COMPOSER

Georges Delerue

1925 - 1992

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Georges Delerue (12 March 1925 – 20 March 1992) was a French composer who composed over 350 scores for cinema and television. Delerue won numerous important film music awards, including an Academy Award for A Little Romance (1980), three César Awards (1979, 1980, 1981), two ASCAP Awards (1988, 1990), and one Gemini Award for Sword of Gideon (1987). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Delerue has received more than 190,741 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Georges Delerue is the 386th most popular composer (up from 401st in 2019), the 1,624th most popular biography from France (down from 1,620th in 2019) and the 61st most popular French Composer.

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Georges Delerue ranks 386 out of 1,228Before him are Carl Heinrich Graun, Adriano Banchieri, Franz Xaver Gruber, Georg Muffat, Elmer Bernstein, and Johann Baptist Wanhal. After him are Charles Auguste de Bériot, Mieczysław Weinberg, André Jolivet, Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco, Carmine Coppola, and Michel Richard Delalande.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Georges Delerue ranks 97Before him are Hildegard Knef, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Aliya Moldagulova, Toshio Iwatani, Joshua Lederberg, and Serge Moscovici. After him are Dettmar Cramer, Robert Hardy, Luciano Leggio, Moshe Arens, Rubem Fonseca, and Paul Greengard. Among people deceased in 1992, Georges Delerue ranks 53Before him are Jean-Claude Pascal, Denholm Elliott, Albert King, Takeshi Inoue, Judith Anderson, and César Manrique. After him are Lina Bo Bardi, Väinö Linna, Mohamed Boudiaf, Jim Garrison, Richard Brooks, and Koča Popović.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Delerue ranks 1,624 out of 5,234Before him are Jean Tirole (1953), Pierre Auguste Cot (1837), Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza (1911), William Kennedy Dickson (1860), Honoré V, Prince of Monaco (1778), and Alphonse Borrelly (1842). After him are Félix Savart (1791), Georges Bidault (1899), André Martinet (1908), Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy (1360), Jean-Antoine Nollet (1700), and Paloma Picasso (1949).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Georges Delerue ranks 61Before him are Edgard Varèse (1883), Louis Durey (1888), Henri Dutilleux (1916), Cécile Chaminade (1857), Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe (1640), and Georg Muffat (1653). After him are André Jolivet (1905), Michel Richard Delalande (1657), Antoine Busnois (1430), Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689), Charles Koechlin (1867), and Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676).