Famous People From Italy
Find out more about the greatest Italian Composers, including Ennio Morricone, Antonio Vivaldi, Ludovico Einaudi, Giuseppe Verdi and Giorgio Moroder.
Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone
10 November 1928
Composer
Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi
04 July 1807
Italian Nationalist

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi
23 November 1955
Pianist, Composer

Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi
10 October 1813
Composer

Gioachino RossiniGioachino Rossini
01 March 1792
Composer

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini
22 December 1858
Composer
Claudio MonteverdiClaudio Monteverdi
15 May 1567
Composer

Giovanni Pierluigi da PalestrinaGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
03 February 1525
Composer

Domenico ScarlattiDomenico Scarlatti
26 October 1685
Musical Composer

Jean-Baptiste LullyJean-Baptiste Lully
28 November 1632
Composer
Vincenzo Bellini Vincenzo Bellini
03 November 1801
Opera Composer

Gaetano DonizettiGaetano Donizetti
29 November 1797
Composer
Arcangelo CorelliArcangelo Corelli
17 February 1653
Composer

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni
01 April 1866
Composer

Giuseppe TartiniGiuseppe Tartini
08 April 1692
Composer
Gian Carlo MenottiGian Carlo Menotti
07 July 1911
Composer and librettist

Luciano BerioLuciano Berio
24 October 1925
Italian composer
Giovanni GabrieliGiovanni Gabrieli
1557 AD
Italian composer

Niccolo PaganiniNiccolo Paganini
27 October 1782
Violinist

Francesco CavalliFrancesco Cavalli
14 February 1602
Composer, Organist
Francesca CacciniFrancesca Caccini
18 September 1587
Composer & Singer

Luca MarenzioLuca Marenzio
18 October 1553
Composer & Singer
Antonio VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi
04 March 1678
Opera composer, Pianist, Catholic priest, Composer

Sergio LeoneSergio Leone
03 January 1929
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

Antonio SalieriAntonio Salieri
18 August 1750
Composer, Conductor, Educationist, Musicologist,

Roberto BenigniRoberto Benigni
27 October 1952
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Comedian,
Dario ArgentoDario Argento
07 September 1940
Film director, Film producer, Screenwriter,
Adriano CelentanoAdriano Celentano
06 January 1938
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Comedian, Film director,

Eros RamazzottiEros Ramazzotti
28 October 1963
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer

Laura PausiniLaura Pausini
16 May 1974
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Record

Cristina ScabbiaCristina Scabbia
06 June 1972
Singer, Composer, Songwriter
Nino RotaNino Rota
03 December 1911
Composer, Conductor, Teacher, Pianist, Actor,

Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari
19 January 1932
Engineer

Benny BenassiBenny Benassi
13 July 1967
Club DJ, Disc jockey, Musician, Composer, Singer,

Toto CutugnoToto Cutugno
07 July 1943
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Songwriter

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Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti
22 December 1876
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Composer, Science
Ottorino RespighiOttorino Respighi
09 July 1879
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator,

Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni
08 June 1671
Composer
Luigi BoccheriniLuigi Boccherini
19 February 1743
Composer, Cellist

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli
26 January 1908
Street artist, Composer, Jazz musician, Pianist

Muzio ClementiMuzio Clementi
23 January 1752
pianist, conductor, composer, musicologist, music
Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno
09 January 1928
Singer, Actor, Politician, Human rights activist,

Fabrizio De AndréFabrizio De André
18 February 1940
Singer-songwriter, Composer
Lucio DallaLucio Dalla
04 March 1943
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,

Tiziano FerroTiziano Ferro
21 February 1980
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Author,

Giovanni Battista PergolesiGiovanni Battista Pergolesi
04 January 1710
Composer, Organist

Gianna NanniniGianna Nannini
14 June 1956
singer-songwriter, musician, singer, songwriter,

JovanottiJovanotti
27 September 1966
Singer-songwriter, Composer
Lucio BattistiLucio Battisti
05 March 1943
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Record

Fabio LioneFabio Lione
09 October 1973
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Alessandro ScarlattiAlessandro Scarlatti
02 May 1660
Composer, Musician

Salvatore AdamoSalvatore Adamo
01 November 1943
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer
Paolo ContePaolo Conte
06 January 1937
Singer, Columnist, Pianist, Composer, Jazz

Giacomo BallaGiacomo Balla
18 July 1871
Painter, Sculptor, Composer
Pietro MascagniPietro Mascagni
07 December 1863
Italian composer

NekNek
06 January 1972
Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Maurizio PolliniMaurizio Pollini
05 January 1942
Pianist, Conductor, Composer, Musician
Domenico CimarosaDomenico Cimarosa
17 December 1749
Composer

Dario MarianelliDario Marianelli
21 June 1963
Composer, Film score composer
Riccardo CoccianteRiccardo Cocciante
20 February 1946
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Franco BattiatoFranco Battiato
23 March 1945
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Film director,

Gregorio AllegriGregorio Allegri
1582 AD
composer, priest, cantor, singer, cleric
Luigi RussoloLuigi Russolo
30 April 1885
Composer, Painter, Artist, Musical instrument

Luigi CherubiniLuigi Cherubini
14 September 1760
Composer, Conductor, Musicologist, Music educator,
Pino DanielePino Daniele
19 March 1955
Composer, Singer, Jazz guitarist, Songwriter

Luigi NonoLuigi Nono
29 January 1924
Composer, Conductor

Junior JackJunior Jack
31 August 1971
Record producer, Disc jockey, Composer

Girolamo FrescobaldiGirolamo Frescobaldi
13 September 1583
organist, composer, pianist
Mario Castelnuovo-TedescoMario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
03 April 1895
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer
Barbara StrozziBarbara Strozzi
06 August 1619
Singer, Composer, Actor, Model

Mauro GiulianiMauro Giuliani
27 July 1781
Composer, Guitarist, Classical guitarist

Amilcare PonchielliAmilcare Ponchielli
31 August 1834
Italian opera composer

Vincenzo GalileiVincenzo Galilei
03 April 1520
composer, musicologist, music theorist, luth
Giulio CacciniGiulio Caccini
08 October 1551
Composer, Musicologist, Singer, Music theorist,

Luis BacalovLuis Bacalov
30 August 1933
Pianist, Composer, Conductor, Film score composer

Riz OrtolaniRiz Ortolani
25 March 1926
Composer, Pianist, Film score composer

Giovanni PaisielloGiovanni Paisiello
09 May 1740
Italian composer

Jacopo PeriJacopo Peri
20 August 1561
Composer,singer
Benedetto MarcelloBenedetto Marcello
09 August 1686
composer, poet, writer

Alfredo CasellaAlfredo Casella
25 July 1883
Composer, Conductor, Pianist
Giacinto ScelsiGiacinto Scelsi
08 January 1905
Composer, Poet

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
28 August 1867
Composer

Umberto GiordanoUmberto Giordano
28 August 1867
Composer
Ferdinando CarulliFerdinando Carulli
09 February 1770
Composer, Guitarist, Musicologist, Classical

Nicola PorporaNicola Porpora
17 August 1686
Composer, Music educator
Antonio CaldaraAntonio Caldara
1670 AD
composer

Francesco LandiniFrancesco Landini
1325 AD
composer, astrologer, musical instrument maker

Baldassare GaluppiBaldassare Galuppi
18 October 1706
Italian composer

Giovanni Battista SammartiniGiovanni Battista Sammartini
1700 AD
Italian composer
Gaspare SpontiniGaspare Spontini
14 November 1774
Italian opera composer

Gioacchino RossiniGioacchino Rossini
29 February 1792
 
Luigi DallapiccolaLuigi Dallapiccola
03 February 1904
Italian composer

Andrea GabrieliAndrea Gabrieli
1533 AD
Italian composer

Niccolò PiccinniNiccolò Piccinni
16 January 1728
Italian composer

Franco AlfanoFranco Alfano
08 March 1875
Italian composer
Don Carlo GesualdoDon Carlo Gesualdo
08 March 1566