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.
May 9, 1567 - November 29, 1643
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.
February 15, 1571 - February 15, 1621
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.
1575 Lepanto's Battle
1582 - February 7, 1652
Gregorio Allegri was an Italian priest, singer and composer.
September 13, 1583 - March 1, 1643
Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian musician of the Baroque period.
Francisco Correa de Araujo
1584 - 1654
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.
1603 Shakespeare - Hamlet
1605 Cervantes – D. Quijote
Jean Baptiste Lully
November 28, 1632 - March 22, 1687
Jean-Baptiste Lully was a French composer, instrumentalist and dancer of Italian origin.
1635 Calderón de la Barca – La vida es sueño
4 April 1640 - 1710
Gaspar Sanz, of real name Francisco Bartolomé Sanz Celma, was a composer, guitarist and organist of the Spanish Baroque.
Marc Antoine Charpentier
1643 - February 24, 1704
Marc-Antoine Charpentier was a French Baroque composer.
6 September 1644 - 29 April 1712
Juan Bautista José Cabanilles was an organist and Spanish composer of baroque music.
February 17, 1653 - January 8, 1713
Arcangelo Corelli was a violinist and composer of the Italian Baroque period.
1656 Velázquez - Las Meninas
May 31, 1656 - August 15, 1728
Marin Marais was a French violist and composer
September 10, 1659 - November 21, 1695
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.
10 November 1668 - 11 September 1733
François Couperin French composer, organist and harpsichordist of the Baroque.
March 4, 1678 - July 28, 1741
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
March 14, 1681 - June 25, 1767
Georg Philipp Telemann was a German Baroque composer, although his work also had characteristics of early classicism.
Jean Philippe Rameau
25 september 1683 - 12 september 1764
Jean-Philippe Rameau was a composer, harpsichordist and French musical theorist, very influential in the Baroque period.
Georg Friedrich Händel
February 23, 1685 - April 14, 1759
Georg Friedrich Händel; George Frideric Handel was a German composer.
Johan Sabastian Bach
March 21, 1685 - July 28, 1750
Johann Christian Bach was one of twenty children of the German composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
October 26, 1685 - July 23, 1757
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.
3 December 1729 - 20 December 1783
Antonio Soler y Ramos was a Spanish composer and harpsichordist, representative of the Spanish school of keyboard music of the 18th century