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  • Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827)

    Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827)
    Ludwig van Beethoven 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>
  • Johann Strauss, Jr. (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899)

    Johann Strauss, Jr. (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899)
    Johann Strauss II, also known as Johann Baptist Strauss or Johann Strauss, Jr., the Younger, or the Son (German: Sohn), was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Strauss_II' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Friedrich Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900)

    Friedrich Nietzsche (15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900)
    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche was a German philologist, philosopher, cultural critic, poet and composer. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Nietzsche' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Thomas Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931)

    Thomas Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931)
    Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Edison' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>
  • Richard Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949)

    Richard Strauss (11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949)
    Richard Georg Strauss was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, his tone poems, and other orchestral works. Strauss was also a prominent conductor throughout Germany and Austria. - Wikipedia
  • Wynton Marsalis (b. October 18, 1961)

    Wynton Marsalis (b. October 18, 1961)
    Wynton Learson Marsalis is a trumpeter, composer, teacher, music educator, and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, United States. Marsalis has promoted the appreciation of classical and jazz music often to young audiences. - <a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wynton_Marsalis' target="_blank">Wikipedia</a>