Lucio Battisti

1943 - 1998

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Lucio Battisti (5 March 1943 – 9 September 1998) was an Italian singer-songwriter and composer. He is widely recognized for songs that defined the late 1960s and 1970s era of Italian songwriting. Battisti released 18 studio albums from 1969 to 1994, with a significant portion of this catalogue translated into Spanish (various albums), English (one album), French (two albums), and German (one album). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucio Battisti has received more than 530,810 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Lucio Battisti is the 395th most popular musician (up from 538th in 2019), the 1,828th most popular biography from Italy (up from 2,096th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Italian Musician.

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  • 530k

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  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Lucio Battisti ranks 395 out of 3,175Before him are Sérgio Mendes, András Schiff, Flea, Ian Anderson, Martin Gore, and Buddy Rich. After him are Dexter Gordon, Billy Gibbons, Ben Webster, Dennis Wilson, Glenn Frey, and Ray Conniff.

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Among people born in 1943, Lucio Battisti ranks 154Before him are Beba Lončar, David Morrell, Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Roberto Boninsegna, Björn Waldegård, and Tobe Hooper. After him are Joan Manuel Serrat, Czesława Kwoka, José Ángel Iribar, Dragan Nikolić, Christine McVie, and Louis E. Brus. Among people deceased in 1998, Lucio Battisti ranks 71Before him are Haxhi Lleshi, Ferenc Deák, Roddy McDowall, Georgy Sviridov, George Wallace, and Frithjof Schuon. After him are Momoko Kōchi, Ted Hughes, Remo Giazotto, Vladimir Demikhov, Shotaro Ishinomori, and Don Taylor.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Lucio Battisti ranks 1,828 out of 5,161Before him are Giacomo Manzù (1908), Giuseppe Bertello (1942), Catherine de' Medici, Governor of Siena (1593), Boniface II, Marquis of Montferrat (1202), Ippolita Maria Sforza (1446), and Gaius Julius Solinus (400). After him are Luca Toni (1977), Enrico Ferri (1856), Senesino (1686), Ercole Consalvi (1757), Tiridates III of Parthia (-50), and Tavo Burat (1932).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Lucio Battisti ranks 18Before him are Luigi Tenco (1938), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Mauro Giuliani (1781), Franco Battiato (1945), Matteo Carcassi (1792), and Rocco Granata (1938). After him are Domenico Alberti (1710), Leonardo De Lorenzo (1875), Salvatore Accardo (1941), Aldo Ciccolini (1925), Guido Cantelli (1920), and Gaspara Stampa (1523).