A sampling of the men who composed some of the most familiar orchestral music. Includes a summary of their popular pieces and illustrations.
Short biographies with discography.
Extensive link collection.
Information on composers, works by genre, MIDI and MP3 files. Available in several languages.
Brief biographies with recommended recordings by Naxos-HNH.
Brief listings, some with illustrations, by Michael Norrish. Insludes a degree of informed speculation and editorializing.
Includes timelines, birthdays, essays, links, contact information, and gift shop. Search by date or name.
A database of composer biographies and other music history materials.
Birth and death dates, pronunciation, and nationality of composers.
Arizona Republic columnist James Reel's introduction for those not familiar with the subject. Includes biographies and the essays Classical Music and Onions and A Guide to Classical Listening.