Romantic Era Composers

  • Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Ludwig Van Beethoven
    Famous Classical Composer;
    known for being a bridge between the Classical and Romantic Eras
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini
    (1792-1868) Famous opera composer best known for "The Barber of Seville"
  • Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert
    (1797-1828) Famous Austrian composer known for his piano works and over 600 lieder (Romantic poetry set to music)
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn
    (1809-1847) Prolific Romantic Era composer and pianist, known for writing symphonies, concertos, and chamber music
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin
    Polish Pianist and Composer;
    one of the most famous composers of this time
  • Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann
    (1810-1856) Famous pianist and composer known for his grand romantic pieces
  • Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner
    (1813-1883) Famous German composer known for his stage works, specifically operas
  • Clara Schumann

    Clara Schumann
    (1819-1896) Famous pianist, married to Robert Schumann
  • Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
    (1840-1893) First Russian Composer of significance, a member of The Russian Five; famously known for his ballets such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty
  • Franz Joseph Liszt

    Franz Joseph Liszt
    (1843-1907) Hungarian Pianist; known for his transcriptions of orchestral works into piano arrangements. Also known for his creations of tone poems