Giorgio Moroder

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Giorgio Moroder

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, and his work with synthesizers had a huge 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. He is the founder of the former Musicland Studios in Munich, a recording studio used by many artists including The Rolling Stones, Electric Light Orchestra, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Queen and Elton John. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgio Moroder has received more than 2,488,088 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 74th most popular musician.

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  • 66.58

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.77

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Giorgio Moroder ranks 74 out of 2,258Before him are Jon Lord, Pablo Casals, Yehudi Menuhin, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, and Carlos Santana. After him are Cliff Burton, Syd Barrett, Dean Martin, Lou Reed, Victor Borge, and Sviatoslav Richter.

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Among people born in 1940, Giorgio Moroder ranks 27Before him are Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Pina Bausch, Peter Fonda, John Hurt, Martin Sheen, and Brian De Palma. After him are Abbas Kiarostami, Joseph Brodsky, Terry Gilliam, Joachim Gauck, Tabaré Vázquez, and Zodiac Killer.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giorgio Moroder ranks 516 out of 3,282Before him are Filippino Lippi (1457), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), Alberto Ascari (1918), Gaius Caesar (-20), Sofonisba Anguissola (1535), and Andrew III of Hungary (1265). After him are Queen Paola of Belgium (1937), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), Beatrice Portinari (1265), Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (1545), Ambrogio Lorenzetti (1290), and Antonio Pigafetta (1492).

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), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Paolo Conte (1937), Mauro Giuliani (1781), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Matteo Carcassi (1792).

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