COMPOSER

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 269,186 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Gregorio Allegri is the 131st most popular composer (up from 133rd in 2019), the 567th most popular biography from Italy (up from 586th 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

Among composers, Gregorio Allegri ranks 131 out of 1,228Before him are Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Anton Rubinstein, Pierre Boulez, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Carl Nielsen, and Max Bruch. After him are Daniel Auber, Maurice Jarre, Paul Dukas, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1582, Gregorio Allegri ranks 2Before him is Frans Hals. After him are Taichang Emperor, Dmitry of Uglich, George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg, Giovanni Lanfranco, David Teniers the Elder, Bartolomeo Manfredi, John Frederick, Duke of Württemberg, Archduchess Eleanor of Austria, Sigismondo d'India, and Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach. Among people deceased in 1652, Gregorio Allegri ranks 3Before him are Georges de La Tour and Jusepe de Ribera. After him are Jacob De la Gardie, Pietro Della Valle, Inigo Jones, John Casimir, Count Palatine of Kleeburg, Jan Asselijn, Jan Dirksz Both, Denis Pétau, and Chen Hongshou.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gregorio Allegri ranks 567 out of 4,088Before him are Conrad of Montferrat (1146), Frank Capra (1897), Statius (40), Piero di Cosimo de' Medici (1416), Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma (1545), and Charles Ponzi (1882). After him are Pope Anastasius III (890), Olybrius (400), Philip of Swabia (1177), Kurt Schuschnigg (1897), Edmondo De Amicis (1846), and Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours (1479).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Gregorio Allegri ranks 28Before him are Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Giulio Caccini (1551), Muzio Clementi (1752), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Domenico Cimarosa (1749), and Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583). After him are Ottorino Respighi (1879), Amilcare Ponchielli (1834), Giovanni Paisiello (1740), Vittorio Monti (1868), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), and Francesco Cavalli (1602).