Mijaíl Ivánovich Glinka (en ruso Михаил Иванович Глинка) (Novospásskoie, provincia de Smolensk, 1 de junio de 1804 – Berlín, 15 de febrero de fue un compositor ruso, considerado el padre del nacionalismo musical ruso.
Charles-François Gounod Paris (Kingdom of France) June 17 1818 Saint-Cloud (France) October 17 or 18 1893 French composer, best known for his "Ave Maria" based on a work by Bach, as well as his operas "Faust" and "Roméo et Juliette"
Richard Strauss - shone in two major areas: tone poem and opera. Almost single-handedly, he carried the Wagnerian opera tradition and the Romantic Lisztian tone poem into the twentieth century. He is also one of the great composers of Lieder.