Era & Composer Timeline
By Declan Williams
20th/21st CENTURY ERA
Johann Sebastian Bach
George Frideric Handel
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
He became an ordained priest in 1703.
Bach was a great fan of Vivaldi’s.
Some of his music is lost, but new pieces keep being discovered all the time!
At the time of his unfortunate passing, he was the most successful commercial opera composer in the world worth an estimated $200 million. (Billions today)
And although the body is left on French soil, the composer's heart was given to his country - it is immured in the tower of the church of the Holy Cross in Warsaw.
In addition to composing, conducting, and writing, Schoenberg painted some incredible artwork, including self-portraits.