Cosima Wagner

1837 - 1930

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Francesca Gaetana Cosima Wagner (née Liszt; 24 December 1837 – 1 April 1930) was the daughter of the Hungarian composer and pianist Franz Liszt and Franco-German romantic author Marie d'Agoult. She became the second wife of the German composer Richard Wagner, and with him founded the Bayreuth Festival as a showcase for his stage works; after his death she devoted the rest of her life to the promotion of his music and philosophy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cosima Wagner has received more than 732,214 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Cosima Wagner is the 85th most popular musician (down from 72nd in 2019), the 610th most popular biography from Italy (down from 544th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Musician.

Wagner was a German composer, conductor, theater director, and essayist. He is most famous for his operas.

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Among musicians, Cosima Wagner ranks 85 out of 3,175Before her are Iggy Pop, Giorgio Moroder, Steven Van Zandt, Lou Reed, Carlos Santana, and Sia. After her are Till Lindemann, Richard Wright, Ziryab, Sviatoslav Richter, Glenn Gould, and Paul Simon.

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Among people born in 1837, Cosima Wagner ranks 10Before her are J. P. Morgan, Grover Cleveland, Fredrik Bajer, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, Mily Balakirev, and Tokugawa Yoshinobu. After her are Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Adam Opel, Pedro V of Portugal, Ivan Kramskoi, and Paul Morphy. Among people deceased in 1930, Cosima Wagner ranks 14Before her are Allvar Gullstrand, Joan Gamper, Christiaan Eijkman, Fritz Pregl, Miguel Primo de Rivera, and Victoria of Baden. After her are Arthur Balfour, Alfred von Tirpitz, D. H. Lawrence, Horst Wessel, Ahmad Shah Qajar, and Siegfried Wagner.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cosima Wagner ranks 610 out of 5,161Before her are Pope Miltiades (250), Maurizio Gucci (1948), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Pope Agapetus I (490), Pope Stephen VI (850), and Marsilius of Padua (1275). After her are Constans (320), Pinturicchio (1454), Alessandro Manzoni (1785), Charles II of Naples (1254), Publius Clodius Pulcher (-90), and Frank Capra (1897).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Cosima Wagner ranks 4Before her are Niccolò Paganini (1782), Arcangelo Corelli (1653), and Giorgio Moroder (1940). After her are Ludovico Einaudi (1955), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Lucio Dalla (1943), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Paolo Conte (1937), Gianna Nannini (1954), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Luigi Tenco (1938).