RAY DOTORATOS ~ GARY HAMMOND

 Home Page Biography Reviews Recordings on Youtube Programs Contact 1)  Music List For Young People 2)  Music List For General Listeners 3) Amusing Trivia 4) Quotes by the Famous  5) Composers Photographs (page 1) (page 2) (page 3)

Composers Photographs (page 1)

Photographs and Paintings of Famous Composers

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
German composer and organist.
Left: Young Johann Sebastian Bach.
Right: Portrait of Bach in later years.

Left: Bela Bartok (1881-1945)
Hungarian composer, pianist, musicologist.
Right: Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
French composer.

Left: Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Austrian composer and organist.
Right: Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Polish pianist and composer.

Left: Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Bohemian composer.
Right: Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
English composer.

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
English composer born in Germany.
Left: Portrait by Sir James Thornhill.
Right: Portrait by Thomas Hudson (1749).

Left: Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
German composer.
Right: Modest Moussorgsky (1839-1881)
Russian composer.

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
German composer and pianist.
Left: (1819) Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler.
Right: Actual plaster mask of Beethoven made during his lifetime by Franz Klein(1812)

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
German composer and pianist.
Left: Brahms in his thirties.
Right: Brahms in later years.

Left: Aaron Copland (1900-1988)
American composer.
Right: Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
French composer.

Left: Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Norwegian composer.
Right: Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Austrian composer. Teacher of Beethoven.

Left: Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Hungarian pianist and composer.
Right: Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
Austrian conductor and composer.

Wolgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Austrian pianist, violinist, composer.
Left: Portrait whose author is unknown. Was said by people who knew Mozart to be an 'absolute likeness.'
Right: Actual plaster mask of Mozart, previously thought to be spurious, is now accepted by some scholars as authentic.

Left: Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840)
Italian violinist and composer.
Drawing by Ingres (1819).
Right: Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Russian pianist and composer.

4501