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List Of Classical Era Composers


This is a list of composers of the Classical music era, roughly from 1730 to 1820. Some of the most prominent composers of the Classical era include Wilhelm Friedmann Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Stamitz, Joseph Haydn, Johann Christian Bach, Antonio Salieri, Muzio Clementi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Luigi Boccherini, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Franz Schubert.

Early Galante era composers – Transition from Baroque to Classical (born before 1710)




Composers in the Baroque/Classical transitional era, sometimes seen as the beginning of the Galante era, include the following listed by their date of birth:

* Lodovico Giustini (1685–1743)
* Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757)
* Domenico Dalla Bella (''fl.'' early 18th century, Venice)
* Caterina Benedicta Grazianini (''fl.'' early 18th century)
* Maria Margherita Grimani (''fl.'' early 18th century)
* Giovanni Zamboni (''fl.'' early 18th century)
* Mlle Guédon de Presles (early 18th century–1754)
* Jean-Baptiste Masse (c. 1700–c. 1756)
* Michel Blavet (1700–1768)
* Johan Agrell (1701–1765)
* François Rebel (1701-1775)
* Giovanni Battista Sammartini (c. 1701–1775)
* Johann Ernst Eberlin (1702–1762)
* Johann Gottlieb Graun (c. 1702–1771)
* Carl Heinrich Graun (c. 1703–1759)
* Rosanna Scalfi Marcello (''fl.'' 1723–1742)
* Carlos Seixas (1704-1742)
* Giovanni Battista Pescetti (c. 1704–c. 1766)
* Santa Della Pietà (''fl.'' c. 1725–1750; d. after 1774)
* Carlo Cecere (1706–1761)
* Baldassare Galuppi (1706–1785)
* Jean Barrière (1707–1747)
* Johann Baptist Georg Neruda (c. 1707–c. 1780)
* Georg Reutter (the younger) (1708–1772)
* Franz Benda (1709–1786)
* Franz Xaver Richter (1709–1789)
* Christoph Schaffrath (1709–1763)
* Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia (1709–1758)

Early Classical era/Later Galante era composers (born 1710-1730)




Composers during the Early Classical era, sometimes seen as a continuation of the Galante era, include the following listed by their date of birth:

* Domenico Alberti (1710–1740)
* Thomas Arne (1710–1778)
* Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710–1784)
* Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710–1736)
* William Boyce (1711–1779)
* Barbara of Portugal (1711–1758)
* Frederick the Great (1712–1786)
* John Stanley (1712–1786)
* Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713–1780)
* Per Brant (1714–1767)
* Niccolò Jommelli (1714–1774)
* Gottfried August Homilius (1714–1785)
* Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787)
* Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)
* Georg Christoph Wagenseil (1715–1777)
* Jacques Duphly (1715–1789)
* Johann Friedrich Doles (1715–1797)
* James Nares (1715–1783)
* Hinrich Philip Johnsen (1716–1779)
* Georg Matthias Monn (1716–1750)
* Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz (1717–1757)
* Elisabeth de Haulteterre (''fl.'' 1737–1768)
* Mlle Duval (1718–after 1775)
* Leopold Mozart (1719–1787)
* William Walond (1719–1768)
* Joan Baptista Pla (c. 1720–1773)
* Maria Teresa Agnesi (1720–1795)
* Johann Friedrich Agricola (1720–1774)
* Johann Christoph Altnickol (1720–1759)
* Pieter Hellendaal (1721–1799)
* Johann Philipp Kirnberger (1721–1783)
* John Garth (1721–1810)
* Sebastián Ramón de Albero y Añaños (1722–1756)
* Georg Benda (1722–1795)
* Carl Friedrich Abel (1723–1787)
* Anna Amalia Princess of Prussia (1723–1787)
* Maria Antonia Walpurgis of Bavaria (1724–1780)
* Claude Balbastre (1724–1799)
* Miss Davis (c. 1726–after 1755)
* Johann Becker (1726–1803)
* Johann Gottlieb Goldberg (1727–1756)
* Tommaso Traetta (1727–1779)
* Armand-Louis Couperin (1727–1789)
* Niccolò Piccinni (1728–1800)
* Johann Gottfried Müthel (1728–1788)
* Florian Leopold Gassmann (1729–1774) [http://www.hoasm.org/XIIC/Gassmann.html]
* Giuseppe Sarti (1729–1802) [http://100.1911encyclopedia.org/S/SA/SARTI_GIUSEPPE.htm]
* Antonio Soler (1729–1783)
* Pieter van Maldere (1729–1798)

Middle Classical era composers (born 1730-1750)



* Luise Adelgunda Victoria Gottsched (died 1762)
* Christian Cannabich (1731–1798)
* Elisabetta de Gambarini (1731–1765)
* František Xaver Brixi (1732–1771)
* Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
* Josina Anna Petronella van Boetzelaer (1733–1787)
* Anton Fils (1733–1760)
* Benjamin Cooke (1734–1793)
* François-Joseph Gossec (1734–1829)
* Johann Gottfried Eckard (1735–1809)[http://www.hoasm.org/VIIE/Eckard.html]
* Johann Christian Bach (1735–1782)
* Mme Papavoine (born c. 1735; ''fl.'' 1755–61)
* Johann Schobert (c. 1735–1767)
* Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736–1809)
* Hélène-Louise Demars (''b. c.'' 1736)
* Michael Haydn (1737–1806)
* Josef Mysliveček (1737–1781)
* Philip Hayes (1738–1797)
* William Herschel (1738–1822)
* Leopold Hofmann (1738–1793)
* Anna Bon (born 1738/1739)
* Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf (1739–1799)
* Johann Baptist Vanhal (1739–1813)
* Anna Amalia, Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1739–1807)
* Mlle Guerin (born c. 1739, ''fl.'' 1755)
* Isabelle de Charrière (1740–1805)
* Luigi Gatti (1740–1817)
* André Ernest Modeste Grétry (1741–1813)
* Andrea Luchesi (1741–1801)
* Giovanni Paisiello (1741–1816)
* Václav Pichl (1741–1804)
* Jean-Baptiste Krumpholz (1742–1790)
* Anton Ferdinand Tietz (1742–1811)
* Maria Carolina Wolf (1742–1820)
* Luigi Boccherini (1743–1805)
* Franz Nikolaus Novotny (1743–1773)
* Anne Louise Boyvin d'Hardancourt Brillon de Jouy (1744–1824)
* Marianne von Martínez (1744–1812)
* Yekaterina Sinyavina (died 1784)
* Maxim Berezovsky (c. 1745–1777)
* Joseph Bologne, the Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745–1799)
* Maddalena Laura Sirmen (1745–1818)
* Carl Stamitz (1745–1801)
* Marie Emmanuelle Bayon Louis (1746–1825)
* Leopold Kozeluch (1747–1818)
* Joseph Schuster (1748–1812)[http://www.operone.de/komponist/schuster.html]
* Henriette Adélaïde Villard de Beaumesnil (1748–1813)
* Johann Nikolaus Forkel (1749–1818)
* Domenico Cimarosa (1749–1801)
* Jean-Frédéric Edelmann (1749–1794)
* Maria Barthélemon (c. 1749–1799)
* Antonín Kraft (c. 1749-1820)
* Marianna von Auenbrugger (d. 1786)

Late Classical era composers (born 1750-1770)



* Antonio Salieri (1750–1825)
* Antonio Rosetti (c1750–1792)
* Elizabeth Anspach (1750–1828)
* Elizabeth Joanetta Catherine von Hagen (1750–1809/1810)
* Dmytro Bortniansky (1751–1825)
* Maria Anna Mozart (1751–1829)
* Mary Ann Pownall (1751–1796)
* Corona Elisabeth Wilhelmine Schröter (1751–1802)
* Mary Ann Wrighten (1751–1796)
* Muzio Clementi (1752–1832)
* Leopold Kozeluch (1752–1818)
* Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli (1752–1837)
* Juliane Reichardt (1752–1783)
* Jane Savage (1752/3–1824)
* Jean-Baptiste Bréval (1753–1823)
* Vicente Martín y Soler (1754–1806)
* Vincenzo Righini (1756–1812)
* Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi (1755–1818)
* Countess Maria Theresia Ahlefeldt (1755–1810)
* Mary Linwood (1755/6–1845)
* Antoine-Frédéric Gresnick (1755–1799)
* Francesca Lebrun also ''Franziska Danzi Lebrun'' (1756–1791)
* Thomas Linley the younger (1756–1778)
* Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
* Joseph Martin Kraus (1756–1792)
* Paul Wranitzky (1756–1808)
* Daniel Gottlob Türk (1756–1813)
* Ignaz Pleyel (1757–1831)
* Harriett Abrams (1758–1821)
* Josepha Barbara Auernhammer (1758–1820)
* François Devienne (1759–1803)[http://www.haydn.dk/mhc_devienne.php]
* Franz Vinzenz Krommer (1759 - 1831)
* Maria Theresa von Paradis (1759–1824)
* Maria Rosa Coccia (1759–1833)
* Sophia Maria Westenholz (1759–1838)
* Luigi Cherubini (1760 - 1842)
* Johann Ladislaus Dussek (1760–1812)
* Marie-Elizabeth Cléry (1761–after 1795)
* Erik Tulindberg (1761-1814)
* Marcos António da Fonseca Portugal (1762-1830)
* Joseph de Momigny (1762–1842)
* Adelheid Maria Eichner (1762–1787)
* Jane Mary Guest (1762–1846)
* Ann Valentine (1762–1842)
* Franz Danzi (1763–1826)
* Adalbert Gyrowetz (1763–1850)
* Étienne Méhul (1763-1817)
* Johann Simon Mayr (1763 - 1845)
* Helene de Montgeroult (1764–1836)
* Anton Eberl (1765–1807)
* Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766–1803)
* Samuel Wesley (1766–1837)
* Anne-Marie Krumpholtz (1766–1813)
* Caroline Wuiet (1766–1835)
* Wenzel Muller (1767–1835)
* Julie Candeille (1767–1834)
* José Maurício Nunes Garcia (1767–1830)
* Carlos Baguer (1768–1808)
* Elizabeth Billington (c.1768–1818)
* Margarethe Danzi (1768–1800)
* Francesco Gnecco (1769–1810)
* Cecilia Maria Barthélemon (''c.'' 1769–1840)
* Maria Theresa Bland (''c.'' 1769–1838)
* Kateřina Veronika Anna Dusíkova (1769–1833)
* Maria Margherita Grimani (''fl.'' 18th century)
* Vincenta Da Ponte (''fl.'' second half 18th century)

Classical era/Romantic transition composers (born 1770-1800)



* Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
* Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841)
* Ferdinando Paer (1771-1839)
* Johann Baptist Cramer (1771-1858)
* Lucile Grétry (1772–1790)
* Maria Frances Parke (1772–1822)
* Sophie Bawr (1773–1860)
* Maria Brizzi Giorgi (1775–1822)
* João Domingos Bomtempo (1775-1842)
* Sophia Corri Dussek (1775–1847)
* Margaret Essex (1775–1807)
* Sophie Gail (1775–1819)
* Maria Hester Park (1775–1822)
* Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837)
* Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
* Pauline Duchambge (1778–1858)
* Joachim Nicolas Eggert (1779-1813)
* Louise Reichardt (1779–1826)
* Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829)
* Anthony Philip Heinrich (1781-1861)
* Sophie Lebrun (1781–1863)
* John Field (1782-1837)
* Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840)
* Daniel Auber (1782-1871)
* Louis Spohr (1784-1859)
* Teresa Belloc-Giorgi (1784–1855)
* Bettina Brentano (1785–1859)
* Catherina Cibbini-Kozeluch (1785–1858)
* Isabella Colbran (1785–1845)
* Fanny Krumpholtz Pittar (1785–1815)
* Pietro Raimondi (1786-1853)
* Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
* Friedrich Kuhlau (1786-1832)
* Marie Bigot (1786–1820)
* Le Sénéchal de Kerkado (''c.'' 1786–''after'' 1805)
* Nicolas Bochsa (1789-1856)
* Elena Asachi (1789–1877)
* Maria Agata Szymanowska (1789–1831)
* Harriet Browne (1790–1858)
* Louis Joseph Ferdinand Herold (1791–1833)
* Carl Czerny (1791-1857)
* Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864)
* Gertrude van den Bergh (1793–1840)
* Amalie, Princess of Saxony (1794–1870)
* Olivia Buckley (born mid-1790s–''after'' 1845)
* Franz Berwald (1796-1868)
* Carl Loewe (1796-1869)
* Helene Liebmann (1796–1835)
* Emilie Zumsteeg (1796–1857)
* Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)
* Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
* Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (1797–1848)
* Mme Delaval (''fl.'' 1791–1802)
* Mme Ravissa (''fl.'' late 18th century)
* Ekaterina Likoshin (''fl.'' 1800–1810)
* Katerina Maier (''fl. c.'' 1800)
* Agata Della Pietà (''fl. c.'' 1800)

Timeline of Classical composers (partial)






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