It can be hard to tell them apart, can’t it? It seems like all of them were men from Europe; many of them wore curly wigs; and most of them started out as “child prodigies”—meaning they discovered their amazing musical talents while they were still little kids. And to make it even harder, a lot of their names even sound the same! How’s a kid supposed to keep them straight? The next time you get confused about which composer is which, just come back to this handy guide. Or better yet, use this guide to look up live concerts and go hear the difference for yourself!