Charles Koechlin

1867 - 1950

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Charles-Louis-Eugène Koechlin (French: [ʃaʁl lwi øʒɛn keklɛ̃]; 27 November 1867 – 31 December 1950), commonly known as Charles Koechlin, was a French composer, teacher and musicologist. He was a political radical all his life and a passionate enthusiast for such diverse things as medieval music, The Jungle Book of Rudyard Kipling, Johann Sebastian Bach, film stars (especially Lilian Harvey and Ginger Rogers), traveling, stereoscopic photography and socialism. He once said: "The artist needs an ivory tower, not as an escape from the world, but as a place where he can view the world and be himself. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Koechlin has received more than 127,921 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Charles Koechlin is the 404th most popular composer (up from 425th in 2019), the 1,737th most popular biography from France (up from 1,758th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular Composer.

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Among composers, Charles Koechlin ranks 404 out of 1,216Before him are John Koukouzelis, Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco, Józef Elsner, Terry Riley, Jacob Clemens non Papa, and Wolfgang Wagner. After him are André Jolivet, Johann van Beethoven, Maria Szymanowska, Alexander Dargomyzhsky, Joaquín Turina, and Giovanni Pacini.

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Among people born in 1867, Charles Koechlin ranks 46Before him are Edgar de Wahl, Winsor McCay, Hans Driesch, Leo Jogiches, Antti Aarne, and Josep Puig i Cadafalch. After him are Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Jeanne Lanvin, Masaoka Shiki, Henry L. Stimson, Mikhail Eisenstein, and Marcel Schwob. Among people deceased in 1950, Charles Koechlin ranks 50Before him are Emil Abderhalden, Eliel Saarinen, Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, Salvatore Giuliano, Alfred Korzybski, and Ryuzo Shimizu. After him are Vasil Kolarov, Fevzi Çakmak, Agnes Smedley, Karl Guthe Jansky, Rafael Sabatini, and Adam Rainer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Koechlin ranks 1,737 out of 6,011Before him are Honoré IV, Prince of Monaco (1758), François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg (1628), Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy (1260), Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665), Jean-Jacques Ampère (1800), and Henri Gatien Bertrand (1773). After him are Paul Painlevé (1863), Pierre Mendès France (1907), Jan Asselijn (1610), Vincent of Lérins (400), Alcide d'Orbigny (1802), and Georges Canguilhem (1904).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Charles Koechlin ranks 62Before him are Michel Richard Delalande (1657), Georg Muffat (1653), Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689), Germaine Tailleferre (1892), Yo-Yo Ma (1955), and Georges Delerue (1925). After him are André Jolivet (1905), Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676), Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe (1640), Étienne Méhul (1763), Louis Durey (1888), and Maurice Duruflé (1902).