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Gregorio Allegri

1582 - 1652

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Gregorio Allegri (c. 1582 – 17 February 1652) was a Roman Catholic priest and Italian composer of the Roman School and brother of Domenico Allegri; he was also a singer. He was born and died in Rome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregorio Allegri has received more than 298,797 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Gregorio Allegri is the 143rd most popular composer (down from 131st in 2019), the 677th most popular biography from Italy (down from 567th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Italian Composer.

Allegri is most famous for his composition, "Miserere mei, Deus" which is also known as the "Gregorian Chant."

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Among composers, Gregorio Allegri ranks 143 out of 1,216Before him are Pierre Boulez, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Michel Legrand, Léonin, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Tomás Luis de Victoria. After him are Daniel Auber, Henry Mancini, Kurt Weill, Darius Milhaud, Philip Glass, and George Enescu.

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Among people born in 1582, Gregorio Allegri ranks 2Before him is Frans Hals. After him are Taichang Emperor, Dmitry of Uglich, Şehzade Mahmud, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Giovanni Lanfranco, Bartolomeo Manfredi, John Frederick, Duke of Württemberg, David Teniers the Elder, Magdalene of Brandenburg, and Stephen Pongracz. Among people deceased in 1652, Gregorio Allegri ranks 3Before him are Jusepe de Ribera and Georges de La Tour. After him are Jacob De la Gardie, John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, Pietro Della Valle, Inigo Jones, Jan Asselijn, Charles Amadeus, Duke of Nemours, Jan Dirksz Both, Denis Pétau, and Johann von Werth.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gregorio Allegri ranks 677 out of 4,668Before him are Vittorio Gassman (1922), Fra Bartolomeo (1472), Benozzo Gozzoli (1420), Teia (550), Aulus Gellius (123), and Richard Rogers (1933). After him are Pope Marcellinus (250), Margherita of Savoy (1851), Marcus Furius Camillus (-446), Britannicus (41), William II of Sicily (1153), and John of Capistrano (1386).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Gregorio Allegri ranks 28Before him are Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Muzio Clementi (1752), Giulio Caccini (1551), Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), and Domenico Cimarosa (1749). After him are Ottorino Respighi (1879), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Vittorio Monti (1868), Francesco Cavalli (1602), and Ferruccio Busoni (1866).