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Antonio Salieri

1750 - 1825

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Antonio Salieri (18 August 1750 – 7 May 1825) was an Italian classical composer, conductor, and teacher. He was born in Legnago, south of Verona, in the Republic of Venice, and spent his adult life and career as a subject of the Habsburg monarchy. Salieri was a pivotal figure in the development of late 18th-century opera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antonio Salieri has received more than 2,927,935 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia. Antonio Salieri is the 27th most popular composer (up from 30th in 2019), the 84th most popular biography from Italy (up from 91st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Italian Composer.

Antonio Salieri is most famous for being the composer of many operas and symphonies, including "The Marriage of Figaro."

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Among composers, Antonio Salieri ranks 27 out of 1,216Before him are Claudio Monteverdi, Georges Bizet, Claude Debussy, Hector Berlioz, Bedřich Smetana, and Ennio Morricone. After him are Dmitri Shostakovich, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Jacques Offenbach, Johann Strauss II, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Maurice Ravel.

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Among people born in 1750, Antonio Salieri ranks 1After him are Letizia Ramolino, Ali Pasha of Ioannina, Tipu Sultan, Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, Caroline Herschel, Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, Francisco de Miranda, Heshen, Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa, and Murad Bey. Among people deceased in 1825, Antonio Salieri ranks 3Before him are Jacques-Louis David and Alexander I of Russia. After him are Henri de Saint-Simon, Maximilian I Joseph of Bavaria, Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, Pauline Bonaparte, Henry Fuseli, Jean Paul, Dmitry Bortniansky, Laskarina Bouboulina, and Vivant Denon.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Antonio Salieri ranks 84 out of 4,668Before him are Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Ennio Morricone (1928), Pope Gregory VII (1020), Pope Pius IX (1792), Titus (41), and Michael Collins (1930). After him are Giotto (1267), Filippo Brunelleschi (1377), Pope Paul VI (1897), Pope Leo X (1475), Bud Spencer (1929), and Girolamo Savonarola (1452).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Antonio Salieri ranks 7Before him are Antonio Vivaldi (1678), Giuseppe Verdi (1813), Giacomo Puccini (1858), Gioachino Rossini (1792), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), and Ennio Morricone (1928). After him are Guido of Arezzo (991), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), and Vincenzo Bellini (1801).