Georges Auric

1899 - 1983

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Georges Auric (French: [ɔʁik]; 15 February 1899 – 23 July 1983) was a French composer, born in Lodève, Hérault. He was considered one of Les Six, a group of artists informally associated with Jean Cocteau and Erik Satie. Before he turned 20 he had orchestrated and written incidental music for several ballets and stage productions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Auric has received more than 128,343 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Georges Auric is the 254th most popular composer (up from 280th in 2019), the 1,128th most popular biography from France (up from 1,234th in 2019) and the 41st most popular French Composer.

Georges Auric is most famous for his contributions to French music, such as his orchestration of the opera "Pelléas et Mélisande" by Claude Debussy.

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Among composers, Georges Auric ranks 254 out of 1,228Before him are Otto Nicolai, Leonardo Leo, Ernest Chausson, Witold Lutosławski, Charles-Marie Widor, and Jacques Arcadelt. After him are Ambroise Thomas, Carl Stamitz, Clément Janequin, Louis-Claude Daquin, Luigi Nono, and Max Steiner.

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Among people born in 1899, Georges Auric ranks 41Before him are Bronislav Kaminski, P. L. Travers, James Cagney, Georg von Békésy, Jean Moulin, and Lev Kuleshov. After him are Chang Myon, Ferhat Abbas, Lucio Fontana, Sobhuza II, Philipp Bouhler, and John Hasbrouck Van Vleck. Among people deceased in 1983, Georges Auric ranks 30Before him are Anna Seghers, George Balanchine, Muddy Waters, Aleksandar Ranković, Luis Monti, and Robert Aldrich. After him are Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado, Mercè Rodoreda, Klaus Nomi, Maurice Ronet, Jack Dempsey, and Prince Charles, Count of Flanders.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Auric ranks 1,128 out of 5,234Before him are Philipp Spener (1635), Antoine César Becquerel (1788), Emma Watson (1990), Charles-Marie Widor (1844), Georges Gilles de la Tourette (1857), and Sophie of France (1734). After him are Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953), Paulinus of Nola (354), Ambroise Thomas (1811), Lúcio Costa (1902), and Marcel Pagnol (1895).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Georges Auric ranks 41Before him are Pierre Schaeffer (1910), Albert Roussel (1869), Jaufre Rudel (1125), Jacques Ibert (1890), Ernest Chausson (1855), and Charles-Marie Widor (1844). After him are Ambroise Thomas (1811), Clément Janequin (1485), Louis-Claude Daquin (1694), Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766), Marcel Dupré (1886), and Emmanuel Chabrier (1841).