Muzio Clementi

1752 - 1832

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Muzio Filippo Vincenzo Francesco Saverio Clementi (23 January 1752 – 10 March 1832) was an Italian-British composer, virtuoso pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer, who was mostly active in England. Encouraged to study music by his father, he was sponsored as a young composer by Sir Peter Beckford who took him to England to advance his studies. Later, he toured Europe numerous times from his long-standing base in London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muzio Clementi has received more than 617,728 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Muzio Clementi is the 120th most popular composer (down from 104th in 2019), the 587th most popular biography from Italy (down from 472nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular Italian Composer.

Muzio Clementi was a composer, pianist, and teacher. He is most famous for his piano sonatas.

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Among composers, Muzio Clementi ranks 120 out of 1,451Before him are Gregorio Allegri, Francisco Tárrega, György Ligeti, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. After him are Krzysztof Penderecki, Josef Strauss, Emmerich Kálmán, Max Bruch, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Mikhail Glinka.

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Among people born in 1752, Muzio Clementi ranks 4Before him are Maria Carolina of Austria, Jeongjo of Joseon, and Joseph Marie Jacquard. After him are Adrien-Marie Legendre, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Friedrich Maximilian Klinger, Jacques Roux, Thomas Chatterton, Adolph Freiherr Knigge, and Nguyễn Huệ. Among people deceased in 1832, Muzio Clementi ranks 10Before him are Évariste Galois, Walter Scott, Jeremy Bentham, Georges Cuvier, Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, and Jean-Baptiste Say. After him are Rasmus Rask, Friedrich Kuhlau, Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Sardinia, and Karl Christian Friedrich Krause.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Muzio Clementi ranks 587 out of 5,161Before him are Giuseppe Farina (1906), Aldus Manutius (1449), Tibullus (-50), Hiero II of Syracuse (-308), Titus Tatius (-800), and Julius Evola (1898). After him are Bona Sforza (1494), Niccolò dell'Abbate (1512), Roberto Mancini (1964), Giorgio Moroder (1940), Francis I of the Two Sicilies (1777), and Charles Ponzi (1882).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Muzio Clementi ranks 25Before him are Pietro Mascagni (1863), Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Jacopo Peri (1561), Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Giulio Caccini (1551), and Gregorio Allegri (1582). After him are Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583), Domenico Cimarosa (1749), Giovanni Gabrieli (1557), Ottorino Respighi (1879), Vincenzo Galilei (1520), and Ferruccio Busoni (1866).