Giovanni Gabrieli

1557 - 1612

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Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1554/1557 – 12 August 1612) was an Italian composer and organist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giovanni Gabrieli has received more than 425,963 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Giovanni Gabrieli is the 134th most popular composer (down from 120th in 2019), the 650th most popular biography from Italy (down from 562nd in 2019) and the 28th most popular Italian Composer.

Giovanni Gabrieli is most famous for being a composer of the Venetian School, and for his contribution to the development of the instrumental concerto.

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Among composers, Giovanni Gabrieli ranks 134 out of 1,451Before him are Benjamin Britten, Carl Nielsen, Maurice Jarre, Domenico Cimarosa, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, and Johannes Ockeghem. After him are César Cui, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Pérotin, Anton Rubinstein, Marin Marais, and Tomás Luis de Victoria.

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Among people born in 1557, Giovanni Gabrieli ranks 3Before him are Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, and Feodor I of Russia. After him are Agostino Carracci, Stephen Bocskai, Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, Balthasar Gérard, Oda Nobutada, Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg, Irina Godunova, Lew Sapieha, and Leandro Bassano. Among people deceased in 1612, Giovanni Gabrieli ranks 4Before him are Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Sasaki Kojirō, and Vasili IV of Russia. After him are Federico Barocci, Christopher Clavius, Vincenzo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Anne Catherine of Brandenburg, Karin Månsdotter, Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, Hans Leo Hassler, and Francesco IV Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giovanni Gabrieli ranks 650 out of 5,161Before him are Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia (1701), Luigi Riva (1944), Statius (40), Marie Adélaïde of Savoy (1685), Galeazzo Ciano (1903), and Francesco Redi (1626). After him are Bernardo Provenzano (1933), Desiderius (710), Pope Telesphorus (100), Gabriele Amorth (1925), Giovanni Giustiniani (1418), and Rudolph Valentino (1895).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giovanni Gabrieli ranks 28Before him are Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Giulio Caccini (1551), Gregorio Allegri (1582), Muzio Clementi (1752), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), and Domenico Cimarosa (1749). After him are Ottorino Respighi (1879), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), Ferruccio Busoni (1866), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Vittorio Monti (1868), and Pietro Locatelli (1695).