Jean-Baptiste Lully

1632 - 1687

Jean-Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully (UK: , US: , French: [ʒɑ̃ batist lyli]; born Giovanni Battista Lulli, Italian: [ˈlulli]; 28 November [O.S. 18 November] 1632 – 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France. He is considered a master of the French Baroque style. Lully disavowed any Italian influence in French music of the period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Baptiste Lully has received more than 642,472 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 44th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Jean-Baptiste Lully ranks 44 out of 1,008Before him are Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Modest Mussorgsky, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Camille Saint-Saëns, Gaetano Donizetti, and Tomaso Albinoni. After him are Béla Bartók, Carl Maria von Weber, Edward Elgar, Anton Bruckner, Vincenzo Bellini, and Jean-Philippe Rameau.

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Among people born in 1632, Jean-Baptiste Lully ranks 5Before him are John Locke, Baruch Spinoza, Johannes Vermeer, and Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. After him are Christopher Wren, Samuel von Pufendorf, Jean Mabillon, Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Francis Hyacinth, Duke of Savoy, Michael I Apafi, and Adam Frans van der Meulen. Among people deceased in 1687, Jean-Baptiste Lully ranks 1After him are Johannes Hevelius, William Petty, René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Constantijn Huygens, Nicholas Mercator, Henry More, François de Créquy, Laura Martinozzi, Margravine Magdalene Sibylle of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Nell Gwyn, and Ferdinand Albert I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Jean-Baptiste Lully ranks 141 out of 3,282Before him are Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Pope Sylvester I (300), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Pope Gregory IX (1160), Pope Alexander VIII (1610), and Pope Gregory XV (1554). After him are Pope Clement VIII (1536), Pope Clement XI (1649), Pope Urban VII (1521), Pope Clement XII (1652), Pope Alexander VII (1599), and Pope Benedict XIV (1675).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Jean-Baptiste Lully ranks 10Before him are Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Gioachino Rossini (1792), Antonio Salieri (1750), Ennio Morricone (1928), Gaetano Donizetti (1797), and Tomaso Albinoni (1671). After him are Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), Guido of Arezzo (991), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), and Luigi Boccherini (1743).

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