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Francesco Geminiani

1687 - 1762

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Francesco Saverio Geminiani (baptised 5 December 1687 – 17 September 1762) was an Italian violinist, composer, and music theorist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Geminiani has received more than 99,440 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Francesco Geminiani is the 291st most popular composer (down from 263rd in 2019), the 1,246th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,120th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Italian Composer.

Francesco Geminiani is most famous for being a violinist and composer. He also wrote a violin method, which is still in use today.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Francesco Geminiani ranks 291 out of 1,228. Before him are Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy, Saverio Mercadante, Moritz Moszkowski, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Georg Böhm. After him are Heinrich Isaac, Pierre De Geyter, Sergei Taneyev, Dimitri Tiomkin, Hugo Alfvén, and Samuel Scheidt.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1687, Francesco Geminiani ranks 4Before him are Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, John William Friso, Prince of Orange, and Balthasar Neumann. After him are Giambattista Pittoni, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Johann Georg Pisendel, Johann Heinrich Schulze, Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Robert Simson, and William Stukeley. Among people deceased in 1762, Francesco Geminiani ranks 9Before him are Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, James Bradley, Crown Prince Sado, Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, Emperor Momozono, and Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. After him are Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Jean Calas, Tobias Mayer, Stanisław Poniatowski, and Shah Waliullah Dehlawi.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesco Geminiani ranks 1,246 out of 4,088. Before him are Michael Pacher (1435), Ludovico Manin (1725), Antonio Conte (1969), Daniela Bianchi (1942), Aulus Hirtius (-90), and Carla Bruni (1967). After him are Maria Teresa of Savoy (1803), Giulio Natta (1903), Mathilde Bonaparte (1820), Brunetto Latini (1220), Zita (1212), and Giambattista Bodoni (1740).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Francesco Geminiani ranks 62Before him are Andrea Luchesi (1741), Alessandro Stradella (1643), Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Ferdinando Carulli (1770), Giovanni Battista Sammartini (1700), and Saverio Mercadante (1795). After him are Luca Marenzio (1553), Pietro Della Valle (1586), Giovanni Bononcini (1670), Claudio Merulo (1533), Franco Alfano (1875), and Francesco Durante (1684).