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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 462,356 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Darius Milhaud is the 147th most popular composer (down from 145th in 2019), the 658th most popular biography from France (down from 621st in 2019) and the 27th most popular French Composer.

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

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  • 460k

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  • 65.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 42

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.47

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Darius Milhaud ranks 147 out of 1,216Before him are Fanny Mendelssohn, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Gregorio Allegri, Daniel Auber, Henry Mancini, and Kurt Weill. After him are Philip Glass, George Enescu, Enrique Granados, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, Édouard Lalo, and Ottorino Respighi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1892, Darius Milhaud ranks 36Before him are Marina Tsvetaeva, Ernst Lubitsch, Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, Stefan Banach, William P. Murphy, and Robert Ritter von Greim. After him are Shirō Ishii, Andrey Yeryomenko, Arthur Friedenreich, Corneille Heymans, Bruno Schulz, and Alexandre Koyré. Among people deceased in 1974, Darius Milhaud ranks 20Before him are Rudolf Dassler, David Oistrakh, Duke Ellington, Otto Strasser, Erich Kästner, and Miguel Ángel Asturias. After him are Jacob L. Moreno, Julius Evola, Peng Dehuai, Fritz Zwicky, Louis Kahn, and Satyendra Nath Bose.

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In France

Among people born in France, Darius Milhaud ranks 658 out of 6,011Before him are Jacques Charles (1763), Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy (1766), Gabriel Tarde (1843), Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (1528), Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698), and Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne (1611). After him are Dom Pérignon (1639), Louis Blériot (1872), Marcel Lefebvre (1905), René Clair (1898), Salome Zourabichvili (1952), and Louis de Montfort (1673).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Darius Milhaud ranks 27Before him are Paul Dukas (1865), Maurice Jarre (1924), Pierre Boulez (1925), Michel Legrand (1932), Léonin (1135), and Daniel Auber (1782). After him are Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), Édouard Lalo (1823), Marin Marais (1656), Pauline Viardot (1821), Philippe de Vitry (1291), and Francis Lai (1932).