Famous Composers from Austria

List of notable or famous composers from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Austria and even some popular composers who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Austria is included when available.

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This historic composers from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Austria?" These prominent composers of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian composers.

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  • Alban Berg
    Dec. at 50 (1885-1935)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    Alban Maria Johannes Berg (; German: [ˈbɛɐ̯k]; February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer of the Second Viennese School. His compositional style combined Romantic lyricism with ...more
    • Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
    Aleksey Mikhailovich Igudesman (Russian: Алексей Михайлович Игу́десман; born 22 February 1973) is a Russian-German violinist, composer, conductor, comedian and actor. He performs in the ...more
  • Alessandro Poglietti (early 17th century – July 1683) was a Baroque organist and composer of unknown origin. In the second half of the 17th century Poglietti settled in Vienna, where he attained an ...more
  • Alexander von Zemlinsky
    Dec. at 70 (1871-1942)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    Alexander Zemlinsky or Alexander von Zemlinsky (14 October 1871 – 15 March 1942) was an Austrian composer, conductor, and teacher.
  • Alfred Rosé
    Dec. at 72 (1902-1975)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    Alfred Eduard Emmerich Rosé (11 December 1902, Vienna –7 May 1975, London, Ontario, Canada) was an Austrian composer and conductor. He was the elder brother of Alma Rosé, son of Arnold Rosé, and the ...more
  • Alfred Uhl
    Dec. at 83 (1909-1992)
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    Alfred Uhl (5 June 1909 – 8 June 1992) was an Austrian composer, violist, music teacher and conductor.