What were the incomes of the great composers?

3 June 2016, 16:46

How much money did Mozart, Bach and Beethoven earn from their music? This infographic reveals all, and it's quite surprising.

Ever wondered how well the great composers were paid for their works of musical genius? This infographic from Adzuna Blog reveals all – with all figures adjusted to take into account inflation.

Click on the image below to find out which composers might have been able to spare a penny or two, and those who barely had two to rub together...

Incomes of the great composers from Adzuna

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