Famous Composers

Welcome! We will be spending the school year learning about composers who have shaped music today. Watch the links, fill out the book, but also make sure that you are listening to the music. Really stop and listen. What do you think the creator was trying to tell us? Music is a special form of communication that we can feel as well as hear.


Felix Mendelssohn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Modest Mossorgsky

Henry Purcell

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Camille Saint-Saens

Franz Schubert

Robert Schumann

John Philip Sousa

Johann Strauss II

Igor Stravinsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Giuseppe Verdi


Antonio Vivaldi

Josef Franz Wagner

Johann Sebastian Bach

Ludwig van Beethoven

Hector Berlioz

Alexander Borodin

Johannes Brahms

Frederic Chopin

Arcangelo Corelli

Claude Debussy

Antonin Dvorak

Stephen Foster

Edvard Grieg

George Frederic Handel

(Franz) Joseph Haydn



You made it through the course! Who is your favorite composer? Who’s work do you relate to? Did any of the musicians inspire you? Do you enjoy listening to classical music? Please share and send me a picture of your completed book and I will send you a certificate of completion for your portfolio!