“I played over the music of that scoundrel Brahms. What a giftless bastard! It annoys me that this self-inflated mediocrity is hailed as a genius.” Advertisements
Gabriel Fauré is widely considered one of France’s greatest composers, whose refined and gentle music influenced the course of modern French music. He served as president of the Paris Conservatory from 1905 to 1920.
Franz Schubert was an Austrian romantic composer noted for the melody and harmony in his songs and chamber music.
Laurie Anderson is an American avant-garde artist, composer, musician and film director who is best known for her multimedia presentations and innovative use of technology.
“I don’t choose what I compose. It chooses me.” – Gustav Mahler
Carl Nielsen, in full Carl August Nielsen, is probably the most famous Danish composer. His works influenced musical life in Denmark during his lifetime.
Beth Anderson is a composer of neo-romantic, avant-garde music, text-sound works, and musical theater.
Paul Lansky was a pioneering figure in the computer music field and wrote one of its important programs, Cmix.