Can you name a classical composer who had a son who is also a classical Composer?
- pianomanLv 71 month ago
Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Strauss, etc. The list goes on.
- 2 months ago
Johann Sebastian Bach had several sons who were composers:
- Carl Philipp Emanuel
- Johann Christian
- Johann Christof Friedrich
- Willhem Friedemann
Johann Sebastian himself was also the son of a composer - Johann Ambrosius Bach.
There is the Hellmesberger family of composers: Georg Snr and his two sons Josef and Georg Jnr. Two of Josef'as sons also became composers: Ferdinand and Josef Jnr.
Gustav Holst's daughter Imogen was a composer.
Elizabeth Maconchy's daughter is also a composer – Nicola LeFanu
Alfred Newman and his son Thomas Newman
Jumping a generation, Sergei Prokofiev's grandson is Gabriel Prokofiev
Alessandro Scarlatti was a composer and father of composers Domenico and Pietro.
The Stamitz family of composers was notable during the 18th century: father Johann and two of his sons, Anton and Carl.
Johann Strauss Snr had several composer sons:
- Johann Jnr (the most famous one)
Russian composer Nikolai Tcherepnin's sons Alexander (the best known), Sergei and Ivan were all also composers, as was Alexander's son Sergei.
Richard Wagner's son Siegfried followed in his father's footsteps as a composer of lavish German-language operas.Samuel Wesley ('the English Mozart') was the father of Samuel Sebastian Wesley, most famous for his hymn tunes.
- Roger the MoleLv 72 months ago
There was a whole multi-generational family of French composers named Couperin.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Jerry Goldsmith / Joel Goldsmith
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- MamiankaLv 72 months ago
The Bach family went on for generations. So does the modern Newman family. So many families like this exist, I wonder why you would ask here - it is pretty common knowledge. Every profession has this - law, baseball, basketball, acting, brewing, etc.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Johann Strauss I & II
- KathyLv 72 months ago
Johann Sebastian Bach whose son Johann Christian Bach was also a composer.
- InquizetifLv 72 months ago
Richard & Siegfried Wagner
Alessandro & Domenico Scarlatti
Leopold & Wolfgang Mozart
Johann Sebastian Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, and Johann Christian Bach