10 Jeremiah Clarke 1674-1707
Jeremiah Clarke was the case in the music where the music is better known than the composer himself. For the most brilliant work of the Prince of Denmark's March, written for Queen Anne's husband, will sound familiar. For years it was known as the Trumpet Voluntary and attributed to Henry Purcell.
The music is widely played at weddings (Charles and Diana, among others), which is ironic because the creator's love life is an unhappy love affair.
Allegedly (and I wonder how people find this out) he flipped a coin to decide whether he will hang himself or drown himself. Coin landed on its side in the mud, so he decided to use a gun to his head njedor own.

9. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi 1710-1726
Pergolesi died in the tragic death of the late artist's (for TB), at the age of only 26. he was a composer who is very successful, especially the comic opera THE trend. his last work, Stabat Mater for two voices and orchestra, then became the most printed works from the 18th century as a whole.

It works beautifully touching at the same time, based on a poem that describes the suffering of the Virgin Mary during the Crucifixion.
Male alto voice (only one singer in the clip above is a woman) may seem strange to modern ears, but remember that in the days Pergolesi high sound even sung by a man!
8. Franz Schubert 1797-1828
In 31 years on this planet Franz Schubert wrote 1000 pieces of musical works amazing. When asked how he managed to do that, he simply said: ". When I finish something I just moved to the next thing '
To many he is the greatest composer who ever lived. instrumental works often have a bitter quality and melo which became his trademark.

Schubert is a shy person, especially with women, but he was hit by syphilis, which may cause his death at a young age. This is the movement of the sonata A major piano key, so only a few months earlier.
7. Vincenzo Bellini 1801-1835

Before he died, at the peak of its popularity, from an intestinal infection, Sicily, Vincenzo Bellini wrote several works of the most archetypical Italian 'bel canto' operations. provide soft aria singers every opportunity to show off, in the long and beautiful melody line that is said to have influenced his friend Chopin while writing Nocturnesnya.
on that day 'Casta diva "from the opera Norma, will be instantly recognizable by anyone who has heard a small snippet of music.
6. Guillaume Lekeu 1870-1894
When the Belgian composer Guillaume Lekeu go home after first seeing Wagner's Tristan, he took off his shoes and threw them into the fire, because he could not be bothered anymore with worldly things like that.

This story is typical for these young people with no compromise that brought a copy of Beethoven's last string quartet wherever she goes (which is how the composer to say that you can never aim too high).
Lekeu just beginning the development of music at the age of 14 and died of typhoid in less than ten years later (apparently after eating contaminated sorbet).
"My music," he said, 'would be strange, flawed, perhaps even terrifying, but at least original. " He forgot to add: that music is vibrant and ambitious. and only with some ability that (amazing violin sonatas), she deserves a place among the great.

5. George Butterworth 1885-1916
George Butterworth regarded as Britain's most promising composer in generasinya.Ia served as platoon leader highly respected during the First World War, and was killed by a sniper during the battle of the Somme.

Many people in the UK may have heard a tone poem for small orchestra, The Green Willow Bank, because it is often used in TV commercials. It was short and beautiful piece that gave rise to a very British atmosphere.
4. Lili Boulanger 1893-1918
Lili Boulanger struggling with poor health in most of her short life, but seem only to strengthen willpower. When he was told that the disease (Crohn's disease) can not be cured and that he only has two years left to live, he systematically began to finish all his work was not completed.

Nothing funny-young-girlish in its composition, especially the choral works. works are majestic, serious, sometimes spectacular, and deal with issues of religion and spiritual.
His most famous is the Pie Jesu, but I prefer Prière Bouddhique Vielle (Old Buddhist Monastery).
3. Jehan Alain 1911-1940
Jehan Alain, sister of the famous organ player Marie-Claire Alain, organ melody writing, mostly short and very colorful.

I'm not a big fan of organ music in general, but there is something about that makes me daydream, like synthesizer Suspendu Le Jardin (The Hanging Garden) and unique Fantasmagorie, generate steam train sound.
At the beginning of World War II, Alain served as dispatch rider for the French army. When the time reconnaissance, the day before the cease-fire, he ran into a group of German soldiers and killed more than a dozen of them, before committing suicide.
He allegedly was found beside his motorcycle, with sheet music scattered all around. He posthumously received the Croix de Guerre for bravery.
2 Veniamin Fleishman 1913-1941
Another victim of war, Veniamin Fleishman was a very talented student of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich. When war broke out he was working on an opera, Rothschild's Violin, based on Chekhov story is set in the late 19 th century Jewish 'shtetl'.

To help maintain the city of Leningrad, he joined the brigade civil ('Candidate corpsehood', from Shostakovich's bitter comment.), Fleishman was one of the first to be killed.
When Shostakovich evacuated from the city he was able to save a script that has not completed his student, and he completed several years later.
1. Hugo Distler 1908-1942
instrumental music of Hugo Distler was condemned by the Nazis, but her music sound is generally recognized in gereja.Bahkan, he is seen as one of the most influential innovators of the church music of the 20th century.

However, stress, since the death of his friends in the war and the threat of entering the army itself, a burden that is too much for him.
He committed suicide by using smoke from oven gas alone. This section, Wachet auf (Wake up!), Sung by the choir boys, who obviously have a different beauty with her own problems and difficulties.