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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.
We'll give you five minutes to answer 10 German Composers questions.
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1.

Which composer wrote "The Magic Flute"?

1 out of 10
2.

Whose catalog of work includes: "Guten Abend, gute Nacht" and "Hungarian dances"?

2 out of 10
3.

Like many musicians at the time, Johannes Brahms chose to live in Vienna, but where was his birthplace?

3 out of 10
4.

Which composer was deaf when he created his greatest symphony?

4 out of 10
5.

Whose music including the "Scottish and Italian symphonies" was banned by the Nazis in 1936 who deemed it a “dangerous accident of music history”?

5 out of 10
6.

For which of these works is Handel famous?

6 out of 10
7.

Whose most famous works are "The Life of Mary" and "Mathis der Maler" (Mathis the Painter)?

7 out of 10
8.

Which Munich-based music teacher who lived from 1895 to 1982 is most famous for his cantata Carmina Burana?

8 out of 10
9.

Ludwig van Beethoven was born in 1770 in which city?

9 out of 10
10.

Which famous composer is the creator of the "Christmas Oratorio"?

10 out of 10

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