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Gunther Schuller

1925 - 2015

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Gunther Alexander Schuller (November 22, 1925 – June 21, 2015) was an American composer, conductor, horn player, author, historian educator, publisher, and jazz musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gunther Schuller has received more than 157,589 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Gunther Schuller is the 1,037th most popular composer (down from 924th in 2019), the 6,037th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,068th in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Composer.

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  • 23

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  • 3.67

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  • 3.19

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Among COMPOSERS

Among composers, Gunther Schuller ranks 1,037 out of 1,228Before him are Eino Tamberg, Michael Giacchino, Andrey Petrov, Arturo Márquez, Knudåge Riisager, and Ester Mägi. After him are Emil Hartmann, Luis de Pablo, Paul Vidal, Artur Lemba, Frank Churchill, and Conlon Nancarrow.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1925, Gunther Schuller ranks 301Before him are John Baptist Wu, Frank Pierson, Marlen Khutsiev, Alain Peyrefitte, Joseph Sargent, and Tajuddin Ahmad. After him are José Beyaert, John List, Gustav Winckler, Mary F. Lyon, Nanni Loy, and Benito Lorenzi. Among people deceased in 2015, Gunther Schuller ranks 263Before him are Geoffrey Howe, Andy White, Lia van Leer, Dick Van Patten, Jean-Claude Turcotte, and Galina Prozumenshchikova. After him are Nirmala Joshi, Franjo Mihalić, Gamal El-Ghitani, Amparo Baró, Corneliu Vadim Tudor, and Ellen Albertini Dow.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gunther Schuller ranks 6,037 out of 15,968Before him are Edgar Winter (1946), Gordon Tullock (1922), Isabella Karle (1921), Robert Pine (1941), Scott Eastwood (1986), and Chyler Leigh (1982). After him are George Peabody (1795), James Stafford (1932), John Pope (1822), Armie Hammer (1986), Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876), and Arsenio Hall (1956).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Gunther Schuller ranks 65Before him are Alan Hovhaness (1911), Paul Whiteman (1890), Ferde Grofé (1892), David Diamond (1915), Meredith Monk (1942), and Michael Giacchino (1967). After him are Frank Churchill (1901), Conlon Nancarrow (1912), Milton Babbitt (1916), Paul Creston (1906), Mark Snow (1946), and Pauline Oliveros (1932).