Niccolò Paganini

1782 - 1840

Niccolò Paganini

Niccolò (or Nicolò) Paganini (Italian: [ni(k)koˈlɔ ppaɡaˈniːni] (listen); 27 October 1782 – 27 May 1840) was an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer. He was the most celebrated violin virtuoso of his time, and left his mark as one of the pillars of modern violin technique. His 24 Caprices for Solo Violin Op. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Niccolò Paganini has received more than 1,940,554 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5th most popular musician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 81

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.86

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Niccolò Paganini ranks 5 out of 2,258Before him are Bob Marley, Freddie Mercury, Franz Liszt, and John Lennon. After him are Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Madonna, Jimi Hendrix, Louis Armstrong, Paul McCartney, and Leonard Cohen.

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Among people born in 1782, Niccolò Paganini ranks 2Before him is Martin Van Buren. After him are Friedrich Fröbel, Daoguang Emperor, Daniel Auber, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Caroline Bonaparte, John Field, Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, Ivan Paskevich, William Miller, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca. Among people deceased in 1840, Niccolò Paganini ranks 1After him are Caspar David Friedrich, Frederick William III of Prussia, Siméon Denis Poisson, Lucien Bonaparte, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers, Emperor Kōkaku, Jacques MacDonald, Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Francisco de Paula Santander, and Maria Beatrice of Savoy.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Niccolò Paganini ranks 33 out of 3,282Before him are Petrarch (1304), Sandro Botticelli (1445), Giovanni Boccaccio (1313), Pontius Pilate (-12), Horace (-65), and Titian (1488). After him are Alessandro Volta (1745), Donatello (1386), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Giacomo Puccini (1858), Catherine de' Medici (1519), and Tiberius (-42).

Among MUSICIANS In Italy

Among musicians born in Italy, Niccolò Paganini ranks 1After him are Arcangelo Corelli (1653), Giorgio Moroder (1940), Cosima Wagner (1837), Ludovico Einaudi (1955), Giovanni Battista Martini (1706), Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920), Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755), Paolo Conte (1937), Mauro Giuliani (1781), Romano Mussolini (1927), and Matteo Carcassi (1792).

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