1705 - 1782


Farinelli (Italian pronunciation: [fariˈnɛlːi]; 24 January 1705 – 16 September 1782) was the stage name of Carlo Maria Michelangelo Nicola Broschi (pronounced [ˈkarlo ˈbrɔski]), a celebrated Italian castrato singer of the 18th century and one of the greatest singers in the history of opera. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Farinelli has received more than 471,529 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 23rd most popular singer.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among singers, Farinelli ranks 23 out of 3,001Before him are Demis Roussos, Enrico Caruso, Adriano Celentano, Tupac Shakur, Plácido Domingo, and James Brown. After him are Patti Smith, Jacques Brel, Barbra Streisand, Phil Collins, Cesária Évora, and Andrea Bocelli.

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Among people born in 1705, Farinelli ranks 2Before him is Pope Clement XIV. After him are Leopold Joseph von Daun, Karim Khan Zand, Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier, David Hartley, Jacques-François Blondel, Peter Artedi, Maximilian Ulysses Browne, Philipp Stamma, and Dick Turpin. Among people deceased in 1782, Farinelli ranks 2Before him is Daniel Bernoulli. After him are Johann Christian Bach, Anne Bonny, Taksin, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Pietro Metastasio, Jacques de Vaucanson, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, Sophie of France, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, and Andreas Sigismund Marggraf.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Farinelli ranks 246 out of 3,282Before him are Michelangelo Antonioni (1912), Paolo Uccello (1475), Valentinian III (419), Cimabue (1240), Bernardo Bertolucci (1941), and Giuseppe Meazza (1910). After him are Sergio Mattarella (1941), Benvenuto Cellini (1500), Didius Julianus (133), Pope Julius I (300), Alberto Giacometti (1901), and Pertinax (126).

Among SINGERS In Italy

Among singers born in Italy, Farinelli ranks 4Before him are Luciano Pavarotti (1935), Enrico Caruso (1873), and Adriano Celentano (1938). After him are Andrea Bocelli (1958), Albano Carrisi (1943), Salvatore Adamo (1943), Toto Cutugno (1943), Domenico Modugno (1928), Gigliola Cinquetti (1947), Eros Ramazzotti (1963), and Renata Tebaldi (1922).

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