Arnaut Daniel

1150 - 1210

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Arnaut Daniel (Occitan: [aɾˈnawd daniˈɛl]; fl. 1180–1200) was an Occitan troubadour of the 12th century, praised by Dante as "the best smith" (miglior fabbro) and called a "grand master of love" (gran maestro d'amore) by Petrarch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arnaut Daniel has received more than 80,718 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Arnaut Daniel is the 125th most popular musician, the 780th most popular biography from France (down from 769th in 2019) and the 5th most popular French Musician.

Arnaut Daniel is most famous for being a troubadour and composing the song "Aucassin et Nicolette."

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Among musicians, Arnaut Daniel ranks 125 out of 2,675Before him are Till Lindemann, Fritz Kreisler, Tony Iommi, Don Shirley, Compay Segundo, and Pete Best. After him are Ray Manzarek, Chris Slade, Malcolm Young, Jascha Heifetz, Nam June Paik, and Lady Gaga.

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Among people born in 1150, Arnaut Daniel ranks 4Before him are Guy of Lusignan, Saxo Grammaticus, and Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat. After him are Robert IV of Sablé, Canute I of Sweden, Qutb al-Din Aibak, Geoffrey of Villehardouin, Roman the Great, Antipope Innocent III, Kaykhusraw I, and Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut. Among people deceased in 1210, Arnaut Daniel ranks 1After him are Qutb al-Din Aibak, Geoffrey of Villehardouin, Sverker II of Sweden, Hartmann von Aue, Lu You, and Walter Map.

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In France

Among people born in France, Arnaut Daniel ranks 780 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Hyacinthe Rigaud (1659), Eric Cantona (1966), Madame Roland (1754), Pierre Boulle (1912), and Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque (1902). After him are Judith of Bavaria (797), Philippa of Hainault (1314), Maurice Chevalier (1888), Louise Bourgeois (1911), Inessa Armand (1874), and Emmanuelle Riva (1927).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Arnaut Daniel ranks 5Before him are Jean-Michel Jarre (1948), Richard Clayderman (1953), Thomas Bangalter (1), and Paul Mauriat (1925). After him are Nadia Boulanger (1887), David Guetta (1967), Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), Stéphane Grappelli (1908), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), Louis Vierne (1870), and Georges Prêtre (1924).