Alessandro Scarlatti

1660 - 1725

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Pietro Alessandro Gaspare Scarlatti (2 May 1660 – 22 October 1725) was an Italian Baroque composer, known especially for his operas and chamber cantatas. He is considered the most important representative of the Neapolitan school of opera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alessandro Scarlatti has received more than 338,413 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Alessandro Scarlatti is the 70th most popular composer (down from 68th in 2019), the 260th most popular biography from Italy (up from 263rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Composer.

Alessandro Scarlatti is most famous for his operas.

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Among composers, Alessandro Scarlatti ranks 70 out of 1,228Before him are John Williams, George Gershwin, Johann Christian Bach, John Cage, Dieterich Buxtehude, and Astor Piazzolla. After him are Anton Webern, Charles Gounod, Alexander Scriabin, Nino Rota, Josquin des Prez, and Mikis Theodorakis.

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Among people born in 1660, Alessandro Scarlatti ranks 3Before him are Daniel Defoe and George I of Great Britain. After him are Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Maria Anna Victoria of Bavaria, Veronica Giuliani, André Campra, Johann Kuhnau, Hans Sloane, Andreas Schlüter, Johann Joseph Fux, and Friedrich Hoffmann. Among people deceased in 1725, Alessandro Scarlatti ranks 2Before him is Peter the Great. After him are Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Mahmud Hotak, Arai Hakuseki, Jonathan Wild, José Benito de Churriguera, and Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Scarlatti ranks 260 out of 4,088Before him are Giambattista Vico (1668), Pope Innocent VII (1339), Marsilio Ficino (1433), Benvenuto Cellini (1500), Man in the Iron Mask (1640), and Pope Fabian (200). After him are Pope Urban I (222), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696), Giuseppe Meazza (1910), Pope Benedict IX (1012), Pope Adrian I (700), and Gianni Versace (1946).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Alessandro Scarlatti ranks 15Before him are Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Guido of Arezzo (991), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710). After him are Nino Rota (1911), Luigi Boccherini (1743), Jacopo Peri (1561), Pietro Mascagni (1863), Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), and Luigi Cherubini (1760).