One-Page Composer Bios
50 Reproducible Biographies of Famous Composers
By Jay Althouse
Category: General Music and Classroom Publications
Version: Teacher's Handbook (100% Reproducible)
One-Page Composer Bios is a 100% reproducible book containing brief, informative, and interesting one-page biographies of 50 of history’s greatest composers. Use these easy-to-read bios as a complete course in composers or music history---studying as many or as few composers as you wish---or use them as supplemental material in the music classroom. Also included, as a bonus, are one-page histories of each of the six eras of music from the Medieval-era through the 20th century. Recommended for grades 5 and up.
Charles Ives
Scott Joplin
Franz Liszt
Gustav Mahler
Felix Mendelssohn
Duke Ellington
Aaron Copland
Claude Debussy
Antonin Dvorak
Edward Elgar
Leonard Bernstein
Johannes Brahms
Benjamin Britten
Anton Bruckner
Frederic Chopin
The Baroque Era
The Classical Era
The Romantic Era
The Twentieth Century
Giuseppe Verdi
Igor Stravinsky
Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Hildegard von Bingen
George Frideric Handel
Franz Joseph Haydn
Fannie Mendelssohn Hensel
Francis Poulenc
Claudio Monteverdi
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Modest Mussorgsky
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Gioacchino Rossini
Arnold Schoenberg
Franz Schubert
Richard Strauss
Clara Schumann
Robert Schumann
Dmitri Shostakovich
John Philip Sousa
The Renaissance Era
Antonio Vivaldi
Richard Wagner
The Medieval Era
About the Author
Johann Sebastian Bach
Bela Bartok
Ludwig van Beethoven
Cesar Franck
George Gershwin
Christoph Gluck
Edvard Grieg
Sergei Prokofiev
Giacomo Puccini
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Maurice Ravel
Hector Berlioz