Question by  worker3748 (13)

Who are some of the famous 20th century composers?


Answer by  stroodlej (125)

Some of the most famous musical composers from the 20th century are: Samuel Barber, Bela Bartok, Alban Berg, Luciano Berio, Leonard Bernstein, Ernest Bloch, Benjamin Britten, Ferruccio Busoni, John Cage, Carlos Chavez, Aaron Copland, Manuel De Falla, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Dizzy Gillespie, Gustav Holst, Erik Satie, Philip Glass, and Carl Nielsen


Answer by  Lidia (29)

There are many 20th century composers but some famous 20th century composers that I can think of include: Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin, Amy Beach, Sammy Cahn, Cole Porter and finally Carl Sigman


Answer by  Mable (3008)

For film, look to John Williams, Elmer Bernstein, Max Steiner, Jerry Goldsmith, and Randy and Thomas Newman. In religion, John Rutter. On Broadway, Oscar and Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Webber.


Answer by  CarolynOsborne (2804)

Famous twentieth century composers include: Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Hindemith, Bartok, Prokofiev, Copland, Webern, Kodaly, Bloch, Boulanger, Villa-Lobos, Honegger, Grofe, Milhaud, Piston, Orff, Cowell, Adams, Glass, Gershwin, Poulenc, Kabalevsky, Shostakovich, Anderson, Barber, Hovhaness, Menotti, Cage, Britten, Babbitt, Ginastera, Ligeti, Crumb. These composers range greatly in style. There are many more.

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