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, 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]

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

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

Classical era/Romantic transition composers (born 1770–1799)[edit]

Timeline of Classical composers (partial)[edit]

Franz SchubertGioachino RossiniLouis SpohrJohn Field (composer)Mauro GiulianiFernando SorJohann Nepomuk HummelAnton ReichaLudwig van BeethovenSamuel WesleyAnton EberlFranz DanziLuigi CherubiniJan Ladislav DussekIgnaz PleyelJoseph Martin KrausWolfgang Amadeus MozartGiovanni Battista ViottiVicente Martín y SolerMuzio ClementiAntonio SalieriDomenico CimarosaWilliam BillingsCarl StamitzLuigi BoccheriniGiovanni PaisielloAndré Ernest Modeste GrétryAndrea LuchesiCarl Ditters von DittersdorfMichael HaydnJosef MyslivečekJohann Christian BachJohann SchobertFrançois-Joseph GossecJoseph HaydnAntonio SolerTommaso TraettaFrançois-André Danican PhilidorCarl Friedrich AbelPieter HellendaalCarlo Antonio CampioniLeopold MozartJohann StamitzGeorg Christoph WagenseilCarl Philipp Emanuel BachChristoph Willibald GluckNiccolò JommelliWilhelm Friedemann BachGiovanni Battista SammartiniDomenico Scarlatti

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