Giacomo Puccini

1858 - 1924

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Giacomo Puccini (22 December 1858 – 29 November 1924) was an Italian composer known primarily for his operas. Regarded as the greatest and most successful proponent of Italian opera after Verdi, he was descended from a long line of composers, stemming from the late-Baroque era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giacomo Puccini has received more than 2,395,324 page views. His biography is available in 113 different languages on Wikipedia. Giacomo Puccini is the 18th most popular composer (down from 15th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Italy (down from 37th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Composer.

Giacomo Puccini is most famous for composing operas, such as "La Boheme" and "Tosca."

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Among composers, Giacomo Puccini ranks 18 out of 1,228Before him are Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Edvard Grieg, Ennio Morricone, and Antonín Dvořák. After him are Claude Debussy, Igor Stravinsky, Gioachino Rossini, Felix Mendelssohn, Georges Bizet, and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina.

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Among people born in 1858, Giacomo Puccini ranks 3Before him are Max Planck and Émile Durkheim. After him are Selma Lagerlöf, Rudolf Diesel, Theodore Roosevelt, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Georg Simmel, Gustaf V of Sweden, Emmeline Pankhurst, Franz Boas, and Omar Mukhtar. Among people deceased in 1924, Giacomo Puccini ranks 3Before him are Vladimir Lenin and Franz Kafka. After him are Anatole France, Woodrow Wilson, Joseph Conrad, Alfred Marshall, Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Carl Spitteler, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, and Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giacomo Puccini ranks 44 out of 4,088Before him are Titian (1488), Giacomo Casanova (1725), Florence Nightingale (1820), Pope John Paul I (1912), Catherine de' Medici (1519), and Pope Pius XII (1876). After him are Mark Antony (-83), Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598), Gioachino Rossini (1792), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Maria Montessori (1870), and Vespasian (9).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giacomo Puccini ranks 4Before him are Antonio Vivaldi (1678), Giuseppe Verdi (1813), and Ennio Morricone (1928). After him are Gioachino Rossini (1792), Antonio Salieri (1750), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), and Guido of Arezzo (991).