Daniel Auber

1782 - 1871

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Daniel-François-Esprit Auber (French: [danjɛl fʁɑ̃swa ɛspʁi obɛːʁ]; 29 January 1782 – 12 May 1871) was a French composer and director of the Paris Conservatoire. Born into an artistic family, Auber was at first an amateur composer before he took up writing operas professionally when the family's fortunes failed in 1820. He soon established a professional partnership with the librettist Eugène Scribe that lasted for 41 years and produced 39 operas, most of them commercial and critical successes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Auber has received more than 213,677 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Daniel Auber is the 127th most popular composer (up from 145th in 2019), the 571st most popular biography from France (up from 639th in 2019) and the 20th most popular French Composer.

Daniel Auber is most famous for composing the opera "La Traviata" in 1853.

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Among composers, Daniel Auber ranks 127 out of 1,451Before him are Krzysztof Penderecki, Josef Strauss, Emmerich Kálmán, Max Bruch, Girolamo Frescobaldi, and Mikhail Glinka. After him are Benjamin Britten, Carl Nielsen, Maurice Jarre, Domenico Cimarosa, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, and Johannes Ockeghem.

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Among people born in 1782, Daniel Auber ranks 6Before him are Martin Van Buren, Niccolò Paganini, Friedrich Fröbel, Daoguang Emperor, and Caroline Bonaparte. After him are Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Ivan Paskevich, John Field, Archduke John of Austria, Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca. Among people deceased in 1871, Daniel Auber ranks 5Before him are Charles Babbage, Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan, John Herschel, and Augustus De Morgan. After him are Michael Thonet, Sigismond Thalberg, Louise of the Netherlands, Omar Pasha, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, and Wilhelm Weitling.

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In France

Among people born in France, Daniel Auber ranks 571 out of 6,770Before him are Bernard Tapie (1943), Louise Élisabeth of France (1727), René of Anjou (1409), Jean-de-Dieu Soult (1769), Joseph Black (1728), and Élisabeth of France (1764). After him are Alaric II (458), Johnny Hallyday (1943), Peter the Hermit (1050), Paul Bocuse (1926), Karl Brandt (1904), and Charles, Duke of Orléans (1394).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Daniel Auber ranks 20Before him are Olivier Messiaen (1908), Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1645), Léo Delibes (1836), Francis Poulenc (1899), Adolphe Adam (1803), and Arthur Honegger (1892). After him are Maurice Jarre (1924), Pérotin (1160), Marin Marais (1656), Édouard Lalo (1823), Paul Dukas (1865), and Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760).