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Famous German Composers Quiz

There were so many famous German classical music composers we’ve dedicated this famous German composers quiz exclusively to them with 10 random questions compiled from ADDucation’s Famous Composers List.

Test your knowledge of famous German Composers from the 17th to the 20th century with our music history quiz.
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1. Which Munich-based music teacher who lived from 1895 to 1982 is most famous for his cantata Carmina Burana?
2. Which famous composer is the creator of the "Christmas Oratorio"?
3. George Frideric Handel was born in 1685 in Halle, Germany. He died in 1759 where?
4. Whose catalog of work includes: "Guten Abend, gute Nacht" and "Hungarian dances"?
5. Like many musicians at the time, Johannes Brahms chose to live in Vienna, but where was his birthplace?
6. Which composer was deaf when he created his greatest symphony?
7. Whose most famous works are "The Life of Mary" and "Mathis der Maler" (Mathis the Painter)?
8. For which of these works is Handel famous?
9. Which composer wrote "The Magic Flute"?
10. Whose music including the "Scottish and Italian symphonies" was banned by the Nazis in 1936 who deemed it a “dangerous accident of music history”?

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