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Amilcare Ponchielli

1834 - 1886

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Amilcare Ponchielli (US: , Italian: [aˈmilkare poŋˈkjɛlli]; 31 August 1834 – 16 January 1886) was an Italian opera composer, best known for his opera La Gioconda. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amilcare Ponchielli has received more than 194,392 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Amilcare Ponchielli is the 173rd most popular composer (down from 153rd in 2019), the 834th most popular biography from Italy (down from 668th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Italian Composer.

Amilcare Ponchielli is most famous for his ballet "La Gioconda."

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Among composers, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 173 out of 1,216Before him are Franz von Suppé, Witold Lutosławski, Adrian Willaert, Steve Reich, Eduard Strauss, and Johann Ambrosius Bach. After him are Maurizio Pollini, Jan Dismas Zelenka, Hugo Wolf, Baldassare Galuppi, Johann Stamitz, and Giuseppe Torelli.

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Among people born in 1834, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 11Before him are John Venn, William Morris, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Léon Walras, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, and August Weismann. After him are James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Charles Spurgeon, Vasily Perov, Kawakami Gensai, Norodom of Cambodia, and Jan Neruda. Among people deceased in 1886, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 8Before him are Ramakrishna, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Emily Dickinson, Leopold von Ranke, Chester A. Arthur, and John Deere. After him are Alexander Ostrovsky, Ilya Ulyanov, Alexander Butlerov, Prince Louis, Count of Trani, Pierre-Jules Hetzel, and Asher Brown Durand.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 834 out of 4,668Before him are Phalaris (-700), Louise of Orléans (1812), Bernardino of Siena (1380), Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351), Rosalia Lombardo (1918), and Sebastiano del Piombo (1485). After him are Pietro Bembo (1470), Maurizio Pollini (1942), Francesco II Sforza (1495), Euhemerus (-330), Francesco Guardi (1712), and Francesco Totti (1976).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 35Before him are Ottorino Respighi (1879), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Vittorio Monti (1868), Francesco Cavalli (1602), and Ferruccio Busoni (1866). After him are Maurizio Pollini (1942), Baldassare Galuppi (1706), Giuseppe Torelli (1658), Luciano Berio (1925), Francesco Landini (1325), and Umberto Giordano (1867).