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Alexander Agricola

1446 - 1506

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Alexander Agricola (; born Alexander Ackerman; c. 1446 – 15 August 1506) was a Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance writing in the Franco-Flemish style. A prominent member of the Grande chapelle, the Habsburg musical establishment, he was a renowned composer in the years around 1500, and his music was widely distributed throughout Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Agricola has received more than 78,216 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Agricola is the 440th most popular composer (down from 348th in 2019), the 213th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 174th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Belgian Composer.

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Among composers, Alexander Agricola ranks 440 out of 1,216Before him are Pēteris Vasks, Franz Schreker, Francesco Maria Veracini, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Grażyna Bacewicz, and Igor Markevitch. After him are Paul Abraham, Étienne Méhul, Louis Durey, Karl Goldmark, Paolo Tosti, and Valentyn Sylvestrov.

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Among people born in 1446, Alexander Agricola ranks 5Before him are Pietro Perugino, Margaret of York, Charles of Valois, Duke of Berry, and Ippolita Maria Sforza. After him are Francesco Botticini and Charles IV of Anjou. Among people deceased in 1506, Alexander Agricola ranks 10Before him are Yeonsangun of Joseon, Alexander Jagiellon, Anne of Foix-Candale, Sultan Husayn Bayqara, Sesshū Tōyō, and Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu. After him are Sancha of Aragon, João I of Kongo, and Robert Henryson.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Alexander Agricola ranks 213 out of 1,019Before him are Lutgardis (1182), Begga (615), Maerten de Vos (1532), Henry II, Duke of Brabant (1207), Jean Bolland (1596), and Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420). After him are Juan de Flandes (1450), Princess Henriette of Belgium (1870), Willy Claes (1938), Princess Astrid of Belgium, Archduchess of Austria-Este (1962), Eugène Charles Catalan (1814), and Arthur Grumiaux (1921).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Alexander Agricola ranks 18Before him are Pierre De Geyter (1848), Heinrich Isaac (1450), Cipriano de Rore (1515), Johannes Tinctoris (1435), Pierre de la Rue (1460), and Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802). After him are Johannes Ciconia (1370), Philippe Herreweghe (1947), Guillaume Lekeu (1870), Jean Absil (1893), François-Joseph Fétis (1784), and Philippe de Monte (1521).