Originally Posted by BobbyOne
Dan, I agree. If we have a look to classical music we see to our astonishment that three out of the four all-time greatest composers lived in the short span of about thirty years and all in the same city: Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert who lived in Vienna. No such a giant in the centuries afterwards. We still wait-in Vienna or elsewhere- for a new Mozart...
You could add Bach, Handel, and Haydn and say that within a century all the greatest composers were active.