Luigi Russolo

1885 - 1947

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Luigi Carlo Filippo Russolo (30 April 1885 – 4 February 1947) was an Italian Futurist painter, composer, builder of experimental musical instruments, and the author of the manifesto The Art of Noises (1913). Russolo completed his secondary education at Seminary of Portograuro in 1901, after which he moved to Milan and began gaining interest in the arts. He is often regarded as one of the first noise music experimental composers with his performances of noise music concerts in 1913–14 and then again after World War I, notably in Paris in 1921. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Russolo has received more than 351,545 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Luigi Russolo is the 312th most popular painter (down from 260th in 2019), the 1,014th most popular biography from Italy (down from 859th in 2019) and the 89th most popular Italian Painter.

Luigi Russolo was an Italian Futurist painter and composer. He is most famous for his manifesto, The Art of Noises.

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Among painters, Luigi Russolo ranks 312 out of 2,023Before him are Viktor Vasnetsov, Paulus Potter, Alexej von Jawlensky, Karel van Mander, Bernardino Luini, and Cosimo Rosselli. After him are George Hendrik Breitner, Gerard David, Grant Wood, Anton Mauve, Cosimo Tura, and Bartolommeo Bandinelli.

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Among people born in 1885, Luigi Russolo ranks 37Before him are Heinrich Hoffmann, Sinclair Lewis, Hugo Boss, Hermann Weyl, Erich von Stroheim, and Hugo Sperrle. After him are Kato Svanidze, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Giacomo Matteotti, Eduard Künneke, Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, and Tamara Karsavina. Among people deceased in 1947, Luigi Russolo ranks 38Before him are Alexander Löhr, Qazi Muhammad, Irving Fisher, Pierre Janet, Bugsy Siegel, and Josephine Bakhita. After him are Hans Fallada, Albert Marquet, Manolete, Herbert Backe, Hjalmar Siilasvuo, and Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Russolo ranks 1,014 out of 5,161Before him are Bernardino Luini (1475), Cosimo Rosselli (1439), Lodovico Ferrari (1522), Totò (1898), Lucio Dalla (1943), and Aloysius Lilius (1510). After him are Publius Cornelius Scipio (-260), Maria Theresa of Savoy (1756), Eleonora Duse (1858), Peter Damian (1007), Occhiali (1519), and Niccolò Piccinni (1728).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Luigi Russolo ranks 89Before him are Orazio Gentileschi (1563), Carlo Carrà (1881), Masolino da Panicale (1383), Daniele da Volterra (1509), Bernardino Luini (1475), and Cosimo Rosselli (1439). After him are Cosimo Tura (1430), Bartolommeo Bandinelli (1488), Francesco Primaticcio (1504), Ludovico Carracci (1555), Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691), and Palma Vecchio (1480).