If you can match 6 classical composers to their first names, you’re basically a music historian

2 October 2020, 14:10

What's the composer's first name?
What's the composer's first name? Picture: Getty

By Maddy Shaw Roberts

Was Wagner a ‘Roderick’ or a ‘Richard’? Let’s see how well you know the great composers’ first names...

Mozart, Bach, Beethoven. As classical music lovers, these great composers’ names have become as familiar to us now as those of our own friends and family.

But how often do we hear of their first names?

Prove yourself to be a true music historian, by matching up these great composers with the correct name...

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