Famous Composers

The Most Famous Composers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Jean-Jacques RousseauJune 28, 1712French, SwissJean-Jacques Rousseau was a noted Swiss-born philosopher, writer and composer
Ravi ShankarApril 7, 1920IndianRavi Shankar was one of the greatest music maestros from India who familiarized the West with the Indian classical music
John ColtraneSeptember 23, 1926AmericanJohn Coltrane was a renowned saxophonist and a Jazz music composer
Scott JoplinNovember 24, 1868AmericanScott Joplin, ‘King of Ragtime’ was an eminent American composer and pianist of the twentieth century
Ray CharlesSeptember 23, 1930AmericanRay Charles was a popular American singer, songwriter and was the discoverer of soul music
Sergei ProkofievApril 23, 1891UkrainianSergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor
Max BruchJanuary 6, 1838GermanA German romantic composer and conductor, Max Bruch is notably famous for his violin concertos that feature among his 200 plus works! Read this captivating biography to know about his profile, childhood, life and timeline.
Charlie ParkerAugust 29, 1920AmericanCharlie Parker was an American jazz saxophonist and composer
Gabriel FauréMay 12, 1845FrenchGabriel Urbain Faure was a French composer, organist and pianist
Luca MarenzioOctober 18, 1553ItalianLuca Marenzio was a renowned Italian composer and singer belonging to the late Renaissance era

Gabriel Fauré

Gabriel Urbain Faure was a French composer, organist and pianist

FrenchMay 12, 1845145 views

Giovanni Gabrieli

Giovanni Gabrieli was a prominent Venetian composer

Italian155789 views

Luca Marenzio

Luca Marenzio was a renowned Italian composer and singer belonging to the late Renaissance era

ItalianOctober 18, 1553144 views

Francesca Caccini

Francesca Caccini was a famous music composer of the Baroque era

ItalianSeptember 18, 1587108 views

Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk was an American jazz artist, pianist and composer, who is considered as one of the pioneers of the American jazz music

AmericanOctober 10, 1917137 views

Modest Mussorgsky

Read on to know all about the childhood, life and timeline of the brilliant Russian composer, Modest Mussorgsky.

RussianMarch 21, 1839103 views

Luciano Berio

Luciano Berio was a remarkable Italian composer

ItalianOctober 24, 1925112 views

Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim is one of the most celebrated American music composers and lyricist

AmericanMarch 22, 1930121 views

Claudin De Sermisy

Connected with the French Royal Court, Claudin de Sermisy was an exceptional Renaissance composer

French149076 views

Max Bruch

A German romantic composer and conductor, Max Bruch is notably famous for his violin concertos that feature among his 200 plus works! Read this captivating biography to know about his profile, childhood, life and timeline.

GermanJanuary 6, 1838155 views