Luigi Boccherini

1743 - 1805

Luigi Boccherini

Ridolfo Luigi Boccherini (, also US: , Italian: [riˈdɔlfo luˈiːdʒi bokkeˈriːni] (listen); 19 February 1743 – 28 May 1805) was an Italian, later Spanish, composer and cellist of the Classical era whose music retained a courtly and galante style even while he matured somewhat apart from the major European musical centers. He is best known for a minuet from his String Quintet in E, Op. 11, No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Boccherini has received more than 407,636 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 77th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Luigi Boccherini ranks 77 out of 1,008Before him are Franz Lehár, Gabriel Fauré, Alexander Scriabin, John Cage, John Williams, and Marc-Antoine Charpentier. After him are Arvo Pärt, Ruggero Leoncavallo, César Franck, Alban Berg, Leonard Bernstein, and Nino Rota.

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Among people born in 1743, Luigi Boccherini ranks 5Before him are Thomas Jefferson, Antoine Lavoisier, Jean-Paul Marat, and Madame du Barry. After him are Marquis de Condorcet, Alessandro Cagliostro, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, Toussaint Louverture, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Carl Peter Thunberg, and Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi. Among people deceased in 1805, Luigi Boccherini ranks 3Before him are Friedrich Schiller and Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson. After him are Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Denmark, Claude Chappe, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Maria Theresa of Savoy, Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Aloys I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Isabelle de Charrière, and Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Boccherini ranks 301 out of 3,282Before him are Duccio (1255), Primo Levi (1919), Lucius Tarquinius Priscus (-700), Pope Mark (290), Pope Urban III (1200), and Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378). After him are Pope Celestine I (400), Lisa del Giocondo (1479), Pope Zachary (679), Yves Montand (1921), Pope Anacletus (1), and Antipope John XXIII (1370).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Luigi Boccherini ranks 16Before him are Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), Guido of Arezzo (991), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), and Alessandro Scarlatti (1660). After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Nino Rota (1911), Luigi Cherubini (1760), Pietro Mascagni (1863), Carlo Gesualdo (1566), and Jacopo Peri (1561).

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