Timeline of Composers

Periods

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

Baroque

1600 - 1750

Classical

1750 - 1830

Romantic

1830 - 1900

20th Century

1900 - 2000

Composers

Josquin Des Prez

1455 - 1521

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

1525 - 1594

William Byrd

1539 - 1623

Claudio Monteverdi

1567 - 1643

Girolamo Frescobaldi

1583 - 1643

Heinrich Schütz

1585 - 1672

Jean-Baptiste Lully

1632 - 1687

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

1645 - 1704

Archangelo Corelli

1653 - 1713

Johann Pachelbel

1653 - 1706

Henry Purcell

1659 - 1695

Francois Couperin

1668 - 1733

Antonio Vivaldi

1678 - 1741

Georg Philipp Telemann

1681 - 1767

Jean-Philippe Rameau

1683 - 1764

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685 - 1750

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759

Domenico Scarlatti

1685 - 1757

Giovanni Battista Sammartini

1700 - 1775

Christoph Willibald Gluck

1714 - 1787

Joseph Haydn

1732 - 1809

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

Ludwig Van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Romantic

Carl Maria von Weber

1786 - 1826

Gioacchino Rossini

1792 - 1868

Franz Schubert

1797 - 1828

Hector Berlioz

1803 - 1869

Felix Mendelssohn

1809 - 1847

Robert Schumann

1810 - 1856

Frederic Chopin

1810 - 1849

Richard Wagner

1813 - 1883

Anton Bruckner

1824 - 1896

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1897

Georges Bizet

1838 - 1875

Modest Mussorgsky

1839 - 1881

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Antonin Dvorak

1841 - 1904

Edvard Grieg

1843 - 1907

Gabriel Fauré

1845 - 1924

Edward Elgar

1857 - 1934

Giacomo Puccini

1858 - 1924

Gustav Mahler

1860 - 1911

Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

Richard Strauss

1864 - 1949

Jean Sibelius

1865 - 1957

Ralph Vaughan Williams

1872 - 1958

Sergei Rachmaninoff

1873 - 1943

Arnold Schoenberg

1874 - 1951

Bela Bartok

1881 - 1945

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1971

Serge Prokofiev

1891 - 1953

Aaron Copland

1900 - 1990

Dmitri Shostakovich

1906 - 1975

Leonard Bernstein

1918 - 1990

Periods

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

Baroque

1600 - 1750

Classical

1750 - 1830

Romantic

1830 - 1900

20th Century

1900 - 2000