Franco Alfano

1875 - 1954

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Franco Alfano (8 March 1875 – 27 October 1954) was an Italian composer and pianist, best known today for his opera Risurrezione (1904) and for having completed Puccini's opera Turandot in 1926. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franco Alfano has received more than 70,222 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Franco Alfano is the 326th most popular composer (down from 294th in 2019), the 1,359th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,209th in 2019) and the 67th most popular Italian Composer.

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Among composers, Franco Alfano ranks 326 out of 1,228Before him are Alberto Ginastera, Franz Benda, Johann Schein, Sigismond Thalberg, Claudio Merulo, and Lee Konitz. After him are Alfred Einstein, Joseph Martin Kraus, Francesco Durante, Louis Marchand, Gustav Leonhardt, and Johannes Tinctoris.

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Among people born in 1875, Franco Alfano ranks 44Before him are Mihály Károlyi, Walter Chrysler, Sisowath Monivong, Qiu Jin, Nobuyuki Abe, and Mistinguett. After him are Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg, Franz Xaver Schwarz, Matthias Erzberger, Rafael Sabatini, Vesto Slipher, and Albert Ketèlbey. Among people deceased in 1954, Franco Alfano ranks 31Before him are Martin Andersen Nexø, Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Thea von Harbou, Gideon Sundback, Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Aristides de Sousa Mendes. After him are Archduke Eugen of Austria, Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, Sadriddin Ayni, Stig Dagerman, Oscar Straus, and Viktor Abakumov.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Franco Alfano ranks 1,359 out of 4,088Before him are Claudio Merulo (1533), Antipope Felix II (300), Francesco Maria Piave (1810), Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598), Amadeus III, Count of Savoy (1095), and Constantina (325). After him are Arsenius the Great (354), Matteo Carcassi (1792), Gianni Vattimo (1936), Claudia Mori (1944), Mary Magdalene de' Pazzi (1566), and Carlo Dolci (1616).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Franco Alfano ranks 67Before him are Saverio Mercadante (1795), Francesco Geminiani (1687), Luca Marenzio (1553), Pietro Della Valle (1586), Giovanni Bononcini (1670), and Claudio Merulo (1533). After him are Francesco Durante (1684), Riccardo Broschi (1698), Antonio Lotti (1667), Giovanni Bottesini (1821), Francesco Cilea (1866), and Francesco Gasparini (1668).