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Which composer is considered an early forerunner to the classical era composers?

[ad_1] Unlike the Renaissance or Baroque eras, which included many important composers and trends, the choral music of the classical era was dominated by three composers: Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), and Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827).Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach (aka CPE Bach) (1714 – 1788), one of the sons of famous composer […]