Can you match the composer with how they met their end?

The great composers seem to have had a knack for the dramatic exit – and not just in their operas. Several of the classical big-wigs also made something of a memorable exit from this world. But can you match the composer with how they died?

You might know Prokofiev's symphonies or Lully's operas, but do you know how they died?

Some of the great composers not only made a splash with their music, they also managed to make an impression with when and how they died. Can you match the great composer with the fact about their death? Let us know how you get on…

 
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