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Who was the most important German composer before Bach?
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Then, who was Germany's most influential composer?
Ludwig van Beethoven
Also Know, who was the most famous German opera composer in the 19th century? The most famous German-born opera composer of the era, Handel, wrote four operas for Hamburg at the beginning of his career but soon moved on to write opera seria in Italy and England.
Similarly, it is asked, who is the greatest composer of all time?
Johann Sebastian Bach has been voted the greatest composer of all time by 174 living composers for BBC Music Magazine's December 2019 issue.
Here are the magazine's top 10 composers:
- Ludwig van Beethoven.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
- Claude Debussy.
- Gyorgy Ligeti.
- Gustav Mahler.
- Richard Wagner.
- Maurice Ravel.
- Claudio Monteverdi.
What is the name of a German composer?
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) The German composer and pianist Ludwig van Beethoven is widely regarded as the greatest composer who ever lived.