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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

Antonin Dvork (1841-1904)

George Gershwin (1898-1937)

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

Feliz Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Wolftgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)


Giacomo Puccini(1858-1924)

 Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

 Erik Satie (1866-1925)

Arnold Schoenburg (1874-1951)

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

 Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

Clara Wieck Shumann (1819-1896)

Christian Sinding(1856 - 1941)

Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)

Richard Strauss (1864-1949).

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

Richard Wagner (1813-1883)

Ralph Vaughan Williams(1872-1958)

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)


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