Opera composers

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# Celebrity AgeDescription Views Rank
1. Roger Waters70British musician, activist 55,546 3,492
2. George Gershwin38*American composer 22,699 7,719
3. Ludwig van Beethoven56German composer 12,588 11,353
4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart35Composer 9,898 13,986
5. Claude Debussy55*Composer 8,900 14,027
6. Antonio Vivaldi63Italian composer, violinist 7,575 16,624
7. Igor Stravinsky88*Russian classical composer 7,520 15,934
8. Leonard Bernstein72*Composer, conductor, pedagogue, pianist, writer 6,612 17,677
9. Giuseppe Verdi87*Italian composer 4,709 21,676
10. André Previn84American conductor 3,599 25,418
11. Giacomo Puccini65*Italian composer 3,382 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 2,619 30,215
16. Philip Glass77American composer 2,503 30,736
17. Arnold Schönberg76*Austrian-American composer 2,114 32,669
18. Mikis Theodorakis89Greek composer 1,985 39,483
19. Richard Strauss85*German composer and conductor 1,849 36,111
20. Sergei Rachmaninoff69*Russian composer, pianist, and conductor 1,826 37,750
21. Franz Schubert31Austrian composer 1,743 37,784
22. Ezra Pound87*Poet, critic 1,705 35,698
23. Maurice Ravel62*Composer 1,654 40,879
24. Antonín Dvorák62*Czech composer 1,550 44,156
25. Dmitri Shostakovich68*Russian composer 1,306 44,296
26. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky53Ukrainian composer 1,180 48,485
27. Karlheinz Stockhausen79*Composer 1,171 49,342
28. Benjamin Britten63*English composer 1,120 48,050
29. Kurt Weill50*German American composer 1,037 47,664
30. Bernard Herrmann64*American, Composer 981 48,482
31. Gioachino Rossini76Italian composer 980 49,690
32. Béla Bartók64*Hungarian composer, pianist, and collector of Eastern European and Middle Eastern folk music 951 51,332
33. Franz Lehár78*Austro-Hungarian composer 948 50,279
34. Carl Orff86*German composer 935 54,905
35. George Frideric Handel74Baroque composer 921 54,116
36. Henry PurcellEnglish baroque composer 872 53,325
37. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy38German composer 801 55,263
38. Modest Mussorgsky42Russian composer 683 55,607
39. Hector Berlioz65French composer 676 56,418
40. Georges Bizet36French composer 673 58,249
41. Georg Philipp Telemann86German composer 583 61,565
42. Julia Smith70*TV Director and Producer 579 56,412
43. Alfred Schnittke63*Russian composer 471 64,428
44. Jean Sibelius91*Composer of classical music 469 72,583
45. Camille Saint-Saëns86*French pianist, organist, and composer 453 70,091
46. Anthony Braxton69American musician 430 67,336
47. Gustav Holst59*English composer 409 68,442
48. Steve Reich77American composer 399 67,121
49. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov64*Russian composer, member of the group "The Five" 397 74,575
50. Rachel Portman53British composer 358 78,751
51. Sergei Prokofiev61*Composer 353 71,011
52. Franco Battiato69Italian musician 329 75,286
53. Leos Janácek74*Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher 315 80,849
54. John Adams67American composer 307 77,115
55. George Antheil58*American musician 298 74,772
56. Erich Wolfgang Korngold60*Austrian composer 290 78,382
57. Francis Poulenc64*French composer 271 79,483
58. Ralph Vaughan Williams85*English composer 267 88,871
59. John Tavener69*English composer 260 89,188
60. Vincenzo Bellini33Sicilian opera composer 254 81,407
61. Gabriel Fauré79*French composer 250 81,965
62. Paul Bowles88*Composer, writer, translator 226 81,020
63. Max Steiner83*American composer 222 84,990
64. Alec Wilder73*American composer 214 86,832
65. Edgard Varèse81*Franco-Italian composer 182 92,759
66. Oscar Hammerstein72*Opera impresario 166 90,748
67. Alban Berg50*Composer 160 95,438
68. Johann Strauß73Austrian composer 143 105,824
69. Marc Blitzstein58*American composer 129 100,633
70. George Enescu73*Romanian composer, musician 122 102,742
71. Bedřich Smetana60Czech composer 122 121,446
72. John Philip Sousa77*American conductor 122 106,888
73. Krzysztof Penderecki80Polish musician 111 112,294
74. Jacques Offenbach61German-born French composer and cellist 106 115,197
75. Domenico Scarlatti71Italian composer 105 124,202
76. Engelbert Humperdinck67*German composer 105 135,729
77. Fritz Kreisler86*American musician 92 117,686
78. Hiba Kawas42Singer, composer, and academic 91 125,994
79. Tomaso Albinoni79Composer 86 138,976
80. Siegfried WagnerGerman composer 80 116,846
81. Leevi Madetoja60*Finnish composer 78 131,061
82. Sigmund Romberg64*Hungarian-born American operetta composer 75 123,702
83. Don Davis57Actor 73 119,752
84. Anton Coppola97American conductor 65 120,124
85. Paul Hindemith68*German composer, violist, teacher, music theorist and conductor 64 123,842
86. Hans Werner Henze86*German composer 64 141,058
87. Pierre Schaeffer85*French musicologist 63 134,138
88. Victor Herbert65*American composer 62 123,724
89. Claudio Monteverdi76Italian composer, gambist, and singer 61 160,457
90. Felix Weingartner78*Austrian musician 57 125,428
91. Alexander Borodin53Russian musician 56 169,818
92. Fernando Sor61Spanish musician 55 124,187
93. Christian Sinding85*Norwegian composer 54 153,338
94. Amy BeachAmerican composer 54 183,741
95. Alexandre Tansman89*Franco-Polish musician 54 142,903
96. Francesco Cilea84*Italian composer 54 137,528
97. Ottorino Respighi56*Italian composer 53 218,651
98. Bohuslav Martinu68*Composer 53 131,127
99. Georges Auric84*French composer 51 185,147
100. Nicola Porpora81Italian composer 47 160,398
* deceased (age at death)