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Fabrizio De André

1940 - 1999

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Fabrizio Cristiano De André (Italian pronunciation: [faˈbrittsjo de anˈdre]; 18 February 1940 – 11 January 1999) was an Italian singer-songwriter and the most-prominent cantautore of his time. His 40-year career reflects his interests in concept albums, literature, poetry, political protest, and French music. He is considered a prominent member of the Genoese School. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fabrizio De André has received more than 474,910 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Fabrizio De André is the 260th most popular singer (down from 238th in 2019), the 1,462nd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,409th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Italian Singer.

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  • 40

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  • 1.87

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Among singers, Fabrizio De André ranks 260 out of 3,528Before him are Kim Wilde, Sonny Bono, Johnny Logan, Hank Williams, Teresa Berganza, and Corry Brokken. After him are Mylène Farmer, Jessye Norman, Victoria de los Ángeles, Christa Ludwig, Shirley Bassey, and Sade.

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Among people born in 1940, Fabrizio De André ranks 102Before him are Vladimir Cosma, Frida Boccara, Vittorio Storaro, Gojko Mitić, Alan Kay, and Edward C. Prescott. After him are Sepp Piontek, Shozo Tsugitani, Toshihide Maskawa, Elke Sommer, Saul Kripke, and Jerzy Buzek. Among people deceased in 1999, Fabrizio De André ranks 49Before him are Daniel Nathans, Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, George C. Scott, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Edward Dmytryk. After him are Joe D'Amato, Bernard Buffet, Rafael Alberti, Amintore Fanfani, João Figueiredo, and André Martinet.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Fabrizio De André ranks 1,462 out of 4,668Before him are Lawrence of Brindisi (1559), Ascanio Sforza (1455), Augustine of Canterbury (510), Massimo Moratti (1945), Antipope Constantine II (710), and Sebastiano Ricci (1659). After him are Ubertino of Casale (1259), Rinaldo d'Este (1655), Giovanni Villani (1276), Aurelia Cotta (-120), Marcia (200), and Alvise Cadamosto (1432).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Fabrizio De André ranks 25Before him are Mario Del Monaco (1915), Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Tito Gobbi (1913), Renata Scotto (1934), Gianni Morandi (1944), and Zucchero Fornaciari (1955). After him are Umberto Tozzi (1952), Serge Reggiani (1922), Rita Pavone (1945), Iva Zanicchi (1940), Antonio Cesti (1623), and Giuseppina Strepponi (1815).