List of Baroque composers

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Composers of the Baroque era, ordered by date of birth:

Brief timeline[edit]

Giovanni Battista PergolesiBaldassare GaluppiCarlos SeixasJohann Adolf HasseRiccardo BroschiJohann Joachim QuantzPietro LocatelliGiuseppe TartiniLeonardo VinciJohann Friedrich FaschFrancesco GeminianiNicola PorporaSilvius Leopold WeissGeorge Frideric HandelDomenico ScarlattiJohann Sebastian BachJohann Gottfried WaltherJean-Philippe RameauJohann David HeinichenGeorg Philipp TelemannJan Dismas ZelenkaAntonio VivaldiTomaso AlbinoniJohann Caspar Ferdinand FischerAntonio CaldaraFrancois CouperinAlessandro ScarlattiHenry PurcellMarin MaraisArcangelo CorelliJohann PachelbelHeinrich Ignaz BiberDieterich BuxtehudeMarc Antoine CharpentierJean-Baptiste LullyJean-Henri d'AnglebertJohann Heinrich SchmelzerBarbara StrozziJohann Jakob FrobergerGiacomo CarissimiAntonio BertaliWilliam LawesFrancesco CavalliSamuel ScheidtHeinrich SchützGirolamo FrescobaldiGregorio AllegriClaudio MonteverdiJan Pieterszoon SweelinckJacopo Peri

Transition from Renaissance to Baroque (born 1500–49)[edit]

Composers in the Renaissance/Baroque transitional era include the following (listed by their date of birth):

Early Baroque era composers (born 1550–99)[edit]

Composers of the Early Baroque era include the following figures listed by the probable or proven date of their birth:

Middle Baroque era composers (born 1600–49)[edit]

Composers of the Middle Baroque era include the following figures listed by the date of their birth:

Late Baroque era composers (born 1650–99)[edit]

Composers of the Late Baroque era include the following figures listed by the date of their birth:

Early Galante era composers – transition from Baroque to Classical (born 1700 and after)[edit]

Composers during the transition from the Baroque to Classical eras, sometimes seen as the beginning of the Galante era, include the following figures listed by their date of birth:

See also[edit]

There is considerable overlap near the beginning and end of this era. See lists of composers for the previous and following eras: