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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 130,690 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Gaspare Spontini is the 265th most popular composer (up from 268th in 2019), the 1,173rd most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,155th in 2019) and the 57th 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 265 out of 1,216Before him are Gioseffo Zarlino, Leonardo Vinci, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Dmitry Bortniansky, Max Steiner, and André Grétry. After him are Johan Halvorsen, Cole Porter, Johann Mattheson, Hanns Eisler, Jaufre Rudel, and Johann Jakob Froberger.

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Among people born in 1774, Gaspare Spontini ranks 9Before him are Anne Catherine Emmerich, Jean-Baptiste Biot, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, Francis Beaufort, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, and Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti. After him are Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, Charles Bell, William Henry, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Christian Leopold von Buch, and Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge. Among people deceased in 1851, Gaspare Spontini ranks 14Before him are Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Princess Augusta of Bavaria, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, Manuel Godoy, and Petar II Petrović-Njegoš. After him are Rama III, John James Audubon, Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, Mikhail Lazarev, and Albert Lortzing.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gaspare Spontini ranks 1,173 out of 4,668Before him are Luciano Spalletti (1959), Johnny Torrio (1882), Jacopo della Quercia (1374), Gino Severini (1883), Federico Zuccari (1539), and Publius Licinius Crassus (-86). After him are Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511), Francis V, Duke of Modena (1819), Francesco Foscari (1373), Dion of Syracuse (-409), Coluccio Salutati (1331), and Bartolommeo Bandinelli (1488).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Gaspare Spontini ranks 57Before him are Francesco Geminiani (1687), Luigi Nono (1924), Alessandro Stradella (1643), Niccolò Jommelli (1714), Gioseffo Zarlino (1517), and Leonardo Vinci (1690). After him are Ferdinando Carulli (1770), Giovanni Battista Sammartini (1700), Saverio Mercadante (1795), Andrea Luchesi (1741), Giovanni Bottesini (1821), and Leonardo Leo (1694).