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Luigi Cherubini

1760 - 1842

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Luigi Cherubini ( KERR-uu-BEE-nee; Italian: [luˈiːdʒi keruˈbiːni]; 8 or 14 September 1760 – 15 March 1842) was an Italian Classical and Romantic composer. His most significant compositions are operas and sacred music. Beethoven regarded Cherubini as the greatest of his contemporaries. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Cherubini has received more than 319,827 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Luigi Cherubini is the 92nd most popular composer (up from 98th in 2019), the 412th most popular biography from Italy (up from 423rd in 2019) and the 19th most popular Italian Composer.

Luigi Cherubini is most famous for his operas. He was a composer and a conductor.

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Among composers, Luigi Cherubini ranks 92 out of 1,216Before him are Olivier Messiaen, François Couperin, John Cage, Leonard Bernstein, Pietro Mascagni, and Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart. After him are Léo Delibes, Carlo Gesualdo, Jacopo Peri, Arvo Pärt, Ruggero Leoncavallo, and Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

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Among people born in 1760, Luigi Cherubini ranks 4Before him are Hokusai, Pope Leo XII, and Henri de Saint-Simon. After him are Jiaqing Emperor, François-Noël Babeuf, Camille Desmoulins, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Alexandre de Beauharnais, Johan Gadolin, August Neidhardt von Gneisenau, and Jan Ladislav Dussek. Among people deceased in 1842, Luigi Cherubini ranks 3Before him are Stendhal and Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun. After him are Constanze Mozart, Bernardo O'Higgins, Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Jules Dumont d'Urville, Clemens Brentano, Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, Dominique Jean Larrey, Paul Frederick, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Pierre Cambronne.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Cherubini ranks 412 out of 4,668Before him are Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino (1492), Gaius Julius Caesar (-135), Pope Eugene I (600), Pope Benedict I (525), Pope Eutychian (300), and Albano Carrisi (1943). After him are Lorenzo Valla (1407), Pope Adeodatus II (610), Pope Clement III (1130), Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Pope Nicholas III (1215), and Dino Zoff (1942).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Luigi Cherubini ranks 19Before him are Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Nino Rota (1911), Luigi Boccherini (1743), and Pietro Mascagni (1863). After him are Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Jacopo Peri (1561), Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Muzio Clementi (1752), Giulio Caccini (1551), and Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583).