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Cipriano de Rore

1515 - 1565

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Cipriano de Rore (occasionally Cypriano) (1515 or 1516 – between 11 and 20 September 1565) was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, active in Italy. Not only was he a central representative of the generation of Franco-Flemish composers after Josquin des Prez who went to live and work in Italy, but he was one of the most prominent composers of madrigals in the middle of the 16th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cipriano de Rore has received more than 92,233 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 26 in 2019). Cipriano de Rore is the 341st most popular composer (down from 308th in 2019), the 169th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 155th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Belgian Composer.

Cipriano de Rore is most famous for his work in the madrigal style.

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Among composers, Cipriano de Rore ranks 341 out of 1,216Before him are Mykola Leontovych, Alfred Einstein, Marcel Dupré, Ernest Bloch, Francesco Cilea, and Frank Martin. After him are Viktor Ullmann, Leroy Anderson, Vladimir Cosma, Willem Mengelberg, Toru Takemitsu, and Karl Richter.

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Among people born in 1515, Cipriano de Rore ranks 13Before him are Mary of Guise, Piali Pasha, Pierre Lescot, Petrus Ramus, Felix of Cantalice, and Sebastian Castellio. After him are Johann Weyer, Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł, Frederick III, Elector Palatine, Margaret Douglas, Hōjō Ujiyasu, and Valerius Cordus. Among people deceased in 1565, Cipriano de Rore ranks 7Before him are Pope Pius IV, Conrad Gessner, Dragut, Lodovico Ferrari, Queen Munjeong, and William Farel. After him are Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł, Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Ranuccio Farnese, Diego Laynez, Semiz Ali Pasha, and Lucia Anguissola.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Cipriano de Rore ranks 169 out of 1,019Before him are Silvio Gesell (1862), Zénobe Gramme (1826), Bernard van Orley (1487), Laura Marx (1845), Heinrich Isaac (1450), and Victor Serge (1890). After him are Michel Preud'homme (1959), Paul Van Himst (1943), Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759), Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant (1859), Georges Rodenbach (1855), and Catharina van Hemessen (1528).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Cipriano de Rore ranks 14Before him are Henri Vieuxtemps (1820), Jacob Obrecht (1457), André Grétry (1741), Jacques Arcadelt (1507), Pierre De Geyter (1848), and Heinrich Isaac (1450). After him are Johannes Tinctoris (1435), Pierre de la Rue (1460), Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802), Alexander Agricola (1446), Johannes Ciconia (1370), and Philippe Herreweghe (1947).