Cosima Wagner

1837 - 1930

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Cosima Wagner (born Francesca Gaetana Cosima 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 456,424 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Cosima Wagner is the 82nd most popular musician (up from 112th in 2019), the 598th most popular biography from Italy (up from 709th 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 82 out of 2,675Before her are Yehudi Menuhin, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Nat King Cole, Giorgio Moroder, Stuart Sutcliffe, and Lou Reed. After her are Richard Wright, Maurice Gibb, Angus Young, Paco de Lucía, Robert Fripp, and Benny Goodman.

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Among people born in 1837, Cosima Wagner ranks 9Before her are Alois Hitler, Mily Balakirev, Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, and Marie François Sadi Carnot. After her are Adam Opel, Fredrik Bajer, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse, Pedro V of Portugal, and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders. Among people deceased in 1930, Cosima Wagner ranks 11Before her are Vladimir Mayakovsky, William Howard Taft, Zewditu, Miguel Primo de Rivera, Allvar Gullstrand, and D. H. Lawrence. After her are Horst Wessel, Joan Gamper, Christiaan Eijkman, Lon Chaney, Fritz Pregl, and Alfred von Tirpitz.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cosima Wagner ranks 598 out of 4,088Before her are Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily (1782), Giulio Andreotti (1919), Paolo Maldini (1968), Agathocles of Syracuse (-361), Maria Goretti (1890), and Giuliano Gemma (1938). After her are Hiero II of Syracuse (-308), Pinturicchio (1454), Bianca Maria Sforza (1472), Florianus (232), Pope Agapetus II (900), and Pope Eugene I (600).

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), Luigi Tenco (1938), Paolo Conte (1937), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Lucio Dalla (1943).