How many famous composers can you name in just 5 minutes?

We’ve put together a list of the most famous composers to create the ultimate test for classical music fans. How many can *you* name in five minutes?

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Using data from ClassicFM.com we've created a list of the 100 most famous classical composers… and now we challenge you to name as many as you can in 5 minutes

All you have to do is click the green 'play' button below (and it's best on desktop, FYI. But if you are on mobile, take the quiz here ) and type composer names into the text box that will appear at the top. If you guess a composer correctly, their name will appear in the grid below.

To give you a bit of a hand we've put the first letter of each composer's surname in the left-hand column. And here's a little hint: there are a few film music composers sprinkled in there as well…

Good luck! Here's our very own John Suchet wrestling with the quiz…

Take the quiz now…

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