Great Composer Biographies for Kids

September 13, 2008

Learn about the great music composers with biographies highlighting the composer’s life and music from DSOKids.com (Dallas Symphony Orchestra), NYPhilKids.com (New York Philhamonic), NotableBiographies.com and MakingMusicFun.net.

  • NYPhilKids.com features short audio clips to hear the music of the composer.
  • DSOKids.com features short audio clips and interesting facts for kids about the composer.
  • MakingMusicFun.net features printable sheet music, composer worksheets, and music classroom and homeschool lesson plans for many of the composers.
  • NotableBiographies.com

Baroque Era Composers (1600-1750)

Johann Sebastian Bach – Biography
George Frederic Handel
Antonio Vivaldi – Biography

Classic Era Composers (1750-1820)

Ludwig van Beethoven – Biography
Franz Joseph Haydn – Biography
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Biography

Romantic Era Composers (1820-1910)

Johannes Brahms
Hector Berlioz – Biography
Frederic Chopin – Biography
Claude Debussy – Biography
Anton Dvorak
Edvard Greig – Biography
Gustav Mahler – Biography
Modest Mussorgsky
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Gioachino Antonio Rossini – Biography
Camille Saint-Saëns – Biography
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Modern Era Composers (1910-Present)

Samuel Barber – Biography
Leonard Bernstein – Biography
Aaron Copland – Biography
George Gershwin
Duke Ellington – Biography
Charles Ives – Biography
Scott Joplin
Dmitri Kabalevsky
Sergei Prokofiev
Dimitri Shostakovich – Biography
John Williams – Biography

 

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Level 1/Easy Piano Solos
Level 2/Easy Piano Solos
Level 3/ Intermediate Piano Solos
Level 4/ Intermediate Piano Solos
Level 5/ Intermediate Piano Solos
Great Composer Multiplication Connect-the-Dot Worksheets
Great Composer Free Printable Word Search Worksheets

Recommended Apps
Apps that help kids to learn to play the piano.

MMF! Piano Primer App
Treble Clef Kids
Music for Little Mozarts
Meet Beethoven iPad App (Includes sheet music with interactive tools for practicing)

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