Giorgio Moroder

1940 - Today

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Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni ˈdʒordʒo moˈrɔːder], German: [mɔˈʁoːdɐ]; born 26 April 1940) is an Italian composer and music producer. Dubbed the "Father of Disco", Moroder is credited with pioneering euro disco and electronic dance music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgio Moroder has received more than 4,875,212 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Giorgio Moroder is the 80th most popular musician (down from 60th in 2019), the 591st most popular biography from Italy (down from 482nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Musician.

Giorgio Moroder is most famous for being a pioneer of electronic dance music. He is also famous for his work with Donna Summer, David Bowie, and Daft Punk.

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Among musicians, Giorgio Moroder ranks 80 out of 3,175Before him are Richard Clayderman, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Paco de Lucía, Yehudi Menuhin, Robert Johnson, and Iggy Pop. After him are Steven Van Zandt, Lou Reed, Carlos Santana, Sia, Cosima Wagner, and Till Lindemann.

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Among people born in 1940, Giorgio Moroder ranks 33Before him are Joachim Gauck, John Hurt, Pina Bausch, Peter Fonda, Abbas Kiarostami, and Tony Tan. After him are Kip Thorne, Anna Karina, Raquel Welch, Burt Young, Terry Gilliam, and Dario Argento.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giorgio Moroder ranks 591 out of 5,161Before him are Titus Tatius (-800), Julius Evola (1898), Muzio Clementi (1752), Bona Sforza (1494), Niccolò dell'Abbate (1512), and Roberto Mancini (1964). After him are Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777), Charles Ponzi (1882), Saint Rosalia (1130), Livius Andronicus (-280), Carlo Ponti (1912), and Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (1545).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Giorgio Moroder ranks 3Before him are Niccolò Paganini (1782), and Arcangelo Corelli (1653). After him are Cosima Wagner (1837), Ludovico Einaudi (1955), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Lucio Dalla (1943), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Paolo Conte (1937), Gianna Nannini (1954), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Luigi Tenco (1938).