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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 545 keyboard sonatas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Domenico Scarlatti has received more than 942,324 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Domenico Scarlatti is the 55th most popular composer (up from 56th in 2019), the 193rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 185th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Italian Composer.

Domenico Scarlatti is most famous for his 555 keyboard sonatas.

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Among composers, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 55 out of 1,216Before him are Anton Bruckner, Carl Orff, Arnold Schoenberg, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Orlande de Lassus, and Aram Khachaturian. After him are Vincenzo Bellini, Mikis Theodorakis, Georg Philipp Telemann, Edward Elgar, Astor Piazzolla, and Henry Purcell.

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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, Johann Maria Farina, Jean-Marc Nattier, Edward England, John Gay, and Bartolomeu de Gusmão. Among people deceased in 1757, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 1After him are Osman III, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, Maria Josepha of Austria, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Johann Stamitz, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Rosalba Carriera, Robert-François Damiens, Siraj ud-Daulah, 7th Dalai Lama, and David Hartley.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 193 out of 4,668Before him are Pope Innocent VIII (1432), Servius Tullius (-600), Pope Innocent XII (1615), Pope Innocent X (1574), Pope Nicholas V (1397), and Guillaume Apollinaire (1880). After him are Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Pope Alexander VII (1599), Pope Gregory XIV (1535), Arcangelo Corelli (1653), Saint Cecilia (200), and Giovanni Bellini (1430).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Domenico Scarlatti ranks 12Before him are Ennio Morricone (1928), Antonio Salieri (1750), Guido of Arezzo (991), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), and Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632). After him are Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Nino Rota (1911), Luigi Boccherini (1743), and Pietro Mascagni (1863).