Domenico Montagnana

1686 - 1750

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Domenico Montagnana (24 June 1686 – 6 March 1750) was an Italian master luthier based in Venice, Italy. He is regarded as one of the finest violin and cello makers of his time. His pieces, particularly his cellos, are sought after by orchestras, notable musicians or collectors, and many form parts of collections in museums. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domenico Montagnana has received more than 213,418 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Domenico Montagnana is the 808th most popular musician (up from 1,194th in 2019), the 2,813th most popular biography from Italy (up from 3,195th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Italian Musician.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year Domenico Montagnana has had the most page views in the with 10,741 views, followed by Japanese (2,622), and German (2,276). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Venetian (60.84%), French (27.91%), and Danish (16.49%)


Among musicians, Domenico Montagnana ranks 808 out of 3,175Before him are T-Bone Walker, Gilbert O'Sullivan, Maynard Ferguson, Desmond Dekker, Todd Rundgren, and Pharoah Sanders. After him are Julian Bream, Jean-Baptiste Arban, Chris Squire, Yusef Lateef, Xaver Scharwenka, and Gerry Rafferty.

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Among people born in 1686, Domenico Montagnana ranks 13Before him are Hakuin Ekaku, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Vasily Tatishchev, Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Antoine de Jussieu, and Johann Georg Christian, Prince of Lobkowicz. After him are Cosmas Damian Asam, Andrey Osterman, Giuseppe Simone Assemani, and Jan Frederik Gronovius. Among people deceased in 1750, Domenico Montagnana ranks 13Before him are Rachel Ruysch, Giuseppe Sammartini, Vasily Tatishchev, Pietro Filippo Scarlatti, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, and Apostolo Zeno. After him are Princess Johanna Charlotte of Anhalt-Dessau, and Nasir Jung.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Domenico Montagnana ranks 2,813 out of 5,161Before him are Bartolomeo Carducci (1554), Giovanni Poleni (1683), Giovanni Pastrone (1883), Tiziano Terzani (1938), Salvatore Sciarrino (1947), and Appius Claudius Pulcher (-130). After him are Roberto De Zerbi (1979), Giovanni Battista Giraldi (1504), Franciabigio (1484), Federico Lombardi (1942), Jacopo Sadoleto (1477), and Gianfranco Parolini (1930).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Domenico Montagnana ranks 35Before him are Giovanni Maria Bononcini (1642), Enrico Toselli (1883), Marco Uccellini (1603), Alice (1954), Giorgio Gaber (1939), and Benny Benassi (1967). After him are Pino Donaggio (1941), Enzo Jannacci (1935), Salamone Rossi (1570), Mantovani (1905), Antonio Janigro (1918), and Pino Daniele (1955).