Charles Munch

1891 - 1968

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Charles Munch (French pronunciation: ​[ʃaʁl mynʃ]; born Charles Münch, 26 September 1891 – 6 November 1968) was an Alsatian French symphonic conductor and violinist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Munch has received more than 18,588 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Charles Munch is the 40th most popular conductor (down from 38th in 2019), the 2,319th most popular biography from France (up from 2,422nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Conductor.

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Among conductors, Charles Munch ranks 40 out of 97Before him are Fritz Reiner, George Szell, Leif Segerstam, Antal Doráti, John Barbirolli, and Eliahu Inbal. After him are Colin Davis, José Antonio Abreu, Václav Neumann, Riccardo Chailly, Semyon Bychkov, and Lovro von Matačić.

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Among people born in 1891, Charles Munch ranks 74Before him are George Adamski, Shukri al-Quwatli, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Kálmán Kalocsay, Tin Ujević, and Olga Khokhlova. After him are Henry Morgenthau Jr., Bruno Loerzer, Johannes R. Becher, Jüri Lossmann, Wilder Penfield, and Evgeny Pashukanis. Among people deceased in 1968, Charles Munch ranks 75Before him are Hans Cramer, Jo Schlesser, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, István Dobi, Chester Carlson, and Soraya Tarzi. After him are Ludovico Scarfiotti, Fyodor Okhlopkov, Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, Jean Paulhan, Santos Iriarte, and Darío Moreno.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Munch ranks 2,319 out of 6,011Before him are Philippe, Duke of Vendôme (1655), Jean-Paul Laurens (1838), Roman Opałka (1931), Jean Daniélou (1905), Bertrand Blier (1939), and Sébastien Bourdon (1616). After him are François-Joseph Talma (1763), François Devienne (1759), Marie-Guillemine Benoist (1768), Marcellin Marbot (1782), François Certain de Canrobert (1809), and Mathieu Kassovitz (1967).

Among CONDUCTORS In France

Among conductors born in France, Charles Munch ranks 2Before him are Lorin Maazel (1930). After him are Pierre Monteux (1875), Jean Martinon (1910), and Paul Paray (1886).