Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer whose musical inspiration came from the folk music and folk stories of his homeland. He wrote a range of musical forms, but concentrated primarily on piano compositions. His most popular music was written
Camille Saint-Saëns was a child prodigy and had many interests and talents in addition to composing. His most popular compositions include the "Organ Symphony" (No. "Danse macabre," "Carnival of the Animals," and of course his opera, "Samson and Delilah.
Hungarian composer Béla Bartók was born today in Along with Franz List, they are considered the premier Hungarian composers. Opposing the Nazis, he fled Hungary pre WWII days to America and became an American citizen. He passed in