Classical music composers archive
Welcome to Musicalics, the classical music composers archive. Here you can find information about more than 26 thousand composers and over 700 thousand compositions. There is also a large collection of geographical places connected to composers or classical music: the MusicAtlas.
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This website is a combination of the Classical Composers Database (www.classical-composers.org; now disabled) and the extensive composers and compositions archive of Jean-Paul Giraudet, who compiled that in over 50 years. I am thankful to him that he allowed me to use that information here. I am also thankful to Ed Tervooren, who allowed me to publish his collection of MusicAtlas places.
Recently deceased composers
0339-0397Saint Ambrose ♂
0840-0912Notker Balbulus [the stammerer] ♂
0879-0942Odo of Cluny ♂
1013-1054Hermannus Contractus [of Reichenau] ♂
1071-1126William IX of Aquitaine ♂
1079-1142Peter (Petrus) Abelard ♂
1098-1179Hildegard von Bingen ♀
1100-1150Jehan Marcabru ♂
1113-1209Berenguier de Palazol ♂
1113-1147Jaufré Rudel ♂
1120-1180Rigaut de Berbezilh ♂
1130-1195Bernart de Ventadorn ♂
1130-1189Huon d'Oisy ♂
1130-1190Peire d'Alvernhe ♂
1135-1175Beatritz de Dia ♀
1135-1204Gautier de Châtillon ♂
1138-1215Giraut de Bornelh ♂
1140-1184Hendrik van Veldeke ♂
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