Mass in B minor, two Passions, and over three hundred cantatas of which around two hundred survive. His music is revered for its technical command, artistic beauty, and intellectual depth.
Was a German, later British baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.
Was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families.
Was a Spanish composer whose works span the late Baroque and early Classical music eras. He is best known for his keyboard sonatas, an important contribution to the harpsichord, fortepiano and organ repertoire.