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Giaches de Wert

1535 - 1596

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Giaches de Wert (also Jacques/Jaches de Wert, Giaches de Vuert; 1535 – 6 May 1596) was a Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance, active in Italy. Intimately connected with the progressive musical center of Ferrara, he was one of the leaders in developing the style of the late Renaissance madrigal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giaches de Wert has received more than 64,050 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Giaches de Wert is the 862nd most popular composer (down from 766th in 2019), the 415th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 384th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Belgian Composer.

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Among composers, Giaches de Wert ranks 862 out of 1,216Before him are Arnold Mendelssohn, Vincent Lübeck, Ralph Benatzky, Heinrich Bach, Jean Mouton, and Heinrich Sutermeister. After him are Cathy Berberian, Cornelius Gurlitt, Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens, Wilhelm Peterson-Berger, Adolf Wiklund, and Alexei Lvov.

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Among people born in 1535, Giaches de Wert ranks 20Before him are William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Marcantonio Colonna, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, Frans Hogenberg, and Yemişçi Hasan Pasha.  Among people deceased in 1596, Giaches de Wert ranks 9Before him are Anna Jagiellon, Koca Sinan Pasha, Blaise de Vigenère, George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Hamnet Shakespeare, and Pellegrino Tibaldi. After him are Pierre Pithou and George Peele.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Giaches de Wert ranks 415 out of 1,019Before him are Joseph Lebeau (1794), Joseph Poelaert (1817), Gustaaf Wappers (1803), Bobbejaan Schoepen (1925), André Delvaux (1926), and Michiel Sweerts (1618). After him are Cécile de France (1975), Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823), Sophie Wilmès (1975), Raymond Braine (1907), Didier Reynders (1958), and Gustaaf Deloor (1913).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Giaches de Wert ranks 27Before him are Guillaume Lekeu (1870), Jean Absil (1893), François-Joseph Fétis (1784), Philippe de Monte (1521), Wim Mertens (1953), and Joseph Jongen (1873). After him are Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823), Peter Benoit (1834), and Henri Pousseur (1929).