Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

1710 - 1736

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Giovanni Battista Draghi (Italian: [dʒoˈvanni batˈtista ˈdraːɡi]; 4 January 1710 – 16 or 17 March 1736), often referred to as Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Italian: [perɡoˈleːzi; -eːsi]), was an Italian Baroque composer, violinist and organist. His best-known works include his Stabat Mater and the opera La serva padrona (The Maid Turned Mistress). His compositions include operas and sacred music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi has received more than 331,692 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Giovanni Battista Pergolesi is the 61st most popular composer, the 234th most popular biography from Italy (up from 239th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Italian Composer.

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi is most famous for composing the opera "La Serva Padrona" in 1733.

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Among composers, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi ranks 61 out of 1,228. Before him are Anton Bruckner, Domenico Scarlatti, Aram Khachaturian, Edward Elgar, Henry Purcell, and Alexander Borodin. After him are Johann Pachelbel, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, John Williams, George Gershwin, Johann Christian Bach, and John Cage.

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Among people born in 1710, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi ranks 2Before him is Louis XV of France. After him are Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Muhammad bin Saud, Domenico Alberti, Thomas Simpson, Thomas Reid, Thomas Arne, András Hadik, Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, and William Cullen. Among people deceased in 1736, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi ranks 4Before him are Prince Eugene of Savoy, Ahmed III, and Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit. After him are Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine, Antonio Caldara, Stephen Gray, Filippo Juvarra, Louise Diane d'Orléans, Matthäus Daniel Pöppelmann, Theophan Prokopovich, and René Duguay-Trouin.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi ranks 234 out of 4,088. Before him are Pope Marcellus II (1501), Pope Benedict XI (1240), Andrea Mantegna (1431), Pope Clement X (1590), Bonaventure (1221), and Tommaso Campanella (1568). After him are Sergio Mattarella (1941), Pope Alexander I (100), Diodorus Siculus (-90), Valentinian III (419), Pope Innocent IX (1519), and Farinelli (1705).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi ranks 14Before him are Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Guido of Arezzo (991), and Domenico Scarlatti (1685). After him are Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Nino Rota (1911), Luigi Boccherini (1743), Jacopo Peri (1561), Pietro Mascagni (1863), and Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857).