Music Facts: Classical

  • Classical music originated in Europe in the 6th century. 

  • Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Schubert, Stravinsky, Gershwin, and Shostakovich are among some of the most prominent classical composers. 

  • Famous classical GRAMMY winners include Leonard Bernstein, Georg Solti and Yo-Yo Ma.

All GRAMMY Awards and Nominations for Classical