Musical Contributions by Freethinkers
There are some people who love to say that with the loss of the [Christian] religious monopoly on our daily lives, we’ll lose the music and arts that are too often associated with religious faith. On this blog post, we’ll sample the works of numerous musicians and composers who have rejected mainstream religious faith. You’ve all heard these names before.
Ludwig van Beethoven, Pantheist
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freemason
Robert Schumann, Pantheist
Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky, Atheist
Johannes Brahms, Agnostic
Richard Wagner, Atheist
Giuseppe Verdi, Atheist
Hector Berlioz, Atheist
Claude Debussy, Self-Described Neo-Pagan
And the list could go on…
Posted on September 6, 2011, in Music, Religion and tagged atheist composers, atheist musicians, Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Debussy, Mozart, Schumannn, secular music, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Wagner. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.