COMPOSER

Claude Balbastre

1724 - 1799

Photo of Claude Balbastre

Icon of person Claude Balbastre

Claude-Bénigne Balbastre (8 December 1724 – 9 May 1799) was a French composer, organist, harpsichordist and fortepianist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Balbastre has received more than 35,141 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Claude Balbastre is the 692nd most popular composer (down from 663rd in 2019), the 2,673rd most popular biography from France (down from 2,434th in 2019) and the 107th most popular French Composer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 35k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.76

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Claude Balbastres by language


Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Claude Balbastre ranks 692 out of 1,228Before him are Jean-Henri d'Anglebert, Oskar Merikanto, Jean Guillou, Oskar Nedbal, Edmond Audran, and Sigismund von Neukomm. After him are Dave Grusin, Krzysztof Komeda, Paul Sacher, Luigi Denza, Robert Fuchs, and Jan Kalivoda.

Most Popular Composers in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1724, Claude Balbastre ranks 22Before him are Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein, Princess Sophie Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, John Smeaton, Gottfried Heinrich Bach, John Michell, and Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne. After him are Dai Zhen, Johann Julius Walbaum, Anton Friedrich Büsching, Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, and Jane Colden. Among people deceased in 1799, Claude Balbastre ranks 23Before him are Jean-Charles de Borda, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Jean-François Marmontel, Heinrich Johann Nepomuk von Crantz, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, and Johann Hedwig. After him are Patrick Henry, Marcus Elieser Bloch, Pierre Pigneau de Behaine, Pierre Charles Le Monnier, Giuseppe Parini, and William Curtis.

Others Born in 1724

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1799

Go to all Rankings

In France

Among people born in France, Claude Balbastre ranks 2,673 out of 5,234Before him are Auguste Herbin (1882), Edmond Audran (1840), Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville (1836), Catherine Spaak (1945), Claude Lefort (1924), and Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este (1955). After him are Jacques Babinet (1794), Louis Claude Richard (1754), Eugène-Henri Gravelotte (1876), René Mayer (1895), Marcel Granet (1884), and Jean-Louis Schlesser (1948).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Claude Balbastre ranks 107Before him are Pierre Attaingnant (1494), Michel Blavet (1700), Jean-Joseph de Mondonville (1711), Jean-Henri d'Anglebert (1629), Jean Guillou (1930), and Edmond Audran (1840). After him are Charles Tournemire (1870), André Caplet (1878), Jean-François Dandrieu (1682), André Cardinal Destouches (1672), Henri Sauguet (1901), and Aimeric de Peguilhan (1200).