Teresa Carreño

1853 - 1917

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María Teresa Gertrudis de Jesús Carreño García (December 22, 1853 – June 12, 1917) was a Venezuelan pianist, soprano, composer, and conductor. Over the course of her 54-year concert career, she became an internationally renowned virtuoso pianist and was often referred to as the "Valkyrie of the Piano". Carreño was an early adopter of the works of one of her students, American composer and pianist Edward MacDowell (1860–1908) and premiered several of his compositions across the globe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Teresa Carreño has received more than 116,637 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Teresa Carreño is the 607th most popular singer (down from 546th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Venezuela and the most popular Venezuelan Singer.

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  • 20

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  • 2.91

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  • 2.92

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Among singers, Teresa Carreño ranks 607 out of 3,541. Before her are Edgar P. Jacobs, Wenche Myhre, James Blunt, Christopher Cross, Patricia Kaas, and Naomi Shemer. After her are Al Green, Lisa Della Casa, Patti Page, Piero Cappuccilli, Nina Grieg, and Alanis Morissette.

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Among people born in 1853, Teresa Carreño ranks 53Before her are Vladimir Kokovtsov, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, Antonio Maura, Laurits Tuxen, Nikolai Kibalchich, and Elihu Thomson. After her are Sarada Devi, Ernst Otto Beckmann, Florentino Ameghino, Howard Pyle, Gabriel Hanotaux, and Karl von Einem. Among people deceased in 1917, Teresa Carreño ranks 58Before her are Enric Prat de la Riba, Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein, Léon Flameng, Marian Smoluchowski, Maksim Bahdanovič, and Anton Haus. After her are Titu Maiorescu, Otto Finsch, Madge Syers, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Ber Borochov, and José Enrique Rodó.

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In Venezuela

Among people born in Venezuela, Teresa Carreño ranks 23 out of 137. Before her are Juan Vicente Gómez (1857), Rafael de Nogales Méndez (1879), Juan José Flores (1800), José Antonio Abreu (1939), Cristóbal Mendoza (1772), and Ramón José Velásquez (1916). After her are Rafael Urdaneta (1788), Cipriano Castro (1858), Eleazar López Contreras (1883), Antonio Guzmán Blanco (1829), Johnny Cecotto (1956), and Pedro Carmona (1941).

Among SINGERS In Venezuela

Among singers born in Venezuela, Teresa Carreño ranks 1After her are Simón Díaz (1928).