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Pietro Guglielmi (Massa 1728 – Rome 1804)  

Pietro Guglielmi
(Massa 1728 – Rome 1804)



He received his early teaching at home from his father (the Guglielmi family is a small dynasty of musicians), and ...

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Antonio Sacchini (Florence 1730 - Paris 1786)  

Antonio Sacchini
(Florence 1730 - Paris 1786)



A son of poor fishermen, it was his destiny to be ‘fished out' by Francesco Durante, who happened by chance ...

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Niccolò Piccinni (Bari - Italy, 1728 – Passy - France, 1800)  

Niccolò Piccinni
(Bari - Italy, 1728 – Passy - France, 1800)



Like Sacchini, Piccinni studied at the Conservatorio Sant'Onofrio in Naples with Leonardo Leo and even Durante. In 1760 he wrote ...

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Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Jesi,  1710 – Pozzuoli,  1736)  

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
(Jesi, 1710 – Pozzuoli, 1736)



One of the greatest and for certain aspects most enigmatic figures in the history of music is Giovanni Battista Draghi ...

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Niccolò Jommelli (Aversa,  1714 – Naples, 1774)  

Niccolò Jommelli
(Aversa, 1714 – Naples, 1774)



Another famous student of the Conservatorio di Sant'Onofrio in Porta Capuana, where he studied with Francesco Durante, Jommelli moved on ...

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François  Couperin (Paris, 1668-1733)  

François Couperin
(Paris, 1668-1733)



Another great name in Baroque Europe, François Couperin, (nicknamed appropriately ‘Le Grand' in part to distinguish him from his uncle ...

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Adolph von Henselt (Schwabach, 1814 – Warmbrunn, 1889)  

Adolph von Henselt
(Schwabach, 1814 – Warmbrunn, 1889)



Adolf von Henselt was a composer and pianist. He studied piano with Johann Hummel at Weimar and composition with Simon ...

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Robert Schumann  (Zwickau, 1810 – Bonn, 1856)  

Robert Schumann
(Zwickau, 1810 – Bonn, 1856)



Music figured prominently among the protective gods who baptized Schumann (his mother was a music teacher), but so did Literature, ...

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Charles Valentin Alkan  (Paris, 1813-1888)  

Charles Valentin Alkan
(Paris, 1813-1888)



Charles-Valentin Morhange was another child prodigy (both he and his brothers – also musicians – adopted their father's first name, ...

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Franz Liszt (Raiding, 1811- Bayreuth, 1886)  

Franz Liszt
(Raiding, 1811- Bayreuth, 1886)



Liszt, too, like most of his contemporaries or near contemporaries showed his extraordinary musical talent at a very young age ...

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