Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) nicknamed "The Red Priest" was an Iralian Baroque composer, priest, and virtuoso violinis, born in Venice. Vivaldi si recognized as one of the greatest Baroque composers, and his influence during his lifetime was widespread over Europe.
Franz Joseph Haydn (31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809), known as Joseph Haydn, was an Austrian composer, one of the most prolific and prominent composers of the Classical period. He is often called the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet" because of his important contributions to these forms. He was also instrumental in the development of the piano trio and in the evolution of sonata form.
Edvard Grieg: Norway's Greatest Composer (1843-1907). He painted with notes. He painted the people, the scenery, and the moods of Norway. In the immortal Peer Gynt Suites, Grieg captured the rising of the sun, the lamenting of a death, and, in "The Hall of the Mountain King," the imagery of a chase scene.