Giovanni Artusi

1540 - 1613

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Giovanni Maria Artusi (c. 1540 – 18 August 1613) was an Italian music theorist, composer, and writer. Artusi fiercely condemned the new musical innovations that defined the early Baroque style developing around 1600 in his treatise L'Artusi, overo Delle imperfettioni della moderna musica [Artusi, or On the Imperfections of Modern Music]. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Artusi has received more than 50,068 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Giovanni Artusi is the 862nd most popular composer (down from 718th in 2019), the 2,875th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,397th in 2019) and the 143rd most popular Italian Composer.

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Among composers, Giovanni Artusi ranks 862 out of 1,451Before him are Robert Volkmann, Alberto Iglesias, Déodat de Séverac, Friedrich Kiel, Allan Pettersson, and Aribert Reimann. After him are Emanuele d'Astorga, Charles Burney, Nikolai Tcherepnin, Filippo Marchetti, Vítězslava Kaprálová, and Antonín Vranický.

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Among people born in 1540, Giovanni Artusi ranks 24Before him are Paschal Baylón, Simone Peterzano, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha, Hedwig of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Lady Katherine Grey, and Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde. After him are Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser, Michael Rohoza, Edmund Campion, Alessandro Striggio, ʽAbd al-Qadir Badayuni, and Hugh O'Neill, Earl of Tyrone. Among people deceased in 1613, Giovanni Artusi ranks 10Before him are Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Ivan Susanin, Anton Praetorius, Cigoli, Gabriel Báthory, and Salima Sultan Begum. After him are Johann Bauhin, Hypatius Pociej, Bartholomaeus Pitiscus, and Mikalojus Daukša.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Artusi ranks 2,875 out of 5,161Before him are Julius Obsequens (400), Angelo Peruzzi (1970), Laurence of Canterbury (550), Caterina Scarpellini (1808), Archduke Karl of Austria-Este (1785), and Mario Salieri (1957). After him are Carlo Furno (1921), Licinius Macer Calvus (-82), Emanuele d'Astorga (1680), Ernest von Koerber (1850), Enzo Mari (1932), and Maria Teresa Felicitas d'Este (1726).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giovanni Artusi ranks 143Before him are Nicola Fago (1677), Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (1580), Annibale Padovano (1527), Salvatore Sciarrino (1947), Marco da Gagliano (1582), and Piero Piccioni (1921). After him are Emanuele d'Astorga (1680), Valentino Fioravanti (1764), Gian Carlo Menotti (1911), Michele Carafa (1787), Antonio Bertali (1605), and Alberto Franchetti (1860).