Alessandro Stradella

1643 - 1682

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Antonio Alessandro Boncompagno Stradella (Bologna, 3 July 1643 – Genoa, 25 February 1682) was an Italian composer of the middle Baroque period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alessandro Stradella has received more than 111,800 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Alessandro Stradella is the 275th most popular composer (up from 283rd in 2019), the 1,170th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,182nd in 2019) and the 57th most popular Italian Composer.

Alessandro Stradella is most famous for his opera "La morte d'Orfeo" which is about the death of Orpheus, and his "Missa pro Defunctis" which is a requiem mass.

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Among composers, Alessandro Stradella ranks 275 out of 1,228Before him are Marcel Dupré, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Andrea Luchesi, Emmanuel Chabrier, Miklós Rózsa, and Johann Jakob Froberger. After him are Niccolò Jommelli, Aaron Copland, Ferdinando Carulli, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Christian Gottlob Neefe, and Hanns Eisler.

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Among people born in 1643, Alessandro Stradella ranks 5Before him are Isaac Newton, Ahmed II, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, and Afonso VI of Portugal. After him are Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado, Henri Jules, Prince of Condé, René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Jean-Baptiste Denys, Johann Adam Reincken, Jean Chardin, and Fran Krsto Frankopan. Among people deceased in 1682, Alessandro Stradella ranks 9Before him are Evliya Çelebi, Feodor III of Russia, 5th Dalai Lama, Jacob van Ruisdael, Johann Joachim Becher, and Jacob Kettler. After him are Baldassare Longhena, Avvakum, Jean Picard, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Thomas Browne, and Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Alessandro Stradella ranks 1,170 out of 4,088Before him are Domitia Lepida the Younger (0), Arnold of Brescia (1100), Gelon (-600), Calpurnia (-77), Felice Beato (1832), and Domenico Veneziano (1410). After him are Ottavio Farnese, Duke of Parma (1524), Romano Mussolini (1927), Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Mario Draghi (1947), Primo Carnera (1906), and Lucilio Vanini (1585).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Alessandro Stradella ranks 57Before him are Gioseffo Zarlino (1517), Giacomo Carissimi (1605), Leonardo Leo (1694), Luigi Nono (1924), Gaspare Spontini (1774), and Andrea Luchesi (1741). After him are Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Ferdinando Carulli (1770), Giovanni Battista Sammartini (1700), Saverio Mercadante (1795), Francesco Geminiani (1687), and Luca Marenzio (1553).