I'm going to open a can of worms and ask "Who do you prefer: Mozart or Beethoven"?
Which music is your favorite? Who influenced the greater composers? Who is the more popular among TC members?
Born: January 27, 1756
Lived In: Vienna, Austria
Composed: Nearly 1,000 works in just over 30 years including everything from simple piano songs to epic operas. His most famous works include The Magic Flute, A minor Piano Sonata, and his Requiem.
Born: December 16, 1770
Lived: Bonn, Germany
Composed: Just over 200 published pieces exist from his lifetime as well as dozen of unpublished sketches. His most famous works include Piano Concerto No.5 (Emperor), Symphony No.5, and the massive Symphony N0. 9.