Christoph Willibald Gluck

Gluck Christoph Willibald

Christoph Willibald Gluck was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period. With a series of radical new works in the 1760s, among them Orfeo ed Euridice and Alceste, he broke the stranglehold that Metastasian opera seria had enjoyed for much of the century.

Name Christoph Willibald Gluck
Country Austria
Birth date
Birth place Erasbach
Death date
Death place Vienna
Music time period Classical

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