Classical Period 1

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  • Domenico Alberti (1710-1740)

    Domenico Alberti (1710-1740)
    Domenico Alberti (ca. 1710 – 14 October 1740) was an Italian singer, harpsichordist, and composer whose works bridge the Baroque and Classical periods. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domenico_Alberti' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714–1788)
    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (8 March 1714 – 14 December 1788) was a German Classical period musician and composer, the fifth child and second (surviving) son of Johann Sebastian Bach and Maria Barbara Bach. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Philipp_Emanuel_Bach' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy (1714–1790)

    Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy (1714–1790)
    Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy (18 December 1714 – 28 September 1790) was a Hungarian prince, a member of the famous Esterházy family. His building of palaces, extravagant clothing, and taste for opera and other grand musical productions led to his being given the title "the Magnificent". He is remembered as the principal employer of the composer Joseph Haydn. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikolaus_I,_Prince_Esterházy' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)

    Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)
    Franz Joseph Haydn (31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809), known as Joseph Haydn, was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet" because of his important contributions to these forms. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Haydn' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Johann Christian Bach (1735–1782)

    Johann Christian Bach (1735–1782)
    Johann Christian Bach (September 5, 1735 – January 1, 1782) was a composer of the Classical era, the eleventh and youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach. He is sometimes referred to as 'the London Bach' or 'the English Bach', due to his time spent living in the British capital, where he came to be known as John Bach - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Christian_Bach' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749–1838)

    Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749–1838)
    Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 1749 – 17 August 1838) was a Venetian opera librettist and poet. He wrote the librettos for 28 operas by 11 composers, including three of Mozart's greatest operas, <i>Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro</i> and <i>Così fan tutte.</i> - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorenzo_Da_Ponte' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749–1832)
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer, artist, and politician. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Antonio Salieri (1750–1825)

    Antonio Salieri (1750–1825)
    Antonio Salieri (18 August 1750 – 7 May 1825) was a classical composer, conductor and teacher born in Legnago, south of Verona, in the Republic of Venice, but who spent his adult life and career as a faithful subject of the Habsburg monarchy. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Salieri' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Muzio Clementi (1752–1832)

    Muzio Clementi (1752–1832)
    Muzio Clementi (24 January 1752 – 10 March 1832) was a celebrated composer, pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muzio_Clementi' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791)
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfgang_Amadeus_Mozart' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766–1803)

    Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766–1803)
    Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766 – September 17, 1803) was an Austrian composer, now famous for his completion of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Requiem. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Xaver_Süssmayr' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

    Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)
    Ludwig van Beethoven (baptized 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludwig_van_Beethoven' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>