COMPOSER

Giulio Caccini

1551 - 1618

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Giulio Romolo Caccini (also Giulio Romano) (Rome, 8 October 1551 – Florence, buried 10 December 1618) was an Italian composer, teacher, singer, instrumentalist and writer of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. He was one of the founders of the genre of opera, and one of the most influential creators of the new Baroque style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giulio Caccini has received more than 170,572 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Giulio Caccini is the 114th most popular composer (down from 109th in 2019), the 479th most popular biography from Italy (down from 478th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Italian Composer.

Giulio Caccini is most famous for his opera, "Le Nuove Musiche." The opera was the first opera to be written in the Italian language.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Giulio Caccini ranks 114 out of 1,228Before him are Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alma Mahler, Francis Poulenc, Johannes Ockeghem, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, and Joaquín Rodrigo. After him are Muzio Clementi, Giovanni Gabrieli, Arthur Honegger, Domenico Cimarosa, György Ligeti, and César Cui.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1551, Giulio Caccini ranks 2Before him is Henry III of France. After him are Maria Anna of Bavaria, Fausto Veranzio, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Ğazı II Giray, William Camden, Robert Peake the Elder, and John Speed. Among people deceased in 1618, Giulio Caccini ranks 1After him are Walter Raleigh, Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria, Anna of Tyrol, Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, Philip William, Prince of Orange, Powhatan, Giovanni Bembo, John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Nicolò Donato, and Gerbrand Bredero.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giulio Caccini ranks 479 out of 4,088Before him are Pope Boniface III (540), Pope Valentine (780), Pope Leo II (611), Giulietta Masina (1921), Albano Carrisi (1943), and Pope Eugene II (780). After him are Pietro Aretino (1492), Ettore Bugatti (1881), Tibullus (-50), Nero Claudius Drusus (-38), Propertius (-50), and Livius Andronicus (-280).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giulio Caccini ranks 23Before him are Luigi Boccherini (1743), Jacopo Peri (1561), Pietro Mascagni (1863), Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Luigi Cherubini (1760), and Carlo Gesualdo (1566). After him are Muzio Clementi (1752), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Domenico Cimarosa (1749), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Gregorio Allegri (1582), and Ottorino Respighi (1879).