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.
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.
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.
Was an Italian priest, singer and composer.
Was a musician of the baroque period.
Was one of the most important Andalusian composers and organists of the period of transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque.
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".
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. He wrote three books of pedagogy and works for baroque guitar that form an important part of the current repertoire of classical guitar according to the best musicians on guitar techniques.
Was a composer of the French Baroque.
Was an organist and Spanish composer of baroque music.
Was a violinist and composer of the Italian Baroque period.
Was a violagambista and French composer, disciple of Jean-Baptiste Lully and of Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe. In 1676 he was hired as a musician at the court of Louis XIV of France.
Was a British composer of the Baroque. Considered one of the best English composers of all time, incorporated French and Italian stylistic elements into his music, generating an English style of Baroque music.
He was a French composer, organist and harpsichordist of the Baroque.
Was a Venetian composer, violinist, impresario, teacher and Venetian baroque priest. He was nicknamed Il prete rosso ("The Red Priest") for being a priest and a redhead. It is one of the most relevant figures in the history of music. His mastery is reflected in having cemented the genre of the concert, the most important of his time.
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.
Was a composer, harpsichrist and French musical theorist, very influential in the Baroque period. He replaced Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of the French opera and was severely attacked by those who preferred the style of his predecessor. He died in 1764, barely a month before another great French musician, Jean-Marie Leclair, was killed.
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.
Was a composer, organist, harpsichordist, violinist, violist, chapelmaster and German kantor of the Baroque period.
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.
Was a Spanish composer and harpsichordist, representative of the Spanish school of keyboard music of the eighteenth century, and follower of the musical stream introduced in Spain by the Italian Domenico Scarlatti.