Étienne Méhul

1763 - 1817

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Étienne Nicolas Méhul (French: [meyl]; 22 June 1763 – 18 October 1817) was a French composer, "the most important opera composer in France during the Revolution". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Étienne Méhul has received more than 98,488 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Étienne Méhul is the 484th most popular composer (down from 445th in 2019), the 1,991st most popular biography from France (down from 1,764th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Étienne Méhul ranks 484 out of 1,228. Before him are Christian Sinding, Bill Conti, Joaquín Turina, Franz Xaver Richter, Johann Joseph Fux, and Stephen Foster. After him are Vítězslav Novák, Hervé, Friedrich Wieck, Hans Swarowsky, Johann Nikolaus Forkel, and Théodore Dubois.

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Among people born in 1763, Étienne Méhul ranks 19Before him are Xavier de Maistre, Franz Danzi, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Simon Mayr, John Jacob Astor, and Domenico Dragonetti. After him are Joseph Fesch, François-Joseph Talma, Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, José Bonifácio de Andrada, Adalbert Gyrowetz, and Fyodor Rostopchin. Among people deceased in 1817, Étienne Méhul ranks 18Before him are Theroigne de Mericourt, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, William Bligh, Fyodor Ushakov, Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg, and Nakşidil Sultan. After him are Usman dan Fodio, Andrea Appiani, Joseph von Sonnenfels, Princess Hermine of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym, Giacomo Quarenghi, and Duke Louis of Württemberg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Étienne Méhul ranks 1,991 out of 5,234. Before him are Maurice de Broglie (1875), Jean Bruller (1902), Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1597), Jean Behra (1921), François Blondel (1618), and Omar Sy (1978). After him are Marguerite Long (1874), François-Édouard Picot (1786), William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (935), John V, Duke of Brittany (1389), Hervé (1825), and Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville (1817).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Étienne Méhul ranks 72Before him are Charles Koechlin (1867), Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676), Louis Couperin (1626), Maurice Duruflé (1902), Florent Schmitt (1870), and Pierre Henry (1927). After him are Hervé (1825), Théodore Dubois (1837), Yo-Yo Ma (1955), Ferdinand Hérold (1791), Nicolas Gombert (1495), and Henri Duparc (1848).