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Albert Roussel

1869 - 1937

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Albert Charles Paul Marie Roussel (French pronunciation: [albɛʁ ʃaʁl pɔl maʁi ʁusɛl]; 5 April 1869 – 23 August 1937) was a French composer. He spent seven years as a midshipman, turned to music as an adult, and became one of the most prominent French composers of the interwar period. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Roussel has received more than 175,426 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Albert Roussel is the 251st most popular composer (down from 226th in 2019), the 1,165th most popular biography from France (down from 1,034th in 2019) and the 41st most popular French Composer.

Albert Roussel was a French composer. He is most famous for his opera "Padmavati" which was first performed in 1917.

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Among composers, Albert Roussel ranks 251 out of 1,216Before him are Anton Arensky, Thomas Tallis, Johann Christoph Bach, Ignaz Pleyel, Friedrich Kuhlau, and Franz Xaver Gruber. After him are Jacques Ibert, Alessandro Stradella, Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, Irving Berlin, and Niccolò Jommelli.

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Among people born in 1869, Albert Roussel ranks 28Before him are Henri Désiré Landru, Emilio Aguinaldo, Prince George of Greece and Denmark, Felix Salten, Karl Seitz, and Gustaf Dalén. After him are Gustav Vigeland, Mary Mallon, Martin Andersen Nexø, Pyotr Krasnov, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, and Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta. Among people deceased in 1937, Albert Roussel ranks 34Before him are Frank B. Kellogg, Charles-Marie Widor, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, Emilio Mola, Jagadish Chandra Bose, and Gustaf Dalén. After him are Wallace Carothers, Edith Wharton, Pavel Florensky, Louis Vierne, Georgy Pyatakov, and Keke Geladze.

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In France

Among people born in France, Albert Roussel ranks 1,165 out of 6,011Before him are Gabriel Lamé (1795), Élisée Reclus (1830), Victoire of France (1733), Alice Guy-Blaché (1873), Pepin II of Aquitaine (823), and Jacques I, Prince of Monaco (1689). After him are Flora Tristan (1803), Suzanne Lenglen (1899), Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (1737), Georges Prêtre (1924), Maurice Duverger (1917), and Jacques Ibert (1890).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Albert Roussel ranks 41Before him are Charles-Marie Widor (1844), Ambroise Thomas (1811), Lili Boulanger (1893), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Emmanuel Chabrier (1841), and Fromental Halévy (1799). After him are Jacques Ibert (1890), Jaufre Rudel (1125), Clément Janequin (1485), Gustave Charpentier (1860), Georges Auric (1899), and Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766).