COMPOSER

Darius Milhaud

1892 - 1974

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Darius Milhaud (French: [daʁjys mijo]; 4 September 1892 – 22 June 1974) was a French composer, conductor, and teacher. He was a member of Les Six—also known as The Group of Six—and one of the most prolific composers of the 20th century. His compositions are influenced by jazz and Brazilian music and make extensive use of polytonality. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Darius Milhaud has received more than 548,728 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Darius Milhaud is the 148th most popular composer, the 693rd most popular biography from France (down from 657th in 2019) and the 27th most popular French Composer.

Darius Milhaud is most famous for his compositions for orchestra, chamber music, and opera.

Memorability Metrics

  • 550k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Darius Milhauds by language

Over the past year Darius Milhaud has had the most page views in the with 60,432 views, followed by French (33,163), and Japanese (18,986). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are West Frisian (119.23%), Simple English (95.38%), and Basque (82.91%)

Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Darius Milhaud ranks 148 out of 1,451Before him are George Enescu, Jacob Obrecht, Paul Dukas, Kurt Weill, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, and John Barry. After him are Ottorino Respighi, Adrian Willaert, Enrique Granados, Iannis Xenakis, Pierre Boulez, and Michel Legrand.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1892, Darius Milhaud ranks 38Before him are Erhard Milch, Arthur Compton, Marina Tsvetaeva, Andrey Yeryomenko, Robert Ritter von Greim, and Bruno Schulz. After him are Corneille Heymans, Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Arthur Friedenreich, Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet, Bolesław Bierut, and Władysław Anders. Among people deceased in 1974, Darius Milhaud ranks 21Before him are Imre Lakatos, Julius Evola, Miguel Ángel Asturias, Rudolf Dassler, David Oistrakh, and Jacob L. Moreno. After him are Erich Kästner, Zalman Shazar, Satyendra Nath Bose, Peng Dehuai, Otto Strasser, and Lewis Strauss.

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In France

Among people born in France, Darius Milhaud ranks 693 out of 6,770Before him are Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), Louis Auguste Blanqui (1805), Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922), Anne of Foix-Candale (1484), Louise of Savoy (1476), and Éliphas Lévi (1810). After him are Maurice Allais (1911), Jean-Henri Fabre (1823), Madame de La Fayette (1634), Raymond Aron (1905), François Jacob (1920), and Antoine-Jean Gros (1771).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Darius Milhaud ranks 27Before him are Maurice Jarre (1924), Pérotin (1160), Marin Marais (1656), Édouard Lalo (1823), Paul Dukas (1865), and Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760). After him are Pierre Boulez (1925), Michel Legrand (1932), Léonin (1135), Francis Lai (1932), Philippe de Vitry (1291), and Pauline Viardot (1821).