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Franchinus Gaffurius

1451 - 1522

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Franchinus Gaffurius (Franchino Gaffurio; 14 January 1451 – 25 June 1522) was an Italian music theorist and composer of the Renaissance. He was an almost exact contemporary of Josquin des Prez and Leonardo da Vinci, both of whom were his personal friends. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franchinus Gaffurius has received more than 35,389 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Franchinus Gaffurius is the 707th most popular composer, the 2,336th most popular biography from Italy and the 119th most popular Italian Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Franchinus Gaffurius ranks 707 out of 1,228Before him are Christian Cannabich, Pancho Vladigerov, Erkki Melartin, Antonio Bertali, Rued Langgaard, and Philippe de Monte. After him are Juan Bautista Cabanilles, Isaak Dunayevsky, Péter Eötvös, Johann Krieger, Keiko Abe, and Stanley Myers.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1451, Franchinus Gaffurius ranks 10Before him are James III of Scotland, René II, Duke of Lorraine, Frederick of Naples, Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence, Kemal Reis, and Nicolás de Ovando.  Among people deceased in 1522, Franchinus Gaffurius ranks 10Before him are Antonio de Nebrija, Giovanni Antonio Amadeo, Ramón de Cardona, Piero Soderini, Hans von Kulmbach, and Alain I of Albret.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Franchinus Gaffurius ranks 2,336 out of 4,088Before him are Jimmy Fontana (1934), Melus of Bari (1000), Gaudentius of Brescia (327), Lanassa (-400), Marcantonio Trivisan (1475), and Louis Visconti (1791). After him are Taddeo Zuccari (1529), Manius Valerius Maximus Corvinus Messalla (-300), Giorgio Biandrata (1515), Enrico Dante (1884), Carlo Rossi (1775), and Ignazio Giunti (1941).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Franchinus Gaffurius ranks 119Before him are Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli (1752), Antonio Maria Abbatini (1595), Temistocle Solera (1815), Luzzasco Luzzaschi (1545), Luigi Denza (1846), and Antonio Bertali (1605). After him are Giovanni Animuccia (1520), Francesco Manfredini (1684), Giovanni Benedetto Platti (1697), Gian Carlo Menotti (1911), Armando Trovajoli (1917), and Tomaso Antonio Vitali (1663).