Italy has a rich legacy of music that ranges across a broad spectrum of opera and instrumental classical music and spans a diverse array of regional styles, instruments and dances. Composers like Ottorino Respighi, Ferruccio Busoni, Alfredo Casella, and Gian Francesco Malipiero have been instrumental in popularizing Italian music throughout Europe. Italy retained a Romantic operatic musical tradition in the early 20th century though it eventually declined before interest in the genre was revived during the later part of the century by the likes of Aldo Clementi, Marco Tutino and Lorenzo Ferrero. Instrumental music also holds an important position in the nation’s musical legacy with instrumentalists like Andrea Gabrieli, Giovanni Gabrieli, Tomaso Albinoni, Arcangelo Corelli, Antonio Vivaldi, and Luigi Boccherini contributing immensely to the development of this genre. Italian folk music too has a deep and complex history, and the late 20th century saw the rise of social and political popular music led by Gianni Bosio. Modern pop is one of the most popular genres in the contemporary world which was popularized by the singers and musicians like Domenico Modugno, Mina, Patty Pravo, Mia Martini, and Adriano Celentano. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Italian Musicians.
Luciano PavarottiLuciano Pavarotti

12 October 1935

Ennio MorriconeEnnio Morricone

10 November 1928

Giorgio MoroderGiorgio Moroder

26 April 1940

Giuseppe GaribaldiGiuseppe Garibaldi

04 July 1807

Giuseppe VerdiGiuseppe Verdi

10 October 1813

Giacomo PucciniGiacomo Puccini

22 December 1858

Ludovico EinaudiLudovico Einaudi

23 November 1955

Gioachino RossiniGioachino Rossini

01 March 1792

Amos BocelliAmos Bocelli

22 February 1995

Domenico ScarlattiDomenico Scarlatti

26 October 1685

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Jean-Baptiste LullyJean-Baptiste Lully

28 November 1632

Gaetano DonizettiGaetano Donizetti

29 November 1797

Vincenzo Bellini Vincenzo Bellini

03 November 1801

Arcangelo CorelliArcangelo Corelli

17 February 1653

Ferruccio BusoniFerruccio Busoni

01 April 1866

Gian Carlo MenottiGian Carlo Menotti

07 July 1911

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Luciano BerioLuciano Berio

24 October 1925

Giuseppe TartiniGiuseppe Tartini

08 April 1692

Ruggero LeoncavalloRuggero Leoncavallo

23 April 1857

Francesco CavalliFrancesco Cavalli

14 February 1602

Niccolo PaganiniNiccolo Paganini

27 October 1782

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Francesca CacciniFrancesca Caccini

18 September 1587

Luca MarenzioLuca Marenzio

18 October 1553

Antonio VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi

04 March 1678

Sergio LeoneSergio Leone

03 January 1929

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Romano MussoliniRomano Mussolini

26 September 1926

Antonio SalieriAntonio Salieri

18 August 1750

DalidaDalida

17 January 1933

Roberto BenigniRoberto Benigni

27 October 1952

Dario ArgentoDario Argento

07 September 1940

Adriano CelentanoAdriano Celentano

06 January 1938

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Eros RamazzottiEros Ramazzotti

28 October 1963

Saint CeciliaSaint Cecilia

Laura PausiniLaura Pausini

16 May 1974

FedezFedez

15 October 1989

Vasco RossiVasco Rossi

07 February 1952

Cristina ScabbiaCristina Scabbia

06 June 1972

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Nino RotaNino Rota

03 December 1911

Arturo ToscaniniArturo Toscanini

25 March 1867

Alfredo FerrariAlfredo Ferrari

19 January 1932

Benny BenassiBenny Benassi

13 July 1967

Filippo Tommaso MarinettiFilippo Tommaso Marinetti

22 December 1876

Toto CutugnoToto Cutugno

07 July 1943

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Claudio AbbadoClaudio Abbado

26 June 1933

Tomaso AlbinoniTomaso Albinoni

08 June 1671

Luigi BoccheriniLuigi Boccherini

19 February 1743

Gabry PonteGabry Ponte

20 April 1973

Caterina ValenteCaterina Valente

14 January 1931

Muzio ClementiMuzio Clementi

23 January 1752

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Ottorino RespighiOttorino Respighi

09 July 1879

Stéphane GrappelliStéphane Grappelli

26 January 1908

Salvatore AdamoSalvatore Adamo

01 November 1943

Lucio DallaLucio Dalla

04 March 1943

Lucio BattistiLucio Battisti

05 March 1943

Domenico ModugnoDomenico Modugno

09 January 1928

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Riccardo MutiRiccardo Muti

28 July 1941

Giovanni Battista PergolesiGiovanni Battista Pergolesi

04 January 1710

SabrinaSabrina

15 March 1968

Tiziano FerroTiziano Ferro

21 February 1980

NekNek

06 January 1972

AlborosieAlborosie

04 July 1977

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Maurizio PolliniMaurizio Pollini

05 January 1942

Fabrizio De AndréFabrizio De André

18 February 1940

Elio de AngelisElio de Angelis

26 March 1958

Gianna NanniniGianna Nannini

14 June 1956

Alessandro ScarlattiAlessandro Scarlatti

02 May 1660

Claudia MoriClaudia Mori

12 February 1944

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JovanottiJovanotti

27 September 1966

Umberto TozziUmberto Tozzi

04 March 1952

Giacomo BallaGiacomo Balla

18 July 1871

Dario MarianelliDario Marianelli

21 June 1963

Riccardo CoccianteRiccardo Cocciante

20 February 1946

Pietro MascagniPietro Mascagni

07 December 1863

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Gregorio AllegriGregorio Allegri

1582 AD

Marco MengoniMarco Mengoni

25 December 1988

Rita PavoneRita Pavone

23 August 1945