The term classical music originates from the Latin term classicus, meaning taxpayer of the highest class.Slowly after making its way through the French, German, and English languages, one of the earliest definitions of the word meant “classical, formal, orderlie, in due or fit ranke; also, approved, authenticall, chiefe, principall.” As of march 2016, this website contained profiles of 8,600 musicians. This is a complete alphabetical list, as of December 2016….