The Best Classical Composers People
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The Best Classical Composers

The best classical composers of all time ranked from best to worst. These classical composers are some of the best musicians in history, and are responsible for some of the greatest works of classical music the world has ever heard. Though these were men of a classical era of music, their concertos, sonatas, and movements are present in everything from rock concerts to blockbuster movies and are some of the most popular classical songs.

These top classical composers have written some of the most relaxing music, the most inspirational music, and the most beautiful music in the world. They are the greatest composers who ever have lived.

Who are the greatest classical composers? What are the characteristics of the best classical composers? Who wrote the best classical music? This list of the top classical composers aims to answer these questions and others that have to do with determining who the best composers of classical music were and are. If your favorite classical composer isn't on the list of the best

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    1685

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    most listed 1770

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    the people's #1 1756

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    1840

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    1873

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    1862

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    1882

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1825

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    1843

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    1891

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1898

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    ranked low on reranks & added by BostonBruins 1681

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    ranked low on reranks 1685

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1910

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 1874

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    ranked low on reranks & added by mainpleine 1632

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    added by BostonBruins 1743

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Adalbert Rubens 1567

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    1866

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