Enlightened Composers and Performers

As usual I’ll be adding things to this page including more links, photos and hopefully some music samples.

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685 – 1750)

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johann-sebastian-bach

Bartok, Bela (1881 – 1945)

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Bela Bartok

Bazzini, Antonio (1818 – 1897)

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Bazzini

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 – 1827)

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Beethovan

Bellini, Vincenzo (1801 – 1835)

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Vincenzo_bellini

Berlioz, Hector (1803 – 1869)

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Hector-Berlioz

Bizet, Georges (1838 – 1875)

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Bizet

Borodin, Alexander (1833 – 1887)

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borodin

Bowie, David (1947 – )

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david_bowie

Brahms, Johannes (1833 – 1897)

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Brahms

Brel, Jacques (1929 – 1978)

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Brel

Britten, Benjamin (1913 – 1976)

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britten

Bruckner, Anton (1824 – 1896)

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Bruckner

Cage, John (1912 – 1992)

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John-Cage

Chopin, Frederic (1810 – 1849)

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Chopin

Copland, Aaron (1900 – 1990)

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aaron-copland

Debussy, Claude (1862 – 1918)

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DEBUSSY

Delius, Frederick (1862 – 1934)

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delius

Diamond, Neil (1941 – )

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neil-diamond

Donizetti, Gaetano (1797 – 1848)

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Gaetano-Donizetti

Dukas, Paul (1865 – 1935)

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paul-dukas

Dupre, Marcel (1886 – 1971)

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Dupre

Dvorak, Antonin (1841 – 1904)

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dvorak

Dylan, Bob (1941 – )

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bob dylan

Elfman, Danny (1953 – )

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Danny-Elfman

Elgar, Sir Edward (1857 – 1934)

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Edward-Elgar

Gershwin, George (1898 – 1937)

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george-gershwin

Gilmour, David (1946 – )

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DavidGilmour

Goldsmith, Jerry (1929 – 2004)

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goldsmith

Gounod, Charles (1818 – 1893)

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Gounod

Handel, George Frideric (1685 – 1759)

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Handel

Harrison, George (1943 – 2001)

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harrison

Holiday, Billie (1915 – 1959)

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BillieHoliday

Holloway, John (1948 – )

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John+Holloway

Holst, Gustav (1874 – 1934)

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holst

Howard, James Newton (1951 – )

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james-newton-howard

Ives, Charles (1874 – 1954)

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Ives

Jarre, Maurice-Alexis (1924 – 2009)

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jarre

Jewel (1974 – )

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jewel

Joplin, Scott (1867 – 1917)

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joplin

King, Carole (1942 – )

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CaroleKing

Komeda, Krzysztof (1931 – 1969)

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komeda

Lady Gaga (1986 – )

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lady-gaga

Lennon, John (1940 – 1980)

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Lennon

Liszt, Franz (1811 – 1886)

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Liszt-Franz

Mahler, Gustav (1860 – 1911)

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gustavmahler

Marley, Bob (1945 – 1981)

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bob-marley

McCartney, Sir Paul (1942 – )

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McCartney

McKennit, Loreena (1957 – )

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loreenamckennitt

Mendelssohn, Felix (1809 – 1847)

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mendelssohn

Messiaen, Olivier (1908 – 1992)

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olivier_messiaen

Monteverdi, Claudio (1567 – 1643)

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Claudio_Monteverdi

Morrison, Jim (1943 – 1971)

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Jim-Morrison

Morrison, Van (1945 – )

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van-morrison

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756 – 1791)

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Mozart

Mussorgsky, Modest (1839 – 1881)

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mussorgsky1881

Nicks, Stevie (1948 – )

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Stevie-Nicks

Offenbach, Jacques (1819 – 1880)

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offenbach

Oldfield, Mike (1953 – )

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oldfield

Pachelbel, Johann (1653 -1706)

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pachelbel

Paganini, Niccolo (1782 – 1840)

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paganini

Poulenc, Francis (1899 – 1963)

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Poulenc

Poledouris, Basil (1945 – 2006)

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poledouris

Presley, Elvis (1935 – 1977)

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elvis-presley

Prokofiev, Sergei (1891 – 1953)

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prokofiev

Puccini, Giacomo (1858 – 1924)

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Puccini

Rachmaninoff, Sergei (1873 – 1943)

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rachmaninoff

Ravel, Maurice (1875 – 1937)

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Ravel

Reicha, Anton (1770 – 1836)

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anton_reicha

Respighi, Ottorino (1879 – 1936)

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Respighi

Rimsky-Korsokov, Nikolai (1844 – 1908)

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Rimsky-Korsakov

Rossini, Gioacchino (1792 – 1868)

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rossini

Saint-Saens, Camille (1835 – 1921)

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camille_saint-saens

Schoenberg, Arnold (1874 – 1951)

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Arnold Schoenberg

Schubert, Franz (1797 – 1828)

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Franz Schubert

Schumann, Clara (1819 – 1896)

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Schumann-Clara

Shore, Howard (1946 – )

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howard shore

Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906 – 1975)

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dmitri-shostakovich

Sibelius, Jean (1865 – 1957)

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sibelius

Simon, Paul (1941 – )

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paul-simon

Skriabin, Alexander (1872 – 1915)

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scriabin

Strauss II, Johan (1825 – 1899)

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strauss

Stravinsky, Igor (1882 – 1971)

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stravinsky

Strauss, Richard (1864 – 1949)

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Richard Strauss

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (1840 – 1893)

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Tchaikovsky

Townsend, Pete (1945 – )

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townsend

Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872 – 1958)

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Ralph-Vaughan-Williams

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813 – 1901)

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GiuseppeVerdi

Vivaldi, Antonio (1678 – 1741)

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Antonio_Vivaldi

Von Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz (1644 – 1704)

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von biber

Von Bingen, Hildegard (1098 – 1179)

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Hildegard+von+Bingen

Von Weber, Carl Maria (1786 – 1826)

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carl-maria-von-weber

Wagner, Richard (1813 – 1883)

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wagner

Waters, Roger (1943 – )

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roger waters

Waxman, Franz (1906 – 1967)

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Franz-Waxman

Weill, Kurt (1900 – 1950)

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WEILL

Williams, John (1932 – )

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john_williams

Wilson, Brian (1942 – )

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brian-wilson

Yanni (1954 – )

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Yanni

Young, Neil (1945 – )

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NeilYoung

Zimmer, Hans (1957 – )

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hans-zimmer

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