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Here are concise biographies of over 150 musicians and composers from different music periods. Names are arranged alphabetically.

A

Albéniz, Isaac
Anka, Paul
Arcadelt, Jacob
Armstrong, Louis

B

Babbitt, Milton Byron
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Balakirev, Mily
Barber, Samuel
Bartók, Béla
Beach, Amy
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Bellini, Vincenzo
Berg, Alban
Berio, Luciano
Berlin, Irving
Berlioz, Louis-Hector
Bernstein, Leonard
Berry, Chuck
Binchois, Gilles
Bloch, Ernest
Bizet, Georges
Bolden, Buddy
Borodin, Aleksandr
Boulanger, Nadia
Brahms, Johannes
Britten, Benjamin
Brown, James
Bruch, Maz
Bruckner, Anton
Busoni, Ferruccio
Buxtehude, Dietrich
Byrd, William

C

Cage, John
Carreño, Teresa
Carter, Elliott
Cavalli, Francesco
Chaminade, Cécile
Chapman, Tracy
Charles, Ray
Chavez, carlos
Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek
Church, Charlotte
Churchill, Frank
Clapton, Eric
Clarke, Rebecca
Cline, Patsy
Cole, Nat King
Coltrane, John
Copland, Aaron
Corelli, Arcangelo
Cui, Cesar

D

d'Arras, Moniot
Day, Doris
da Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi
DeBussy, Claude
Dede, Edmond
de Falla, Manuel
de la Guerre, Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet
Delius, Frederick
de Machaut , Guillaume
de Sermisy, Claudin
Desprez, Josquin
de Victoria, Tomas Luis
Diamond, Neil
Donizetti, Gaetano
Dowland, John
Dufay, Guillaume
Dukas, Paul
Dunstable, John
Dvorak, Antonin
Dylan, Bob

E/F/G

Elgar, Edward
Ellington "Duke"
Etting, Ruth
Farmer, John
Faure, Gabriel
Fine, Vivian
Fitzgerald, Ella
Fogelberg, Dan
Francis, Connie
Franck, Cesar
Gabrielli, Giovanni
Gershwin, George
Gesualdo, Carlo
Getz, Stan
Gillespie, Dizzy
Gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield
Glinka, Mikhail
Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Goodman, Benny
Gottschalk, Louis Moreau
Gounod, Charles
Grainger, Percy
Granados, Enrique
Grieg, Edvard

H/I/J

Handel, George Frideric
Haydn, Franz Joseph
Hensel, Fanny Mendelssohn
Hindemith, Paul
Holiday, Billie
Holst, Gustav
Hunter, Alberta
Ives, Charles
Janequin, Clement
Joel, Billy
Ian, Janis
Janacek, Leos
Joachim, Joseph

Johnson, Francis
Jones, Norah
Joplin, Scott

K/L/M

Kern, Jerome
King, B.B.
King, Carole
King, Karl Lawrence
Kodaly, Zoltan
Korsakov, Nikolay
Lang-Lang
Lassus, Orlando
Leoncavallo, Ruggero
Ligeti, Gyorgy
Liszt, Franz
Lully, Jean-Baptiste
Lutoslawski, Witold
Ma, Yo-Yo
MacDowell, Edward
Mancini, Henry
Marenzio, Luca
Mason, William
McRae, Carmen
Mendelssohn, Felix
Menotti, Gian Carlo
Messiaen, Olivier
Meyerbeer, Giacomo
Mitchell, Joni
Monteverdi, Claudio
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mussogrsky, Modest

N/O/P

Nielsen, Carl
Obrecht, Jacob
Ockeghem, Johannes
Offenbach, Jacques
Orff, Carl
Pachelbel, Johann
Paganini, Niccolo
Parker, Charlie "Bird"
Pavarotti, Luciano
Peggy Lee
Perotin
Poulenc, Frnncis
Power, Leonel
Price, Florence Beatrice
Prokofiev, Sergey
Puccini, Giacomo
Purcell, Henry

Q/R/S

Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Rainey, Ma
Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Ravel, Maurice
Revueltas, Silvestre
Rodgers, Richard
Rossini, Gioachino
Saint-Saens, Camille
Satie, Erik
Scarlatti, Domenico
Schindler, Alma
Schoenberg, Arnold
Schubert, Franz
Schumann, Clara Wieck
Schumann, Robert
Schutz, Heinrich
Scriabin, Aleksandr
Sedaka, Neil
Shostakovich, Dmitry
Sibelius, Jean
Sills, Beverly
Simon, Carly
Smetana, Bedrich
Smith, Bessie
Sousa, John Philip
Stockhausen, Karlheinz
Strauss, Richard
Stravinsky, Igor
Sullivan, Arthur

T/U/V

Tailleferre, Germaine
Tallis, Thomas
Taylor, James
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
Telemann, Georg Philipp
Tippett, Michael
Trucks, Derek
Vanessa Mae
Varese, Edgard
Vaughan, Sarah
Verdi, Giuseppe
Viardot, Pauline
Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Vivaldi, Antonio
von Bingen, Hildegard
von Weber, Carl Maria

W/X/Y/Z

Wagner, Richard
Waller, Fats
Walton, William
Washington, Dinah
Webern, Anton
Weill, Kurt
Willaert, Adrian
Williams, John
Williams, Vaughan Ralph
Zimmer, Hans

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