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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 840,754 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Alessandro Moreschi is the 162nd most popular singer (up from 227th in 2019), the 1,040th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,371st in 2019) and the 15th most popular Singer.

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  • 20

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  • 6.93

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  • 1.88

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 162 out of 3,528Before him are Paul Anka, Mirella Freni, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Chester Bennington, John Denver, and Bob Geldof. After him are Birgit Nilsson, Eduard Khil, Engelbert Humperdinck, Anatoliy Solovianenko, Ivan Rebroff, and Celia Cruz.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1858, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 24Before him are Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Kang Youwei, Maria Christina of Austria, Eugène Ysaÿe, Marie Bashkirtseff, and Mihajlo Pupin. After him are Eugène Dubois, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Eleonora Duse, Lovis Corinth, Prince Valdemar of Denmark, and André Antoine. Among people deceased in 1922, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 24Before him are Nellie Bly, Walther Rathenau, Yamagata Aritomo, Henri Désiré Landru, Andrey Markov, and Rudolf Kjellén. After him are Léon Bonnat, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Paul Deschanel, Lothar von Richthofen, Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, and Ōkuma Shigenobu.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 1,040 out of 4,668Before him are Charles Emmanuel II, Duke of Savoy (1634), Nicola Amati (1596), Maurice Garin (1871), Guarino Guarini (1624), Ettore Scola (1931), and Riccardo Giacconi (1931). After him are Johann Lukas von Hildebrandt (1668), Antipope Boniface VII (1000), Daniela Bianchi (1942), Rustichello da Pisa (1290), Pietro Cavallini (1240), and Frank Costello (1891).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 15Before him are Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Renata Tebaldi (1922), Domenico Modugno (1928), Mina (1940), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), and Mirella Freni (1935). After him are Beniamino Gigli (1890), Barbara Strozzi (1619), Franco Corelli (1921), Mario Del Monaco (1915), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), and Tito Gobbi (1913).