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. He composed the first opera that is preserved
15 may 1567 - 29 november 1643
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 is the most important figure in the transition between the music of the Renaissance and the Baroque.
5 February 1571 - 15 February 1621
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.
13 september 1583 - 1 march 1643
Italian musician of the baroque period.
Francisco Correa de Araujo
17 september 1584 - 1654
Was one of the most important Andalusian composers and organists of the period of transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque.
Shakespeare - Hamlet
Cervantes – D. Quijote
Jean Baptiste Lully
28 novembre 1632 - 22 march 1687
Was a composer, instrumentalist and French dancer of Italian origin, creator of the French opera that consisted of a complex staging that incorporated opera with French aesthetic, in addition to ballet and deep literary texts that he baptized like "Musical tragedies".
Calderón de la Barca – La vida es sueño
4 april 1640 - 1710
Was a composer, guitarist and organist of the Spanish Baroque. He studied music, theology and philosophy at the University of Salamanca, where he was later appointed professor of music
Marc Antoine Charpentier
Approx. 1643 - 24 february 1704
He was a non-profit and versatile composer, producing music of the highest quality in different genres. The mastery of his composition in vocal religious music was recognized by his contemporaries.
6 september 1644 - 29 april 1712
Was an organist and Spanish composer of baroque music.
17 february 1652
Was an Italian priest, singer and composer.
17 february 1653 - 8 january 1713
Was a violinist and composer of the Italian Baroque period.
Velázquez - Las Meninas
31 may 1656 - 15 august 1728
He was an outstanding interpreter of the viola de gamba and one of the most notable composers of the instrument. He wrote five books of pièces de viole, most suites with low continuum
Approx. 1659 - 21 novembre 1695
Was a British composer of the Baroque. Considered one of the best English composers of all time, he incorporated French and Italian stylistic elements into his music, generating an English style of Baroque music.
10 novembre 1668 - 11 septembre 1733
Composer, organist and French harpsichordist of the Baroque.
4 March 1678 - 28 july 1741
Was a Venetian composer, violinist, impresario, teacher and Venetian baroque priest.
Georg Philipp Telemann
14 march 1681 - 25 june 1767
Was a German Baroque composer, although his work also had characteristics of principles of classicism. He is considered the most prolific composer in the history of music.
Jean Philippe Rameau
25 septembre 1683 - 12 septembre 1764
Was a composer, harpsichrist and French musical theorist, very influential in the Baroque period
Georg Friedrich Händel
5 march 1685 - 14 april 1759
Was a German composer, later nationalized English, considered one of the top figures of Baroque music and one of the most influential composers of Western and universal music
Johan Sabastian Bach
31 march 1685 - 28 july 1750
Was a composer, organist, harpsichordist, violinist, violist, chapel master and German singer of the Baroque period.
26 octobre 1685 - 23 july 1757
Was an Italian composer of the baroque period settled in Spain, where he composed almost all his sonatas for harpsichord, for which he is universally recognized. His style evolved into the preclassic.
3 december 1729 - 20 december 1783
Was a Spanish composer and harpsichordist, representative of the Spanish school of keyboard music of the eighteenth century,