Composers

  • Hugo Wolf

    Hugo Wolf was a late 19th century Austrian composer best known for his art songs. He was a highly creative person whose works, though influenced by Romantic music were unique and intense in their own right. He became especially well-known for his tre...
  • Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel was a noted French composer of Swiss-Basque descent. Born in the latter half of the nineteenth century in a small village near Saint-Jean-de-Luz in France he was brought up in Paris since he was three month old. It is possible that he n...
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos

    Heitor Villa-Lobos is certainly one of the most extolled and most loved Brazilian composers of all times. His musical works not only epitomized the variegated Brazilian backdrop but also represented it in all its copiousness, ingenuity, and verve. An...
  • Antonio Lucio Vivaldi

    AntonioLucio Vivaldi was one of the greatest Baroque composers that Italy had ever produced. He was a composer, a violinist, a priest and a teacher who was famous for composing the highly popular ‘The Four Seasons’ concertos played on the violin,...
  • Kurt Weill

    A socialist by nature and a music composer by profession, Kurt Julian Weill believed that music should serve a social cause. This is exemplified by the fact that Weill’s works contributed immensely during the Second World War and plenty of his work...
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Frederic Francois Chopin was a 19th century Polish composer and virtuoso pianist who wrote primarily for the solo piano. He was a poetic genius and one of music's earliest superstars. He was blessed with a professional technique that was unparalleled...
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini was born in a family devoted to music. He was a child prodigy and at the tender age of six, he started playing triangle in his father’s band. Since both his parents were involved in operas, Rossini had a direct exposure to this wo...
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Frederic Francois Chopin was a 19th century Polish composer and virtuoso pianist who wrote primarily for the solo piano. He was a poetic genius and one of music's earliest superstars. He was blessed with a professional technique that was unparalleled...
  • George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel was a well-known German-British baroque composer, famed for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos. Although born in Halle, Germany to German parents, he spent the greater part of his working life in London, and la...
  • Andres Segovia

    Andrés Segovia was a renowned Spanish musician of the twentieth century, regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time. His uncle and aunt, who raised him since he was two, wanted him to become a lawyer but he always dreamt of becoming a gu...
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