Ernest Chausson

1855 - 1899

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Amédée-Ernest Chausson (French: [ʃosɔ̃]; 20 January 1855 – 10 June 1899) was a French Romantic composer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Chausson has received more than 262,736 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Ernest Chausson is the 222nd most popular composer (down from 214th in 2019), the 1,040th most popular biography from France (down from 977th in 2019) and the 35th most popular French Composer.

Ernest Chausson is most famous for his orchestral work "Poème" for violin and orchestra.

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Among composers, Ernest Chausson ranks 222 out of 1,451Before him are Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Maurizio Pollini, Lili Boulanger, Andrea Gabrieli, Ion Ivanovici, and Nicola Porpora. After him are Jerry Goldsmith, Johann Ambrosius Bach, Henri Vieuxtemps, Gaspare Spontini, John Field, and Eduard Künneke.

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Among people born in 1855, Ernest Chausson ranks 9Before him are Émile Verhaeren, Otto Liman von Sanders, John Browning, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Eleanor Marx, and Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin. After him are Percival Lowell, Paul Deschanel, Infanta Maria Theresa of Portugal, Ned Kelly, Robert Koldewey, and Paul-Jacques Curie. Among people deceased in 1899, Ernest Chausson ranks 11Before him are Félix Faure, Rosa Bonheur, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia, Sophus Lie, and Paul Reuter. After him are Giovanni Segantini, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, Nubar Pasha, Aristide Cavaillé-Coll, Ludwig Büchner, and Othniel Charles Marsh.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ernest Chausson ranks 1,040 out of 6,770Before him are Hans-Georg von Friedeburg (1895), Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (1929), Raymond VI, Count of Toulouse (1156), Louise of Lorraine (1553), Jacques Clément (1567), and Jean de Béthencourt (1362). After him are Suzanne Lenglen (1899), Armand de Vignerot du Plessis (1696), Émile Borel (1871), Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862), and Henri Lebesgue (1875).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Ernest Chausson ranks 35Before him are Michel Legrand (1932), Léonin (1135), Francis Lai (1932), Philippe de Vitry (1291), Pauline Viardot (1821), and Lili Boulanger (1893). After him are Charles-Marie Widor (1844), Albert Roussel (1869), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Jacques Ibert (1890), Ambroise Thomas (1811), and Emmanuel Chabrier (1841).