Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

1895 - 1968

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Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (3 April 1895 – 16 March 1968) was an Italian composer, pianist and writer. He was known as one of the foremost guitar composers in the twentieth century with almost one hundred compositions for that instrument. In 1939 he immigrated to the United States and became a film composer for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer for some 200 Hollywood movies for the next fifteen years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco has received more than 191,428 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco is the 534th most popular composer (down from 477th in 2019), the 1,941st most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,775th in 2019) and the 95th most popular Composer.

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Among composers, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco ranks 534 out of 1,216Before him are Joachim Raff, Eugen Doga, Agostino Steffani, Gabriel Pierné, Pietro Nardini, and Leo Brouwer. After him are Stephen Foster, John Adams, Giuseppe Sarti, Louis Couperin, Helmut Lachenmann, and Domenico Dragonetti.

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Among people born in 1895, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco ranks 102Before him are Hanns Albin Rauter, Michel Simon, Albert Cohen, Kirsten Flagstad, Walter Stennes, and Juan de la Cierva, 1st Count of la Cierva. After him are Erich Abraham, Ernst Kantorowicz, Martin Luther, Isamu Chō, Ernesto Lecuona, and Liaquat Ali Khan. Among people deceased in 1968, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco ranks 71Before him are Wes Montgomery, Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz, Ryszard Siwiec, Augustin Bea, Hans Cramer, and Jo Schlesser. After him are István Dobi, Chester Carlson, Soraya Tarzi, Charles Munch, Ludovico Scarfiotti, and Fyodor Okhlopkov.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco ranks 1,941 out of 4,668Before him are Niccolò III d'Este, Marquis of Ferrara (1383), Faustina Bordoni (1697), Salonia Matidia (68), Archduke Leopold Ludwig of Austria (1823), Giovanni di Paolo (1403), and Bettino Ricasoli (1809). After him are Carlo Maratta (1625), Hortense Mancini (1646), Enrico Bombieri (1940), Lina Cavalieri (1874), Giorgio Chiellini (1984), and Odoardo Farnese, Hereditary Prince of Parma (1666).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco ranks 95Before him are Luigi Rossi (1597), Ferdinando Paer (1771), Bruno Maderna (1920), Riz Ortolani (1926), Agostino Steffani (1654), and Pietro Nardini (1722). After him are Giuseppe Sarti (1729), Domenico Dragonetti (1763), Orazio Vecchi (1550), Riccardo Drigo (1846), Antonio Maria Abbatini (1595), and Maddalena Casulana (1544).