Arthur Sullivan

1842 - 1900

Arthur Sullivan

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May 1842 – 22 November 1900) was an English composer. He is best known for 14 operatic collaborations with the dramatist W. S. Gilbert, including H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado. His works include 24 operas, 11 major orchestral works, ten choral works and oratorios, two ballets, incidental music to several plays, and numerous church pieces, songs, and piano and chamber pieces. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Sullivan has received more than 619,305 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 619th most popular composer.

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  • 52.42

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  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among composers, Arthur Sullivan ranks 619 out of 1,008Before him are Charles Lecocq, Georg Joseph Vogler, Ferdinand David, Joachim Raff, Zacharia Paliashvili, and Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli. After him are Oskar Nedbal, Cathy Berberian, Agustín Lara, Boris Blacher, Johann Baptist Cramer, and Juan Bautista Cabanilles.

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Among people born in 1842, Arthur Sullivan ranks 49Before him are Emil Christian Hansen, Hugo Schuchardt, Alexandre Ribot, José-Maria de Heredia, François Coppée, and Osman Hamdi Bey. After him are Carl Millöcker, Eloy Alfaro, Maurice Rouvier, Joseph Valentin Boussinesq, Alessandro Fortis, and Antero de Quental. Among people deceased in 1900, Arthur Sullivan ranks 42Before him are Sergei Korsakoff, Elwin Bruno Christoffel, Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann, Wilhelm Leibl, Hermann Levi, and Pyotr Lavrov. After him are Piet Joubert, Peter Waage, Birsa Munda, Henry Sidgwick, Jean Frédéric Frenet, and Frederic Edwin Church.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Sullivan ranks 1,700 out of 5,347Before him are David Trimble (1944), James Gillray (1756), Matthew Festing (1949), Augustus Pugin (1812), Herbert Chapman (1878), and John Paul Jones (1747). After him are Clarke Abel (1780), John Cleland (1709), Claire Bloom (1931), Lady Caroline Lamb (1785), Cathy Berberian (1925), and Thomas Wright (1711).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Arthur Sullivan ranks 26Before him are Jeremiah Clarke (1674), John Blow (1649), William Boyce (1711), Orlando Gibbons (1583), John Bull (1562), and Malcolm Arnold (1921). After him are Cathy Berberian (1925), Pasquale Anfossi (1727), John Taverner (1490), Richard Addinsell (1904), Stanley Myers (1930), and Frank Bridge (1879).