List of Classical-era composers

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This is a list of composers of the Classical music era, roughly from 1730 to 1820. Prominent composers of the Classical era include Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Stamitz, Joseph Haydn, Johann Christian Bach, Antonio Salieri, Muzio Clementi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Luigi Boccherini. Prominent composers of both the Classical and early Romantic eras include Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert.

Early Galante era composers – Transition from Baroque to Classical (born before 1710)[edit]

Composers in the Baroque/Classical transitional era, sometimes seen as the beginning of the Galante era, include the following listed by their date of birth:

Early Classical era/Later Galante era composers (born 1710–1730)[edit]

Composers during the Early Classical era, sometimes seen as a continuation of the Galante era, include the following listed by their date of birth:

Middle Classical era composers (born 1730–1750)[edit]

Late Classical era composers (born 1750–1770)[edit]

Classical era/Romantic transition composers (born 1770–1800)[edit]

Timeline of Classical composers (partial)[edit]

Franz Schubert Gioachino Rossini Louis Spohr John Field (composer) Mauro Giuliani Fernando Sor Johann Nepomuk Hummel Anton Reicha Ludwig van Beethoven Samuel Wesley Anton Eberl Franz Danzi Luigi Cherubini Jan Ladislav Dussek Ignaz Pleyel Joseph Martin Kraus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Giovanni Battista Viotti Vicente Martín y Soler Muzio Clementi Antonio Salieri Domenico Cimarosa William Billings Carl Stamitz Luigi Boccherini Giovanni Paisiello André Ernest Modeste Grétry Andrea Luchesi Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf Michael Haydn Josef Mysliveček Johann Christian Bach Johann Schobert François-Joseph Gossec Joseph Haydn Antonio Soler Tommaso Traetta François-André Danican Philidor Carl Friedrich Abel Pieter Hellendaal Carlo Antonio Campioni Leopold Mozart Johann Stamitz Georg Christoph Wagenseil Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Christoph Willibald Gluck Niccolò Jommelli Wilhelm Friedemann Bach Giovanni Battista Sammartini Domenico Scarlatti

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