Alessandro Moreschi

1858 - 1922

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Alessandro Moreschi (11 November 1858 – 21 April 1922) was an Italian chorister of the late 19th century and the only castrato to make solo recordings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alessandro Moreschi has received more than 1,038,320 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Alessandro Moreschi is the 200th most popular singer (down from 161st in 2019), the 1,237th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,037th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Italian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 60.99

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Alessandro Moreschi has had the most page views in the with 117,225 views, followed by Spanish (20,453), and German (19,205). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (50.58%), Egyptian Arabic (49.22%), and Catalan (28.89%)


Among singers, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 200 out of 4,381Before him are Courtney Love, Kyu Sakamoto, Zucchero Fornaciari, Eric Burdon, Udo Jürgens, and Viktor Tsoi. After him are David Coverdale, Anastacia, Valery Leontiev, Dionne Warwick, Ben E. King, and Mahalia Jackson.

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Among people born in 1858, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 35Before him are Giovanni Segantini, Michael Hainisch, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Eugène Dubois, André Antoine, and Prince Valdemar of Denmark. After him are Lovis Corinth, Saad Zaghloul, Prince Henry of Battenberg, Gaetano Mosca, Saitō Makoto, and Jan Toorop. Among people deceased in 1922, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 29Before him are Léon Bonnat, Nellie Bly, Paul Deschanel, Gabriel Narutowicz, Mori Ōgai, and Camille Jordan. After him are Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, Lothar von Richthofen, Velimir Khlebnikov, Ōkuma Shigenobu, Hermann Alexander Diels, and Henri Désiré Landru.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 1,237 out of 5,161Before him are Gaetano Scirea (1953), Gino Severini (1883), Teresa Cristina of the Two Sicilies (1822), Margaret, Countess of Tyrol (1318), Federico II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (1500), and Eleanor de' Medici (1567). After him are Andrea Cesalpino (1519), Justa Grata Honoria (417), Caesar Baronius (1538), Publius Cornelius Dolabella (-70), Giovanni Gronchi (1887), and Romano Mussolini (1927).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 24Before him are Beniamino Gigli (1890), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Franco Corelli (1921), Tito Gobbi (1913), Umberto Tozzi (1952), and Zucchero Fornaciari (1955). After him are Mario Del Monaco (1915), Rita Pavone (1945), Sabrina Salerno (1968), Giuseppina Strepponi (1815), Fabrizio De André (1940), and Laura Pausini (1974).