Category Archives: Composer

Carl Nielsen Quotes

Carl Nielsen, in full Carl August Nielsen, is probably the most famous Danish composer. His works influenced musical life in Denmark during his lifetime.

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Beth Anderson Quotes

Beth Anderson is a composer of neo-romantic, avant-garde music, text-sound works, and musical theater.

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Mikhail Glinka Quotes

Mikhail Glinka was the founder of the nationalist school of Russian composers and is often regarded as the father of Russian classical music.

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Paul Lansky Quotes

Paul Lansky was a pioneering figure in the computer music field and wrote one of its important programs, Cmix.

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Bedřich Smetana Quotes

Bedřich Smetana is one of the most significant Czech composers of all times and founder of the Czech national music.

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Camille Saint-Saëns Quotes

Camille Saint-Saëns was a composer, pianist, and french organist of the nineteenth century, he was considered the “French Beethoven” in his lifetime. His best-known works include  the Second Piano Concerto (1868), Danse macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), … Continue reading

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Claudio Monteverdi Quotes

Claudio Monteverdi was an Italian composer in the late Renaissance. He was the first composer to develop opera to its full dramatic and musical potential.

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Sergei Prokofiev Quotes

Sergei Prokofiev can be easily considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century. He was born in the Russian Empire and became one of the Soviet Union’s best-known composers. His works include the ballet Romeo and Juliet … Continue reading

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Manuel de Falla Quotes

Manuel de Falla was the most distinguished Spanish composer of the early 20th century. Fusing the rhythms and melodic traits of Spanish folk music with a modern palette of harmonies and instrumentation, he created music with the sophistication of Debussy, … Continue reading

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Hector Berlioz Quotes

Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869) was a French composer, conductor, and music critic. He influenced a generation of composers to adopt a musical style called Romanticism.

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