Artist Top 10s

Top 10 Composers

  1. Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
  2. Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
  3. George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)
  4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
  5. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
  6. Frédéric François Chopin (1810-1849)
  7. Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
  8. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
  9. Claude-Achille Debussy (1862-1918)
  10. Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Top 10 Filmmakers

  1. Luis Buñuel (1900-1983)
  2. Jean Renoir (1894-1979)
  3. Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)
  4. Andrei Tarkovsky (1932-1986)
  5. Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941-1996)
  6. Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998)
  7. Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999)
  8. Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007)
  9. Francis Ford Coppola (1939-       )
  10. David Lynch (1946-       )

Top 10 Painters

  1. Leonardo di Vinci (1452-1519)
  2. Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483-1520)
  3. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564)
  4. Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
  5. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669)
  6. J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851)
  7. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)
  8. Paul Cézanne (1839-1906)
  9. Oscar-Claude Monet (1840-1926)
  10. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Top 10 Photographers

  1. Robert Capa (1913-1954)
  2. Diane Arbus (1923-1971)
  3. Larry Burrows (1926-1971)
  4. Brassaï (1899-1984)
  5. Ansel Adams (1902-1984)
  6. Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004)
  7. Richard Avedon (1923-2004)
  8. Eve Arnold (1912-2012)
  9. Robert Frank (1924-       )
  10. Annie Leibovitz (1949-       )

Top 10 Poets

  1. Homer (c. 850 BC)
  2. Virgil (70-19 BC)
  3. Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)
  4. Geoffrey Chaucer (1343-1400)
  5. John Milton (1608-1694)
  6. John Keats (1795-1821)
  7. Edgar Allen Poe (1809-1849)
  8. Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
  9. W.B. Yeats (1865-1939)
  10. T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Top 10 Writers

  1. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616)
  2. William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
  3. Jane Austen (1775-1817)
  4. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
  5. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
  6. George Eliot (1819-1880)
  7. Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881)
  8. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
  9. James Joyce (1882-1941)
  10. Alice Munro (1931-       )
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