Giuseppe Torelli

1658 - 1709

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Giuseppe Torelli (22 April 1658 Verona – 8 February 1709) was an Italian violist, violinist, teacher, and composer of the middle Baroque era. Torelli is most remembered for contributing to the development of the instrumental concerto., especially concerti grossi and the solo concerto, for strings and continuo, as well as being the most prolific Baroque composer for trumpets. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Torelli has received more than 136,100 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Giuseppe Torelli is the 181st most popular composer (down from 180th in 2019), the 899th most popular biography from Italy (down from 852nd in 2019) and the 40th most popular Italian Composer.

Giuseppe Torelli was a famous Italian painter in the 18th century. He is most famous for his paintings of the Madonna and Child.

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Over the past year Giuseppe Torelli has had the most page views in the with 13,953 views, followed by Italian (6,009), and Spanish (3,746). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Dutch (101.16%), Esperanto (59.83%), and Alemannic (54.52%)


Among composers, Giuseppe Torelli ranks 181 out of 1,451Before him are Dmitry Kabalevsky, Gustav Holst, Francesca Caccini, Luciano Berio, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, and Francesco Cavalli. After him are Philip Glass, Sigismond Thalberg, Samuel Barber, Leonardo Vinci, Louis Spohr, and Scott Joplin.

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Among people born in 1658, Giuseppe Torelli ranks 1After him are Mary of Modena, Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine, John Ernest IV, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, Ogata Kōrin, Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, Nicolas Coustou, Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani, and Elisabeth Eleonore of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Among people deceased in 1709, Giuseppe Torelli ranks 2Before him is Ivan Mazepa. After him are Meindert Hobbema, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, François Louis, Prince of Conti, Andrea Pozzo, Henri Jules, Prince of Condé, Giovanni Battista Gaulli, François de la Chaise, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, and Emmanuel Philibert, Prince of Carignano.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Torelli ranks 899 out of 5,161Before him are Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara (1476), Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo (5), Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), Beatrice of Naples (1457), Filippo Inzaghi (1973), and Alfonso II of Naples (1448). After him are Maurizio Sarri (1959), Richard Rogers (1933), Aristoxenus (-360), Zeuxis (-500), Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza (1852), and Giuseppe Guarneri (1698).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giuseppe Torelli ranks 40Before him are Pietro Locatelli (1695), Baldassare Galuppi (1706), Amilcare Ponchielli (1834), Francesca Caccini (1587), Luciano Berio (1925), and Francesco Cavalli (1602). After him are Leonardo Vinci (1690), Andrea Luchesi (1741), Umberto Giordano (1867), Alessandro Marcello (1673), Niccolò Piccinni (1728), and Francesco Landini (1325).