Steve Schwartz wrote:
>Actually, I find the notion of The Greatest Composer Ever rather bogus.
>When you get to a certain level, saying Bach is greater than Josquin
>or Byrd or Beethoven better than Monteverdi is like asking what's the
>"highest" star, whether Shakespeare beats Sophocles, or could Superman
>beat up Captain Marvel.
I think the latter was settled several decades ago when DC Comics got
the government to agree with it that "Capt. Marvel" was a rip-off of
Superman, and the Fred MacMurry-lookalike was banished from the face
of the earth.