Ruperto Chapí

1851 - 1909

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Ruperto Chapí y Lorente (27 March 1851 – 25 March 1909) was a Spanish composer, and co-founder of the Spanish Society of Authors and Publishers. Chapí was born at Villena, the son of a Valencian barber. He trained in his home town and in Madrid. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ruperto Chapí has received more than 29,921 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ruperto Chapí is the 949th most popular composer (down from 825th in 2019), the 1,120th most popular biography from Spain (down from 928th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Spanish Composer.

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Among composers, Ruperto Chapí ranks 949 out of 1,228Before him are Franco Faccio, Arthur Benjamin, Gustav Lange, Lorenzo Perosi, Wolfgang Rihm, and Augusta Holmès. After him are Yuri Antonov, William Lawes, Camargo Guarnieri, Vasily Safonov, Walter Piston, and Mikael Tariverdiev.

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Among people born in 1851, Ruperto Chapí ranks 56Before him are Nikolai Iudovich Ivanov, Ernst Josephson, Alexandros Papadiamantis, Roque Sáenz Peña, Andrea Costa, and Václav Brožík. After him are Andrei Zhelyabov, Arnold Pick, Guillermo Billinghurst, Spiru Haret, Arthur Schuster, and George Abraham Grierson. Among people deceased in 1909, Ruperto Chapí ranks 60Before him are Helena Modjeska, Eva Bonnier, Alessandro Fortis, Detlev von Liliencron, Manuel Amador Guerrero, and Innokenty Annensky. After him are Frederic Remington, Richard Bowdler Sharpe, William Powell Frith, Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman, Ludwig Mond, and Hans Peter Jørgen Julius Thomsen.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Ruperto Chapí ranks 1,120 out of 2,595Before him are Joaquín Almunia (1948), José Luis Capón (1948), Ángel María Villar (1950), Manuel García-Prieto, 1st Marquess of Alhucemas (1859), Marcelino García Toral (1965), and José Luis Cuerda (1947). After him are Segismundo Moret (1833), Pedro Delgado (1960), Jordi Mollà (1968), Fernando de Santiago (1910), Gabi (1983), and Francisco Buyo (1958).

Among COMPOSERS In Spain

Among composers born in Spain, Ruperto Chapí ranks 25Before him are Juan Bautista Cabanilles (1644), Felip Pedrell (1841), Alberto Iglesias (1955), Xavier Montsalvatge (1912), Robert Gerhard (1896), and Federico Moreno Torroba (1891). After him are Emilio Arrieta (1823), Luis de Pablo (1930), Cristóbal Halffter (1930), Antón García Abril (1933), Vicente Amigo (1967), and Javier Navarrete (1956).