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. Known for his sympathies towards anarchism, left-libertarianism and pacifism, his songs often featured marginalized and rebellious people, Romani, prostitutes and knaves, and attacked the Catholic Church hierarchy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fabrizio De André has received more than 351,334 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Fabrizio De André is the 238th most popular singer (up from 260th in 2019), the 1,409th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,445th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Italian Singer.

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Among singers, Fabrizio De André ranks 238 out of 3,541Before him are Muslim Magomayev, Valery Leontiev, Sezen Aksu, Dave Gahan, Sonny Bono, and Milva. After him are Johnny Logan, Jacqueline Boyer, Rashid Behbudov, Axl Rose, Frida Boccara, and Van Morrison.

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Among people born in 1940, Fabrizio De André ranks 94Before him are Katharine Ross, Sepp Piontek, Rudi Dutschke, Masahiro Hamazaki, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Mike Hailwood. After him are Wilma Rudolph, Frida Boccara, Alan Kay, Régis Debray, Phil Ochs, and Vladimir Cosma. Among people deceased in 1999, Fabrizio De André ranks 46Before him are Henry Way Kendall, Sarah Knauss, Dirk Bogarde, Bernard Buffet, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Adolfo Bioy Casares. After him are Amintore Fanfani, Hermine Braunsteiner, Rafael Alberti, Joe D'Amato, Benjamin Bloom, and André Martinet.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Fabrizio De André ranks 1,409 out of 4,088Before him are Luisa of Naples and Sicily (1773), Riccardo Broschi (1698), Antonio Segni (1891), Alessandro Valignano (1539), Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke of Parma (1630), and Prince Xavier of Bourbon-Parma (1889). After him are Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma (1569), Francis IV, Duke of Modena (1779), Maria, Queen of Sicily (1363), Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus (-49), Antonio Lotti (1667), and Antipope Honorius II (1010).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Fabrizio De André ranks 22Before him are Beniamino Gigli (1890), Barbara Strozzi (1619), Mario Del Monaco (1915), Franco Corelli (1921), Gianni Morandi (1944), and Alessandro Moreschi (1858). After him are Tito Gobbi (1913), Umberto Tozzi (1952), Giuseppina Strepponi (1815), Zucchero Fornaciari (1955), Renata Scotto (1934), and Antonio Cesti (1623).