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Alfred Newman

1900 - 1970

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Alfred Newman (March 17, 1900 – February 17, 1970) was an American composer, arranger, and conductor of film music. From his start as a music prodigy, he came to be regarded as a respected figure in the history of film music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Newman has received more than 104,761 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Alfred Newman is the 363rd most popular composer (up from 372nd in 2019), the 1,731st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,701st in 2019) and the 20th most popular American Composer.

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Among composers, Alfred Newman ranks 363 out of 1,216Before him are Michael Nyman, Johann Kuhnau, Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska, Joseph Martin Kraus, Friedrich von Flotow, and György Kurtág. After him are Mieczysław Weinberg, Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Johann Schein, Martin Agricola, Rodion Shchedrin, and Hans Richter.

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Among people born in 1900, Alfred Newman ranks 72Before him are Pridi Banomyong, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Filipp Golikov, Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás, and Jiro Miyake. After him are Joseph Needham, Wilhelm Rediess, William Heinesen, Helen Hayes, Eduardo De Filippo, and Robert Desnos. Among people deceased in 1970, Alfred Newman ranks 61Before him are Erich Heckel, Leslie Groves, Marie-Pierre Kœnig, Elyesa Bazna, Nikolay Shvernik, and Toshio Iwatani. After him are Michael Balint, Fritz Bayerlein, Giuseppe Ungaretti, Richard Neutra, James B. Donovan, and Erle Stanley Gardner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alfred Newman ranks 1,731 out of 18,182Before him are Diana Gabaldon (1952), Patrick Dempsey (1966), Roger Ebert (1942), Count Basie (1904), Benjamin Spock (1903), and Bob Gunton (1945). After him are John Turturro (1957), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), Roger D. Kornberg (1947), Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897), Creighton Abrams (1914), and Dana Elcar (1927).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Alfred Newman ranks 20Before him are Charles Ives (1874), Alan Silvestri (1950), Bernard Herrmann (1911), Angelo Badalamenti (1937), Leroy Anderson (1908), and Elmer Bernstein (1922). After him are Stephen Sondheim (1930), Terry Riley (1935), Michael Kamen (1948), Richard Rodgers (1902), George Crumb (1929), and Bill Conti (1942).