Erik Satie/Ерик Сати (1866. — 1925) је био француски композитор, пијанист и писац. Сати се као композитор појавио 1887. Себе је прозвао гимнопедист, а нешто касније (1888) написаће своје најпознатије дело „гимнопедес“ (Gymnopédies, три композиције за клавир). Сати је писао за бројне часописе, од дадаистичког магазина 391 до америчког Ванити фера. Његов рад је био претеча каснијих музичких праваца минимализма, музике која се понавља и позоришта апсурда.
Hugo Wolf (1860–1903) was a composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or lieder. He brought to this form a concentrated expressive intensity which was unique in late Romantic music, somewhat related to that of the Second Viennese School in concision but diverging greatly in technique. Though he had several bursts of extraordinary productivity, depressions interrupted his creative periods, and his last composition was written in 1898, before he suffered a mental…
Claude-Achille Debussy (22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) a French composer. Along with Maurice Ravel, one of the most prominent figures working within the field of impressionist music, intensely disliking the term when applied to his compositions. A crucial figure in the transition to the modern era in Western music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers.
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937) was born in France near the Spanish border, to Swiss and Basque parents. His father's engineering work soon brought the family to Paris, and the young man entered the Paris Conservatory at age 14. He enrolled as a pianist but switched to composition under Gabriel Fauré and André Gedalge. Ravel was less radical a composer than Claude Debussy but rebellious in his own way.