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Top 50 Greatest Composers of All Time

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Here is the list of greatest composers in history. It includes music composers of all era. You will find greatest modern composers who compose soundtracks of movies and greatest composers of past centuries.

Classical is music is called as the one true music and music of soul. God have blessed us so many great composers that it actually made our sad, sorrowful life joyous and entertaining. Techno and club music lovers may never understand the contribution of classical music but if there was no classical music there would have been no music at all.

So it is necessary to pay homage to all the great composers of classical music. Most of these music composers composed 200 plus hours of music and you can spend months listening to them. Most of the composers listed here lived in the era of kings and queens. But their music is ageless and you can enjoy their music even today. The greatness of these composers was not limited to just composing hour long music masterpieces. In fact many of them were great performers as well – Such as Mozart was known as the greatest Pianist of his time. He was also a good Violinist. Beethoven was almost deaf and was not able to enjoy his own music. But still he was a good pianist. Baroque Period’s great musician and composer – JS Bach was known for his expertise in playing mouth organs.

Here are 50 greatest music composers of all time:

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50. Bedrich Smetana
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49. Alexander Borodin
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48. Leoš Janácek
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47. Benjamin Britten
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46. Georg Philipp Telemann
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45. Camille Saint-Saens
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44. Jean Sibelius
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43. Maurice Ravel
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42. Edvard Grieg
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41. Paul Hindemith
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40. Christoph Willibald Gluck
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39. Claudio Monteverdi
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38. Béla Bartók
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37. César Franck
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36. Georges Bizet
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35. Modest Mussorgsky
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34. Jean-Philippe Rameau
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33. Gabriel Fauré
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32. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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31. Ralph Vaughan Williams
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30. Johann Strauss Jr.
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29. Carl Maria von Weber
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28. François Couperin
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27. Giacomo Puccini
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26. Igor Stravinsky
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25. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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24. Antonín Dvorak
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23. Anton Bruckner
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22. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
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21. Giacomo Puccini
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20. Claude Debussy
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19. Hector Berlioz
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18. Richard Strauss
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17. Dmitri Shostakovich
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16. Antonio Vivaldi
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15. Georg Friedrich Handel
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14. Sergei Rachmaninov
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13. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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12. Gustav Mahler
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11. Giuseppe Verdi
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10. Franz Liszt
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9. Frederic Chopin
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8. Johannes Brahms
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7. Robert Schumann
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6. Franz Schubert
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5. Joseph Haydn
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4. Richard Wagner
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3. Johann Sebastian Bach
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2. Ludwig van Beethoven
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1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Do you think Beethoven was better music composer than Mozart? Do you think that if Mozart has lived for 30 more years he would have overshadowed all other composers? What do you think about JS Bach?