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 222,500 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Barbara Strozzi is the 173rd most popular singer (up from 179th in 2019), the 1,066th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,136th in 2019) and the 17th most popular 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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Among singers, Barbara Strozzi ranks 173 out of 3,528Before her are Ivan Rebroff, Celia Cruz, Ben E. King, Charles Trenet, Beniamino Gigli, and İbrahim Tatlıses. After her are Chris Rea, Esma Redžepova, Manu Chao, Sofia Rotaru, Falco, and David Coverdale.

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

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Barbara Strozzi ranks 1,066 out of 4,668Before her are Paolo Conte (1937), Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723), Beniamino Gigli (1890), Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691), Tigellinus (10), and Johann Maria Farina (1685). After her are Maria Theresa of Savoy (1756), Sandro Mazzola (1942), Daniele da Volterra (1509), Gemma Galgani (1878), Giacomo Carissimi (1605), and Giacomo Matteotti (1885).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Barbara Strozzi ranks 17Before her are Domenico Modugno (1928), Mina (1940), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), Mirella Freni (1935), Alessandro Moreschi (1858), and Beniamino Gigli (1890). After her are Franco Corelli (1921), Mario Del Monaco (1915), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Tito Gobbi (1913), Renata Scotto (1934), and Gianni Morandi (1944).