Georges Prêtre

1924 - 2017

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Georges Prêtre (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔʁʒ pʁɛːtʁ]; 14 August 1924 – 4 January 2017) was a French orchestral and opera conductor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Prêtre has received more than 97,416 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Georges Prêtre is the 226th most popular musician (up from 249th in 2019), the 1,278th most popular biography from France (up from 1,324th in 2019) and the 12th most popular French Musician.

Georges Prêtre is most famous for his conducting of the Requiem Mass in Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, Paris, on April 8, 1975.

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Among musicians, Georges Prêtre ranks 226 out of 2,675Before him are Klaus Nomi, Ike Turner, Art Blakey, Peter Tosh, Louis Vierne, and Carl Michael Bellman. After him are Count Basie, Leslie Cheung, Slash, Duff McKagan, Gidon Kremer, and Ginger Baker.

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Among people born in 1924, Georges Prêtre ranks 59Before him are James Baldwin, Ephraim Kishon, Ante Marković, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, and Raj Kapoor. After him are Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Daniel arap Moi, Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Michel Tournier, Sverre Fehn, and Roberto Eduardo Viola. Among people deceased in 2017, Georges Prêtre ranks 72Before him are Fats Domino, Sam Shepard, Michael Nyqvist, Nicolai Gedda, Piet Keizer, and Hiroto Muraoka. After him are John G. Avildsen, Abdul Halim of Kedah, Chris Cornell, John Berger, Oliver Smithies, and Karl-Otto Apel.

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In France

Among people born in France, Georges Prêtre ranks 1,278 out of 5,234Before him are Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden (1655), François Cevert (1944), Alexandre de Rhodes (1591), André de Montbard (1103), Michel Butor (1926), and Pierre Duhem (1861). After him are Bernard Hinault (1954), Maurice Ronet (1927), Antoine Augustin Cournot (1801), Ernest Gellner (1925), John III of Navarre (1477), and Odile of Alsace (662).

Among MUSICIANS In France

Among musicians born in France, Georges Prêtre ranks 12Before him are Nadia Boulanger (1887), David Guetta (1967), Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), Stéphane Grappelli (1908), Jean-Marie Leclair (1697), and Louis Vierne (1870). After him are Émile Waldteufel (1837), Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665), Maurice André (1933), Jacques Dutronc (1943), Jean-Pierre Rampal (1922), and Michel Polnareff (1944).