Composition Composers in the Best of the Web Directory

Composition Composers

Boosey and Hawkes

Music publisher; provides profiles, discographies, and audio visual samples of a very wide range of composers.

Classical Composers Database

Provides all sorts of information about classical composers, with a searchable database of composers.

Composer Master Index

Provides information about composers' lives and works, with lists of recommended recordings; organized alphabetically and chronologically.

Composers of African Descent

Lists of Africans, African Americans, Afro-European, and other African descent composers.


Contains a list of composers with their dates and places, searchable from a-z.

Dr. Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

Contains a dictionary of composers with brief biographies and links.

Filippo Vicarelli

Master of videogame music composition. Find information on his music production studio, music portfolio, and bio.

Ludovico Einaudi

Composer/pianist, presents biography, discography and music samples.

Mfiles – Composers

Contains list of composers of classical and film music, with biographies, reviews, and music files provided.

Music of Freemasonry

Dedicated to the history of freemasonry in music. Offers a collection of biographies of composers who were masons, and a guide to their compositions.

Naxos - Composers

Offers biographical profiles and samples of all the composers on the Naxos label; organized alphabetically and by period.

The OREL Foundation

Provides information about composers whose works and careers were suppressed by the Third Reich, as a resource for research and performance. Includes profiles and a library of resources.

The Peter Schickele / P.D.Q. Bach Website

Biography, concert schedule and sound clips of musicologist and radio host Schickele, and works of the fictional composer PDQ Bach, whose works include Concerto for Horn and Hardart, Hansel and Gretel and Ted and Alice, Fanfare for the Common Cold, and Pervertimento for Bagpipes, Bicycle and Balloons.

Rameau, Jean-Philippe

Biographical note, including Rameau's work in Paris, operas, and treatise on harmony.

Takach, Timothy C

Professional composer provides biography, details of works and current projects.

Torres Maldonado, Javier

Official site with biography, works, texts, pdf scores, recordings, compact discs, interviews, and videos.

Torres-Santos, Raymond

Composer, conductor, pianist and arranger, presents biography, catalog of works and photo gallery.

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