Frederick Delius

1862 - 1934

Frederick Delius

Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH ( 29 January 1862 – 10 June 1934), originally Fritz Delius, was an English composer. Born in Bradford in the north of England to a prosperous mercantile family, he resisted attempts to recruit him to commerce. He was sent to Florida in the United States in 1884 to manage an orange plantation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick Delius has received more than 381,828 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 443rd most popular composer.

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Among composers, Frederick Delius ranks 443 out of 1,008Before him are Carl Zeller, Agostino Steffani, Alfred Newman, Carl Friedrich Zelter, Erwin Schulhoff, and Stefano Landi. After him are Thomas Arne, Étienne Méhul, Heinrich Marschner, Ferenc Erkel, Simon Mayr, and Albert Ketèlbey.

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Among people born in 1862, Frederick Delius ranks 41Before him are Prince Henry of Prussia, Maurice Barrès, Mary Anderson, Georges Feydeau, Ugyen Wangchuck, and Oswald Külpe. After him are Anton Ažbe, Hjalmar Hammarskjöld, Mikhail Nesterov, Infanta María de la Paz of Spain, Théo van Rysselberghe, and Henry McMahon. Among people deceased in 1934, Frederick Delius ranks 47Before him are Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, Alexander von Kluck, Hakaru Hashimoto, Viktor Kaplan, and Franz Schreker. After him are Charles Webster Leadbeater, Fritz Gerlich, Hans Hahn, Roberto Ferruzzi, Hubert Lyautey, and Carsten Borchgrevink.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frederick Delius ranks 1,245 out of 5,347Before him are Alma Reville (1899), Ginger Baker (1939), Joan of Kent (1328), John Nettles (1943), Ted Hughes (1930), and Steve Hackett (1950). After him are Thomas Arne (1710), Prince William, Duke of Gloucester (1689), Ron Dennis (1947), Eddie Redmayne (1982), Howard Staunton (1810), and Sacha Baron Cohen (1971).

Among COMPOSERS In United Kingdom

Among composers born in United Kingdom, Frederick Delius ranks 15Before him are Thomas Tallis (1502), Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872), Eugen d'Albert (1864), Michael Nyman (1944), Keith Emerson (1944), and William Walton (1902). After him are Thomas Arne (1710), Albert Ketèlbey (1875), Neville Marriner (1924), Ethel Smyth (1858), Jeremiah Clarke (1674), and John Blow (1649).