Ferdinando Carulli

1770 - 1841

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Ferdinando Maria Meinrado Francesco Pascale Rosario Carulli (9 February 1770 – 17 February 1841) was an Italian composer for classical guitar and the author of the influential Méthode complète pour guitare ou lyre, op. 27 (1810), which contains music still used by student guitarists today. He wrote a variety of works for classical guitar, including numerous solo and chamber works and several concertos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinando Carulli has received more than 178,146 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Ferdinando Carulli is the 333rd most popular composer (down from 279th in 2019), the 1,455th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,208th in 2019) and the 68th most popular Italian Composer.

Ferdinando Carulli was a famous Italian composer and pianist. He is most famous for his études for the piano.

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Among composers, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 333 out of 1,451Before him are John Dunstaple, Gustav Leonhardt, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Gustave Charpentier, Julius Fučík, and Heinrich Isaac. After him are Michael Nyman, Cipriano de Rore, Christian Gottlob Neefe, Antonio Soler, Giovanni Bottesini, and Georg Benda.

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Among people born in 1770, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 18Before him are Anton Reicha, Manuel Belgrano, George Canning, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom, and Pierre Cambronne. After him are Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Thomas Johann Seebeck, Alexandre Pétion, Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano, and Lucile Desmoulins. Among people deceased in 1841, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 12Before him are Caroline of Baden, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Friedrich Sertürner, Johan August Arfwedson, and Minh Mạng. After him are Félix Savart, Tokugawa Ienari, Friedrich Parrot, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Bertrand Barère, and Franz Xaver von Baader.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 1,455 out of 5,161Before him are Ubertino of Casale (1259), Jacopo Tiepolo (1150), Carlo Blasis (1797), Jacopo Amigoni (1682), Amy Adams (1974), and Giuseppe Acerbi (1773). After him are Alvise Cadamosto (1432), Alberto Zaccheroni (1953), Claudia de' Medici (1604), Drusus Caesar (7), Cima da Conegliano (1459), and Simon of Sicily (1093).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 68Before him are Franco Alfano (1875), Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Leonardo Leo (1694), Francesco Cilea (1866), Giovanni Bononcini (1670), and Saverio Mercadante (1795). After him are Giovanni Bottesini (1821), Pietro Della Valle (1586), Luca Marenzio (1553), Alfredo Casella (1883), Domenico Zipoli (1688), and Alfredo Catalani (1854).