Francesco Cavalli

1602 - 1676

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Francesco Cavalli (born Pietro Francesco Caletti-Bruni 14 February 1602 – 14 January 1676) was an Italian composer of the early Baroque period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Cavalli has received more than 152,616 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Francesco Cavalli is the 165th most popular composer (down from 161st in 2019), the 743rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 696th in 2019) and the 34th most popular Italian Composer.

Francesco Cavalli was an Italian composer of the Baroque era. He is most famous for his operas, including The Coronation of Poppea, which was the first opera to be based on a story from classical mythology.

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Among composers, Francesco Cavalli ranks 165 out of 1,228Before him are Vittorio Monti, Samuel Barber, Gustav Holst, Hugo Wolf, Johann Adolph Hasse, and Vincenzo Galilei. After him are Ferruccio Busoni, Johann Stamitz, Philippe de Vitry, Michael Haydn, John Barry, and Adrian Willaert.

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Among people born in 1602, Francesco Cavalli ranks 5Before him are Cardinal Mazarin, Otto von Guericke, Athanasius Kircher, and Elisabeth of France. After him are Philippe de Champaigne, Salomon van Ruysdael, Gilles de Roberval, Amalia of Solms-Braunfels, William V, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Mary of Jesus of Ágreda, and Zhu Yujian. Among people deceased in 1676, Francesco Cavalli ranks 5Before him are Pope Clement X, Sabbatai Zevi, Alexis of Russia, and Michiel de Ruyter. After him are Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha, Madame de Brinvilliers, Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Princess Henriette Adelaide of Savoy, Carl Gustaf Wrangel, and Paul Gerhardt.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesco Cavalli ranks 743 out of 4,088Before him are Rosso Fiorentino (1494), Maria Luisa of Spain (1745), Alessandro de' Medici, Duke of Florence (1510), Fra Dolcino (1250), Henry of Germany (1211), and Vincenzo Galilei (1520). After him are Claudio Ranieri (1951), Ferruccio Busoni (1866), Jacopo Sansovino (1486), Gianni Agnelli (1921), Tarcisius (263), and Boniface I, Marquess of Montferrat (1150).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Francesco Cavalli ranks 34Before him are Gregorio Allegri (1582), Ottorino Respighi (1879), Amilcare Ponchielli (1834), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Vittorio Monti (1868), and Vincenzo Galilei (1520). After him are Ferruccio Busoni (1866), Luciano Berio (1925), Francesco Landini (1325), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), Baldassare Galuppi (1706), and Giuseppe Torelli (1658).