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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 577,835 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Cosima Wagner is the 72nd most popular musician (up from 82nd in 2019), the 545th most popular biography from Italy (up from 598th 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 72 out of 2,662Before her are Carlos Santana, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, André Rieu, Syd Barrett, Jon Lord, and Amir Khusrow. After her are Alexander Glazunov, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Cliff Burton, Iggy Pop, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Goran Bregović.

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Among people born in 1837, Cosima Wagner ranks 9Before her are Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Grover Cleveland, J. P. Morgan, Mily Balakirev, Jamāl al-Dīn al-Afghānī, and Fredrik Bajer. After her are Adam Opel, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Pedro V of Portugal, Paul Morphy, and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders. Among people deceased in 1930, Cosima Wagner ranks 9Before her are Fridtjof Nansen, Ilya Repin, Vladimir Mayakovsky, William Howard Taft, Zewditu, and Allvar Gullstrand. After her are Miguel Primo de Rivera, Christiaan Eijkman, Victoria of Baden, Fritz Pregl, D. H. Lawrence, and Joan Gamper.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Cosima Wagner ranks 545 out of 4,668Before her are Tibullus (-50), Rodolfo Graziani (1882), Elena Ferrante (1943), Marsilius of Padua (1275), Octavia the Younger (-69), and Pope John XIV (1000). After her are Giuseppe Piazzi (1746), Dominic Savio (1842), Gentile Bellini (1429), Aloysius Gonzaga (1568), Philip of Swabia (1177), and Ennius (-239).

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 Martini (1706), Paolo Conte (1937), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Lucio Dalla (1943), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Mauro Giuliani (1781).