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.
Claudio Giovanni Monteverdi was a composer, 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.
Michael Praetorius was a German composer and organist. He was one of the most versatile composers of his time and influenced the development of forms based on Protestant hymns.
Gregorio Allegri was an Italian priest, singer and composer.
Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian musician of the Baroque period.
Francisco Correa de Araujo was one of the most important composers and organists Andalusian of the time of transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque.
Jean-Baptiste Lully was a French composer, instrumentalist and dancer of Italian origin.
Gaspar Sanz, of real name Francisco Bartolomé Sanz Celma, was a composer, guitarist and organist of the Spanish Baroque.
Marc-Antoine Charpentier was a French Baroque composer.
Juan Bautista José Cabanilles was an organist and Spanish composer of baroque music.
Arcangelo Corelli was a violinist and composer of the Italian Baroque period.
Marin Marais was a French violist and composer
Henry Purcell was a British Baroque composer. Considered one of the best English composers of all time, he incorporated French and Italian stylistic elements into his music.
François Couperin French composer, organist and harpsichordist of the Baroque.
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, was a composer, violinist, impresario, teacher and Venetian Catholic priest of the baroque. Il prete rosso was nicknamed for being a priest and a redhead.
Georg Philipp Telemann was a German Baroque composer, although his work also had characteristics of early classicism.
Jean-Philippe Rameau was a composer, harpsichordist and French musical theorist, very influential in the Baroque period.
Georg Friedrich Händel; George Frideric Handel was a German composer.
Johann Christian Bach was one of twenty children of the German composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti was an Italian composer of the baroque period tuned in Spain, where almost all the sonatas for clavicembalo, reason why it is universally recognized.
Antonio Soler y Ramos was a Spanish composer and harpsichordist, representative of the Spanish school of keyboard music of the 18th century