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Giorgio Moroder

1940 - Today

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Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni ˈdʒordʒo moˈrɔːder], German: [mɔˈʁoːdɐ]; born 26 April 1940) is an Italian composer, songwriter, and record producer. Dubbed the "Father of Disco", Moroder is credited with pioneering euro disco and electronic dance music. His work with synthesizers had a large influence on several music genres such as Hi-NRG, Italo disco, new wave, house and techno music.When in Munich in the 1970s, Moroder started his own record label called Oasis Records, which several years later became a subdivision of Casablanca Records. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgio Moroder has received more than 3,031,714 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Giorgio Moroder is the 79th most popular musician (down from 72nd in 2019), the 575th most popular biography from Italy (down from 516th 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

Among musicians, Giorgio Moroder ranks 79 out of 2,675Before him are John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Cliff Burton, Yehudi Menuhin, Baroness Mary Vetsera, and Nat King Cole. After him are Stuart Sutcliffe, Lou Reed, Cosima Wagner, Richard Wright, Maurice Gibb, and Angus Young.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Giorgio Moroder ranks 35Before him are James Caan, Terry Gilliam, Joseph Brodsky, Abbas Kiarostami, J. M. G. Le Clézio, and Julie Christie. After him are Kip Thorne, Stuart Sutcliffe, George A. Romero, Tabaré Vázquez, Nancy Pelosi, and Dario Argento.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giorgio Moroder ranks 575 out of 4,088Before him are Olybrius (400), Philip of Swabia (1177), Kurt Schuschnigg (1897), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours (1479), and Gentile Bellini (1429). After him are Pope Marcellinus (250), Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia (1666), Pope Benedict VII (910), Leonardo Bruni (1370), Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777), and Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus (-229).

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), Luigi Tenco (1938), Paolo Conte (1937), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Lucio Dalla (1943).

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