Was an Italian composer and singer of the transitional period between the Renaissance and Baroque styles, and is often called the inventor of opera.
15 May 1567 - 29 November 1643
Was an Italian composer, gambist, singer, and Catholic priest.
onteverdi is considered a crucial transitional figure between the Renaissance and the Baroque periods of music history.
15 February 1571 - 15 February 1621
was a German composer, organist, and music theorist.
1575 Lepanto's Battle
1582 - 7 February 1652
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.
September, 1583 - 1 March 1643
Was a musician from Ferrara, one of the most important composers of keyboard music in the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods.
Francisco Correa de Araujo
1584 - 1654
was a notable Spanish organist, composer, and theorist of the late Renaissance.
1603 Shakespeare - Hamlet
1605 Cervantes – D. Quijote
28 November 1632 - 22 March 1687
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. Lully disavowed any Italian influence in French music of the period. He became a French subject in 1661
Calderón de la Barca – La vida es sueño
April 4, 1640 - 1710
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.
1643 - 24 February 1704
Was a French composer of the Baroque era
Juan Bautista José Cabanilles
6 September 1644 - 29 April 1712
was a Spanish organist and composer at Valencia Cathedral. He is considered by many to have been the greatest Spanish Baroque composer, and has been called the Spanish Bach.
17 February 1653 - 8 January 1713
was an Italian violinist and composer of the Baroque era.
Velázquez - Las Meninas
31 May 1656 - 15 August 1728
was a French composer and viol player. He studied composition with Jean-Baptiste Lully, often conducting his operas, and with master of the bass viol Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe for six months.
Approx. 10 September 1659 - 21 November 1695
Was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music.
10 November 1668 - 11 September 1733
was a French Baroque composer, organist and harpsichordist.
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
4 March 1678 - 28 July 1741
was an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. Born in Venice, he is recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe.
Georg Philip Telemann
14 March 1681 - 25 June 1767
was a German Baroque composer and multi-instrumentalist. Almost completely self-taught in music, he became a composer against his family's wishes.
25 September 1683 - 12 September 1764
was one of the most important French composers and music theorists of the Baroque era.
Georg Friedrich Händel
23 February 1685 - 14 April 1759
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.
Johann Sebastian Bach
21 March 1685 - 28 July 1750
was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period.
Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti
26 October 1685 - 23 July 1757
was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families.
3 December 1729 - 20 December 1783
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