Alexandre Guilmant

1837 - 1911

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Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (French: [gilmɑ̃]; 12 March 1837 – 29 March 1911) was a French organist and composer. He was the organist of La Trinité from 1871 until 1901. A noted pedagogue, performer, and improviser, Guilmant helped found the Schola Cantorum de Paris. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre Guilmant has received more than 91,680 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Alexandre Guilmant is the 583rd most popular composer (down from 538th in 2019), the 2,309th most popular biography from France (down from 2,099th in 2019) and the 86th most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Alexandre Guilmant ranks 583 out of 1,228Before him are Tielman Susato, Helmut Lachenmann, Johann Strauss III, Rikard Nordraak, Michael Kamen, and Johann Kirnberger. After him are Antônio Carlos Gomes, Leo Fall, Agustín Lara, Marcello Abbado, Domenico Gabrielli, and Nicolas-Charles Bochsa.

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Among people born in 1837, Alexandre Guilmant ranks 45Before him are Théodore Dubois, Joseph Bell, Georg Ebers, Moritz Kaposi, Prince Albert of Prussia, and Carolus-Duran. After him are Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, John Wesley Hyatt, Maria Domenica Mazzarello, Franz Overbeck, Ernest Guiraud, and Horace Parnell Tuttle. Among people deceased in 1911, Alexandre Guilmant ranks 29Before him are Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, Jack Daniel, Jules Brunet, George Johnstone Stoney, Jozef Israëls, and Joseph Bell. After him are Christian Bohr, Édouard André, James Curtis Hepburn, Fritz von Uhde, Joan Maragall, and Félix Ziem.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alexandre Guilmant ranks 2,309 out of 5,234Before him are Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo (1764), Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine (1762), Paul Ulrich Villard (1860), Françoise Gilot (1921), Jacques Lemercier (1585), and Pierre Lemaitre (1951). After him are Joan, Duchess of Brittany (1324), Louis I, Count of Blois (1172), Odo de St Amand (1110), Peter I, Duke of Brittany (1191), Pierre de Castelnau (1170), and Henry Beaufort (1374).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Alexandre Guilmant ranks 86Before him are Claude Goudimel (1514), Antoine Brumel (1460), François Devienne (1759), Charles Lecocq (1832), Alexandre Desplat (1961), and Jean-Féry Rebel (1666). After him are Nicolas-Charles Bochsa (1789), Antoine François Marmontel (1816), Gabriel Pierné (1863), Jean-François Le Sueur (1760), Robert Cambert (1628), and Jean Françaix (1912).