Classical Composers

Column 3

Georg Friedrich Händel: 

  • Born February 1685
  • Baroque composer
  • Started three opera companies
  • Died 1759
  • One of the greatest Baroque composers

Signature Piece – “Hallelujah” chorus from “Messiah”

 

Frederic Chopin:

  • Romantic composer
  • Born 1810
  • Was Polish
  • Moved to Paris
  • Died in 1849
  • Was a piano teacher in high demand

Signature Piece – Heroic Polonaise

 

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