Philippe de Monte

1521 - 1603

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Philippe de Monte (1521 – 4 July 1603), sometimes known as Philippus de Monte, was a Flemish composer of the late Renaissance active all over Europe. He was a member of the 3rd generation madrigalists and wrote more madrigals than any other composer of the time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philippe de Monte has received more than 60,986 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Philippe de Monte is the 636th most popular composer (up from 706th in 2019), the 316th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 349th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Composer.

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Among composers, Philippe de Monte ranks 636 out of 1,216Before him are Edison Denisov, Paul Wranitzky, François-Joseph Fétis, Florian Leopold Gassmann, Hans Christian Lumbye, and Boris Lyatoshinsky. After him are Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, Charles Lecocq, Dora Pejačević, Domenico Gabrielli, Giovanni Battista Vitali, and Nicolas Gombert.

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Among people born in 1521, Philippe de Monte ranks 8Before him are Takeda Shingen, Peter Canisius, Christina of Denmark, Maurice, Elector of Saxony, Maria of Portugal, Duchess of Viseu, and Andrew Avellino. After him are Xu Wei, Richard Chancellor, and Thomas Wyatt the Younger. Among people deceased in 1603, Philippe de Monte ranks 16Before him are Maerten de Vos, Irina Godunova, Pierre Charron, George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg, and Ostilio Ricci. After him are Yemişçi Hasan Pasha, Grace O'Malley, Gulbadan Begum, and Łukasz Górnicki.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Philippe de Monte ranks 316 out of 1,019Before him are Frans Hogenberg (1535), Joseph Cardijn (1882), Violetta Villas (1938), Hendrik Conscience (1812), Gillis van Coninxloo (1544), and Marcel Broodthaers (1924). After him are Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), Paul Bril (1556), Lucien Van Impe (1946), Achille Van Acker (1898), Marc Wilmots (1969), and Adeliza of Louvain (1103).

Among COMPOSERS In Belgium

Among composers born in Belgium, Philippe de Monte ranks 24Before him are Alexander Agricola (1446), Johannes Ciconia (1370), Philippe Herreweghe (1947), Guillaume Lekeu (1870), Jean Absil (1893), and François-Joseph Fétis (1784). After him are Wim Mertens (1953), Joseph Jongen (1873), Giaches de Wert (1535), Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens (1823), Peter Benoit (1834), and Henri Pousseur (1929).