Domenico Scarlatti

1685 - 1757

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Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti, also known as Domingo or Doménico Scarlatti (26 October 1685 – 23 July 1757), was an Italian composer. He is classified primarily as a Baroque composer chronologically, although his music was influential in the development of the Classical style. Like his renowned father Alessandro Scarlatti, he composed in a variety of musical forms, although today he is known mainly for his 555 keyboard sonatas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domenico Scarlatti has received more than 1,072,206 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Domenico Scarlatti is the 51st most popular composer (up from 55th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 192nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Italian Composer.

Domenico Scarlatti is most famous for his 555 keyboard sonatas.

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Over the past year Domenico Scarlatti has had the most page views in the with 106,836 views, followed by Spanish (37,589), and Italian (32,176). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swedish (251.20%), Ido (83.75%), and Sicilian (63.28%)


Among composers, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 51 out of 1,451Before him are Edward Elgar, Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Aram Khachaturian, and Tomaso Albinoni. After him are Camille Saint-Saëns, Antonio Salieri, Orlande de Lassus, Carl Orff, Erik Satie, and Georg Philipp Telemann.

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Among people born in 1685, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 5Before him are Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, and George Berkeley. After him are Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Brook Taylor, Jean-Marc Nattier, Johann Maria Farina, Edward England, John Gay, and Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve. Among people deceased in 1757, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 1After him are Osman III, Maria Josepha of Austria, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Rosalba Carriera, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Johann Stamitz, Siraj ud-Daulah, Robert-François Damiens, 7th Dalai Lama, and David Hartley.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 202 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Linus (1), Carlo Ancelotti (1959), Giovanni Bellini (1430), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Vitellius (15), and Catullus (-84). After him are Ludovico Sforza (1452), Pope Boniface V (575), Saint Cecilia (200), Livia (-58), Boethius (480), and Pompey (-106).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 12Before him are Ennio Morricone (1928), Guido of Arezzo (991), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), and Tomaso Albinoni (1671). After him are Antonio Salieri (1750), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Nino Rota (1911), Luigi Cherubini (1760), and Luigi Boccherini (1743).