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Eric Whitacre

1970 - Today

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Eric Edward Whitacre (born January 2, 1970) is an American composer, conductor, and speaker known for his choral, orchestral, and wind ensemble music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Whitacre has received more than 587,099 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Eric Whitacre is the 1,213th most popular composer (down from 1,004th in 2019), the 13,199th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,573rd in 2019) and the 126th most popular American Composer.

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  • 47.81

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Eric Whitacre ranks 1,213 out of 1,228Before him are Airat Ichmouratov, Steven Price, Ola Gjeilo, Anu Malik, James MacMillan, and Frederik Magle. After him are Ēriks Ešenvalds, Michel van der Aa, Osvaldo Golijov, Christopher Tin, Venetian Snares, and Judith Weir.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1970, Eric Whitacre ranks 623Before him are Miguel Ángel Benítez, Hiroyuki Inagaki, Yvan Quentin, Arlene Foster, Quincy Watts, and Takuya Jinno. After him are R. Madhavan, Yuriko Mizuma, Michel van der Aa, Daniel Conceicao Silva, Sergei Zubov, and Marcelo Carracedo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eric Whitacre ranks 13,199 out of 15,968Before him are Aaron Rodgers (1983), Kel Mitchell (1978), Holly Robinson Peete (1964), Shayna Baszler (1980), Brian d'Arcy James (1968), and Cynthia McKinney (1955). After him are Omri Katz (1976), Rashida Tlaib (1976), MC Jin (1982), Jack Dalrymple (1948), Jordana Spiro (1977), and Mike Trout (1991).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Eric Whitacre ranks 126Before him are Randall Thompson (1899), Marc Shaiman (1959), Justin Hurwitz (1985), Jonathan Larson (1960), John Ottman (1964), and Rhys Chatham (1952). After him are Christopher Tin (1976), Oneohtrix Point Never (1982), and Nicholas Britell (1980).

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