Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

1920 - 1995

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Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Italian: [arˈtuːro beneˈdetti mikeˈlandʒeli]; 5 January 1920 – 12 June 1995) was an Italian classical pianist. He is considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli has received more than 301,513 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli is the 238th most popular musician (down from 191st in 2019), the 1,285th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,072nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Italian Musician.

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli is most famous for being a world-renowned pianist.

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Among musicians, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli ranks 238 out of 3,175Before him are Romano Mussolini, Ian Stewart, Farid al-Atrash, Alfred Brendel, Luigi Tenco, and Isaac Stern. After him are Stéphane Grappelli, Khaled, Dave Mustaine, Émile Waldteufel, Ludacris, and Lalo Schifrin.

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Among people born in 1920, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli ranks 67Before him are Setsuko Hara, Mario Beccaria, Tom of Finland, Gene Tierney, Richard Farnsworth, and Isaac Stern. After him are Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ivan Kozhedub, César Rodríguez Álvarez, Albert Barillé, Robert Whittaker, and Abe Lenstra. Among people deceased in 1995, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli ranks 50Before him are Ernest Walton, Lita Grey, Carlos Monzón, Ștefan Kovács, Siad Barre, and Ernest Gellner. After him are Peter Townsend, Miklós Rózsa, Don Cherry, César Rodríguez Álvarez, Georges J. F. Köhler, and Rose Kennedy.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli ranks 1,285 out of 5,161Before him are Princess Maria Antonia of Naples and Sicily (1784), Adolfo Celi (1922), Cornelius Gallus (-69), Iullus Antonius (-43), Agrippa Postumus (-12), and Antonio Lotti (1667). After him are Giovanni Battista Sammartini (1700), Irnerius (1050), Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria (1783), Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1870), Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria (1777), and Alessandro Stradella (1643).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli ranks 13Before him are Lucio Dalla (1943), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Paolo Conte (1937), Gianna Nannini (1954), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Luigi Tenco (1938). After him are Mauro Giuliani (1781), Franco Battiato (1945), Matteo Carcassi (1792), Rocco Granata (1938), Lucio Battisti (1943), and Domenico Alberti (1710).