Edmund Rubbra

1901 - 1986

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Edmund Rubbra (; 23 May 1901 – 14 February 1986) was a British composer. He composed both instrumental and vocal works for soloists, chamber groups and full choruses and orchestras. He was greatly esteemed by fellow musicians and was at the peak of his fame in the mid-20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Rubbra has received more than 98,176 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Edmund Rubbra is the 1,160th most popular composer, the 4,527th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 76th most popular British Composer.

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Among composers, Edmund Rubbra ranks 1,160 out of 1,228Before him are Mychael Danna, Carl Ruggles, Erkki-Sven Tüür, Javier Navarrete, David Del Tredici, and William Bolcom. After him are George Fenton, Vincent Youmans, Steve Jablonsky, Jerry Bock, Robert Russell Bennett, and Dave Stewart.

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Among people born in 1901, Edmund Rubbra ranks 253Before him are William Daniels, George Moorhouse, Bud Houser, Pauline Starke, Rudy Vallée, and Richard Brauer. After him are Chester Morris, Francisco Guilledo, Alex James, John C. Stennis, V. Shantaram, and Donald Howard Menzel. Among people deceased in 1986, Edmund Rubbra ranks 224Before him are Igor Tselovalnikov, Yakima Canutt, Bessie Head, Rudy Vallée, Hank Greenberg, and Anna Neagle. After him are Robert Helpmann, Chuck McKinley, Howard Da Silva, Len Bias, Smita Patil, and Jerry Paris.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Rubbra ranks 4,527 out of 6,924Before him are Wes Brown (1979), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (1990), Dan Houser (1974), Ron Greenwood (1921), Alan Hollinghurst (1954), and Dennis Taylor (1949). After him are Kate Mosse (1961), Katie Leung (1987), Adam Lallana (1988), John Connelly (1938), David Platt (1966), and Finola Hughes (1959).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Edmund Rubbra ranks 76Before him are Nicholas Hooper (1952), Rachel Portman (1960), Hamilton Harty (1879), Samuel Arnold (1740), Lennox Berkeley (1903), and Peter Warlock (1894). After him are George Fenton (1950), Dave Stewart (1950), Alan Bush (1900), Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875), Ray Noble (1903), and William Alwyn (1905).