Composer Quiz

11 Questions  I  By Missjohnson2282
What did you learn about composers so far?   This quiz will test your knowledge!  There is one question about each of the eleven composers listed above.   For the best results, read up on the composers by clicking on the links next to their names.

  
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1.  Antonio Vivaldi was a priest at one point in his life. One of his best known compositions was "The Four Seasons." What was his nickname?
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2.  How many children did Johann Sebastian Bach have?
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3.  Which sense did Beethoven eventually lose completely?
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4.  This British composer is best known for "The Planets," with a movement named after each planet in the solar system. It took him over two years to finish this famous composition!
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5.  John Williams is the only composer on the list who is still living today. What kind of music is he famous for composing?
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6.  This American composer is best known for "Rodeo," "Appalachian Spring," and "Fanfare for the Common Man"
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7.  John Philips Sousa was best known for the band piece, "Stars and Strips Forever." He was the conductor of the ____ Band for 12 years.
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8.  Piotr Tchaikovsky worked a government job before deciding he wanted to be a composer at the age of 23. He composed the music for ballets including "The Nutcracker Suite" and "Swan Lake." What country was he from?
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9.  Leonard Bernstein was best known for composing the music for the famous broadway musical, "West Side Story." He was born in ___.
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10.  Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian born composer who was also successful in the United States. In addition to his composing skills, he was talented at this instrument:
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11.  Mozart was considered the greatest child star who ever lived. He wrote his first piano sonata at the age of ___.
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