Composers

Composers

St. Hildegard von Bingen

1098 - 17 September 1179

Walther von der Vogelweide

1170 - 1230

Gautier de Coincy

1177 - 1236

Guiraut Riquier

1230 - 1292

King Denis of Portugal

9 October 1261 - 7 January 1325

Francesco Landini

1325 - 1397

Jacopo da Bologna

1340 - 1386

Leonel Power

1370 - 1445

Guillaume Dufay

5 August 1397 - 27 November 1474

Johannes Ockeghem

1410 - 6 February 1497

Loyset Compère

1445 - 16 August 1518

Josquin des Prez

1450 - 27 August 1521

Pierre de la Rue

1452 - 20 November 1518

John Taverner

1490 - 18 October 1545

Christopher Tye

1505 - 1572

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

2 February 1526 - 2 February 1594

Orlande de Lassus

1532 - 14 June 1594

William Byrd

1540 - 14 July 1623

Giovanni Gabrieli

1554 - 12 August 1612

Jacopo Peri

20 August 1561 - 12 August 1633

Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

1562 - 16 October 1621

John Dowland

1563 - 1626

Claudio Monteverdi

1567 - 29 November 1643

Girolamo Frescobaldi

September 1583 - 1 March 1643

Jean-Baptiste Lully

28 November 1632 - 22 March 1687

Dieterich Buxtehude

1638 - 9 May 1707

Arcangelo Corelli

17 February 1653 - 8 January 1713

Henry Purcell

10 September 1659 - 21 November 1695

Alessandro Scarlatti

2 May 1660 - 24 October 1725

François Couperin

10 November 1668 - 11 September 1733

Antonio Vivaldi

4 March 1678 - 28 July 1741

Georg Philipp Telemann

14 March 1681 - 25 June 1767

Jean-Philippe Rameau

25 September 1683 - 12 September 1764

Georg Friedrich Händel

23 February 1685 - 14 April 1759

Johann Sebastian Bach

31 March 1685 - 28 July 1750

Giovanni Battista Sammartini

1700 - 15 January 1775

Pergolesi

4 January 1710 - 16 March 1736

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

22 November 1710 - 1 July 1784

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

8 March 1714 - 14 December 1788

J.G.B.B.

11 May 1715 - 27 May 1739

Johann Georg Leopold Mozart

14 November 1719 - 28 May 1787

Princess Anna Amalia

9 November 1723 - 30 March 1787

Franz Joseph Haydn

31 March 1732 - 31 May 1809

J.C.F. Bach

21 June 1732 - 26 January 1795

J.C. Bach

5 September 1735 - 1 January 1782

Michael Haydn

14 September 1737 - 10 August 1806

Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini

19 February 1743 - 28 May 1805

Maria Anna Walburga Ignatia Mozart

30 July 1751 - 29 October 1829

W.A. Mozart

27 January 1756 - 5 December 1791

Ignace Joseph Pleyel

18 June 1757 - 14 November 1831

Rodolphe Kreutzer

15 November 1766 - 6 January 1831

Ludwig van Beethoven

17 December 1770 - 26 March 1827

Anthony Philip Heinrich

11 March 1781 - 1861

Niccolò Paganini

27 October 1782 - 27 May 1840

C.M. von Weber

November 1786 - June 1826

Gioachino Antonio Rossini

29 February 1792 - 13 November 1868

F. Schubert

31 January 1797 - 19 November 1828

Domenico Donizetti

29 November 1797 - 8 April 1848

Hector Berlioz

11 December 1803 - 8 March 1869

J.B. Strauß

14 March 1804 - 25 September 1849

F.C. Mendelssohn

14 November 1805 - 14 May 1847

J.F. Mendelssohn

3 February 1809 - 4 November 1847

Fryderyk Chopin

1810 - 17 October 1849

R. Schumann

8 June 1810 - 29 July 1856

Franz Ritter von Liszt

22 October 1811 - 31 July 1886

Wilhelm Richard Wagner

22 May 1813 - 13 February 1883

Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi

10 October 1813 - 27 January 1901

Jacques Offenbach

20 June 1819 - 5 October 1880

Clara Schumann

13 September 1819 - 20 May 1896

Édouard-Victoire-Antoine Lalo

27 January 1823 - 22 April 1892

Anton Bruckner

4 September 1824 - 11 October 1896

Johann Strauß

25 October 1825 - 3 June 1899

Franz Wohlfahrt

7 March 1833 - 14 February 1884

Alexander Borodin

12 November 1833 - 27 February 1887

Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns

9 October 1835 - 16 December 1921

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

7 May 1840 - 6 November 1893

Antonín Leopold Dvořák

8 September 1841 - 1 May 1904

Edvard Hagerup Grieg

15 June 1843 - 4 September 1907

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

18 March 1844 - 21 June 1908

Leoš Janáček

3 July 1854 - 12 August 1928

Sir Edward William Elgar

2 June 1857 - 23 February 1934

Giacomo Puccini

22 December 1858 - 29 November 1924

Gustav Mahler

7 July 1860 - 18 May 1911

Achille-Claude Debussy

22 August 1862 - 25 March 1918

Richard Georg Strauß

11 June 1864 - 8 September 1949

Johan Julius Christian Sibelius

8 December 1865 - 20 September 1957

Éric Alfred Leslie Satie

17 May 1866 - 1 July 1925

Alexander Scriabin

6 January 1872 - 27 April 1915

Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff

1 April 1873 - 28 March 1943

Gustav Holst

21 September 1874 - 25 May 1934

Franz Schmidt

22 December 1874 - 11 February 1939

Joseph-Maurice Ravel

7 March 1875 - 28 December 1937

Béla Viktor János Bartók

25 March 1881 - 26 September 1945

Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky

17 June 1882 - 6 April 1971

Zoltán Kodály

16 December 1882 - 6 March 1968

Heitor Villa-Lobos

5 March 1887 - 17 November 1959

Sergei Prokofiev

23 April 1891 - 5 March 1953

Paul Hindemith

16 November 1895 - 28 December 1963

George Gershwin

26 September 1898 - 11 July 1937

Alexander Vasilyevich Mosolov

11 August 1900 - 11 July 1974

Aaron Copland

14 November 1900 - 2 December 1990

Dmitri Shostakovich

25 September 1906 - 9 August 1975

Elliott Cook Carter, Jr.

11 December 1908 - 5 November 2012

Samuel Osborne Barber II

9 March 1910 - 23 January 1981

Iannis Xenakis

29 May 1922 - 4 February 2001

George Crumb

24 October 1929 - 2013

Per Nørgård

13 July 1932 - 2013

James MacMillan

16 July 1959 - 2013

L.T.S.

1 June 1999 - 2013

Periods

Medieval Period

1100 - 1425

Renaissance Period

1400 - 1610

Baroque Period

1600 - 1760

Classical Period

1735 - 1820

Romantic Period

1815 - 1950

20th Century Period

1880 - 2013