COMPOSER

Francisco Tárrega

1852 - 1909

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Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea (21 November 1852 – 15 December 1909) was a Spanish composer and classical guitarist of the Romantic period. He is known for such pieces as Capricho Árabe and Recuerdos de la Alhambra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Tárrega has received more than 559,084 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Francisco Tárrega is the 107th most popular composer (up from 122nd in 2019), the 99th most popular biography from Spain (up from 106th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Composer.

Francisco Tárrega is most famous for his guitar compositions.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Francisco Tárrega ranks 107 out of 1,216Before him are Guillaume Du Fay, Joaquín Rodrigo, Benjamin Britten, Muzio Clementi, Mikhail Glinka, and Francis Poulenc. After him are Mily Balakirev, Heinrich Schütz, Adolphe Adam, Alma Mahler, Giulio Caccini, and Giacomo Meyerbeer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1852, Francisco Tárrega ranks 11Before him are Emil Fischer, Henri Moissan, Gojong of Korea, Albert A. Michelson, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, and William Ramsay. After him are Joseph Joffre, Charles Taze Russell, William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Alice Liddell, Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, and Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant. Among people deceased in 1909, Francisco Tárrega ranks 6Before him are Leopold II of Belgium, Cesare Lombroso, Geronimo, Isaac Albéniz, and Hermann Ebbinghaus. After him are Hermann Minkowski, Itō Hirobumi, Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria, Peder Severin Krøyer, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia, and Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Francisco Tárrega ranks 99 out of 2,932Before him are Joaquín Rodrigo (1901), Dolores Ibárruri (1895), Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852), Roderic (688), Luis Aragonés (1938), and Catherine of Austria, Queen of Portugal (1507). After him are Pablo Casals (1876), Antonio Banderas (1960), Juan Ponce de León (1460), Magnus Maximus (335), Pablo de Sarasate (1844), and Ferdinand VI of Spain (1713).

Among COMPOSERS In Spain

Among composers born in Spain, Francisco Tárrega ranks 2Before him are Joaquín Rodrigo (1901). After him are Manuel de Falla (1876), Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548), Enrique Granados (1867), Nicola Porpora (1686), Jordi Savall (1941), Antonio Soler (1729), Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga (1806), Joaquín Turina (1882), Sebastián Iradier (1809), and Federico Mompou (1893).