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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 128,739 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Francesco Geminiani is the 238th most popular composer (up from 291st in 2019), the 1,076th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,246th in 2019) and the 51st most popular 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 238 out of 1,216Before him are Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Otto Nicolai, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Niels Gade, Giacomo Carissimi, and Henryk Górecki. After him are Luigi Nono, Emmanuel Chabrier, Ion Ivanovici, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Carl Stamitz, and Fromental Halévy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1687, Francesco Geminiani ranks 3Before him are Sophia Dorothea of Hanover and John William Friso, Prince of Orange. After him are Giambattista Pittoni, Balthasar Neumann, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, Johann Georg Pisendel, Johann Heinrich Schulze, Anton Ulrich, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Nicolaus I Bernoulli, Robert Simson, and William Stukeley. Among people deceased in 1762, Francesco Geminiani ranks 9Before him are Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Crown Prince Sado, James Bradley, Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria, Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille, and Emperor Momozono. After him are Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Princess Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Shah Waliullah Dehlawi, Jean Calas, Tobias Mayer, and Stanisław Poniatowski.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesco Geminiani ranks 1,076 out of 4,668Before him are Gemma Galgani (1878), Giacomo Carissimi (1605), Giacomo Matteotti (1885), Sebastian Cabot (1484), Margaret of Savoy, Vicereine of Portugal (1589), and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920). After him are Luigi Nono (1924), Verres (-120), Tiberius Gemellus (19), Lucius Aelius (101), Dionysius II of Syracuse (-397), and Gino Bartali (1914).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Francesco Geminiani ranks 51Before him are Antonio Caldara (1670), Benedetto Marcello (1686), Niccolò Piccinni (1728), Pietro Locatelli (1695), Riccardo Broschi (1698), and Giacomo Carissimi (1605). After him are Luigi Nono (1924), Alessandro Stradella (1643), Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Gioseffo Zarlino (1517), Leonardo Vinci (1690), and Gaspare Spontini (1774).