Greatest Composers Who Died Young

The Top Ten Greatest Composers Who Died Young

Hugo Distler
Franz Schubert Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828) was an Austrian composer. Schubert died before his 32nd birthday, but was extremely prolific during his lifetime. His output consists of over six hundred secular vocal works, seven complete symphonies, sacred music, operas, incidental music ...read more.

He composed like 1,000 works in three decades- how is he not first?!

Veniamin Fleishman
Jehan Alain
Lili Boulanger
George Butterworth
Guillaume Lekeu
Vincenzo Bellini
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Jeremiah Clarke

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.
Frederic Chopin Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for the solo piano. He gained and has maintained renown worldwide as a leading musician of his era, whose "poetic genius ...read more.
Henry Purcell
Robert Schumann
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