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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 2,585,646 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 113 in 2019). Giacomo Puccini is the 13th most popular composer (up from 18th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Italy (up from 44th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 13 out of 1,216Before him are Franz Schubert, Joseph Haydn, Richard Wagner, George Frideric Handel, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Johannes Brahms. After him are Gustav Mahler, Robert Schumann, Antonín Dvořák, Gioachino Rossini, Igor Stravinsky, and Edvard Grieg.

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Among people born in 1858, Giacomo Puccini ranks 3Before him are Émile Durkheim and Max Planck. After him are Selma Lagerlöf, Theodore Roosevelt, Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria, Rudolf Diesel, Georg Simmel, Gustaf V of Sweden, Omar Mukhtar, Emmeline Pankhurst, and Giuseppe Peano. Among people deceased in 1924, Giacomo Puccini ranks 3Before him are Vladimir Lenin and Franz Kafka. After him are Woodrow Wilson, Anatole France, 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 35 out of 4,668Before him are Giovanni Boccaccio (1313), Alessandro Volta (1745), Florence Nightingale (1820), Niccolò Paganini (1782), Parmenides (-501), and Horace (-65). After him are Titian (1488), Pontius Pilate (-12), Donatello (1386), Tiberius (-42), Saint Lucy (283), and Maria Montessori (1870).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giacomo Puccini ranks 3Before him are Antonio Vivaldi (1678) and Giuseppe Verdi (1813). After him are Gioachino Rossini (1792), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Ennio Morricone (1928), Antonio Salieri (1750), Guido of Arezzo (991), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), and Domenico Scarlatti (1685).