Alexandre Levy

1864 - 1892

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Alexandre Levy (November 10, 1864 – January 17, 1892) was a Brazilian composer, pianist and conductor. Born in São Paulo, he pioneered a fusion of classical composition with Brazil's popular folk music and rhythms. Levy died prematurely at the age of 27, and is the first known musician to die at the infamous age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre Levy has received more than 291,268 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexandre Levy is the 1,122nd most popular composer, the 639th most popular biography from Brazil and the 7th most popular Brazilian Composer.

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Among composers, Alexandre Levy ranks 1,122 out of 1,228Before him are Nicholas Hooper, Earl Scruggs, Ezio Bosso, Franghiz Ali-Zadeh, Hiroyuki Sawano, and Charles Tomlinson Griffes. After him are Zakir Hussain, Junichi Masuda, Rachel Portman, Pascal Dusapin, R. D. Burman, and Christopher Young.

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Among people born in 1864, Alexandre Levy ranks 133Before him are Willoughby Hamilton, Arthur Smith Woodward, Antonín Sova, Reginald Dyer, Frances Benjamin Johnston, and Frank Chapman. After him are George Hillyard, Emil Kellenberger, Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet, Rukhmabai, Banjo Paterson, and Charles Marion Russell. Among people deceased in 1892, Alexandre Levy ranks 64Before him are José María Castro Madriz, Henry Edward Manning, Sereno Watson, Amelia Edwards, Dimitrios Valvis, and Joaquín Jovellar y Soler. After him are John Greenleaf Whittier, Ernestine Rose, James Skivring Smith, Harry Atkinson, and Newton Booth.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Alexandre Levy ranks 639 out of 1,947Before him are Carlos Roberto Gallo (1956), Rodrygo (2001), Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira (1976), Nélson Luís Kerchner (1962), Donato Gama da Silva (1962), and Lucas Leiva (1987). After him are Marcos Pontes (1963), Carlos Saldanha (1965), Marcelinho Paraíba (1975), Raul Boesel (1957), Geraldo Alckmin (1952), and Mirandinha (1959).

Among COMPOSERS In Brazil

Among composers born in Brazil, Alexandre Levy ranks 7Before him are Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887), Antônio Carlos Gomes (1836), Ary Barroso (1903), Chiquinha Gonzaga (1847), Egberto Gismonti (1947), and Camargo Guarnieri (1907).