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Pierre de La Rue
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Orlando de Lassus
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (1678-1741) was an Italian violinist, priest and composer. He is best known for Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons), a cycle of four violin concerts, but has written over 700 compositions for many instrumental together with vocal genres.
Georg Philipp Telemann
George Frideric Handel
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) was a German composer of baroque music, organist, harpsichordist, violinist, music teacher and conductor. He is regarded by most musicians as one of the greatest and most influential composers in the history of classical music
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Franz Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) was a composer, pianist, violinist and conductor from the principality of Salzburg. He excelled in every current form of music of his time, in particular in opera, the symphony, the piano concerto and chamber music.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) was a German composer, musician, virtuoso and conductor. His style ties in directly with that of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn, with whom he is counted among the First Viennese School. He brought classicism to completion and introduced romance.
Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840) was an Italian violinist and composer, whose virtuosity on his instrument has become legendary, partly due to carefully cultivated mysteries about his personality.
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist from Romanticism. He is generally regarded as the greatest composer that Poland has produced and is one of the greatest music poets in the history of music. His music, a personal fusion of Western European classical elements and the traditional Polish, makes more use of the expressive and technical properties of the piano than the music of any other composer.
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the greatest piano virtuosos of all time. He was also a successful and prominent piano teacher and a major music reformer and innovator; the symphonic poem and the piano recital are attributed to him.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was a Russian composer, considered one of the greatest composers of the time of high romance. In addition to six symphonies, he wrote symphonic poems, ten operas, piano works, string quartets and violin music.
Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist and music teacher. He is considered one of the most important pianists of the 20th century and was a continuation of Russian Romanticism as a composer.