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Ernest Bloch

1880 - 1959

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Ernest Bloch (July 24, 1880 – July 15, 1959) was a Swiss-born American composer. Bloch was a preeminent artist in his day, and left a lasting legacy. He is recognized as one of the greatest Swiss composers in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Bloch has received more than 302,353 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ernest Bloch is the 338th most popular composer (down from 335th in 2019), the 129th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 124th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swiss Composer.

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  • 29

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Among composers, Ernest Bloch ranks 338 out of 1,216Before him are Ignaz Moscheles, Heinrich Isaac, Samuel Scheidt, Mykola Leontovych, Alfred Einstein, and Marcel Dupré. After him are Francesco Cilea, Frank Martin, Cipriano de Rore, Viktor Ullmann, Leroy Anderson, and Vladimir Cosma.

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Among people born in 1880, Ernest Bloch ranks 42Before him are Vojtech Tuka, Álvaro Obregón, Akiba Rubinstein, Mack Sennett, María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, and Alfred Einstein. After him are Gideon Sundback, Ugo Cavallero, Alexander Grin, Alice Bailey, Adam Czerniaków, and Elizabeth of the Trinity. Among people deceased in 1959, Ernest Bloch ranks 35Before him are Cecil B. DeMille, Enrico De Nicola, Alfred Kubin, Mario Lanza, Wanda Landowska, and Rudolf Caracciola. After him are Sidney Bechet, Olga Knipper, Carlos Saavedra Lamas, D. F. Malan, Ichirō Hatoyama, and Sisavang Vong.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Ernest Bloch ranks 129 out of 876Before him are Carla Del Ponte (1947), Marthe Keller (1945), Blaise Cendrars (1887), Annemarie Schwarzenbach (1908), Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi (1773), and Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (1878). After him are Frank Martin (1890), Guy Parmelin (1959), Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779), Louis Agassiz (1807), Margareta of Romania (1949), and Jaime, Duke of Madrid (1870).

Among COMPOSERS In Switzerland

Among composers born in Switzerland, Ernest Bloch ranks 3Before him are Siegfried Wagner (1869) and Sigismond Thalberg (1812). After him are Frank Martin (1890), Ernest Ansermet (1883), Grock (1880), Joachim Raff (1822), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Heinz Holliger (1939), Ludwig Senfl (1486), Paul Sacher (1906), and Heinrich Sutermeister (1910).