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 178,844 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Amilcare Ponchielli is the 153rd most popular composer (up from 159th in 2019), the 668th most popular biography from Italy (up from 691st in 2019) and the 30th most popular Italian Composer.

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

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Among composers, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 153 out of 1,228Before him are Michel Legrand, Marin Marais, Ottorino Respighi, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Édouard Lalo, and Fanny Mendelssohn. After him are George Enescu, Franz von Suppé, Giovanni Paisiello, Enrique Granados, Josef Strauss, and Vittorio Monti.

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Among people born in 1834, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 11Before him are William Morris, John Venn, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, Léon Walras, and August Weismann. After him are James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Charles Spurgeon, Julia Pastrana, Norodom of Cambodia, Vasily Perov, and Johann Philipp Reis. Among people deceased in 1886, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 7Before him are Franz Liszt, Ramakrishna, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Emily Dickinson, Leopold von Ranke, and Chester A. Arthur. After him are John Deere, Alexander Ostrovsky, Ilya Ulyanov, Alexander Butlerov, Lydia Koidula, and Karl von Piloty.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 668 out of 4,088Before him are Giacomo della Porta (1533), Athalaric (516), Scholastica (480), Francis of Paola (1416), Marie Adélaïde of Savoy (1685), and Marozia (890). After him are Pupienus (170), Sejanus (-20), Pescennius Niger (135), Vitiges (475), Joachim of Fiore (1135), and Maria Luisa of Savoy (1688).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Amilcare Ponchielli ranks 30Before him are Muzio Clementi (1752), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Domenico Cimarosa (1749), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Gregorio Allegri (1582), and Ottorino Respighi (1879). After him are Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Vittorio Monti (1868), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), Francesco Cavalli (1602), Ferruccio Busoni (1866), and Luciano Berio (1925).