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Luigi Rossi

1597 - 1653

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Luigi Rossi (c. 1597 – 20 February 1653) was an Italian Baroque composer. Born in Torremaggiore, a small town near Foggia, in the ancient kingdom of Naples, at an early age he went to Naples where he studied music with the Franco-Flemish composer Jean de Macque, organist of the Santa Casa dell’Annunziata and maestro di cappella to the Spanish viceroy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Rossi has received more than 72,280 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Luigi Rossi is the 476th most popular composer (down from 377th in 2019), the 1,790th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,497th in 2019) and the 89th most popular Italian Composer.

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Among composers, Luigi Rossi ranks 476 out of 1,216Before him are Pavel Haas, Einojuhani Rautavaara, James Newton Howard, Vicente Martín y Soler, Henri Duparc, and Antonio Sacchini. After him are Carl Friedrich Zelter, Ferdinando Paer, Neville Marriner, Vítězslav Novák, Wilhelm Stenhammar, and Hans Pfitzner.

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Among people born in 1597, Luigi Rossi ranks 7Before him are Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Elizabeth Charlotte of the Palatinate, Electress of Brandenburg, Francesco Barberini, Martin Opitz, Pieter Jansz. Saenredam, and Giovanni Battista Hodierna. After him are François Duquesnoy, Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, Honoré II, Prince of Monaco, John Francis Regis, Salomon de Bray, and Justus Sustermans. Among people deceased in 1653, Luigi Rossi ranks 5Before him are Artemisia Gentileschi, Maarten Tromp, Wolfgang Wilhelm, Count Palatine of Neuburg, and Gabriel Naudé. After him are Robert Filmer, Théophraste Renaudot, Adriaen van Utrecht, Simon de Vlieger, Jan Wildens, Lucrezia Marinella, and Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Rossi ranks 1,790 out of 4,668Before him are Pietro Germi (1914), Carl Ritter von Ghega (1802), Democedes (-600), Andrea Sacchi (1599), Gaius Vibius Pansa Caetronianus (-91), and Arduin of Ivrea (955). After him are Laura Pausini (1974), Ferdinando Paer (1771), Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164), Guarino da Verona (1374), Pier Giorgio Frassati (1901), and Giles of Rome (1243).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Luigi Rossi ranks 89Before him are Claudio Merulo (1533), Francesco Maria Veracini (1690), Paolo Tosti (1846), Giacinto Scelsi (1905), Stefano Landi (1587), and Antonio Sacchini (1730). After him are Ferdinando Paer (1771), Bruno Maderna (1920), Riz Ortolani (1926), Agostino Steffani (1654), Pietro Nardini (1722), and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895).