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Ernest Chausson

1855 - 1899

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Amédée-Ernest Chausson (French: [ʃosɔ̃]; 20 January 1855 – 10 June 1899) was a French Romantic composer who died just as his career was beginning to flourish. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Chausson has received more than 245,569 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Ernest Chausson is the 213th most popular composer (up from 250th in 2019), the 980th most popular biography from France (up from 1,115th in 2019) and the 34th 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 213 out of 1,216Before him are Jerry Goldsmith, Antonio Caldara, Henri Vieuxtemps, Carl Friedrich Abel, Benedetto Marcello, and Johann Adolph Hasse. After him are Josef Suk, James Horner, Niccolò Piccinni, Charles-Marie Widor, François-Joseph Gossec, and Ambroise Thomas.

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Among people born in 1855, Ernest Chausson ranks 7Before him are Ferdinand Tönnies, Archduchess Sophie of Austria, John Browning, Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Otto Liman von Sanders, and Émile Verhaeren. After him are Eleanor Marx, Percival Lowell, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Paul Deschanel, Ned Kelly, and Robert de Montesquiou. Among people deceased in 1899, Ernest Chausson ranks 7Before him are Johann Strauss II, Alfred Sisley, Robert Bunsen, Leo von Caprivi, Félix Faure, and Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Paul Reuter, Sophus Lie, Rosa Bonheur, Giovanni Segantini, and Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ernest Chausson ranks 980 out of 6,011Before him are Robert Guérin (1876), Jean-Andoche Junot (1771), Francis Phoebus of Navarre (1467), Tetricus I (250), Laura de Noves (1310), and Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611). After him are Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764), Madame Roland (1754), Villard de Honnecourt (1200), Alexis Clairaut (1713), Horace Vernet (1789), and Alphonse Bertillon (1853).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Ernest Chausson ranks 34Before him are Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), Édouard Lalo (1823), Marin Marais (1656), Pauline Viardot (1821), Philippe de Vitry (1291), and Francis Lai (1932). After him are Charles-Marie Widor (1844), Ambroise Thomas (1811), Lili Boulanger (1893), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Emmanuel Chabrier (1841), and Fromental Halévy (1799).