List of composers for lute

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This is a list of composers who wrote for lute and similar period instruments: theorbo, chitarrone, vihuela etc. Composers who worked outside of their country of origin are listed according to where they were most active, i.e. German-born Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger is listed under Italy. Within sections, the order is alphabetical by surname (or, in cases of, for example, Pietrobono and Lorenzino, by first name).

Renaissance and Baroque


Late 15th century to mid-16th century

Francesco Canova da Milano, 1497–1543

Mid 16th–17th centuries

Late 17th–18th centuries






Sylvius Leopold Weiß, 1687–1750

Other countries

20th and 21st centuries

Retrieved from ""
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia :
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "List of composers for lute"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA