Opera composers

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# Celebrity AgeDescription Views Rank
1. Roger Waters70British musician, activist 55,566 3,492
2. George Gershwin38*American composer 22,732 7,719
3. Ludwig van Beethoven56German composer 12,591 11,353
4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart35Composer 9,899 13,986
5. Claude Debussy55*Composer 8,903 14,027
6. Antonio Vivaldi63Italian composer, violinist 7,581 16,625
7. Igor Stravinsky88*Russian classical composer 7,523 15,935
8. Leonard Bernstein72*Composer, conductor, pedagogue, pianist, writer 6,625 17,678
9. Giuseppe Verdi87*Italian composer 4,714 21,676
10. André Previn84American conductor 3,600 25,418
11. Giacomo Puccini65*Italian composer 3,383 25,886
12. Robert Schumann46Composer, pianist 2,883 27,925
13. John Cage79*Composer, philosopher, printmaker, writer 2,859 28,347
14. Aaron Copland90*American politician 2,643 29,682
15. Richard Wagner69German composer, conductor, and essayist 2,622 30,215
16. Philip Glass77American composer 2,503 30,736
17. Arnold Schönberg76*Austrian-American composer 2,115 32,669
18. Mikis Theodorakis89Greek composer 1,985 39,482
19. Richard Strauss85*German composer and conductor 1,850 36,110
20. Sergei Rachmaninoff69*Russian composer, pianist, and conductor 1,828 37,749
21. Franz Schubert31Austrian composer 1,747 37,783
22. Ezra Pound87*Poet, critic 1,705 35,697
23. Maurice Ravel62*Composer 1,656 40,878
24. Antonín Dvorák62*Czech composer 1,553 44,155
25. Dmitri Shostakovich68*Russian composer 1,306 44,295
26. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky53Ukrainian composer 1,180 48,484
27. Karlheinz Stockhausen79*Composer 1,173 49,341
28. Benjamin Britten63*English composer 1,121 48,049
29. Kurt Weill50*German American composer 1,040 47,663
30. Bernard Herrmann64*American, Composer 982 48,481
31. Gioachino Rossini76Italian composer 982 49,689
32. Béla Bartók64*Hungarian composer, pianist, and collector of Eastern European and Middle Eastern folk music 953 51,332
33. Franz Lehár78*Austro-Hungarian composer 948 50,278
34. Carl Orff86*German composer 936 54,906
35. George Frideric Handel74Baroque composer 921 54,116
36. Henry PurcellEnglish baroque composer 872 53,325
37. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy38German composer 802 55,264
38. Modest Mussorgsky42Russian composer 683 55,608
39. Hector Berlioz65French composer 676 56,419
40. Georges Bizet36French composer 675 58,249
41. Georg Philipp Telemann86German composer 586 61,563
42. Julia Smith70*TV Director and Producer 580 56,413
43. Alfred Schnittke63*Russian composer 471 64,425
44. Jean Sibelius91*Composer of classical music 469 72,580
45. Camille Saint-Saëns86*French pianist, organist, and composer 453 70,088
46. Anthony Braxton69American musician 430 67,333
47. Gustav Holst59*English composer 409 68,439
48. Steve Reich77American composer 399 67,118
49. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov64*Russian composer, member of the group "The Five" 397 74,572
50. Sergei Prokofiev61*Composer 359 71,008
51. Rachel Portman53British composer 358 78,747
52. Franco Battiato69Italian musician 329 75,283
53. Leos Janácek74*Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher 317 80,845
54. John Adams67American composer 307 77,112
55. George Antheil58*American musician 299 74,769
56. Erich Wolfgang Korngold60*Austrian composer 290 78,378
57. Francis Poulenc64*French composer 273 79,479
58. Ralph Vaughan Williams85*English composer 267 88,867
59. John Tavener69*English composer 260 89,184
60. Vincenzo Bellini33Sicilian opera composer 254 81,403
61. Gabriel Fauré79*French composer 250 81,961
62. Paul Bowles88*Composer, writer, translator 227 81,016
63. Max Steiner83*American composer 222 84,986
64. Alec Wilder73*American composer 221 86,828
65. Edgard Varèse81*Franco-Italian composer 182 92,755
66. Oscar Hammerstein72*Opera impresario 166 90,744
67. Alban Berg50*Composer 163 95,434
68. Johann Strauß73Austrian composer 146 105,820
69. Marc Blitzstein58*American composer 129 100,629
70. George Enescu73*Romanian composer, musician 122 102,738
71. John Philip Sousa77*American conductor 122 106,884
72. Bedřich Smetana60Czech composer 122 121,441
73. Krzysztof Penderecki80Polish musician 112 112,290
74. Jacques Offenbach61German-born French composer and cellist 110 115,192
75. Engelbert Humperdinck67*German composer 105 135,724
76. Domenico Scarlatti71Italian composer 105 124,197
77. Fritz Kreisler86*American musician 92 117,681
78. Hiba Kawas42Singer, composer, and academic 91 125,989
79. Tomaso Albinoni79Composer 86 138,972
80. Siegfried WagnerGerman composer 80 116,841
81. Don Davis57Actor 80 119,747
82. Leevi Madetoja60*Finnish composer 78 131,056
83. Sigmund Romberg64*Hungarian-born American operetta composer 75 123,697
84. Anton Coppola97American conductor 66 120,119
85. Paul Hindemith68*German composer, violist, teacher, music theorist and conductor 65 123,837
86. Hans Werner Henze86*German composer 64 141,054
87. Victor Herbert65*American composer 63 123,719
88. Pierre Schaeffer85*French musicologist 63 134,133
89. Claudio Monteverdi76Italian composer, gambist, and singer 61 160,452
90. Felix Weingartner78*Austrian musician 57 125,423
91. Francesco Cilea84*Italian composer 57 137,524
92. Alexander Borodin53Russian musician 56 169,812
93. Amy BeachAmerican composer 55 183,735
94. Fernando Sor61Spanish musician 55 124,182
95. Christian Sinding85*Norwegian composer 54 153,334
96. Alexandre Tansman89*Franco-Polish musician 54 142,899
97. Bohuslav Martinu68*Composer 53 131,122
98. Ottorino Respighi56*Italian composer 53 218,645
99. Georges Auric84*French composer 51 185,141
100. Jules Massenet70*French composer 48 156,382
* deceased (age at death)