Pietro Mascagni

1863 - 1945

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Pietro Mascagni (7 December 1863 – 2 August 1945) was an Italian composer primarily known for his operas. His 1890 masterpiece Cavalleria rusticana caused one of the greatest sensations in opera history and single-handedly ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pietro Mascagni has received more than 432,159 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Pietro Mascagni is the 90th most popular composer, the 406th most popular biography from Italy (down from 389th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Italian Composer.

Pietro Mascagni is most famous for his opera, Cavalleria Rusticana.

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Over the past year Pietro Mascagni has had the most page views in the with 66,906 views, followed by English (48,533), and Japanese (14,681). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (93.55%), Belarusian (85.91%), and Latvian (62.93%)


Among composers, Pietro Mascagni ranks 90 out of 1,451Before him are Josquin des Prez, Nino Rota, George Gershwin, François Couperin, Luigi Cherubini, and Luigi Boccherini. After him are Olivier Messiaen, Guillaume Du Fay, Alma Mahler, César Franck, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

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Among people born in 1863, Pietro Mascagni ranks 10Before him are Pierre de Coubertin, Swami Vivekananda, Paul Signac, Konstantin Stanislavski, Arthur Henderson, and Gabriele D'Annunzio. After him are Henry van de Velde, David Lloyd George, Constantine P. Cavafy, Carlos I of Portugal, George Herbert Mead, and Vladimir Vernadsky. Among people deceased in 1945, Pietro Mascagni ranks 20Before him are Subhas Chandra Bose, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Magda Goebbels, Paul Valéry, Heinrich Müller, and Wilhelm Canaris. After him are George S. Patton, Irma Grese, Pierre Laval, Johan Huizinga, David Lloyd George, and Vidkun Quisling.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Pietro Mascagni ranks 406 out of 5,161Before him are Simone Martini (1284), Pope Benedict IX (1012), Pope Silverius (490), Luigi Boccherini (1743), Gabriele D'Annunzio (1863), and Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1519). After him are Pope Innocent IV (1195), Alessandro Cagliostro (1743), Petronius Maximus (396), Antonio Meucci (1808), Philip Neri (1515), and Pope Leo VII (900).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Pietro Mascagni ranks 19Before him are Antonio Salieri (1750), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), Nino Rota (1911), Luigi Cherubini (1760), and Luigi Boccherini (1743). After him are Ruggero Leoncavallo (1857), Jacopo Peri (1561), Carlo Gesualdo (1566), Giulio Caccini (1551), Gregorio Allegri (1582), and Muzio Clementi (1752).