Emmanuel Chabrier

1841 - 1894

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Alexis-Emmanuel Chabrier (French: [ɛmanɥɛl ʃabʁie]; 18 January 1841 – 13 September 1894) was a French Romantic composer and pianist. His bourgeois family did not approve of a musical career for him, and he studied law in Paris and then worked as a civil servant until the age of thirty-nine while immersing himself in the modernist artistic life of the French capital and composing in his spare time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emmanuel Chabrier has received more than 167,859 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Emmanuel Chabrier is the 272nd most popular composer (down from 258th in 2019), the 1,210th most popular biography from France (down from 1,139th in 2019) and the 47th most popular French Composer.

Emmanuel Chabrier is most famous for composing the music for the opera "Pelléas et Mélisande" by Maurice Maeterlinck.

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Among composers, Emmanuel Chabrier ranks 272 out of 1,228Before him are Nikolai Myaskovsky, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Gaspare Spontini, Marcel Dupré, Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Andrea Luchesi. After him are Miklós Rózsa, Johann Jakob Froberger, Alessandro Stradella, Niccolò Jommelli, Aaron Copland, and Ferdinando Carulli.

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Among people born in 1841, Emmanuel Chabrier ranks 19Before him are Nicholas I of Montenegro, Emil Theodor Kocher, Félix Faure, Maria Sophie of Bavaria, Armand Fallières, and Clément Ader. After him are Ahmed ‘Urabi, Ferdinand Buisson, Armand Guillaumin, Victor D'Hondt, Sam Loyd, and Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta. Among people deceased in 1894, Emmanuel Chabrier ranks 17Before him are Hans von Bülow, Pafnuty Chebyshev, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, Francis II of the Two Sicilies, Leconte de Lisle, and Theodor Billroth. After him are Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Nadezhda von Meck, Austen Henry Layard, Hassan I of Morocco, August Kundt, and Eugène Charles Catalan.

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In France

Among people born in France, Emmanuel Chabrier ranks 1,210 out of 5,234Before him are François Clouet (1510), Jules Ferry (1832), Saint Eligius (588), Bertran de Born (1140), Étienne Gilson (1884), and Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont (1711). After him are Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville (1746), Raymond Radiguet (1903), Louis Jourdan (1921), Edme Mariotte (1620), Nicholas Francis, Duke of Lorraine (1609), and Peter I, Duke of Bourbon (1311).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Emmanuel Chabrier ranks 47Before him are Georges Auric (1899), Ambroise Thomas (1811), Clément Janequin (1485), Louis-Claude Daquin (1694), Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766), and Marcel Dupré (1886). After him are Fromental Halévy (1799), Vincent d'Indy (1851), François-Adrien Boieldieu (1775), Gustave Charpentier (1860), Louis Marchand (1669), and André Campra (1660).