Cyril Scott

1879 - 1970

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Cyril Meir Scott (27 September 1879 – 31 December 1970) was an English composer, writer, poet, and occultist. He created around four hundred musical compositions including piano, violin, cello concertos, symphonies, and operas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyril Scott has received more than 91,868 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Cyril Scott is the 961st most popular composer (down from 886th in 2019), the 2,889th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 42nd most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, Cyril Scott ranks 961 out of 1,228Before him are Mikael Tariverdiev, Napoléon Henri Reber, Félicien David, Yuri Shaporin, John Rutter, and Artur Kapp. After him are Carter Burwell, Hermann Goetz, František Škroup, John Corigliano, Einar Englund, and Italo Montemezzi.

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Among people born in 1879, Cyril Scott ranks 132Before him are Benjamin Christensen, Shinobu Ishihara, Grzegorz Fitelberg, Vivian Woodward, Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, and Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor. After him are Eugène Lanti, Perikles Kakousis, Agnes Miegel, Rudolf Friml, Rudolf Bauer, and Alfrēds Kalniņš. Among people deceased in 1970, Cyril Scott ranks 154Before him are Billie Burke, František Junek, Pierre Mac Orlan, Sydney Chapman, Alfréd Rényi, and Ludovico Bidoglio. After him are Terry Sawchuk, Konstantinos Tsaldaris, Shaken Aimanov, John O'Hara, Marcel Minnaert, and István Fekete.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cyril Scott ranks 2,889 out of 6,924Before him are John Walter Gregory (1864), Robert Greene (1558), Israel Regardie (1907), James Challis (1803), Linda Martin (1952), and Richard Lydekker (1849). After him are Clive Swift (1936), Robert Kerr (1882), Ian Abercrombie (1934), Jim Brown (1908), Arthur Brown (1942), and Quentin Crisp (1908).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Cyril Scott ranks 42Before him are Hubert Parry (1848), Christopher Hogwood (1941), Michael Tippett (1905), Arthur Sullivan (1842), William Lawes (1602), and John Rutter (1945). After him are Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji (1892), Harry Gregson-Williams (1961), Clint Mansell (1963), Charles Avison (1709), Rebecca Clarke (1886), and Arthur Bliss (1891).