The Great Composers

Your essential guide to all the great composers from Bach to Wagner
Beethoven
The musical revolutionary
Mozart
Find out more about one of the greatest composers who ever lived
Great composers
A composer of many colours
Great composers
From New England schoolboy to the most performed composer in the USA

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William Byrd
Queen Elizabeth's Catholic composer
Messiaen
A 20th-century visionary
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An operatic master unmasked?
César Franck
Exploited as a child performer by his unprincipled father, Franck was a late developer when it came to composition, writing his most famous works a few years before his death.
Gesualdo
Musician and murderer