Gaspare Spontini

1774 - 1851

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Gaspare Luigi Pacifico Spontini (14 November 1774 – 24 January 1851) was an Italian opera composer and conductor from the classical era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaspare Spontini has received more than 142,263 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Gaspare Spontini is the 226th most popular composer (up from 267th in 2019), the 1,059th most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,170th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Italian Composer.

Gaspare Spontini was a composer of operas. He is most famous for his operas "La Vestale" and "Agnese di Fitz-Henry."

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Among composers, Gaspare Spontini ranks 226 out of 1,451Before him are Ion Ivanovici, Nicola Porpora, Ernest Chausson, Jerry Goldsmith, Johann Ambrosius Bach, and Henri Vieuxtemps. After him are John Field, Eduard Künneke, Giacomo Carissimi, Dmitry Bortniansky, Sofia Gubaidulina, and Luigi Nono.

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Among people born in 1774, Gaspare Spontini ranks 7Before him are Caspar David Friedrich, Jean-Baptiste Biot, Auguste de Marmont, Anne Catherine Emmerich, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, and Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti. After him are Francis Beaufort, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, William Henry, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, and Salomon Mayer von Rothschild. Among people deceased in 1851, Gaspare Spontini ranks 14Before him are Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, and Manuel Godoy. After him are Rama III, Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, John James Audubon, Karl Lachmann, Mikhail Lazarev, and Albert Lortzing.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gaspare Spontini ranks 1,059 out of 5,161Before him are Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti (1774), Constance of Sicily, Queen of Aragon (1249), Charles Felix of Sardinia (1765), Bruttia Crispina (164), Lucius Accius (-170), and Bettino Craxi (1934). After him are Francesco Primaticcio (1504), Giacomo Matteotti (1885), Gerard of Csanád (980), Sergio Corbucci (1926), Ferdinand, Duke of Parma (1751), and Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry (1798).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Gaspare Spontini ranks 50Before him are Alessandro Marcello (1673), Niccolò Piccinni (1728), Francesco Landini (1325), Maurizio Pollini (1942), Andrea Gabrieli (1533), and Nicola Porpora (1686). After him are Giacomo Carissimi (1605), Luigi Nono (1924), Antonio Caldara (1670), Benedetto Marcello (1686), Francesco Durante (1684), and Francesco Geminiani (1687).