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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 165,117 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Ferdinando Carulli is the 277th most popular composer (up from 278th in 2019), the 1,211th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,183rd in 2019) and the 58th 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 277 out of 1,216Before him are Johann Jakob Froberger, Clément Janequin, Aaron Copland, Stefania Turkewich, Carl Reinecke, and Alberto Ginastera. After him are Andrew Lloyd Webber, Moritz Moszkowski, Josef Mysliveček, Stanisław Moniuszko, Nikolai Myaskovsky, and Eduard Hanslick.

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Among people born in 1770, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 15Before him are Anton Reicha, Adam Jerzy Czartoryski, Princess Carolina of Parma, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Adam Johann von Krusenstern, and Theodoros Kolokotronis. After him are Pierre Cambronne, Thomas Johann Seebeck, Alexandre Pétion, Manuel Belgrano, George Canning, and Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano. Among people deceased in 1841, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 8Before him are Mikhail Lermontov, William Henry Harrison, Nicolas Appert, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Caroline of Baden, and Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. After him are Johan August Arfwedson, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Friedrich Sertürner, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Minh Mạng, and Friedrich Parrot.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 1,211 out of 4,668Before him are Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921), Louis V, Duke of Bavaria (1315), Bartholomew Columbus (1460), Ciriaco de' Pizzicolli (1391), Francesco Morosini (1619), and Francesco di Giorgio Martini (1439). After him are Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484), Melozzo da Forlì (1438), Ivanoe Bonomi (1873), Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1835), Frank Lentini (1889), and Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Ferdinando Carulli ranks 58Before him are Luigi Nono (1924), Alessandro Stradella (1643), Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Gioseffo Zarlino (1517), Leonardo Vinci (1690), and Gaspare Spontini (1774). After him are Giovanni Battista Sammartini (1700), Saverio Mercadante (1795), Andrea Luchesi (1741), Giovanni Bottesini (1821), Leonardo Leo (1694), and Pietro Della Valle (1586).