List of Italian composers


List of Italian composers

=Born 1450–1650=

*Bartolomeo Tromboncino (c.1470–c.1535) Composer of frottola, favored of Isabella d'Este; murdered his wife renee
*Andrea Gabrieli (c.1510–1595), uncle of Giovanni
*Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.1525–1594)
*Annibale Stabile (c.1535–1595), Roman School composer, pupil of Palestrina
*Florentio Maschera (1540–1584)
*Emilio de' Cavalieri (1550-1602)
*Giovanni Gabrieli (1557–1612)
*Carlo Gesualdo (1566–1613) Chromatic madrigalist, nobleman, murderer
*Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643), member of the Florentine Camerata, who are generally credited with inventing the modern opera, best known for his "Orfeo", also wrote several books of madrigals
*Salamone Rossi (c.1570–1630) Jewish composer of the early Baroque
*Gregorio Allegri (1582–1652), composer of the famous "Miserere", copied from memory on two hearings by the 14-year-old Mozart
*Stefano Landi (c.1586–1639)
*Domenico Mazzocchi (1592–1665)
*Virgilio Mazzocchi (1597–1646)
*Luigi Rossi (c.1597–1653)
*Giacomo Carissimi (1605–1674)
*Marco Mazzazzoli (c.1605–1662)
*Antonio Cesti (1623–1669)
*Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632–1687)
*Bernardo Pasquini (1637–1710)
*Ignazio Albertini (1644–1685)

Born 1650–1750

*Domenico Gabrielli (1651–1690)
*Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713)
*Agostino Steffani (1653–1728)
*Giuseppe Torelli (1658–1709)
*Alessandro Scarlatti (1660–1725)
*Antonio Caldara (1670–1736)
*Tomaso Albinoni (1671–1751)
*Tommaso Redi (c.1675–1738)
*Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741) Famous Venetian instrumental and opera composer
*Giuseppe Valentini (1681–1753)
*Domenico Scarlatti (1685–1757)
*Giovanni Battista Somis (1686–1763), violinist and composer, one of a family ( [http://www.areditions.com/rr/rrb/b093.html] )
*Giuseppe Tartini (1692–1770), famous for the "Devil's Trill Sonata"
*Pietro Locatelli (1695–1764)
*Giuseppe Sammartini (1695–1750)
*Giovanni Battista Sammartini (c.1700–1775)
*Baldassare Galuppi (1706–1785)
*Domenico Alberti (c.1710–1740)
*Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710–1736)
*Niccolò Jommelli (1714–1774)
*Pasquale Anfossi (1727–1797)
*Tommaso Traetta (1727–1779)
*Niccolò Piccinni (1728–1800)
*Antonio Sacchini (1730–1786)
*Gaetano Pugnani (1731–1798)
*Antonio Tozzi (1736-1812)
*Anna Bon (1740–?)
*Giovanni Paisiello (1740–1816)
*Andrea Luchesi (1741–1801)
*Luigi Boccherini (1743–1805)
*Domenico Cimarosa (1749–1801)

Born 1750-1900

*Antonio Salieri (1750 - 1825)
*Bartolomeo Capaglio (1751 - 1827)
*Muzio Cement (1752 - 1832)
*Giovanni Battista Violin (1755 - 1824), violinist and composer whose music was later praised by Brahms
*Luigi Cherubini (1760 - 1842)
*Gaspare Spontini (1774 - 1851)
*Mauro Giuliani (1781 - 1829)
*Niccolò Paganini (1782 - 1840)
*Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
*Saverio Mercadante (1795 - 1870)
*Giovanni Pacini (1796 - 1867)
*Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
*Vincenzo Bellini (1801 - 1835)
*Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
*Antonio Bakini (1818 - 1897)
*Giuseppe Allapana (1822 - 1889)
*Amilcare Ponchielli (1834 - 1886)
*Arrigo Boito (1842 - 1918)
*Giovanni Sgambati (1843 - 1914)
*Luigi Denza (1846 - 1922), composer of "Funiculì, Funiculà"
*Ernesto Köhler(1849-1907)
*Alfredo Catalani (1854 - 1893)
*Giuseppe Martucci (1856 - 1909)
*Ruggero Leoncavallo (1858 - 1919)
*Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924), Romantic era opera composer ("Tosca")
*Pietro Floridia (1860 - 1932)
*Alberto Franchetti (1860 - 1942)
*Pietro Mascagni (1863 - 1945)
*Ferruccio Busoni (1866 - 1924)
*Francesco Cilea (1866 - 1950)
*Umberto Giordano (1867 - 1948)
*Vittorio Monti (1868 - 1922)
*Franco Alfano (1875 - 1954)
*Stefano Donaudy (1879 - 1925)
*Gian Francesco Malipiero (1882 - 1973)
*Alfredo Casella (1883 - 1947)
*Riccardo Zandonai (1883 - 1944)
*Ottorino Respighi (1895 - 1936)
*Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895 - 1968)
*Aldo Finzi (1897 - 1945)

Born 1900–

*Marco Ambrosini (born 1964)
*Luigi Dallapiccola (1904–1975)
*Goffredo Petrassi (1904–2003)
*Nino Rota (1911–1979)
*Riccardo Malipiero (1914–2003)
*Luciano Berio (1925–2003)
*Aldo Clementi (born 1925)
*Franco Donatoni (1927–2000)
*Fabrizio De Rossi Re (born 1960)
*Ennio Morricone (born 1928)
*Sylvano Bussotti (born 1931)
*Francesco Pennisi (1934–2000)
*Azio Corghi (born 1937)
*Gian Paolo Chiti (born 1939)
*Ivan Fedele (born 1957)
*Carlo Pedini (born 1956)
*Michele Dall'Ongaro (born 1957)
*Alessandro Sbordoni (born 1948)
*Ada Gentile (born 1947)
*Giacinto Scelsi (1908-1988)
*Javier Torres Maldonado (born 1968)
*Maurizio Giri (born 1961)
*Domenico Guaccero (1927-1984)
*Mauro Bortolotti (born 1926)
*Bruno Maderna (1920-1973)
*Luigi Nono (1924-1990)
*Giorgio Battistelli (born 1953)
*Carlo Galante (born 1959)
*Stefano Taglietti (born 1965)
*Giancarlo Menotti (born 1911-2007)
*Fernando Mencherini (born 1949-1997)
*Niccolò Castiglioni (born 1932-1996)
*Camillo Togni (born 1922-1993)
*Salvatore Sciarrino (born 1947)
*Mario Garuti (born 1957)
*Federico Incardona (1958–2006)
*Giovanni Sollima (born 1962), composer and cellist
*Andrea Molino (born 1964) [cite web|title=Ricordi page for Molino|url=http://www.ricordi.it/Compositori/Dettaglio.asp?IdCompositore=248|accessdate=2007-01-13 ]
*Roberto Carnevale (born 1966)
*Paolo Longo (born 1967)
*Cesare Valentini (born 1967)
*Graziella Concas (born 1970)
*Mauro Campagnoli (born 1975)
*Vittorio Fellegara (born 1927)
*Egisto Macchi (1928-1992)
*Fausto Romitelli (1963-2004)
*Andrea Poggiali (born 1966)
*Lino Liviabella (1902-1964)
*Carlo Boccadoro (born 1963)
*Matteo D'Amico (born 1955)
*Fabio Vacchi (born 1949)
*Stefano Donaudy (died 1925)
*Carlo Forlivesi (born 1971)
*Salvatore Sciarrino (born 1947)
*Luke Barbarino (born 1952)
*Giovanni Verrando (born 1965)

References

ee also

*List of composers by nationality# Italy


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