Arcangelo Corelli

1653 - 1713

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Arcangelo Corelli (, also UK: , US: , Italian: [arˈkandʒelo koˈrɛlli]; 17 February 1653 – 8 January 1713) was an Italian composer and violinist of the Baroque era. His music was key in the development of the modern genres of sonata and concerto, in establishing the preeminence of the violin, and as the first coalescing of modern tonality and functional harmony.He was trained in Bologna and Rome, and in this city he developed most of his career, due also to the protection of great patrons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arcangelo Corelli has received more than 629,259 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Arcangelo Corelli is the 16th most popular musician (up from 17th in 2019), the 197th most popular biography from Italy (down from 190th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Musician.

Arcangelo Corelli was a famous Italian composer. He is most famous for his violin concertos.

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Among musicians, Arcangelo Corelli ranks 16 out of 2,662Before him are Leonard Cohen, Elton John, Clara Schumann, Paul McCartney, Leopold Mozart, and Madonna. After him are Ray Charles, Brian May, Jean-Michel Jarre, Charlie Watts, George Harrison, and Władysław Szpilman.

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Among people born in 1653, Arcangelo Corelli ranks 1After him are Johann Pachelbel, Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland, Prince George of Denmark, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, André-Hercule de Fleury, Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Georg Muffat, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Maria Amalia of Courland, Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, and Caspar van Wittel. Among people deceased in 1713, Arcangelo Corelli ranks 1After him are Frederick I of Prussia, Juraj Jánošík, Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Jean Chardin, Carlo Maratta, Jahandar Shah, Michael II Apafi, Giuseppe Maria Tomasi, Frederick William, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Arcangelo Corelli ranks 197 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Nicholas V (1397), Guillaume Apollinaire (1880), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Pope Alexander VII (1599), and Pope Gregory XIV (1535). After him are Saint Cecilia (200), Giovanni Bellini (1430), Pope Eugene IV (1383), Pope Gregory VIII (1100), Domenico Ghirlandaio (1448), and Pope Boniface IX (1350).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Arcangelo Corelli ranks 2Before him are Niccolò Paganini (1782). After him are Giorgio Moroder (1940), Cosima Wagner (1837), Ludovico Einaudi (1955), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Paolo Conte (1937), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Lucio Dalla (1943), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Mauro Giuliani (1781).