Gabriel Fauré

1845 - 1924

Gabriel Fauré

Gabriel Urbain Fauré (French: [ɡabʁiɛl yʁbɛ̃ fɔʁe]; 12 May 1845 – 4 November 1924) was a French composer, organist, pianist and teacher. He was one of the foremost French composers of his generation, and his musical style influenced many 20th-century composers. Among his best-known works are his Pavane, Requiem, Sicilienne, nocturnes for piano and the songs "Après un rêve" and "Clair de lune". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriel Fauré has received more than 913,878 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 72nd most popular composer.

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Among composers, Gabriel Fauré ranks 72 out of 1,008Before him are Johann Pachelbel, Johann Christian Bach, Alessandro Scarlatti, Anton Webern, Vangelis, and Franz Lehár. After him are Alexander Scriabin, John Cage, John Williams, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Luigi Boccherini, and Arvo Pärt.

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Among people born in 1845, Gabriel Fauré ranks 5Before him are Alexander III of Russia, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Georg Cantor, and Wilhelm Röntgen. After him are George I of Greece, Gabriel Lippmann, Élie Metchnikoff, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Amadeo I of Spain, Ludwig III of Bavaria, and Carl Spitteler. Among people deceased in 1924, Gabriel Fauré ranks 8Before him are Franz Kafka, Giacomo Puccini, Anatole France, Woodrow Wilson, Joseph Conrad, and Louis Sullivan. After him are Alfred Marshall, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Carl Spitteler, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Ferruccio Busoni, and Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gabriel Fauré ranks 260 out of 4,109Before him are François de La Rochefoucauld (1613), Pope Martin IV (1220), Désirée Clary (1777), Joseph Fouché (1759), Elisabeth of Valois (1545), and William-Adolphe Bouguereau (1825). After him are Nicolas Sarkozy (1955), Arsène Wenger (1949), W. Somerset Maugham (1874), Pierre Corneille (1606), Vincent de Paul (1581), and Henri Charrière (1906).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Gabriel Fauré ranks 10Before him are Maurice Ravel (1875), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1520), Camille Saint-Saëns (1835), Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683), Erik Satie (1866), and Charles Gounod (1818). After him are Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1645), Léo Delibes (1836), François Couperin (1668), Adolphe Adam (1803), Olivier Messiaen (1908), and Josquin des Prez (1450).

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