|Lists of classical composers|
by era and century
This is a list of classical music composers by era. With the exception of the overview, the Modernist era has been combined with the Postmodern.
See List of Medieval composers and Medieval music.
See List of Renaissance composers and Renaissance music.
See List of Baroque composers and Baroque music.
Turlough O'Carolan 1670-1738
See List of Classical era composers and Classical period (music).
See List of Romantic-era composers and Romantic music.
See List of 20th-century classical composers by birth date and 20th-century classical music. See also List of 21st-century classical composers.