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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, 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 3,931,219 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Giorgio Moroder is the 60th most popular musician (up from 79th in 2019), the 483rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 575th 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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  • 38

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  • 6.80

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  • 2.84

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Giorgio Moroder ranks 60 out of 2,662Before him are Chuck Berry, Jimmy Page, Victor Borge, Charlie Parker, Robert Johnson, and Ritchie Blackmore. After him are Pablo Casals, Glenn Gould, Pablo de Sarasate, Chet Baker, Django Reinhardt, and Carlos Santana.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Giorgio Moroder ranks 26Before him are Wangari Maathai, Martin Sheen, Julie Christie, Gao Xingjian, Pina Bausch, and Zodiac Killer. After him are Abbas Kiarostami, Brian De Palma, J. M. G. Le Clézio, Patrick Stewart, Michel Temer, and John Hurt.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giorgio Moroder ranks 483 out of 4,668Before him are Marcello Malpighi (1628), Josephine of Leuchtenberg (1807), Pope Sergius III (860), Pope Benedict VI (900), Pope Valentine (780), and Galeazzo Ciano (1903). After him are Brennus (-500), Giuseppe Farina (1906), Giovanni Trapattoni (1939), Conrad IV of Germany (1228), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), and Pontormo (1494).

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 Martini (1706), Paolo Conte (1937), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Lucio Dalla (1943), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Mauro Giuliani (1781).

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