Vincenzo Bellini

1801 - 1835

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Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (Italian: [vinˈtʃɛntso salvaˈtoːre karˈmɛːlo franˈtʃesko belˈliːni] ; 3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835) was an Italian opera composer, who was known for his long-flowing melodic lines for which he was named "the Swan of Catania". Many years later, in 1898, Giuseppe Verdi "praised the broad curves of Bellini's melody: 'there are extremely long melodies as no-one else had ever made before'." A large amount of what is known about Bellini's life and activity comes from surviving letters which were written, except for a short period, throughout his lifetime to Francesco Florimo, whom he had met as a fellow student in Naples and with whom he maintained a lifelong friendship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincenzo Bellini has received more than 987,776 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Vincenzo Bellini is the 47th most popular composer (up from 56th in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from Italy (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Composer.

Vincenzo Bellini was a composer who is most famous for his operas "Norma" and "I Puritani."

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Over the past year Vincenzo Bellini has had the most page views in the with 109,417 views, followed by English (105,587), and French (40,042). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kazakh (421.10%), Ido (112.53%), and Korean (80.22%)


Among composers, Vincenzo Bellini ranks 47 out of 1,451Before him are Béla Bartók, Modest Mussorgsky, Carl Maria von Weber, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Edward Elgar, and Gaetano Donizetti. After him are Jean-Philippe Rameau, Aram Khachaturian, Tomaso Albinoni, Domenico Scarlatti, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Antonio Salieri.

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Among people born in 1801, Vincenzo Bellini ranks 1After him are Brigham Young, Gustav Fechner, Josip Jelačić, Frédéric Bastiat, Elisabeth Ludovika of Bavaria, John of Saxony, Joseph Plateau, Johannes Peter Müller, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, and John Henry Newman. Among people deceased in 1835, Vincenzo Bellini ranks 2Before him is Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Wilhelm von Humboldt, Antoine-Jean Gros, Thérésa Tallien, Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg, Catharina of Württemberg, Édouard Mortier, Duke of Trévise, François Étienne de Kellermann, John Nash, Guillaume Dupuytren, and Izabela Czartoryska.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Vincenzo Bellini ranks 195 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Boniface IX (1350), Pope Innocent XI (1611), Pope Adeodatus II (610), Rita of Cascia (1381), Pope Alexander VII (1599), and Gaetano Donizetti (1797). After him are Pope Linus (1), Carlo Ancelotti (1959), Giovanni Bellini (1430), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Vitellius (15), and Catullus (-84).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Vincenzo Bellini ranks 10Before him are Gioachino Rossini (1792), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Ennio Morricone (1928), Guido of Arezzo (991), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), and Gaetano Donizetti (1797). After him are Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), Antonio Salieri (1750), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660), Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710), and Nino Rota (1911).