COMPOSER

Ferdinand Hérold

1791 - 1833

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Louis Joseph Ferdinand Hérold (28 January 1791 – 19 January 1833), better known as Ferdinand Hérold (pronounced [fɛʁdinɑ̃ eʁɔld]), was a French operatic composer of Alsatian descent who also wrote many pieces for the piano, orchestra, and the ballet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand Hérold has received more than 54,221 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ferdinand Hérold is the 514th most popular composer (up from 519th in 2019), the 2,114th most popular biography from France (down from 2,039th in 2019) and the 76th most popular French Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Ferdinand Hérold ranks 514 out of 1,228Before him are Jeremiah Clarke, Christoph Graupner, Fikret Amirov, Johann Schobert, Antonio Sacchini, and Giuseppe Sarti. After him are Vicente Martín y Soler, Johann Christoph Pepusch, Carl Zeller, Hermann Scherchen, Hucbald, and Bernd Alois Zimmermann.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1791, Ferdinand Hérold ranks 19Before him are Eugène Scribe, Johann Franz Encke, Minh Mạng, Félix Savart, István Széchenyi, and Friedrich Parrot. After him are Alexandros Mavrokordatos, Anne Lister, Sergey Aksakov, Louis Visconti, Jan Svatopluk Presl, and Ángel de Saavedra, 3rd Duke of Rivas. Among people deceased in 1833, Ferdinand Hérold ranks 19Before him are Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Abbas Mirza, Michał Kleofas Ogiński, Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, Adamantios Korais, and Duke Alexander of Württemberg. After him are Antoni Radziwiłł, René Louiche Desfontaines, Rahel Varnhagen, Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel, Edmund Kean, and Ivan Martinov.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ferdinand Hérold ranks 2,114 out of 5,234Before him are Marc Augé (1935), Guillaume Le Gentil (1725), Philip I, Count of Savoy (1207), Sophie Gengembre Anderson (1823), Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant (1797), and Sébastien Érard (1752). After him are Jean Hyppolite (1907), Patrick Devedjian (1944), Guibert of Nogent (1055), Gabriel Naudé (1600), Pierre-Étienne Flandin (1889), and Miou-Miou (1950).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Ferdinand Hérold ranks 76Before him are Florent Schmitt (1870), Pierre Henry (1927), Étienne Méhul (1763), Hervé (1825), Théodore Dubois (1837), and Yo-Yo Ma (1955). After him are Nicolas Gombert (1495), Henri Duparc (1848), Jehan Alain (1911), Claude Goudimel (1514), Antoine Brumel (1460), and François Devienne (1759).