Alessandro Moreschi

1858 - 1922

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Alessandro Moreschi (11 November 1858 – 21 April 1922) was an Italian castrato singer 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 762,513 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Alessandro Moreschi is the 227th most popular singer (down from 201st in 2019), the 1,371st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,204th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Italian Singer.

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  • 19

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  • 5.47

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  • 2.22

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Among singers, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 227 out of 3,541Before him are Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Nena, Meat Loaf, Lata Mangeshkar, Ajda Pekkan, and Desireless. After him are Teresa Berganza, John Fogerty, Robbie Williams, Carole King, Muslim Magomayev, and Valery Leontiev.

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Among people born in 1858, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 36Before him are Ludwig Quidde, Gaetano Mosca, Fernand Khnopff, Alois Riegl, Prince Henry of Battenberg, and Carl Auer von Welsbach. After him are Albrecht Penck, Princess Louise of Belgium, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Saad Zaghloul, Michael Hainisch, and Jan Toorop. Among people deceased in 1922, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 35Before him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Camille Jordan, Lothar von Richthofen, Rudolf Kjellén, Arthur Nikisch, and Giovanni Verga. After him are Catherine Dolgorukov, Ōkuma Shigenobu, Edmund Leighton, Gaston, Count of Eu, Gabriel Narutowicz, and Wilhelm Voigt.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 1,371 out of 4,088Before him are Carlo Dolci (1616), Giovanni Verga (1840), Gianna Nannini (1954), Mario Monicelli (1915), Francesco Durante (1684), and Carlo Gambino (1902). After him are Gian Piero Gasperini (1958), Antipope Constantine II (710), Antonia the Elder (-39), Salvatore Schillaci (1964), Stefania Sandrelli (1946), and Paolo Giovio (1483).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Alessandro Moreschi ranks 21Before him are Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Beniamino Gigli (1890), Barbara Strozzi (1619), Mario Del Monaco (1915), Franco Corelli (1921), and Gianni Morandi (1944). After him are Fabrizio De André (1940), Tito Gobbi (1913), Umberto Tozzi (1952), Giuseppina Strepponi (1815), Zucchero Fornaciari (1955), and Renata Scotto (1934).