Giovanni Battista Martini

1706 - 1784

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Battista Martini has received more than 91,257 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Giovanni Battista Martini is the 153rd most popular musician (up from 171st in 2019), the 943rd most popular biography from Italy (up from 1,017th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Musician.

Giovanni Battista Martini was an Italian Jesuit priest and musicologist. He is most famous for his three volume work, "Thesaurus Musicae Antiquae", which was published in 1774.

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Among musicians, Giovanni Battista Martini ranks 153 out of 2,662Before him are Nick Mason, Thelonious Monk, Tony Iommi, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Arnaut Daniel, and Frank Farian. After him are Joseph Joachim, Claudio Arrau, Pete Best, György Cziffra, Stan Getz, and Don Cherry.

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Among people born in 1706, Giovanni Battista Martini ranks 4Before him are Benjamin Franklin, Émilie du Châtelet, and Baldassare Galuppi. After him are Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg, Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis, John Dollond, John Baskerville, Augustus George, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, Princess Charlotte Amalie of Denmark, and John Belchier. Among people deceased in 1784, Giovanni Battista Martini ranks 6Before him are Denis Diderot, Count of St. Germain, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Samuel Johnson, and Phillis Wheatley. After him are Torbern Bergman, Junípero Serra, Princess Friederike Luise of Prussia, César-François Cassini de Thury, Anders Johan Lexell, and Abraham Trembley.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Martini ranks 943 out of 4,668Before him are John Singer Sargent (1856), Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici (1667), Hormizd I (250), Sextus Pompey (-67), Italo Svevo (1861), and Baldassare Peruzzi (1481). After him are Antipope Anacletus II (1090), Francesco Guicciardini (1483), Guy III of Spoleto (900), Alessandro Marcello (1673), Ernesto Teodoro Moneta (1833), and Lucia Bosè (1931).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Martini ranks 6Before him are Niccolò Paganini (1782), Arcangelo Corelli (1653), Giorgio Moroder (1940), Cosima Wagner (1837), and Ludovico Einaudi (1955). After him are Paolo Conte (1937), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Lucio Dalla (1943), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Mauro Giuliani (1781).