Adrian Boult

1889 - 1983

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Sir Adrian Cedric Boult, CH (; 8 April 1889 – 22 February 1983) was an English conductor. Brought up in a prosperous mercantile family, he followed musical studies in England and at Leipzig, Germany, with early conducting work in London for the Royal Opera House and Sergei Diaghilev's ballet company. His first prominent post was conductor of the City of Birmingham Orchestra in 1924. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adrian Boult has received more than 195,468 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Adrian Boult is the 82nd most popular conductor (down from 71st in 2019), the 3,172nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,833rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular British Conductor.

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Among conductors, Adrian Boult ranks 82 out of 97Before him are Henry Wood, Grzegorz Fitelberg, Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Charles Mackerras, and Valery Khalilov. After him are Eri Klas, Daniele Gatti, Willem Kes, Tomás Bretón, Georg Schnéevoigt, and Jukka-Pekka Saraste.

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Among people born in 1889, Adrian Boult ranks 176Before him are Elmo Lincoln, Recep Peker, Otto Deßloch, Efrem Zimbalist, Clifton Webb, and Anita Loos. After him are Balthasar van der Pol, Charles Reidpath, Teresa de la Parra, Pearl White, Carl O. Sauer, and Tryggvi Þórhallsson. Among people deceased in 1983, Adrian Boult ranks 159Before him are Oddbjørn Hagen, Miquel Crusafont i Pairó, Higinio Morínigo, Gyula Illyés, Marguerite Broquedis, and Jānis Ivanovs. After him are Eugène Chaboud, Adalberts Bubenko, Carlo Orlandi, Sven Jacobsson, José Baptista Pinheiro de Azevedo, and Pál Kadosa.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Adrian Boult ranks 3,172 out of 6,924Before him are Ben Miller (1966), Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein (1872), Jean Shrimpton (1942), Dave Legeno (1963), Cliff Allison (1932), and Diana Dors (1931). After him are Freddie Francis (1917), William Townsend Aiton (1766), Ceolwulf of Wessex (600), Andrew Wakefield (1957), Malcolm Campbell (1885), and Geoffrey Howe (1926).

Among CONDUCTORS In United Kingdom

Among conductors born in United Kingdom, Adrian Boult ranks 9Before him are Simon Rattle (1955), Colin Davis (1927), John Barbirolli (1899), Thomas Beecham (1879), Jeffrey Tate (1943), and Henry Wood (1869). After him are Malcolm Sargent (1895), Raymond Leppard (1927), Antonio Pappano (1959), and Daniel Harding (1975).