Barbara Strozzi

1619 - 1677

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Barbara Strozzi (also called Barbara Valle; baptised 6 August 1619 – 11 November 1677) was an Italian composer and singer of the Baroque Period. During her lifetime, Strozzi published eight volumes of her own music, and had more secular music in print than any other composer of the era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barbara Strozzi has received more than 273,915 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Barbara Strozzi is the 149th most popular singer (up from 172nd in 2019), the 983rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,063rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Singer.

Barbara Strozzi was a Venetian composer and singer. She is most famous for her madrigals, which she composed in the 1640s.

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Over the past year Barbara Strozzi has had the most page views in the with 34,400 views, followed by Spanish (18,888), and German (9,706). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Breton (37.10%), Finnish (33.21%), and German (32.18%)


Among singers, Barbara Strozzi ranks 149 out of 4,381Before her are Billy Joel, Astrud Gilberto, Chris Norman, Esma Redžepova, Roberto Carlos, and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. After her are Ofra Haza, Shakira, Georges Brassens, Sofia Rotaru, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, and Drake.

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Among people born in 1619, Barbara Strozzi ranks 6Before her are Cyrano de Bergerac, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Jan van Riebeeck, Charles Le Brun, and Hyojong of Joseon. After her are Francesco Morosini, Philips Wouwerman, Willem Kalf, Anne Geneviève de Bourbon, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, and Anna Catherine Constance Vasa. Among people deceased in 1677, Barbara Strozzi ranks 5Before her are Baruch Spinoza, Jan van Riebeeck, Isaac Barrow, and Angelus Silesius. After her are Wenceslaus Hollar, Antonio Maria Abbatini, Frederick VI, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, William Louis, Duke of Württemberg, Aert van der Neer, William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and James Harrington.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Barbara Strozzi ranks 983 out of 5,161Before her are Scribonia (-70), Pietro Pomponazzi (1462), Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma (1870), Gerard of Cremona (1114), Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608), and Giovanni Giolitti (1842). After her are Sextus Pompey (-67), Vittoria Colonna (1490), Lucia Bosè (1931), Stesichorus (-630), Luigi Einaudi (1874), and Fulvia (-77).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Barbara Strozzi ranks 15Before her are Renata Tebaldi (1922), Renata Scotto (1934), Domenico Modugno (1928), Mina (1940), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), and Gigliola Cinquetti (1947). After her are Mirella Freni (1935), Gianni Morandi (1944), Beniamino Gigli (1890), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Franco Corelli (1921), and Tito Gobbi (1913).