Classical music has existed since the Middle Ages. The genre is arranged into eras beginning with the Medieval period of 500-1400. The Postmodern/Contemporary years are the most recent, from 1950 to the present. The Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modernist eras existed in between those. In 1829, the term "classical music" first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary. Read on to discover fascinating details about 50 classical music composers from history.