Romantic Era 1810s-1890: Opera, Symphony, Piano Music, Lieder, Chamber Music, Character Pieces, Tone Poems, Program Music, Absolute Music, Concert Overture, Incidental Music, Four Hand Piano Music, Song Cycle,

Timeline created by morganp2018
In Music
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    Luigi Cherubini

    wrote opera called Lodoiska, political activist
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    Ludwig van Beethoven

    composer, wrote in many genres
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    Carl Maria von Weber

    composed first German romantic opera
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    Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Jewish German composer, French Opera
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    Gioacchino Rossini

    opera composer
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    Franz Schubert

    composed in all genres, over 600 Lieder
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    Gaetano Donizetti

    Italian opera composer
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    Vincenzo Bellini

    Italian opera composer
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    Hector Berlioz

    early innovator of new orchestration genres, French
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    Fanny Mendelssohn

    sister of Felix, composer
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    Felix Mendelssohn

    composer, revived of Bach's music
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    Robert Schumann

    more important as an editor and a promoter of music
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    Frederic Chopin

    pianist and composer
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    Franz Liszt

    pianist, wrier, conductor, composer, innovator
  • Battle of Leipzig

    Napoleon defeated
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    Richard Wagner

    changed opera, harmony, music in general
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    Giuseppe Verdi

    Italian opera composer
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    Clara Schumann

    Virtuoso pianist, composer, wife of Robert
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    Jacques Offenbach

    operettes
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    Bedrich Smetana

    founder of Czech music
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    Stephen Foster

    American song composer
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    Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    American Nationalist, pianist
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    Antonion Dvorak

    Czech composer
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    Edvard Grieg

    Norway, composer
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    Ignacy Jan Paderewski

    Polish pianist and composer
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    Jean Sibelius

    Finland, composer