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: Eurydice
15 January 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.
15 February 1571 - 15 February 1621
Was a German composer and organist.
17 February 1582 - 17 February 1652
Was an Italian priest, singer and composer.
13 september 1583 - 1 march 1643
Was an Italian musician of the Baroque period.
Francisco Correa de Araujo
17 september 1584 - Approx. 6 octobre 1654
Was one of the most important Andalusian composers and organists of the period of transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque.
Jean Baptiste Lully
28 November 1632 - 22 March 1687
Was a composer, instrumentalist and French dancer of Italian origin, creator of the French opera
4 April 1640 - 1710
Was a composer, guitarist and organist of the Spanish Baroque.
Marc Antoine Charpentier
24 February 1643 - 24 February 1704
Was a composer of the French Baroque.
6 September 1644 - 29 April 1712
Was an organist and Spanish composer of baroque music.
17 february 1653 - 8 january 1713
Was a violinist and composer of the Italian Baroque period.
31 may 1656 - 15 august 1728
Was a French composer, disciple of Jean-Baptiste Lully and Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe. In 1676 he was hired as a musician at the court of Louis XIV of France.
10 september 1659 - 21 november 1695
Was a British composer of the Baroque.
10 November 1668 - 11 September 1733
Was a 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 Philip Telemann
14 March 1681 - 25 June 1767
Was a German Baroque composer, although his work also had characteristics of principles of classicism.
Jean Philippe Rameau
25 September 1683 - 12 September 1764
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
Georg Friedrich Händel
23 February 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.
Johann Sebastian Bach
31 March 1685 - 28 July 1750
Was a composer, organist, harpsichordist, violinist, violist, chapelmaster and German kantor of the Baroque period.
26 october 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.