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William Boyce by Thomas Hudson, 1749

William Boyce, Master of the King's Musick

Il giovane Brahms

Weve had Johannes Brahms on here before, but we really cant stress the the hotness of this Romantic composer. Did we mention that he played piano in brothels to make ends meet? Submitted by Carl Rhodes of the artist

6th August 1504: On this day in history Matthew Parker, Chaplain to Anne Boleyn and future Archbishop of Canterbury was born.

December On this day in history Matthew Parker was consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. Just before her death Anne Boleyn asked Matthew Parker to look after her daughter Elizabeth, the future Elizabeth I, it was a request that Parker took to heart.



Niccolò Paganini was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer.

German composer and pianist, Ludwig van Beethoven. As a composer, he was a prodigy before puberty and dynamic beyond deafness. // #composer #Classical-Music #Beethoven

* look for the links included as part of this Beethoven lover's page at the site this link takes you to. (Beethoven) - links to excellent websites for kids to learn about classical music, instruments, composers, music theory.

Johann Sebastian Bach - "Study Bach: there you will find everything." Johannes Brahms

Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers of music who ever lived. He composed during the Baroque Period of classical music .

On October 22, 1811, Hungarian composer Franz Liszt was born. Check out his family tree on Geni!

Franz Liszt - (October 1811 – July was a Hungarian composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher.

Clara Schumann

"He gives me the impression of being a spoilt child." Clara Schumann on Liszt.

Poland's culture institute in France says it believes a previously unknown photograph of Polish composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin has probably been found by private researchers.

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732–1809)

Art UK is the online home for every public collection in the UK. Featuring over oil paintings by some artists.