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Giuseppe Verdi

1813 - 1901

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Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (Italian: [dʒuˈzɛppe ˈverdi]; 9 or 10 October 1813 – 27 January 1901) was an Italian composer best known for his operas. He was born near Busseto to a provincial family of moderate means, receiving a musical education with the help of a local patron. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giuseppe Verdi has received more than 3,124,741 page views. His biography is available in 141 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 136 in 2019). Giuseppe Verdi is the 6th most popular composer (up from 7th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Italy and the 2nd most popular Italian Composer.

Giuseppe Verdi is most famous for his operas, which include Rigoletto, La Traviata, and Aida.

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Among composers, Giuseppe Verdi ranks 6 out of 1,216Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, Frédéric Chopin, and Antonio Vivaldi. After him are Franz Schubert, Joseph Haydn, Richard Wagner, George Frideric Handel, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Johannes Brahms.

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Among people born in 1813, Giuseppe Verdi ranks 1After him are Richard Wagner, Søren Kierkegaard, David Livingstone, Claude Bernard, Ivar Aasen, Georg Büchner, John Snow, Henry Bessemer, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Charles-Valentin Alkan, and Franz Miklosich. Among people deceased in 1901, Giuseppe Verdi ranks 1After him are Queen Victoria, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Victoria, Princess Royal, Johanna Spyri, Benjamin Harrison, Arnold Böcklin, William McKinley, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Chlodwig, Prince of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Milan I of Serbia, and Charles Hermite.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giuseppe Verdi ranks 15 out of 4,668Before him are Augustus (-63), Raphael (1483), Antonio Vivaldi (1678), Niccolò Machiavelli (1469), Thomas Aquinas (1225), and Benito Mussolini (1883). After him are Cicero (-106), Virgil (-70), Commodus (161), Giordano Bruno (1548), Francis of Assisi (1182), and Amerigo Vespucci (1454).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Giuseppe Verdi ranks 2Before him are Antonio Vivaldi (1678). After him are Giacomo Puccini (1858), Gioachino Rossini (1792), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Ennio Morricone (1928), Antonio Salieri (1750), Guido of Arezzo (991), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), and Domenico Scarlatti (1685).