Charles Tournemire

1870 - 1939

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Charles Arnould Tournemire (22 January 1870 – 3 or 4 November 1939) was a French composer and organist, notable partly for his improvisations, which were often rooted in the music of Gregorian chant. His compositions include eight symphonies (one of them choral), four operas, twelve chamber works and eighteen piano solos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Tournemire has received more than 60,480 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Charles Tournemire is the 717th most popular composer (up from 722nd in 2019), the 2,771st most popular biography from France (down from 2,631st in 2019) and the 108th most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Charles Tournemire ranks 717 out of 1,228Before him are Johann Krieger, Keiko Abe, Stanley Myers, Václav Tomášek, Gabriel Yared, and Johann Caspar Kerll. After him are La Monte Young, Franz Anton Hoffmeister, Stephen Sondheim, Joseph Hellmesberger Jr., Moritz Hauptmann, and Charles Villiers Stanford.

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Among people born in 1870, Charles Tournemire ranks 82Before him are Enric Prat de la Riba, Peter Struve, Osachi Hamaguchi, Joseph Strauss, Dadasaheb Phalke, and John Paine. After him are Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Motobu Chōki, Ada Negri, Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, Hilaire Belloc, and Francisco S. Carvajal. Among people deceased in 1939, Charles Tournemire ranks 73Before him are Eugène-Henri Gravelotte, Benjamin Tucker, Gustavs Zemgals, Anna Coleman Ladd, Ottó Bláthy, and Francisco León de la Barra. After him are Archduke Leo Karl of Austria, Fyodor Raskolnikov, Ford Madox Ford, August Enna, Maximilian Bircher-Benner, and Patriarch Miron of Romania.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Tournemire ranks 2,771 out of 5,234Before him are Eugène Schneider (1805), Léa Seydoux (1985), Patrick Battiston (1957), Drogo of Hauteville (1010), Eustace II, Count of Boulogne (1015), and Eugène Schueller (1881). After him are Elisabeth of Lorraine (1574), Pierre Vernier (1580), Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac (1658), Étienne Jodelle (1532), Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat (1788), and André Caplet (1878).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Charles Tournemire ranks 108Before him are Michel Blavet (1700), Jean-Joseph de Mondonville (1711), Jean-Henri d'Anglebert (1629), Jean Guillou (1930), Edmond Audran (1840), and Claude Balbastre (1724). After him are André Caplet (1878), Jean-François Dandrieu (1682), André Cardinal Destouches (1672), Henri Sauguet (1901), Aimeric de Peguilhan (1200), and Henri Tomasi (1901).