The Great Composers

Your essential guide to all the great composers from Bach to Wagner
The musical revolutionary
Find out more about one of the greatest composers who ever lived
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A composer of many colours
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From New England schoolboy to the most performed composer in the USA

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Felix Mendelssohn
The ultimate child prodigy
Gabriel Fauré
A French revolutionary in disguise
A master of the lament
Leos Janacek
A musical affair
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A truly nocturnal composer
Francis Poulenc
Today he may be the most fêted of the French composer group Les Six but Poulenc was a contradictory character full of self-doubt