Pasquale Anfossi

1727 - 1797

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Pasquale Anfossi (5 April 1727 – February 1797) was an Italian opera composer. Born in Taggia, Liguria, he studied with Niccolò Piccinni and Antonio Sacchini, and worked mainly in London, Venice and Rome. He wrote more than 80 operas, both opera seria and opera buffa, although he concentrated on church music, especially oratorios, during his last years. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pasquale Anfossi has received more than 24,812 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Pasquale Anfossi is the 605th most popular composer (up from 638th in 2019), the 1,710th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,741st in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, Pasquale Anfossi ranks 605 out of 1,228Before him are Orazio Vecchi, Ildebrando Pizzetti, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Ciprian Porumbescu, Igor Markevitch, and Arno Babajanian. After him are Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, Robert Cambert, Jean Françaix, Baude Cordier, Guillaume Lekeu, and Jean Absil.

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Among people born in 1727, Pasquale Anfossi ranks 15Before him are Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Philibert Commerson, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Luis of Spain, Count of Chinchón, Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne, and Tommaso Traetta. After him are Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, Jean-André Deluc, James Wolfe, Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Ernest Frederick III, Duke of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Ivan Shuvalov. Among people deceased in 1797, Pasquale Anfossi ranks 16Before him are Joseph Wright of Derby, Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, Lazare Hoche, Maria Anna Sophia of Saxony, Horace Walpole, and Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst. After him are Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, Olaudah Equiano, Ivan Shuvalov, John Wilkes, Francesco Sabatini, and Carter Braxton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Pasquale Anfossi ranks 1,710 out of 6,924Before him are George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608), Tom Hiddleston (1981), Paul W. S. Anderson (1965), Herbert James Draper (1863), Princess Augusta of Great Britain (1737), and Paul Bettany (1971). After him are Steve Howe (1947), Nevil Maskelyne (1732), Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1874), James Boswell (1740), Eleanor of Woodstock (1318), and Adrian Newey (1958).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Pasquale Anfossi ranks 25Before him are Ethel Smyth (1858), John Blow (1649), Frederick Delius (1862), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), Orlando Gibbons (1583), and John Bull (1562). After him are Cathy Berberian (1925), Malcolm Arnold (1921), Stanley Myers (1930), Richard Addinsell (1904), John Taverner (1490), and Thomas Morley (1557).