Bernard Herrmann

1911 - 1975

Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann (born Max Herman; June 29, 1911 – December 24, 1975) was an American composer best known for his work in composing for motion pictures. As a conductor, he championed the music of lesser-known composers. An Academy Award-winner (for The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941; later renamed All That Money Can Buy), Herrmann is particularly known for his collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock, most famously Psycho, North by Northwest, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Vertigo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bernard Herrmann has received more than 864,193 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 286th most popular composer.

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  • 36

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  • 3.55

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Among composers, Bernard Herrmann ranks 286 out of 1,008Before him are Georges Auric, Niccolò Jommelli, Antonio Soler, Alessandro Stradella, Vincent d'Indy, and Rodolphe Kreutzer. After him are Eduard Hanslick, Alfred Einstein, Ludwig Ritter von Köchel, Karl Richter, François-Adrien Boieldieu, and Alexander Agricola.

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Among people born in 1911, Bernard Herrmann ranks 54Before him are Feodor Lynen, Samuel Reshevsky, Ernesto Sabato, George Stigler, Klaus Fuchs, and Karl Silberbauer. After him are Alfred Naujocks, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Nicholas Ray, Robert Taylor, Lee Yoo-hyung, and Eduardo Frei Montalva. Among people deceased in 1975, Bernard Herrmann ranks 41Before him are Latife Uşşaki, Gottlob Berger, Ernst Hanfstaengl, Vicente Feola, P. G. Wodehouse, and Theodosius Dobzhansky. After him are François Tombalbaye, Jimmy Hoffa, George Stevens, Luigi Dallapiccola, Carlo Levi, and Susan Hayward.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bernard Herrmann ranks 1,226 out of 12,171Before him are Hugh David Politzer (1949), Paul Krugman (1953), Ben Stiller (1965), Eddie Cochran (1938), James Baldwin (1924), and Jonathan Banks (1947). After him are Joyce Carol Oates (1938), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Tobey Maguire (1975), Anne Baxter (1923), Robert Fogel (1926), and Edward Snowden (1983).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Bernard Herrmann ranks 14Before him are Samuel Barber (1910), Steve Reich (1936), Cole Porter (1891), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), James Horner (1953), and Aaron Copland (1900). After him are Charles Ives (1874), Elmer Bernstein (1922), Alan Silvestri (1950), Leroy Anderson (1908), Angelo Badalamenti (1937), and Richard Rodgers (1902).