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Francesca Caccini

1587 - 1640

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Francesca Caccini ([franˈtʃeska katˈtʃiːni]; 18 September 1587 – after 1641) was an Italian composer, singer, lutenist, poet, and music teacher of the early Baroque era. She was also known by the nickname "La Cecchina" [la tʃekˈkiːna], given to her by the Florentines and probably a diminutive of "Francesca". She was the daughter of Giulio Caccini. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesca Caccini has received more than 148,881 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Francesca Caccini is the 200th most popular composer (up from 218th in 2019), the 930th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,014th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Italian Composer.

Francesca Caccini is most famous for being the first female composer to be published in Italy.

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Among composers, Francesca Caccini ranks 200 out of 1,216Before her are Jordi Savall, Philippe de Vitry, Gilles Binchois, Francesco Landini, Karol Szymanowski, and Umberto Giordano. After her are Andrea Gabrieli, Reinhold Glière, William Byrd, Eugène Ysaÿe, Alessandro Marcello, and Francis Lai.

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Among people born in 1587, Francesca Caccini ranks 2Before her is Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Savoy. After her are Gaspar de Guzmán, Count-Duke of Olivares, Joost van den Vondel, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, Samuel Scheidt, Stefano Landi, Virginia Centurione Bracelli, Esaias van de Velde, Magdalene of Bavaria, Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, and Johannes Fabricius. Among people deceased in 1640, Francesca Caccini ranks 4Before her are Peter Paul Rubens, Murad IV, and George William, Elector of Brandenburg. After her are Uriel da Costa, Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, Jindřich Matyáš Thurn, Giuseppe Cesari, Charles, Duke of Guise, Wilhelm Kettler, Vittoria Aleotti, and Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesca Caccini ranks 930 out of 4,668Before her are David Sassoli (1956), Venantius Fortunatus (530), Rocco Siffredi (1964), Cesare Pavese (1908), Eleonora Gonzaga (1630), and Ercole I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1431). After her are Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522), Francesco Melzi (1491), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Antipope Clement III (1025), Mina (1940), and Roger de Flor (1267).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Francesca Caccini ranks 42Before her are Maurizio Pollini (1942), Baldassare Galuppi (1706), Giuseppe Torelli (1658), Luciano Berio (1925), Francesco Landini (1325), and Umberto Giordano (1867). After her are Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Alessandro Marcello (1673), Antonio Caldara (1670), Benedetto Marcello (1686), Niccolò Piccinni (1728), and Pietro Locatelli (1695).