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 51,497 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Giaches de Wert is the 767th most popular composer, the 384th most popular biography from Belgium and the 26th most popular Belgian Composer.

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Among composers, Giaches de Wert ranks 767 out of 1,228Before him are André Cardinal Destouches, August Enna, Giovanni Battista Bassani, Henri Sauguet, Joseph Marx, and Paul Lincke. After him are Aimeric de Peguilhan, Alessandro Grandi, Andrzej Panufnik, Théodore Gouvy, Nie Er, and Elfrida Andrée.

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Among people born in 1535, Giaches de Wert ranks 19Before him are Frans Hogenberg, Marcantonio Colonna, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Titu Cusi, Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, and Sayri Túpac.  Among people deceased in 1596, Giaches de Wert ranks 8Before him are Jean Bodin, Anna Jagiellon, Koca Sinan Pasha, Blaise de Vigenère, George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Pellegrino Tibaldi.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Giaches de Wert ranks 384 out of 899Before him are Dirk II, Count of Holland (901), André Cluytens (1905), Wim Mertens (1953), Diane von Fürstenberg (1946), Romain Maes (1912), and Gerard de Lairesse (1640). After him are Michiel Sweerts (1618), Richilde, Countess of Hainaut (1100), Jean-Marc Bosman (1964), Joseph Lebeau (1794), Peter Benoit (1834), and Ferdinand de Marsin (1656).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Giaches de Wert ranks 26Before him are Guillaume Lekeu (1870), Jean Absil (1893), Philippe Herreweghe (1947), François-Joseph Fétis (1784), Philippe de Monte (1521), and Wim Mertens (1953). After him are Peter Benoit (1834), Joseph Jongen (1873), Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823), and Henri Pousseur (1929).