Johann Sebastian BachJohann Sebastian Bach
31 March 1685, German
Composer
Henry PurcellHenry Purcell
10 September 1659, British
Composer

Johann PachelbelJohann Pachelbel
01 September 1653, German
Composer, Organist and Teacher

Claudio MonteverdiClaudio Monteverdi
15 May 1567, Italian
Composer

Domenico ScarlattiDomenico Scarlatti
26 October 1685, Italian
Musical Composer

Jean-Baptiste LullyJean-Baptiste Lully
28 November 1632, French, Italian
Composer
Arcangelo CorelliArcangelo Corelli
17 February 1653, Italian
Composer

Giuseppe TartiniGiuseppe Tartini
08 April 1692, Italian
Composer

Dieterich BuxtehudeDieterich Buxtehude
24 June 1637, German, Danish
Musical Composer and Organist
Francesca CacciniFrancesca Caccini
18 September 1587, Italian
Composer & Singer

Francesco CavalliFrancesco Cavalli
14 February 1602, Italian
Composer, Organist
Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorLeopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
09 June 1640, Austrian, Hungarian
Composer

Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
12 November 1651, Mexican
Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,

Ferdinand III, Holy Roman EmperorFerdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
13 July 1608, Hungarian
Composer

Georg Philipp TelemannGeorg Philipp Telemann
14 March 1681, German
Composer, Musicologist, Musician, Conductor, Music

Jean Philippe RameauJean Philippe Rameau
25 September 1683, French
Composer
Carlo GesualdoCarlo Gesualdo
08 March 1566, Italian
Composer

Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
08 June 1671, Italian
Composer

François CouperinFrançois Couperin
10 November 1668, French
Composer, Organist, Musician, Viol player,

Alessandro ScarlattiAlessandro Scarlatti
02 May 1660, Italian
Composer, Musician
Marc-Antoine CharpentierMarc-Antoine Charpentier
1643 AD, French
composer, choreographer

Turlough O'CarolanTurlough O'Carolan
1670 AD, Irish
Composer
Barbara StrozziBarbara Strozzi
06 August 1619, Italian
Singer, Composer, Actor, Model

Heinrich Ignaz Franz BiberHeinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
12 August 1644, Austrian, Czech
Composer

Dimitrie CantemirDimitrie Cantemir
26 October 1673, Romanian
Soldier
Marin MaraisMarin Marais
31 May 1656, French
Composer, Viol player

Johann Joseph FuxJohann Joseph Fux
1660 AD, Austrian
organist, conductor, composer, musicologist, music
Girolamo FrescobaldiGirolamo Frescobaldi
13 September 1583, Italian
organist, composer, pianist

Jan Dismas ZelenkaJan Dismas Zelenka
16 October 1679, Czech
Composer

John BullJohn Bull
1562 AD, British
Composer
Joseph Martin KrausJoseph Martin Kraus
20 June 1756, German
Composer

Continue Reading Below
Nicola PorporaNicola Porpora
17 August 1686, Italian
Composer, Music educator
Benedetto MarcelloBenedetto Marcello
09 August 1686, Italian
composer, poet, writer

Pietro LocatelliPietro Locatelli
03 September 1695, Italian
Musician

Jeremiah ClarkeJeremiah Clarke
1674 AD, British
Composer

Johann Joachim QuantzJohann Joachim Quantz
30 January 1697, German
Composer, Musicologist, Music theorist, Musical
Thomas CampionThomas Campion
22 February 1567, British
poet, composer, music theorist, musicologist
Sylvius Leopold WeissSylvius Leopold Weiss
12 October 1687, German
Composer

Antonio CaldaraAntonio Caldara
1670 AD, Italian
composer

Leonardo VinciLeonardo Vinci
1690 AD, Italian
Composer

Alessandro StradellaAlessandro Stradella
03 July 1643, Italian
Composer
Johann Jakob FrobergerJohann Jakob Froberger
19 May 1616, German
Composer

Francesco GeminianiFrancesco Geminiani
05 December 1687, Italian
Violinist

Giacomo CarissimiGiacomo Carissimi
18 April 1605, Italian
Composer

Jean-Joseph MouretJean-Joseph Mouret
11 April 1682, French
Composer

Johann MatthesonJohann Mattheson
28 September 1681, German
Composer
Pietro della VallePietro della Valle
02 April 1586, Italian
Composer

Matthew LockeMatthew Locke
1621 AD, British
Composer
Constantijn HuygensConstantijn Huygens
04 September 1596, Netherlands Antilles
Poet

Christoph GraupnerChristoph Graupner
13 January 1683, German
Harpsichordist

John BlowJohn Blow
23 February 1649, British
Composer
Johann KuhnauJohann Kuhnau
06 April 1660, German
Polymath

Louis CouperinLouis Couperin
1626 AD, French
Composer
Hans Leo HasslerHans Leo Hassler
26 October 1564, German
Composer

Giovanni BononciniGiovanni Bononcini
18 July 1670, Italian
Composer

Samuel ScheidtSamuel Scheidt
03 November 1587, German
Composer

William LawesWilliam Lawes
1602 AD, British
Composer

Francesco DuranteFrancesco Durante
31 March 1684, Italian
Composer
Georg MuffatGeorg Muffat
01 June 1653, French
Composer

Michel Richard DelalandeMichel Richard Delalande
15 December 1657, French
Composer

Pierre BeauchampPierre Beauchamp
30 October 1631, French
Choreographer

André CampraAndré Campra
04 December 1660, French
Composer
Joseph Bodin de BoismortierJoseph Bodin de Boismortier
23 December 1689, French
Composer

Louis-Claude DaquinLouis-Claude Daquin
04 July 1694, French
Composer
John PlayfordJohn Playford
1623 AD, British
Bookseller

Jacques-Martin HotteterreJacques-Martin Hotteterre
29 September 1674, French
Composer

Georg BöhmGeorg Böhm
02 September 1661, German
Organist
Reinhard KeiserReinhard Keiser
09 January 1674, German
Composer

Emilio de' CavalieriEmilio de' Cavalieri
1550 AD, Italian
Composer
Giovanni LegrenziGiovanni Legrenzi
12 August 1626, Italian
Composer

Thomas RavenscroftThomas Ravenscroft
1588 AD, British
Composer

Antonio CestiAntonio Cesti
05 August 1623, Italian
Composer
Thomas TomkinsThomas Tomkins
1572 AD, British, Welsh
Composer

Agostino SteffaniAgostino Steffani
25 July 1654, Italian
Composer
Nicholas LanierNicholas Lanier
10 September 1588, British
Composer

Johann Gottfried WaltherJohann Gottfried Walther
18 September 1684, German
Composer

William CroftWilliam Croft
30 December 1678, British
Composer

Leonardo LeoLeonardo Leo
05 August 1694, Italian
Composer
Philippe de MontePhilippe de Monte
1521 AD, Belgian
Composer
John JenkinsJohn Jenkins
1592 AD, British
Composer

Johann Christoph PepuschJohann Christoph Pepusch
1667 AD, German
Composer

Louis-Nicolas ClérambaultLouis-Nicolas Clérambault
19 December 1676, French
Mmusician

Claude Le JeuneClaude Le Jeune
1528 AD, French
Composer
Johann Kaspar KerllJohann Kaspar Kerll
09 April 1627, German
Composer

Krystof HarantKrystof Harant
1564 AD, Czech
Writer

Adriano BanchieriAdriano Banchieri
03 September 1568, Italian
Composer

Johannes CrügerJohannes Crüger
09 April 1598, German
Composer

Jacques Champion de ChambonnièresJacques Champion de Chambonnières
1601 AD, French
Harpsichordist
John BennetJohn Bennet
1575 AD, British
Composer

Giovanni de' BardiGiovanni de' Bardi
05 February 1534, Italian
Literary Critic
Henry LawesHenry Lawes
05 December 1595, British
Songwriter

Johann Philipp KriegerJohann Philipp Krieger
25 February 1649, German
Composer
John WilbyeJohn Wilbye
07 March 1574, British
Composer
Christopher SimpsonChristopher Simpson
1606 AD, British
Composer